Jabhaat was last seen in a decent handicap at Glorious Goodwood and Ed Dunlop has slapped the headgear on in an attempt to eek out further improvement. THOMAS HOBSON came good on his handicap debut at Leicester and we'll take him to follow up on this occasion. Admittedly, that victory did obtain on a much softer surface but he'd raced with some credit on decent ground and he is at least proven over the trip. Dark Emerald would come into the reckoning if there were a slow gallop. He ran respectably in a first-time visor at Kempton and has obliged previously under Kieren Fallon. Swift Bounty can be inclined to race keenly but Alan Jarvis's colt has ability and he gained compensation for a series of placed efforts when prevailing at Brighton last week.
Dark Emerald (IRE) 8-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, pushed along and every chance over 1f out, kept on towards finish, 2nd of 7, 1/2l behind Bartack (9-2) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-85 (4) pol.
Ronaldinho (IRE) 25-1 (9-1) In touch, pushed along over 3f out, weakening when short of room over 1f out, last of 8, 17l behind Goodwood Mirage (9-1) at Goodwood 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-90 (3) gd in Jun.
Thomas Hobson 9-2 (9-1) Tracked leaders on outside, led 3f out, ridden clear over 1f out, comfortably, won at Leicester 1m 2f hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Jul beating Break Rank (10-0) by 4l, 8 ran.
Jabhaat (USA) 7-1 (8-9) Keen held up, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on one pace final furlong, 4th of 13, 6l behind Ribbons (8-10) at Goodwood 1m 1f flls hcp 0-95 (3) gs in Jul.
Le Deluge (FR) 50-1 (8-7) Free to post, tracked leader, ridden 4f out, weakened 3f out, tailed off, last of 15, 32l behind Maputo (9-5) at Newmarket 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-105 (2) gf in Jul.
Buckstay (IRE) 50-1 (8-0) Held up towards rear, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, 8th of 13, 3 1/2l behind Broughton (8-1) at Goodwood 1m 2f 3yo hcp (2) gd.
Swift Bounty 9-4fav (8-12) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd 3f out, led over 2f out, clear over 1f out, kept up to work, won at Brighton 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gd beating Mizyen (8-9) by 1 1/2l, 5 ran.
Pearl Street (USA) 12-1 (9-0) In rear, kept on final furlong, never near leaders, 7th of 14, 5l behind Willow Beck (9-11) at Sandown 1m 1f flls hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Jul.