This looks a toss-up between Spinning Bailiwick and DIVINE FORCE with marginal preference for the last named. Michael Wigham's gelding has won four of his last five and the manner of success last time suggested more glory awaits. He'll need a decent gallop and the gaps to appear in time but we're prepared to chance him, despite the fact he races off an 8lb higher mark today. He's looked one to keep on the right side and it's not as if the horse hasn't won over six furlongs, so providing they don't crawl he'll be the one to beat. Likewise Spinning Bailiwick needs a decent gallop, although Gary Moore's charge clearly has gears as she's won over the minimum trip at both Kempton and Lingfield. Her victory over seven last time is therefore all the more commendable and she will represent stiff competition for our pick off this revised mark of 80, indeed it was hard to go against this improving sort. If anything else is to win their performance will merit plenty of respect. Perhaps the most likely to do just that is Weet A Surprise who is closely matched with our pick at these revised weights, although as we've said Divine Force looks set to progress even further. Onceuponatime will surely struggle to beat Weet A Surprise today let alone the likely market principles, so he's overlooked despite holding a consistent profile. Canadian Danehill could put the pace to the race but he's likely to be vulnerable late on, whilst Sir Nod is respected as he's won here off this mark and the yard had a winner earlier this week, but this does look too hot for the eight-year-old. The remaining three runners are easily overlooked and so we return to Divine Force who could have enough to see off Spinning Bailiwick, with the pair by far the most compelling on show.
Canadian Danehill (IRE) 20-1 (8-4) Chased leaders, pushed along 3f out, ridden to dispute 2nd over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 6th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Matsunosuke (9-6) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-100 (2) pol in Jan.
Spinning Bailiwick 4-1 (9-4) Held up in last pair, headway well over 1f out, ran on to lead well inside final furlong, won at Wolverhampton 7f fll hcp (0-75) (5) pol in Jan beating Fine Silk (8-5) by 1l, 6 ran.
Klynch 6-1 (9-4) Held up, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 7th of 9, 5l behind River Kirov (9-9) at Wolverhampton 6f clm stks (6) pol in Oct.
Albertine Rose 14-1 (9-6) In touch, weakened final furlong, soon eased, last of 9, 12l behind Doctor Parkes (9-6) at Ripon 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gd in Aug.
Divine Force 7-4fav (8-12) Held up, good headway to outside over 1f out, strong run to lead inside final furlong, quickened clear, won at Lingfield 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Jan beating Celtic Sovereign (9-2) by 3/4l, 10 ran.
Weet A Surprise 9-2 (8-9) Towards rear, headway on outside over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, ran on to take 2nd well inside final furlong, 2nd of 13, 1l behind Divine Force (8-6) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Jan.
Onceaponatime (IRE) 2-1fav (8-13) Held up in touch, headway over 1f out, soon no impression, 5th of 8, 6l behind Billy Red (9-0) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Jan.
Princess Valerina 14-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, always behind, last of 8, 9l behind Billy Red (9-0) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Jan.
Sir Nod 10-1 (8-7) Chased leaders, ridden and unable to quicken over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 7th of 12, 4l behind Incomparable (8-7) at Doncaster 5f hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Sep.