KATAWI came good when returning a ready winner at Doncaster last time. She's upped in the weights but has scope for further progress. Bajan Bear posted a better effort when ahead of Bonnie Charlie at Newcastle recently and Dancing Maite could bounce back soon off his current mark. Ypres went close at Hamilton a fortnight ago and steps up in trip while course and distance winner Ambitious Icarus is back on a winning mark with an apprentice's allowance taken into account.
Ambitious Icarus 6-1 (9-12) Held up, pushed along 2f out, edged right over 1f out, effort when not clear run inside final furlong, no impression, 7th of 8, 5l behind Master Bond (9-10) at Hamilton 5f hcp 0-80 (4) gd.
Ypres 11-1 (9-5) Mid-division, headway over 2f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, every chance inside final furlong, kept on and held towards finish, 2nd of 10, nk behind Mr Mo Jo (9-0) at Hamilton 5f hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Jun.
Clubland (IRE) 25-1 (8-10) In touch, ridden and every chance over 1f out until inside final furlong, no impression final 100 yards, 6th of 12, 5l behind Greeb (9-4) at Doncaster 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Jun.
Aye Aye Skipper (IRE) 33-1 (9-4) Held up towards rear, never a factor, 14th of 15, 9l behind Meridius (9-0) at Salisbury 6f app hcp (5) gf in Jun.
Katawi 10-3fav (9-2) Close up, led 3f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on well, won at Doncaster 6f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jun beating Traditionelle (8-6) by 2l, 13 ran.
Cardinal 9-2 (9-0) Pressed leader, ridden over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 7, 5l behind Harrogate Fair (8-7) at Leicester 5f hcp 0-75 (5) hvy in May.
Bajan Bear 9-1 (9-10) Slowly into stride, held up in mid-division, headway over 3f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, no extra close home, 5th of 13, 1 1/2l behind Exotic Guest (9-3) at Newcastle 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jun.
Bonnie Charlie 10-1 (9-8) Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, edged right and not much room over 1f out, soon switched right, stayed on same pace, eased close home, 6th of 13, 2 1/4l behind Exotic Guest (9-3) at Newcastle 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jun.
Le Laitier (FR) 25-1 (9-1) Race centre towards rear, never a factor, 10th of 15, 11l behind Captain Myles (9-6) at Nottingham 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd in May.
Charlemagne Diva 20-1 (9-4) Raced near side, chased leaders on rail, pushed along over 2f out, soon edging left and not much room, weakened 2f out, 8th of 20, 10l behind Amis Reunis (8-12) at Thirsk 6f hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Jun.
Dancing Maite 14-1 (8-13) With leader, ridden and every chance entering final furlong, no extra, 4th of 16, 2 1/4l behind Medam (8-13) at Nottingham 6f hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Jun.
Divertimenti (IRE) 20-1 (9-0) Led centre until merged with stand side 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened, 10th of 16, 6l behind Avonmore Star (9-4) at Nottingham 6f hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Jun.
Gracie's Games 33-1 (8-7) Towards rear, ridden and no impression final 2f, 8th of 10, 10l behind Spiraea (9-9) at Warwick 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gd.