BEHLUL was doing his best work at the finish when runner-up over 7f here on his recent debut. Gerard Butler's charge will relish today's extra furlong and can get off the mark. Dougie Boy was a well beaten second over the minimum trip here in April and didn't show much improvement for the step up to 6f last time. A bigger threat could come from Alborz on his Fibresand debut as his half-brother won on this surface and he makes more appeal than Position, who failed to figure at Kempton on his first start.
Alborz (IRE) 9-1 (9-3) Led, edged right and headed over 2f out, soon edged left, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 9, 12l behind Rayvin Black (9-3) at Yarmouth 7f 2yo mdn aut (6) sft in Jul.
Behlul (IRE) 6-1 (8-13) Slowly into stride, soon chased leading trio, pushed along and outpaced halfway, stayed on inside final furlong, went 2nd close home, no chance with winner, 2nd of 6, 4l behind New Decade (8-13) at Southwell 7f 2yo mdn auc stks (5) fbs in Jul.
Dougie Boy 8-1 (9-0) Held up, ridden halfway, soon switched left, driven and kept on, never dangerous, 4th of 7, 12l behind Samminder (9-3) at Yarmouth 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf in May.
Phoenix Order 25-1 (8-10) Tracked leaders, took keen hold, lost place from 3f out, last of 8, 19l behind Croquembouche (9-3) at Beverley 7f 2yo mdn (5) gf in Jul.
Position 10-1 (9-3) Dwelt, towards rear, ridden 3f out, never dangerous, 8th of 12, 26l behind Pearl Mix (9-3) at Kempton 7f 2yo mdn stks (5) pol in Jun.
Canning Vale Araafa filly out of Elegant Beauty.