RAVE was unfancied over C&D last time after a poor debut, but John Hills' colt ran a big race to finish runner-up behind Zain Shamardal. Any further improvement should be enough to land this contest. Musnad has gone the wrong way since his debut and will need to step up on his reappearance run at Warwick to figure, but better is expected from Guisho after his fourth behind Western Aristocrat, who was engaged to run at Haydock earlier today. Dresden finished well behind the selection on his debut but looks the yard's first choice ahead of Dollar Deal.
Arkaim 100-1 (9-3) Took keen hold, tracked leaders, ridden 4f out, weakened 2f out, 8th of 9, 19l behind Lyric Street (9-3) at Newmarket 1m 2f 3yo mdn (5) gf.
Dollar Deal Dubai Destination colt out of Design Perfection.
Dresden (IRE) 50-1 (8-10) In rear, outpaced 3f out, 10th of 13, 22l behind Zain Shamardal (9-3) at Newmarket 1m 3yo mdn (5) gf.
El Wasmi 17-2 (9-3) Mid-division, lost place when ran green on 1st bend, pushed along towards rear over 4f out, soon weakened, last of 9, 39l behind Colombian (9-3) at Chester 1m 2f 3yo mdn (4) gf.
Guisho (IRE) 11-1 (9-0) Raced keenly, tracked leaders, driven over 2f out, soon outpaced and hung right, ridden inside final furlong, kept on towards finish, no impression, 4th of 11, 5l behind Western Aristocrat (9-0) at Newmarket 7f mdn stks (4) gs in Oct.
Musnad (USA) 2-1 (9-0) Close up in 5th, ridden 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 5th of 11, 5l behind Anoint (9-0) at Warwick 7f mdn stks (5) gd.
Rave (IRE) 66-1 (9-0) Dwelt in touch, pressed winner from 2f out, every chance until inside final furlong, 2nd of 13, 2 1/4l behind Zain Shamardal (9-3) at Newmarket 1m 3yo mdn (5) gf.
Generous Pursuit 250-1 (8-12) Tracked leader, ridden and weakened over 2f out, behind from over 1f out, last of 14, well behind Sea Moon (9-3) at Yarmouth 1m 2yo mdn (5) hvy in Oct.
Hayaku (USA) 100-1 (9-0) Tracked leader center, merged with far side 5f out, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out, 17th of 20, 17l behind Masaya (9-0) at Newmarket 7f 2yo flls auc (2) sft in Oct.