It will be interesting to see how the market shapes up for the newcomers Art Excellence and Fighting Talk but on all known form this should be between CASH QUEEN ANNA and Happy Dubai, with preference for the former who has shown a decent level of form for Barry Hills, latterly when chasing home Constant Contact in an Epsom maiden and a reproduction of that effort may well suffice. Happy Dubai has shown a similar level of form to the selection but Bryan Smart's colt would probably prefer some cut in the ground and he may struggle unless the rain arrives. Richard Fahey's Baraconti is bred to be useful being a son of Barathea out of a Darshaan mare and has to be considered on his debut. Slight preference among the newcomers is just with Simon Callaghan's Noverre colt Art Excellence, who is bred for more speed than Baraconti, while Mark Johnston's Fighting Talk is likely to do better after this run and over further. This is a potentially interesting maiden with Cash Queen Anna looking the one to be on.
Art Excellence Noverre colt out of Her Ladyship.
Avon Grounds 100-1 (9-3) Towards rear, ridden 4f out, stayed on final furlong, never dangerous, 9th of 13, 6l behind Slice (9-3) at Chepstow 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf in Jul.
Baraconti (IRE) Barathea gelding out of Continuous.
Check The Anchor (IRE) 100-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, behind, ridden 4f out, never on terms, last of 10, 20l behind Navy List (9-0) at Redcar 1m 1f 2yo mdn (5) gf.
Fighting Talk (IRE) Shamardal colt out of Slap Shot.
Happy Dubai (IRE) 5-1 (9-3) Prominent, every chance over 1f out, driven and no extra close home, 3rd of 13, 1l behind Cracking Lass (8-9) at Thirsk 7f 2yo mdn (4) sft.
Much Acclaimed (IRE) Sulamani gelding out of Much Commended.
Naughty Norris 33-1 (8-10) Always behind, 13th of 14, 23l behind Dance For Julie (8-3) at Thirsk 6f 2yo mdn aut (4) sft.
Weekend Millionair (IRE) 7-4fav (9-3) Tracked leader, led over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, soon hung left, weakened inside final furlong, 3rd of 7, 5l behind Tut (8-7) at Ayr 7f 2yo mdn (4) sft in Aug.
Bollin Jasmine Silver Patriarch filly out of Bollin Zola.
Cash Queen Anna (IRE) 11-8fav (8-12) Dwelt, soon tracked leaders, chased winner 3f out, ridden 2f out, no impression final furlong, 2nd of 10, 2l behind Constant Contact (9-3) at Epsom Downs 7f 2yo mdn aut (4) gd in Aug.