This is the best race of the day where plenty have chances and we'll take our chance with HOLBECK GHYLL who can take advantage of a feather light weight despite the excellent sprint record of Cheverton and the listed form of Chief Editor. The pick was last seen in June scoring off this mark in similarly hot race. Plenty of the runners he beat that day have gone on to run well in better races he also has a stone in hand on Chief Editor and six pounds on Cheverton and trainer Andrew Balding is more than capable of getting one ready after a break. Cheverton is one win from one run over course and distance and six from eight over this trip. A winner off a mark four pounds lighter in a good race last time he has a chance of adding to his record. Chief Editor was placed off this mark in a listed event last time and although his form is some of the strongest here he may need a reprieve from the handicapper to score again. Green Manalishi, has a good record at this track but is looking a little exposed these days but has place claims along with the consistent Cake but we side with Holbeck Ghyll to score.
Chief Editor 5-1 (9-3) Prominent, outpaced 2f out, stayed on well final furlong, 3rd of 17, 4 1/2l behind Icelandic (9-3) at Doncaster 6f Listed stks (1) sft in Nov.
Oldjoesaid 7-2fav (9-1) With leader, led over 2f out until over 1f out, soon weakened, 6th of 10, 6l behind Prohibit (9-0) at Great Leighs 6f 3yo stks (3) pol in Oct.
Fullandby (IRE) 10-1 (9-8) Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out and weakened inside final furlong, 8th of 16, 4 1/2l behind Hamish Mcgonagall (9-1) at Musselburgh 5f hcp 105 (2) gs in Oct.
Green Manalishi 14-1 (9-3) Mid-division, ridden 2f out, no real impression, 7th of 10, 2 3/4l behind Arganil (9-0) at Lingfield 5f Listed stks (1) pol in Mar.
Cheveton 7-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, switched left 2f out, chased leader inside final furlong, driven, stayed on to lead post, won at Southwell 5f hcp 0-100 (2) fbs in Mar beating Rebel Duke (8-6) by shd, 9 ran.
Max One Two Three (IRE) 11-1 (8-11) Held up mid-division, headway well over 1f out, soon every chance, no extra entering final furlong, 6th of 13, 6l behind Prime Defender (9-2) at Doncaster 6f Listed stks (1) gf in Mar.
Sonny Red (IRE) 25-1 (9-2) Led narrowly, headed over 3f out, kept on until weakened from 2f out, 13th of 15, 14l behind Kalahari Gold (8-13) at Newbury 7f Listed stks (1) gd in Sep.
Crimson Fern (IRE) 11-1 (8-9) In rear, plenty to do entering final 2f, stayed on well inside final furlong, nearest finish, 5th of 10, 2 1/2l behind Arganil (9-0) at Lingfield 5f Listed stks (1) pol in Mar.
Phantom Whisper 33-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, behind, switched left and headway over 1f out, never on terms, 7th of 21, 4l behind Invincible Force (8-7) at Doncaster 7f hcap (2) sft in Nov.
Sohraab 20-1 (9-4) Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, no extra final furlong, 10th of 17, 2 3/4l behind Hoh Hoh Hoh (9-11) at Sandown 5f hcap (2) gd in Aug.
Cake (IRE) 4-1 (8-2) Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, kept on same pace, no chance with winner, 2nd of 8, 5l behind Knot In Wood (8-9) at Hamilton 6f stks (2) sft in Sep.
Holbeck Ghyll (IRE) 15-2 (8-7) Went right start, soon prominent, driven over 1f out, led final 100yds, ran on, won at Epsom Downs 5f hcap (2) gd in Jun beating Merlin's Dancer (8-5) by 1/2l, 19 ran.
Elhamri 6-1 (9-0) Held up, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened, 7th of 8, 8l behind Osiris Way (9-0) at Bath 5f hcap (3) gd in Oct.
Angus Newz 50-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, lost place over 2f out, 16th of 17, 29l behind Icelandic (9-3) at Doncaster 6f Listed stks (1) sft in Nov.