Commanche is making steady progress and his latest third at Doncaster gives him every chance especially as he's likely to prove suited by today's extra furlong. Daddy Warbucks is expected to step up on his debut effort at York and he can figure, though the remainder with experience have plenty to find. COURTESY CALL cost 80,000 euros as a yearling and his dam won over a mile as a two-year-old. Mark Johnston's colt will not have to be anything special to take this on his debut and he gets the vote
Commanche 8-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, led over 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 3rd of 15, 3 1/2l behind Al Khan (9-3) at Doncaster 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf.
Courtesy Call (IRE) Manduro colt out of Three Wrens.
Daddy Warbucks (IRE) 33-1 (9-3) Mid-division, pushed along over 4f out, ridden and edged left over 2f out, never on terms, 7th of 13, 7l behind Rock Supreme (9-0) at York 7f 2yo mdn (3) gd.
Karma Chameleon 10-1 (9-3) Towards rear, pushed along 3f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 6, 12l behind Loyal Master (9-3) at Beverley 7f 2yo mdn aut (6) gf in Jun.
Villa Reigns 33-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, ridden halfway, soon weakened, last of 5, 32l behind Vassaria (8-12) at Hamilton 6f 2yo mdn (5) gd in Jun.
Rosie's Lady (IRE) 20-1 (8-12) Held up mid-division, ridden over 2f out, no impression, 7th of 11, 11l behind Elkhart (9-3) at Beverley 7f 2yo mdn aut (6) gf.
Storm Fairy 25-1 (8-6) Held up, headway 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on, not able to trouble front pair, 3rd of 7, 3l behind Faraway (8-11) at Haydock 6f 2yo sll (4) gf.