Trainer Richard Fahey will have a good handle on things here as his Wootton Bassett, who ran at Doncaster yesterday, beat EASY TICKET when they met at Ayr, and it is to the latter we turn today, while Fahey's El Viento is likely to be a danger. The last-named was not far away over the minimum trip at Beverley on debut, staying on well after not having found much daylight and he did well to finish only a length adrift. Improvement is surely to come and he can go close. Stablemate The Mellor Fella makes his debut and he is related to juvenile winners over sprint trips, while he won't mind any ease in the ground, so he is worth a market check. Cathedral Spires showed a little improvement from first run to second and was another squeezed for room at the business end, so there may be more to come from Howard Johnson's gelding. Masonic Lady is a well bred newcomer, though she may be better over further and the yard hasn't had much success with its two-year-olds at this venue of late, and preference is for Easy Ticket. That effort on debut at Ayr was more promising than most here, he won't mind if rain eases the ground a little, and he is taken to show enough improvement to break his duck.
Grazeon Again (IRE) 18-1 (9-3) Slowly into stride, always in rear, 8th of 9, 11l behind Local Singer (9-3) at Catterick 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf in Jun.
Cathedral Spires 5-4fav (9-3) Led, ridden and joined over 1f out, headed and kept on inside final furlong, 2nd of 9, 1l behind Local Singer (9-3) at Catterick 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf in Jun.
Easy Ticket (IRE) 7-2 (9-3) Chased leaders, headway over 1f out, every chance entering final furlong, hung left, no extra, 2nd of 6, 1 1/4l behind Wootton Bassett (9-3) at Ayr 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf in Jun.
El Viento (FR) 9-2 (8-13) Chased leaders on inside, ridden to chase winner inside final furlong, kept on and held towards finish, 2nd of 10, 1l behind Ahtoug (9-3) at Beverley 5f 2yo mdn (5) gf.
Fieldgunner Kirkup (GER) Acclamation colt out of Fire Finch.
Bajan Bear 33-1 (8-9) In rear, headway over 1f out, switched right 1f out, stayed on to go 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 8, 7l behind Colorado Gold (8-13) at Leicester 6f 2yo mdn aut (5) gf in Jun.
Commander Veejay Piccolo colt out of Poly Blue.
Major Return (IRE) 50-1 (8-12) Mid-division, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 7th of 10, 11l behind Toolain (9-3) at Wolverhampton 7f 2yo mdn stks (5) pol in Jun.
Mariachi Man 50-1 (9-3) Slowly away, outpaced and behind, some headway when ran green halfway, 8th of 16, 15l behind Elzaam (9-3) at York 6f 2yo mdn (3) gf in May.
Sleights Boy (IRE) 40-1 (9-3) Slowly into stride, in rear, never near leaders, 6th of 8, 9l behind Lizzie (8-12) at Thirsk 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf in Jun.
The Mellor Fella Compton Place colt out of Grande Terre.
Alensgrove (IRE) 25-1 (9-0) Towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on, 4th of 11, 4l behind Turn The Tide (9-0) at Haydock 5f 2yo stks (5) gf in Apr.
Masonic Lady (IRE) Dubai Destination filly out of Leenane.
Smart Step Montjeu filly out of Miss Pinkerton.