FREE CODE attracted very good support on his debut at Doncaster but found Sir Michael Stoute's Mezel just too strong. The remainder were well beaten and compensation awaits. Desert Colours was well behind and looks held so the main threat may emerge from Gay Kelleway's newcomer Danzki, who is the tenth foal of a mare who has already produced seven winners.
Bashiba (IRE) Iffraaj colt out of Nightswimmer.
Captain Gee 7-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, weakened 1f out, last of 7, 9l behind Straits Of Malacca (9-5) at Ayr 5f 2yo mdn (5) gf.
Chuckamental 10-1 (9-5) Prominent, ridden over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 5th of 7, 12l behind Viva Verglas (9-5) at Musselburgh 5f 2yo mdn (4) gd in Jun.
Danzki (IRE) Bushranger colt out of Miniver.
Desert Colours 11-2 (9-5) Led, pushed along and pressed over 2f out, soon headed, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 6th of 7, 14l behind Mezel (9-5) at Doncaster 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf.
Eddiemaurice (IRE) Captain Rio gelding out of Annals.
Free Code (IRE) 4-1 (9-5) Tracked leader, led approaching 2f out, headed 1f out, kept on and held towards finish, 2nd of 7, 3/4l behind Mezel (9-5) at Doncaster 6f 2yo mdn (5) gf.
Mornin Mr Norris 50-1 (9-5) Chased leaders to over 2f out, soon behind, 9th of 10, 17l behind Fast Track (9-5) at Newcastle 5f 2yo mdn (4) gs in Jun.
Tinsill 25-1 (8-8) Close up, ridden to lead approaching final furlong, edged left and headed inside final, no extra, 3rd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Touch The Clouds (8-11) at Leicester 5f 2yo sll (6) gf.
City Zen (IRE) Baltic King filly out of Queen Cobra.
Thornaby Princess Camacho filly out of Ingleby Princess.