Monthly Medal was all out when ending a long losing run at this track last time and a will find this tougher and the vote goes to AUTO MAC. He's been getting progressively closer and makes a quick reappearance having finished fourth at Redcar during the week. High Resolution posted a better effort at Carlisle last Wednesday and Dandarrell has been placed on his last couple of starts. Alabanda has slipped down the weights and last month's Ayr winner Glenluji has a chance with a 7lb claimer helping his cause.
The Lodge Road (IRE) 33-1 (9-11) Mid-division, pushed along over 3f out, not much room over 2f out, soon weakened, 8th of 9, 18l behind The Lock Master (9-13) at Haydock 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Aug.
Auto Mac 14-1 (9-2) Slowly into stride, outpaced in rear, ridden and headway 2f out, went 3rd approaching final furlong, soon edged left, one pace and no impression when lost 3rd final strides, 4th of 17, 2 1/2l behind Broctune Papa Gio (9-7) at Redcar 7f all hcp 0-70 (5) gd.
Whispered Times (USA) 16-1 (9-1) Took keen hold, held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, ridden and keeping on when hampered entering final furlong, no chance and eased after, 14th of 17, 11l behind Broctune Papa Gio (9-7) at Redcar 7f all hcp 0-70 (5) gd.
High Resolution 14-1 (9-0) Towards rear, ridden and headway on outer from over 1f out, hung right and stayed on towards finish, 3rd of 15, 1 1/2l behind Joshua The First (9-3) at Carlisle 1m 1f hcp 0-70 (5) hvy.
Cottam Donny 7-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, weakened entering final furlong, 6th of 13, 14l behind Monthly Medal (8-7) at Newcastle 1m hcp 0-70 (5) gs in Aug.
Monthly Medal 18-1 (8-7) Held up mid-division, smooth headway over 2f out, led inside final furlong, soon ridden, kept on well, won at Newcastle 1m hcp 0-70 (5) gs in Aug beating King Pin (9-6) by 3/4l, 13 ran.
Wiseman's Diamond (USA) 8-1 (8-6) Led narrowly centre, headed inside final 2f, no extra final furlong, 5th of 11, 7l behind Moheebb (8-13) at Newcastle 1m clm stks (6) sft in Aug.
Madame Blavatsky (FR) 16-1 (9-3) Mid-division, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 10th of 13, 20l behind Monthly Medal (8-7) at Newcastle 1m hcp 0-70 (5) gs in Aug.
Glenluji 10-1 (9-6) Held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, headway over 1f out, never on terms, 6th of 13, 5l behind Dubai Celebration (9-5) at Musselburgh 1m hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Tukitinyasok (IRE) 16-1 (9-6) Prominent, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 12th of 15, 11l behind Cross The Boss (9-0) at Newcastle 7f hcp 0-60 (6) gd.
Dandarrell 8-1 (8-9) Tracked leaders in 4th, ridden over 2f out, led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra and lost 2nd last 100 yards, 3rd of 10, 2 3/4l behind Edas (8-7) at Carlisle 1m 1f hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Aug.
Dolly Royal (IRE) 15-2 (8-11) Held up in touch, outpaced 3f out, ridden over 2f out, one pace inside final furlong, 6th of 11, 6l behind Sovereign Street (10-0) at Hamilton 6f hcp 0-65 (6) sft in Jul.
Shamo Hill Theatre 200-1 (9-5) Mid-division, ridden over 2f out, no impression over 1f out, 5th of 12, 10l behind Sigurwana (8-12) at Newcastle 1m mdn stks (5) gd.
Outlaw Torn (IRE) 6-1 (8-12) Mid-division, pushed along 4f out, headway 3f out, edged left 2f out, stayed on same pace final furlong, 5th of 12, 5l behind Tony Hollis (8-7) at Musselburgh 1m hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Alabanda (IRE) 10-1 (8-4) Dwelt, towards rear, headway over 4f out to chase leaders, kept on to take 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 9, 6l behind Ingleby Angel (8-8) at Thirsk 1m 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Aug.
Spoken Words 50-1 (8-2) Raced stands' side, chased leaders, weakened over 2f out, 13th of 17, 9l behind Meandmyshadow (9-2) at Thirsk 6f fll hcp (5) gf in Jul.