Miss Ferney would prefer faster ground and last month's 2m winner at Catterick, Mohawk Ridge, looks up against it off his current mark. Harvey's Hope is a recent winner over hurdles but that came on a quick surface and River Dragon hasn't raced since April. TOBRATA has been placed in soft ground over shorter trips, notably at Pontefract last month, and he gets the token vote with Silvestre De Sousa's booking taking the eye. Royal Trooper could prove best of the rest.
Boss's Destination 10-1 (9-7) Held up towards rear and keen, never dangerous, 8th of 9, 14l behind Moon Trip (8-3) at Beverley 2m hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Jul.
Odin's Raven (IRE) 20-1 (9-6) Dwelt, held up towards rear on outer, effort over 2f out, never dangerous, 10th of 19, 10l behind Crackentorp (10-13) at York 1m 4f ladys hcp 0-95 (3) sft in Jun.
Mohawk Ridge 11-1 (9-2) Tracked winner until ridden over 1f out, one pace, 3rd of 9, 7l behind Moon Trip (8-3) at Beverley 2m hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Jul.
Bollin Felix 25-1 (8-10) Took keen hold, tracked leaders on outside, pushed along 7f out, weakened 5f out, 8th of 9, 30l behind Maastricht (8-7) at Doncaster 1m 7f hcp 0-85 (4) gd.
Royal Trooper (IRE) 9-2 (8-11) With leaders on outside, led well over 3f out, driven over 2f out, headed inside final 2f, weakened final furlong, 7th of 9, 14l behind Lily In Pink (9-7) at Leicester 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Jul.
Harvey's Hope 14-1 (8-6) Held up in mid-division, ridden 3f out, no impression, 5th of 9, 17l behind Maastricht (8-7) at Doncaster 1m 7f hcp 0-85 (4) gd.
Maxwil 40-1 (8-9) Held up in mid-division, effort over 2f out, soon weakened, 7th of 9, 16l behind Daring Indian (9-2) at Haydock 1m 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd.
River Dragon (IRE) 2-1fav (9-12) Slowly into stride, soon chased leaders, took closer order over 9f out, led over 4f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, one pace and lost 2nd towards finish, 3rd of 9, 2l behind Zefooha (9-10) at Redcar 2m hcp 0-65 (6) gs in Apr.
Miss Ferney 12-1 (9-4) Always behind, 10th of 12, 17l behind Dr Finley (9-4) at Thirsk 2m hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
Tobrata 12-1 (8-12) Chased leaders, pushed along 8f out, ridden 4f out, kept on under pressure final 3f, 4th of 11, 7l behind Standpoint (9-7) at Southwell 1m 3f hacp 0-70 (5) fbs.