It could pay to stick with TRADING here. He won over 6f last month and steps up to a mile for the first time today, but he wasn't stopping when scoring over 7f at Catterick before that and is taken to land his hat-trick. Fire Crystal just held off Areef to win at Bath on her latest start and there should be more to come from her, while Rapturous Applause produced his best effort yet when runner-up at Redcar during the week and is another to consider. Philharmonic Hall disappointed at Kempton last time but better is expected back on turf in first-time blinkers.
Trading 9-4fav (9-3) Raced alone on stands side until tracked by one other over 3f out, prominent, overall leader from 4f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on, driven out, won at Newcastle 6f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gf in Apr beating Piccoluck (9-7) by 1 1/4l, 11 ran.
Philharmonic Hall 12-1 (9-0) Mid-division on outside, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten, 10th of 11, 9l behind Elusivity (9-0) at Kempton 7f Stakes (0-70) (3yo) (5) pol in Apr.
Reason To Believe (IRE) 6-1 (9-4) Mid-division, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 13, 9l behind City Legend (9-6) at Beverley 7f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Apr.
Oetzi 66-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, behind, ridden over 3f out, headway on inside over 2f out, one pace and eased inside final furlong, 7th of 16, 5l behind Plea (9-4) at Nottingham 1m 2yo hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Oct.
Suddenly Susan (IRE) 7-1 (8-8) Led early, tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, beaten over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 10, 8l behind Close To The Edge (8-8) at Pontefract 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Apr.
Valley Tiger 8-1 (8-9) Steadied start, held up towards rear, headway on inside over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 9, 4l behind Diplomasi (8-12) at Kempton 1m 3f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Apr.
Rapturous Applause 25-1 (8-11) Led, hung right from over 3f out, headed over 1f out, no extra closing stages, 2nd of 7, nk behind Ollon (9-3) at Redcar 1m 1f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Illustrious Forest 100-1 (9-0) Chased leaders, lost place over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 8th of 18, 17l behind Rain Mac (9-3) at Newmarket 1m 2yo mdn aut (4) gd in Sep.
Hernando Torres 3-1fav (8-5) Towards rear, pushed along and outpaced, never dangerous, 6th of 8, 7l behind Bachelor Knight (8-5) at Ayr 6f 2yo hcp 0-75 (5) hvy in Oct.
Fire Crystal 7-2 (8-12) Tracked leaders, led over 2f out, soon strongly challenged, hard ridden entering final furlong, all out, won at Bath 1m 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) fm beating Areef (8-13) by nk, 6 ran.
Tommy Tiger 50-1 (9-3) Never better than mid-division, 11th of 15, 15l behind Manaaber (8-12) at Doncaster 6f 2yo mdn (4) gs in Nov.
White Fusion 50-1 (9-3) Always towards rear, never in contention, 9th of 11, 25l behind Beaten Up (9-3) at Ripon 1m 2f 3yo mdn (5) gf in Apr.
Coracle 50-1 (8-6) Held up, ridden 3f out, headway over 1f out, never near leaders, 5th of 11, 12l behind York Glory (8-9) at Southwell 7f mdn auc stks (6) fbs.