ASTONISHED HARRY showed some improvement when runner-up at Nottingham recently and won't have to find much more to come out best in this company. Arctic Wings was a losing favourite over 2m1f at Wolverhampton last time and should be thereabouts again while Cloudy Wings scored over the same C&D back in April and can race off the same mark here. Hi Note arrives on the back of a good effort over hurdles and Musically has the past form over shorter trips that give her a chance.
Cloudy Start 4-1 (9-2) Dwelt in rear, switched to outer 4f out, effort over 2f out, ridden and no impression final furlong, 5th of 6, 12l behind Mollyow (8-10) at Yarmouth 2m hcp 0-65 (6) gd in Jul.
Arctic Wings (IRE) 85-40fav (8-10) Keen early, tracked leaders, led 6f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, kept on same pace, no extra and lost 2nd towards finish, 3rd of 6, 1 1/4l behind Corvette (9-10) at Wolverhampton 2m app hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Hi Note 10-1 (8-3) Tracked leaders, led over 7f out, headed over 2f out, chased winner, kept on and no impression, 2nd of 10, 3l behind Green To Gold (9-2) at Folkestone 1m 7f hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Jul.
Gulf Coast 10-1 (9-4) Chased leaders, ridden and one pace from over 1f out, 7th of 11, 6l behind Valantino Oyster (9-7) at Beverley 1m 4f sell hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Sacco D'oro 3-1 (8-7) In touch on inside, chased leading pair over 2f out to over 1f out, one pace final furlong, 4th of 6, 6l behind Corvette (9-10) at Wolverhampton 2m app hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Quiet Appeal (IRE) 10-1 (8-9) Led, ridden and headed 2f out, weakened 1f out, 9th of 12, 22l behind Passion Planet (9-5) at Newcastle 1m 6f hcp 0-70 (5) gd.
Femme Royale 9-1 (9-3) In touch, weakened over 3f out, last of 10, well behind Chapter Nine (9-1) at Bath 1m 4f hcp 0-55 (6) gd.
Yas Marina (USA) 7-2fav (8-13) Raced wide close up, reminders halfway, weakened 3f out, 11th of 12, 35l behind Applaude (8-12) at Southwell 1m hcp 0-60 (6) fbs in Jul.
Cookieshake 10-1 (9-0) Led, tried to run out over 6f out, joined 3f out, soon headed, weakened over 2f out, 4th of 6, 18l behind Ctappers (8-0) at Chepstow 2m 2f mdn hcap 0-65 (6) sft.
Native Eight (USA) 14-1 (9-7) In rear, ridden over 3f out, never on terms, 9th of 14, 24l behind Phantom Ranch (8-8) at Nottingham 2m 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gd.
Musically 9-2 (8-7) Keen held up, ridden and some headway over 1f out, never a factor, 5th of 9, 7l behind Hyde Lea Flyer (8-12) at Warwick 1m 3f hcp 0-60 (6) gd.
Astonished Harry (GER) 4-1 (8-11) Took keen hold, tracked leader 3f, prominent, led 3f out, headed over 1f out, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 11, 4l behind Foster's Road (9-7) at Nottingham 1m 6f 3yo hcp 0-60 (6) gd.