Holley Shiftwell and Secret Of Success are both open to further progress off their current marks and Hit The Lights coped well enough with the drop back to 5f at Newcastle last time and is not easily dismissed. Borough Boy is upped in class after a second at Leicester while Clock Opera and Seven Of Clubs usually find at least one too good and it could be a similar story here. OSCARS JOURNEY ran out of steam on his reappearance at Bath but ended last season with a double over the minimum trip. John Jenkins' charge gets a speculative vote in an open sprint with that pipe-opener under his belt.
Seven Of Clubs (IRE) 2-1 (9-7) Tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, hung left final furlong, kept on to go 2nd towards finish, 2nd of 6, 2l behind Jofranka (8-7) at Nottingham 5f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gs in May.
Oscars Journey 6-1 (9-1) Rearing in stalls, chased leaders on inside, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace and no impression final furlong, 5th of 9, 2 1/2l behind Space Artist (9-5) at Bath 5f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gs in Apr.
Hit The Lights (IRE) 5-1 (9-3) Led, driven over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, kept on under pressure inside final furlong, went 2nd near finish, 2nd of 9, 1 1/2l behind Aetna (9-7) at Newcastle 5f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd.
Holley Shiftwell 7-1 (9-0) Led, ridden over 1f out, headed well inside final furlong, just held on to 2nd, 2nd of 8, 1 3/4l behind Royal Guinevere (8-7) at Nottingham 5f 3yo fll hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Apr.
Secret of Success 9-4fav (9-3) Tracked leaders, pushed along over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 6th of 7, 6l behind Majestic Jess (9-4) at Lingfield 6f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Apr.
Clock Opera (IRE) 8-1 (8-5) Held up, always in rear, last of 5, 6l behind Desert Strike (9-12) at Kempton 5f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in May.
Borough Boy (IRE) 11-2 (9-1) Outpaced in rear, headway over 1f out, chased winner inside final furlong, never able to challenge, 2nd of 7, 1 1/4l behind Teetotal (9-6) at Leicester 5f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gd.