Kayfton Pete was beaten in a seller at Southwell last month while the returning Sugar Hiccup has come up short in this grade in the past. Minella Fiveo was a fair third at Worcester in June, however, and Lava Lamp returns to hurdling on a decent mark while Amir Pasha is fit from the Flat. BATHWICK MAN could cap a good day for McCoy's followers as he was only beaten a head off today's mark over this trip at Newton Abbot on Wednesday.
Minella Fiveo (IRE) 14-1 (11-12) Mid-division, headway going well 7th, every chance from 2 out, one pace and no impression final 100 yards, 3rd of 10, 6l behind Commitment (11-9) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd in Jun.
Sugar Hiccup (IRE) 14-1 (11-12) Led, headed after 7th, soon ridden, mistake and lost 2nd 4 out, no impression when lost 3rd 2 out, weakened, 4th of 6, 22l behind Tigresse Bleue (11-13) at Chepstow 2m 4f nov hcp 0-115 (4) hvy in Nov.
Bathwick Man 14-1 (10-10) Held up, headway 3 out, led before 2 out, ridden and headed last, just held, 2nd of 9, hd behind Dazinski (10-11) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gf.
Lava Lamp (GER) 20-1 (11-2) Held up in rear, pushed along before 5 out, went poor 3rd from 4 out, no impression, 3rd of 7, 35l behind Carloswayback (11-2) at Ffos Las 3m hcp chs 0-130 (3) gs in Jun.
Kayfton Pete 6-1 (11-4) Pulled hard in midfield, headway halfway, soon chasing leaders, effort 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 8, 2 1/4l behind Recway Lass (10-2) at Southwell 2m sell hdl (5) gd in Jul.
Amir Pasha (UAE) 6-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, pushed along before 5th, went 2nd approaching 2 out, no impression on winner, not fluent last, lost 2nd towards finish, 3rd of 9, 18l behind Tropenfeuer (10-0) at Sedgefield 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft in May.