Veteran Takitwo ran well over 7f here earlier this month but the drop in distance is worry, as is a high draw. Bath runner-up Basle should go well but the booking of Richard Hughes for LEVI DRAPER is probably significant and James Fanshawe's son of Rock Of Gibraltar, who ended last season with a victory over 5f at Wolverhampton, can make a successful reappearance. Doncaster fourth My Own Way Home is starting to look very well handicapped and will be a danger if a first-time visor has the desired effect.
Nubar Boy 11-1 (9-10) Prominent, ridden over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 7, 6l behind Commandingpresence (9-7) at Lingfield 6f app hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Aug.
Mr Fickle (IRE) 11-1 (9-2) Always towards rear, 11th of 12, 23l behind Almuftarris (9-2) at Nottingham 1m 2f all hcp 0-70 (5) gs in Oct.
Dishy Guru 7-1 (9-3) Slowly away towards rear, going well when looking for run 2f out, headway on inner entering final furlong, ran on to go 3rd near finish, never dangerous, 3rd of 11, 2 3/4l behind Haadeeth (9-6) at Lingfield 6f hacp 0-70 (5) pol in Apr.
Levi Draper 6-4fav (9-3) Made all, pressed 2f out, ridden and under pressure inside final furlong, just held on, won at Wolverhampton 5f mdn stks (5) pol in Oct beating Gaelic Wizard (8-10) by hd, 7 ran.
Bermondsey Bob (IRE) 33-1 (8-7) Prominent, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 12th of 13, 17l behind Aye Aye Digby (9-6) at Goodwood 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gd.
Ficelle (IRE) 8-1 (8-9) Outpaced, nearest finish, 8th of 11, 4l behind Dark Lane (8-10) at Chepstow 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gd.
Takitwo 12-1 (9-7) Always prominent, chased winner over 3f out, pushed along 2f out, ridden and lost 2nd 1f out, stayed on, 3rd of 13, 1l behind The Mongoose (9-8) at Salisbury 7f ldy hcp 0-65 (6) gf.
Basle 10-1 (8-9) Mid-division, ridden and headway over 1f out, ridden to chase winner inside final furlong, always held, 2nd of 11, 1 3/4l behind Above The Stars (8-10) at Bath 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gs.
Samba Night (IRE) 33-1 (8-5) Led until approaching 4f out, pulled up and dismounted halfway, in a race won by Victorian Bounty (8-9) at Windsor 6f clm stks (5) hvy in Oct, 9 ran.
Glastonberry 15-8fav (9-6) Held up in rear, headway over 1f out, kept on and no impression inside final furlong, 5th of 7, 6l behind Big Sylv (8-8) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Jan.
Hatta Stream (IRE) 10-3fav (9-4) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, never on terms, 7th of 9, 7l behind Whisky Bravo (9-4) at Yarmouth 6f app hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Apr.
Scommettitrice (IRE) 14-1 (9-1) Half reared start and slowly into stride, in rear, never on terms, 9th of 14, 8l behind Above The Stars (9-0) at Bath 5f hcp 0-60 (6) fm.
My Own Way Home 12-1 (8-7) In touch, effort over 1f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 14, 3 1/2l behind Available (9-7) at Doncaster 6f fll hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Apr.
One Last Dream 4-1fav (9-10) Made most until 4f out, chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 5th of 13, 9l behind The Mongoose (9-8) at Salisbury 7f ldy hcp 0-65 (6) gf.