Thouwra finally got off the mark in a maiden at Nottingham two weeks ago but this looks a lot more competitive and it will be a surprise if he's good enough to follow up here. Enobled disappointed when a hot favourite at Haydock back in May and hasn't been seen since while Regal Silk also has something to prove following defeat at Windsor but George Cinq, Brownsea Brink and Gracious George are all recent winners and should give a good account. BREDEN goes from strength-to-strength and overcame trouble in-running to make a winning handicap debut at Newmarket when carrying overweight. Only 4lb higher, a hat-trick beckons for John Gosden's charge.
Janoub Nibras (IRE) 10-1 (9-4) Raced stand side, chased leaders over 5f, soon weakened, 12th of 14, 13l behind Glen Moss (9-7) at Newbury 7f hcp 0-95 (3) gd.
George Cinq 14-1 (9-1) Slowly into stride in rear, headway on outer from over 1f out, lost shoe and hung right inside final furlong, led towards finish, won at Sandown 1m 3yo hcp 0-90 (3) gd in Jul beating Sea Shanty (9-7) by nk, 9 ran.
Enobled 6-5fav (9-7) Tracked leaders, weakened over 1f out, 5th of 6, 11l behind So Beloved (9-5) at Haydock 7f 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) fm in May.
Breden (IRE) 11-4fav (8-6) In rear, good headway over 1f out, ridden to press leader inside final furlong, led post, won at Newmarket 1m 3yo hcp 0-100 (2) gf beating Top Notch Tonto (9-1) by shd, 8 ran.
Thouwra (IRE) 4-6fav (9-5) Tracked leaders, led approaching final furlong, pushed clear, eased towards finish, won at Nottingham 1m 3yo mdn (5) gs beating Red Warrior (9-5) by 2 3/4l, 12 ran.
Brownsea Brink 5-1 (9-4) Made all, ridden and ran on final furlong, won at Newmarket 1m hcp 0-80 (4) gd beating Investment Expert (9-1) by 1 1/4l, 9 ran.
Regal Silk 5-6fav (8-10) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd over 2f out and went right soon after, ridden to challenge and upsides 1f out, found no extra inside final furlong, 2nd of 8, 1 3/4l behind Croquembouche (9-0) at Windsor 1m 2f hcp 0-90 (3) gf.
Tobacco Road (IRE) 9-1 (8-12) Pulled hard soon led, headed 3f out, soon ridden, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 8, 5l behind Life Partner (9-7) at Newmarket 7f 3yo hcp 0-90 (3) gd.
Gracious George (IRE) 10-1 (8-7) Held up, pushed along 3f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on to lead final strides, won at Sandown 7f hcp 0-85 (4) gd beating Future Reference (8-13) by hd, 7 ran.