Blessed Place won this last year but hasn't raced since August while it's a long time since Even Bolder visited the winner's circle. Grudge and Shostakovich have more to do than when successful at Wolverhampton last time, while Spic 'n Span's best form is on Fibresand. Diamond Johnny G and Rebecca Romero have been in decent form, however, and makes more appeal than Bath specialist Bateleur but the one to beat may be OUR PICCADILLY who only went down by a short-head to Titus Gent over 6f at Windsor 11 days ago and can race off the same mark here.
Even Bolder 9-1 (9-8) Went left start, soon cheased leaders on outside, ridden to challenge and hung badly left over 1f out, every chance inside final furlong, just held, 2nd of 7, hd behind Cruise Tothelimit (9-5) at Windsor 5f app hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Our Piccadilly (IRE) 6-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, chased winner inside final furlong, strong chalenge final 100 yards, carried left towards finish, just failed, 2nd of 11, shd behind Titus Gent (8-13) at Windsor 6f app hcp (5) gf.
Grudge 6-1 (9-5) Made all, clear 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, ran on, unchallenged, won at Wolverhampton 5f sell stks (6) pol in Jun beating Atlantic Beach (9-5) by 1 1/2l, 7 ran.
Diamond Johnny G (USA) 9-1 (9-3) Chased winner until over 3f out, prominent, driven over 1f out, every chance when drifted left inside final furlong, just held, 3rd of 7, hd behind Cruise Tothelimit (9-5) at Windsor 5f app hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Shostakovich (IRE) 10-3 (9-1) Always prominent, ridden to lead inside final furlong, held on well, won at Wolverhampton 6f 3yo clm stks (5) pol in Jun beating Bilko Pak (8-11) by nk, 6 ran.
Hidden Destiny 11-1 (9-9) Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 6th of 13, 4l behind Equuleus Pictor (9-12) at Southwell 6f hcp 0-70 (5) fbs.
Bateleur 5-1 (9-12) Mid-division, ridden 1f out, kept on same pace, 9th of 12, 6l behind Jolly Ranch (9-0) at Bath 5f hcp 0-65 (6) fm.
Catalinas Diamond (IRE) 14-1 (8-13) Always in last trio, never a factor, 6th of 8, 8l behind King Ferdinand (9-7) at Kempton 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Jun.
Rebecca Romero 4-1 (8-13) In rear, ridden and headway approaching final furlong, kept on one pace, 4th of 8, 2 3/4l behind Bouncy Bouncy (8-11) at Newbury 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Jun.
Blessed Place 16-1 (8-9) Led until ridden and headed 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 8th of 9, 2 3/4l behind Imaginary Diva (8-9) at Windsor 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Aug.
Spic 'n Span 7-2 (9-2) Chased leaders, checked inside final 4f, chased winner over 1f out, no chance when outpaced to 3rd final 100 yards, 3rd of 6, 6l behind Bobby's Doll (9-2) at Brighton 5f hcp 0-55 (6) gf.
Fairy Tales 20-1 (9-0) Always towards rear, ridden and struggling on outside halfway, last of 11, 16l behind Interakt (9-1) at Brighton 6f hcp 0-55 (6) gd in Jun.