ON WITH THE DANCE is only a pound higher than when second to Harry Bosch over track and trip at the start of month and is fancied to go one better in a race that probably isn't as competitive as the numbers suggest. Uncle Dermot, Daneside and Uncle Fred are all course and distance winners but have a bit to find on recent form while Strategic Action's placed form has come at a lower level. Mahadee might have place claims while Jonjo O'Neill is on a but of a roll at the moment so Bankroll might be worth a second look but Poor Duke has a bit to prove after his latest effort.
Uncle Dermot (IRE) 20-1 (9-0) Towards rear, headway on wide outside over 2f out, never reached leaders and weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 11, 7l behind Cruiser (8-12) at Windsor 1m hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Jun.
Typography 20-1 (9-6) Tracked leaders, took keen hold, ridden 3f out, chased winner final furlong until kept on same pace towards finish, 5th of 10, 2l behind Capitol Gain (9-0) at Bath 1m hcp 0-70 (5) fm in Sep.
Bankroll 20-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, pushed along well over 1f out, stayed on same pace and no impression inside final furlong, 6th of 10, 3l behind Sir Mike (9-6) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-75 (5) pol in May.
Shifting Star (IRE) 12-1 (9-3) Pulled hard in mid-division, headway over 1f out, soon chasing leaders, stayed on well, 3rd of 8, 1 1/2l behind Halling Dancer (9-3) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jun.
Mahadee (IRE) 10-1 (9-0) Mid-division, ridden over 2f out, kept on final furlong, 7th of 10, 9l behind Peak Storm (8-5) at Chepstow 1m hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jun.
Batchelors Star (IRE) 20-1 (8-9) Held up in rear, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace and no impression, 6th of 8, 7l behind Burnham (9-7) at Chepstow 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jun.
Daneside (IRE) 12-1 (9-11) Mid-division, pushed along halfway, ran on inside final furlong, never nearer, 5th of 11, 2 1/2l behind Hamble (8-12) at Newmarket 1m app hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Jun.
West Leake (IRE) 14-1 (8-10) Chased leaders on inside, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 11, 4 1/2l behind Levi Draper (9-9) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Jun.
On With The Dance (IRE) 14-1 (9-1) Mid-division, headway 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, no impression on winner, 2nd of 13, 1 1/2l behind Harry Bosch (9-2) at Windsor 1m 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Jun.
Poor Duke (IRE) 4-1 (9-0) Close up, ridden 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 8th of 11, 9l behind Mister Marcasite (9-0) at Nottingham 1m 3yo stk 0-70 (5) gs in May.
Uncle Fred 13-8 (9-7) Steadied start, took keen hold, held up last, taken wide and no cover 7f out, headway 6f out, pushed along and outpaced over 3f out, plugged on to modest 3rd inside final 2f, 3rd of 4, 13l behind Green Earth (8-7) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) fm in Jun.
Switcharooney (IRE) 50-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders, driven 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong, no impression, 10th of 17, 8l behind Matrooh (9-5) at Doncaster 1m 3yo mdn (5) gf in May.
Strategic Action (IRE) 8-1 (9-7) Held up in touch, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 14, 3 1/2l behind Two Minds (9-4) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-68 (6) pol in Jun.
Titan Triumph 20-1 (9-0) In touch, ridden over 1f out, no impression, 7th of 11, 6l behind Pategonia (9-4) at Lingfield 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Jun.