He's been a losing favourite on his last two starts but ALBERTUS PICTOR gets the chance to make amends here. His second to Kiama Bay back in January is the best piece of form on offer and Sir Mark Prescott can get them ready after a lay-off. Bavarica has done her recent winning in amateur races, but Ghufa remains on a winning mark if he can rediscover his best under Fallon. Eagle Nebula has been in good form most of the year and is not out of this, while Raktiman scored over a longer trip here recently but needs to improve again off a 5lb higher mark.
Albertus Pictor 11-8fav (9-8) Soon led, pushed along over 4f out, ridden over 2f out, headed over 1f out, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 4, 2 1/4l behind Kiama Bay (9-8) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Jan.
Dynamic Idol (USA) 8-1 (10-0) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakening when short of room over 1f out, 12th of 13, 19l behind Raktiman (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Aug.
Bavarica 5-1 (10-7) Patiently ridden in last place, not clear run entering final 2f, soon switched right, headway approaching final furlong, ridden and ran on to lead near finish, readily, won at Folkestone 1m 4f am hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Aug beating Come On The Irons (9-3) by 1/2l, 8 ran.
Langley 33-1 (9-3) Always towards rear, struggling over 3f out, last of 11, 34l behind Mister Angry (8-13) at Kempton 2m hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Aug.
Ghufa (IRE) 14-1 (9-6) Held up, headway 3f out, ridden to chase winner 2f out, kept on one pace, 2nd of 6, 4l behind Final Liberation (8-9) at Yarmouth 1m 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gf in Aug.
Eagle Nebula 14-1 (9-9) Behind, headway over 4f out, chased leaders over 2f out, led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, soon rallied, no extra close home, 2nd of 13, shd behind Cheddar George (9-6) at Newmarket 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Aug.
Raktiman (IRE) 28-1 (9-3) Close up, shuffled back over 3f out, headway over 1f out, ridden and ran on to lead final strides, won at Wolverhampton 1m 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Aug beating Moment Juste (9-1) by 1/2l, 13 ran.
Irish Jugger (USA) 25-1 (9-1) Held up mid-division, headway over 1f out, soon no impression, 9th of 13, 13l behind High On A Hill (9-6) at Newbury 1m 5f hcp 0-75 (5) gf in May.