Prime Circle went close again here last time having won over C&D on his penultimate start. He's likely to make another bold bid, though BELLE PARK has just as good a chance and is likely to start a bigger price. The latter wasn't disgraced in much better company at Sandown in July and had gone close when third over track and trip before that. Whats For Pudding has struggled to get involved since landing a double on the turf in August and a similar comment applies to Excellent Vision, who has shown little since his win at this track in the same month.
Alqaahir (USA) 80-1 (10-3) Mid-division, headway on outside over 3f out, weakened approaching final 2f, 12th of 15, 22l behind Taste The Wine (10-7) at Warwick 1m 3f am hcp 0-60 (6) gf in Sep.
Silly Dancer (IRE) 14-1 (9-4) Towards rear for most, never a factor, 10th of 14, 11l behind Liberty To Rock (9-7) at Dundalk 1m hcp pol in Sep.
Prime Circle 13-8fav (8-4) Slow into stride, in rear, wide and headway over 1f out, ran on, not reach winner, 2nd of 12, 3/4l behind Appyjack (9-1) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (6) pol.
Belle Park 16-1 (8-6) Held up mid-division, ridden over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, 4th of 15, 4l behind Madame Excelerate (9-2) at Sandown 1m app hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Jul.
Emerald Girl (IRE) 50-1 (9-1) Mid-division, headway over 3f out, every chance 2f out, weakened 1f out, 12th of 16, 13l behind Glass Mountain (9-2) at Yarmouth 1m hcp 0-65 (6) gd.
Excellent Vision 7-1 (8-13) Slowly away in rear, never near leaders, 6th of 11, 13l behind Princess Gail (8-10) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (6) pol.
Whats For Pudding (IRE) 28-1 (8-8) Ridden soon after start, towards rear, headway over 1f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 11, 5l behind Michael's Nook (8-6) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Deslaya (IRE) 5-1 (9-1) Held up, ridden on outside over 2f out, headway over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 6th of 12, 4l behind Fedora (9-0) at Kempton 7f hcp (6) pol.
Fair Breeze 11-1 (8-13) Tracked leaders, ridden and every chance over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 7th of 13, 3l behind Penang Cinta (9-4) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-60 (6) gf.
Meydan Style (USA) 20-1 (8-13) Held up towards rear, some headway on inside over 1f out, never on terms, 8th of 13, 15l behind Prime Circle (8-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f app hcp 0-55 (6) pol in Sep.
Shunkawakhan (IRE) 33-1 (9-0) Towards rear, never on terms, 8th of 12, 14l behind Arkaim (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (6) pol.
Freedom Trail 50-1 (8-10) Held up behind, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 10th of 15, 16l behind Mission Impossible (8-13) at Newcastle 6f hcp 0-55 (6) sft in Sep.
Look For Love 14-1 (8-11) Always in last pair, never on terms, 5th of 6, 12l behind Jack's Revenge (9-2) at Leicester 1m 2f 3yo sll (6) gf.