Saigon City won at Yarmouth and Nottingham last year and may not have got home over 1m2f on his final start. He has to go on the short-list along with Aint Got A Scooby, who reappears on a decent mark. French import Eurato may need more time but Ogbourne Downs would have a chance on his best form and My Son Max is fit from the all-weather. TOBACCO ROAD is only 3lb higher than when winning a better race at Sandown last September and recent rain is very much in his favour - he gets a tentative vote.
Luhaif 20-1 (8-11) Pushed along leaving stalls and headway to track leaders after 2f, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 8th of 10, 11l behind George Guru (9-3) at Lingfield 1m hcap (2) pol in Mar.
Persepolis (IRE) 12-1 (8-8) Never better than mid-division, never involved, 10th of 13, 9l behind Rebellious Guest (9-0) at Kempton 1m 2f hcap (2) pol in Mar.
Eurato (FR) 9-2 (9-1) won at Longchamp(FR) 1m 4f 3yo clm sft in Oct beating Aouasif (8-11) by 1l, 7 ran.
Tobacco Road (IRE) 5-1 (9-4) Keen close up, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 9th of 15, 13l behind First Post (8-13) at Goodwood 1m hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Oct.
Myboyalfie (USA) 20-1 (9-6) Held up towards rear, never on terms, 9th of 11, 7l behind Silverheels (9-1) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Mar.
Lunar Deity 25-1 (9-3) Prominent, led after 1f, headed 2f out, weakened from over 1f out, 12th of 13, 8l behind Chookie Royale (9-8) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Oct.
Ogbourne Downs 16-1 (8-5) Raced centre until merged with stands' side group 5f out, always towards rear, 11th of 16, 13l behind Haaf A Sixpence (9-2) at Newmarket 1m hcp 0-95 (3) sft in Nov.
Saigon City 9-2 (9-3) Towards rear, headway and switched right over 2f out, ridden and kept on final furlong, nearest finish, 4th of 13, 3 1/2l behind Martian (9-5) at Yarmouth 1m 2f hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Oct.
Fleckerl (IRE) 2-1 (8-12) Mid-division, ridden over 2f out, hung right and headway final furlong, never on terms, 5th of 8, 2 3/4l behind Halfsin (9-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Feb.
Aint Got A Scooby (IRE) 7-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, rallied to 3rd 1f out, stayed on to 2nd towards finish, no chance with winner, 2nd of 11, 6l behind Canadian Run (9-7) at Lingfield 1m 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Sep.
My Son Max 12-1 (9-7) Slowly away in touch in rear over 4f out, ridden over 3f out, effort over 1f out, driven to chase clear winner entering final furlong, 2nd of 7, 6l behind Sound Advice (9-6) at Southwell 1m hcp 0-80 (4) fbs in Mar.
Starwatch 16-1 (8-11) Chased leaders, lost place over 4f out, 7th of 9, 17l behind Vital Evidence (8-13) at Windsor 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) hvy in Oct.