SOUTER POINT ran his best race for a while when chasing home useful recruit Abergavenny at Hereford last month. The winner has scored under a penalty since so the form looks solid and AP McCoy takes over in the saddle here. Coeur De Fou won at Doncaster in March and wasn't disgraced over a longer trip at Ayr last time while The Quantum Kid got off the mark at Southwell last time and may still be on the upgrade. Flat winner General Elliott may be best of the rest.
Coeur De Fou (FR) 6-1 (11-6) Mid-division, took keen hold, headway 7th, close up 2 out, went 2nd flat, no chance with winner, 2nd of 11, 15l behind Pokfulham (11-12) at Perth 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd in Apr.
Souter Point (USA) 9-2 (11-0) Tracked leaders, led 3rd, strongly challenged from 2 out, headed last, no extra, 2nd of 12, 3 1/2l behind Abergavenny (10-9) at Hereford 2m 1f 4yo mdn stks (5) gf in Apr.
Cresswell Pride 11-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, weakening when mistake 2 out, 7th of 16, 19l behind I'm In The Pink (11-3) at Stratford 2m nov hcp hdl 0-120 (3) gd in Apr '10.
General Eliott (IRE) 11-2 (11-2) Held up last, headway after 3 out, stayed on to modest 3rd before last, never any chance with leading duo, 3rd of 7, 14l behind Shinrock Hill (11-5) at Lingfield 2m mdn hdl (5) hvy in Jan.
James Pollard (IRE) 9-2 (10-6) Held up towards rear, headway 6th, outpaced after 3 out, went 3rd approaching last, kept on same pace, 3rd of 10, 8l behind Tatispout (11-3) at Stratford 2m nov hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gf in Apr.
The Quantum Kid 8-1 (11-3) Made all, ridden and pressed before last, kept on under pressure flat, driven out, won at Southwell 2m hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd in Mar beating The Tiddly Tadpole (10-9) by 3/4l, 8 ran.
Cityar (FR) 33-1 (10-3) Held up in rear, never near leaders, 6th of 10, 28l behind Tatispout (11-3) at Stratford 2m nov hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gf in Apr.
Bay Central (IRE) 9-1 (10-12) Held up in touch, took keen hold, last 9th, hit next, beaten 3 out, last of 5, 21l behind Intac (11-12) at Hereford 2m 3f nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) gf in Apr.
Kyoto (GER) 25-1 (10-5) Pressed leader, took keen hold on outside, led 3rd, ridden after 2 out, headed last, weakened flat, 8th of 11, 11l behind Danehillsundance (11-6) at Hereford 2m 1f nov hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gf in Apr.