Considering he ran loose before the start, Yeomanoftheguard did remarkably well to win his maiden here last month. He must have a chance if behaving himself here but FERRYVIEW PLACE was very well backed at Dundalk two weeks ago and connections will be looking to recoup losses. Held up, he was never on terms with the leaders on that occasion but earlier form on the Polytrack suggest he'll be a major player in this grade. Cheers For Thea is well treated on her best form and should take advantage of a plunge down the weights before much longer but Ruth Carr's French import Gran Maestro is best watched on his UK debut and Idol Deputy seems to have lost his way.
Avon River 25-1 (9-4) Always behind, tailed off and eased final 2f, 11th of 12, well behind Aldwick Bay (9-9) at Windsor 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) hvy in Oct.
Trois Vallees (USA) 4-1 (9-1) Tracked leaders, pushed along over 4f out, weakened over 2f out, 7th of 8, 24l behind Counsel (8-10) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Jun.
Gran Maestro (USA) (9-2) won at Compiegne(FR) 1m 2f 3yo stk in Oct beating Bunook (9-2) by shd, 14 ran.
Morant Bay (IRE) 66-1 (8-11) Mid-division on inside, lost place 2f out, weakened final furlong, 9th of 11, 20l behind Princess Caetani (8-13) at Newbury 1m 2f flls hcp 0-85 (4) hvy in Oct.
Bajan Bear 13-2 (9-2) Dwelt, held up in rear, headway when not clear run entering final furlong, no danger after, 10th of 12, 6l behind Roxelana (9-4) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Idol Deputy (FR) 12-1 (8-13) Chased leaders, went 2nd going well 2f out, ridden and found nil inside final furlong, 5th of 9, 4 1/2l behind Outlaw Torn (8-9) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-70 (5) pol.
Cheers For Thea (IRE) 13-2 (9-1) Held up in rear, headway over 1f out, soon chasing leaders, kept on same pace, 5th of 12, 7l behind Chatterer (9-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f fll hcp (0-75) (3yo+) (5) pol in Oct.
Yeomanoftheguard 8-1 (9-0) Unseated rider and ran loose before start, keen made all, ridden 2f out, edged right over 1f out, driven out, won at Wolverhampton 7f mdn auc stks (5) pol in Oct beating Green Mitas (8-10) by 1/2l, 11 ran.
Marvo 50-1 (9-4) Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, faded inside final furlong, 8th of 12, 6l behind Royal Etiquette (9-7) at Kempton 1m 2f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Oct.
Ferryview Place 7-2fav (9-11) Towards rear for most, never a factor, 9th of 14, 8l behind Khelino (9-1) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol.