SHOW FLOWER is worth sticking with until beaten. She wasn't unduly troubled at Bath when recording her fourth straight win and is taken to defy the handicapper once again. Rafeej went close at Newmarket only to disappoint when favourite at Pontefract last time when Springinmystep was runner-up to All Or Nothin. The latter has been beaten in better company since but can figure in this and Tip Top Gorgeous found one too good again at Haydock last time despite today's apprentice taking 7lb off her back.
Show Flower 9-2 (8-13) Held up mid-division, headway to chase leaders over 2f out, led over 1f out, ridden entering final furlong, kept on well towards finish, won at Bath 6f 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) sft beating Alice's Dancer (8-11) by 1 3/4l, 8 ran.
Rafeej 11-4fav (9-7) Tracked leaders, pushed along over 3f out, lost place over 2f out, well beaten over 1f out, last of 9, 25l behind All Or Nothin (8-9) at Pontefract 6f 3yo hcp 0-90 (3) gd in Jun.
Springinmystep (IRE) 11-2 (9-0) Prominent, took keen hold, led 1f out, soon headed, held towards finish, 2nd of 9, 3/4l behind All Or Nothin (8-9) at Pontefract 6f 3yo hcp 0-90 (3) gd in Jun.
Ralphy Boy (IRE) 20-1 (9-7) Tracked winner until ridden over 2f out, weakened entering final furlong, 10th of 13, 18l behind Hamza (9-3) at Haydock 7f 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) fm in May.
All Or Nothin (IRE) 9-2 (8-8) Tracked leaders, led well over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, lost 2nd close home, 3rd of 9, 2 1/4l behind Van Ellis (9-7) at Chester 7f 3yo hcp 0-100 (2) gd in Jun.
Nameitwhatyoulike 9-1 (8-12) Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 8, 7l behind Chil The Kite (9-0) at Doncaster 1m 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) gd in Jun.
Tip Top Gorgeous (IRE) 8-1 (8-9) Held up in touch, headway and switched left over 1f out, led inside final furlong, soon headed, kept on, 2nd of 6, 1 1/4l behind Henry Bee (8-10) at Haydock 6f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Personal Touch 5-1 (8-13) Tracked leaders, ridden inside final 2f, lost place over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 6th of 8, 11l behind Dutch Rose (8-6) at York 7f Apprentice Handicap (0-95) (3yo) (3) gs.
Whisky Bravo 14-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, in rear, ridden entering final furlong, stayed on strongly, nearest at finish, 4th of 13, 2 3/4l behind Khubala (9-2) at Doncaster 6f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Jun.
Daunt (IRE) 8-1 (9-2) Led, clear 5f out until over 2f out, ridden and headed well over 1f out, weakened over 1f out, 8th of 9, 11l behind Zaeem (9-7) at Brighton 1m 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jun.
Sunrise Dance 14-1 (9-7) Close up, chased leader halfway, ridden 2f, weakened final furlong, 5th of 6, 11l behind Almond Branches (9-1) at Catterick 5f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) sft.