Nicolas Chauvin let supporters down again at Kelso earlier this month and looks one to be wary of but Market Rasen second Bigindie appears to be improving with experience and the faster ground might suit Too Much Too Soon. SAVER looks nothing special on breeding but his stable have a good record here with their bumper horses and he'll be ready to run. The Darnay gelding gets a tentative vote in a race in which the market should be a good guide.
Barton Antix 8-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders in 4th, effort on outside 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on under pressure final furlong, held towards finish, 4th of 7, 1 1/2l behind Dog Or Divorce (10-7) at Lingfield 2m mdn nh flat (6) std in Dec.
Kingussie Diktat gelding out of Highland Gait.
Nicolas Chauvin (IRE) 10-11fav (11-2) Held up in touch and keen, headway over 2f out, soon not much room, ridden to chase winner over 1f out, not quicken, 3rd of 12, 2l behind Doktor Glaz (10-12) at Kelso 2m NH flat (5) gs.
Saver Darnay gelding out of Lifeguard.
Too Much Too Soon (IRE) 14-1 (11-4) Held up in rear, headway over 5f out, chased leaders over 2f out, soon one pace, 3rd of 8, 12l behind Ordo Ab Chao (11-4) at Huntingdon 2m NH flat (6) sft in Mar.
Bigindie (IRE) 14-1 (10-12) Keen close up, chased leader 2f out, soon every chance, ran on but readily held by winner, 2nd of 7, 1 1/4l behind Countersign (11-3) at Market Rasen 2m 1f NH flat (6) gd in Apr.
Singlefarmpayment 4-6 (10-7) Led til hdd aft 1; qcknd to ld 2 out; sn clr, won at Ledbury 2m 5f ptp gs in Mar beating Nimbus Lad (12-0) by 12l, 8 ran.
Full Ov Life Mawjud filly out of Back To Normal.