RAYADOUR took advantage of a slide down the weights to score at Sedgefield last week. He's gone close under amateur riders on the Flat and gets the vote. Walter De La Mare finished third at Warwick with Joanna Mason on board earlier this year and can figure along with Musselburgh winner Newdane Dancer. Goodlukin Lucy scored over track and trip at this time last year and Dalstontosiloth posted a better effort at Sedgefield on his latest start.
Walter De La Mare (IRE) 11-2 (11-9) Held up in rear, headway approaching 3 out, stayed on same pace from next, pressing for places last, no impression on winner, 3rd of 11, 7l behind Take The Crown (10-12) at Towcester 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in Mar.
Newdane Dancer (IRE) 13-2 (10-7) Made most to after 3 out, soon ridden, no chance with winner when lost place after next, 5th of 12, 26l behind Bellorophon (10-11) at Kelso 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd in Mar.
Dalstontosiloth (IRE) 16-1 (10-9) Chased leaders, went 2nd on long run to 2 out until 2 out, soon ridden, no impression when dropped to 4th flat, 4th of 7, 8l behind Be Bop Boru (11-0) at Sedgefield 2m 1f (4) gs in Mar.
Carters Rest 33-1 (9-11) Towards rear, ridden when weakened soon after 3 out, last of 8, well behind Hawaii Five Nil (11-8) at Catterick 2m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy in Feb.
Goodlukin Lucy 7-2fav (10-8) Led, mistake 3rd, headed 5th, soon led again, not fluent and headed 3 out, soon weakened, 8th of 11, 20l behind Morning Time (10-9) at Perth 2m nov hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd in Jul.
My Old Lady (IRE) 14-1 (10-11) Soon mid-division, improved into moderate 3rd before straight, dropped to moderate 4th from 3 out, soon no impression, 4th of 18, 20l behind Notification (11-0) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-95 hvy in Mar.
Hydrant 14-1 (10-12) Raced keenly, held up towards rear on outside, outpaced 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off, 8th of 9, well behind Anay Turge (10-12) at Southwell 2m nov hdl (4) hvy in Jan.
Rayadour (IRE) 9-2 (9-13) Mid-division, headway on outer before 2 out, led before last, pressed run-in, kept on, won at Sedgefield 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs beating Highland Cathedral (10-10) by nk, 12 ran.
Samizdat (FR) 66-1 (10-2) Held up in mid-division, lost place and ridden before 4th, behind next, soon pulled up, in a race won by Dalrymple (10-6) at Huntingdon 2m cnd hcp hdl 0-95 (5) sft in Nov, 12 ran.