This seller looks at the mercy of FREMEN who should bolt in on these terms leaving Jamieson Gold and Welcome Approach scrapping for minor honours. It would appear the selection has scared off potential rivals has David Nicholls' charge faces just four cahllengers. The trepidation on the part of those who could have opposed are well founded with the nine-year-old rated a full 20lbs above his nearest opponent but only has to concede four to the quartet that face him. On these terms he looks thrown in. If Jamieson Gold can reproduce the form that saw him finish a runner-up in handicap company off a mark of 73 at this time last year he could feasibly mount some sort of challenge while Welcome Approach at least like this track but is looking for improvement of Seabiscuit proportions to feature. No fancy prices about the winner here but Freman looks unbeatable.
Fremen (USA) 5-2 (9-2) Missed break, held up in rear, closing when not clear run and switched right over 1f out, switched left inside final furlong, ran on well, not quite reached winner, 2nd of 7, nk behind Saltagioo (9-2) at Sandown 1m clm stks (5) gd in Jul.
Jamieson Gold (IRE) 40-1 (8-12) Slowly into stride, recovered to lead after 1f, narrowly headed over 4f out, stayed close up until driven along and weakened over 1f out, 6th of 10, 7l behind Masterofceremonies (9-3) at Musselburgh 1m 1f 4yo sell stks (6) gd in Jul.
Mangano 66-1 (8-2) Towards rear, ridden 3f out, soon hung left and beaten, 7th of 10, 12l behind Kargan (9-5) at Ayr 7f hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Jul.
Reddy Ronnie (IRE) 50-1 (8-11) Towards rear on wide outside, behind final 3f, 13th of 14, 36l behind He's A Humbug (9-9) at Catterick 7f hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Jul.
Welcome Approach 14-1 (9-4) Behind and outpaced, 6th of 8, 10l behind Princess Charlmane (8-13) at Musselburgh 5f sell stks (6) gd in Jul.