FRONTLINE PHANTOM is in-form and is taken to prevail. Elaine Burke's colt ran well at Sandown last time and altough he is up 2lb as a result he still looks competitive and the yard are in very good form. Magic Millie and Dazakhee win prizes for consitency, however Egmarey represents a trainer who has plundered prizes in Yorkshire this year and another bold run looks in the offing from this filly. Sharakti is a solid proposition and along with top-weight Broadway Dancer rates a big threat, with the latter likely to improve with racing over this trip and further over the coming months. Layla's Boy and Petrocelli have both been given mini-breaks since their last start and each has a little to prove this afternoon.
Broadway Dancer 2-1 (8-12) Chased winner, ridden over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, always held, 2nd of 5, 1 1/4l behind City Ground (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f mdn auc stks (6) pol.
Layla's Boy 10-1 (9-1) Tracked winner, ridden and lost place over 1f out, one pace and lost 3rd inside final furlong, no impression, 4th of 8, 7l behind Flotation (8-10) at Chester 1m 2f mdn stks (4) gf in Jun.
Egmarey (IRE) 4-1 (9-4) Held up in rear, in touch, some late headway, never on terms, 4th of 7, 4l behind Tap Dance Way (9-4) at Bath 1m fll hcp (5) gd.
Sharakti (IRE) 7-1 (8-11) Held up behind in touch, headway 3f out, chased leaders when edged right 2f out, soon ridden, kept on same pace under pressure final furlong, no impression, 4th of 8, 5l behind Saint Thomas (9-6) at Beverley 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Frontline Phantom (IRE) 11-1 (8-4) Chased leader, driven to narrow lead 2f out, kept slight advantage throughout final furlong, headed last strides, 3rd of 9, hd behind Aquarius Star (9-6) at Sandown 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gf.
Dazakhee 8-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, behind, ridden over 2f out, squeezed through gap and headway over 1f out, switched right inside final furlong, ran on, nearest finish, 3rd of 13, 1 3/4l behind Layla's Lexi (9-7) at Chester 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jun.
Petrocelli 40-1 (8-13) Always towards rear, last of 17, 35l behind Emeralds Spirit (7-13) at Thirsk 1m 3yo sll hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Jul.
Magic Millie (IRE) 6-1 (8-8) Tracked leaders, headway 3f out, chased winner over 2f out, soon ridden, switched right and kept on same pace inside final furlong, lost 2nd towards finish, 3rd of 8, 3l behind Saint Thomas (9-6) at Beverley 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.