Motou needs plenty of encouragement but will get it with McCoy taking over the reins. Finish The Story shouldn't be far away again while The Wee Midget finally took advantage of a tumbling mark at Bangor in emphatic fashion, though was undoubtedly flattered by her margin of victory. Nishay showed a bit more here last month and Zafaraban could figure if on a going day but we'll give OVER THE AIR another chance to show her run here in June was no fluke as a subsequent effort at Stratford was too bad to be true.
Motou (FR) 4-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, headway into 3rd after 3 out, driven and one pace before next, no chance with leading duo, kept on to hold 3rd, 3rd of 11, 9l behind Kilfinichen Bay (10-6) at Southwell 3m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd.
Over The Air 9-1 (11-8) Behind, struggling 7th, never dangerous, tailed off, last of 8, well behind Speed Check (9-9) at Stratford 2m 6f nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gf in Jul.
Finish The Story (IRE) 9-2 (11-6) Tracked leaders, went 2nd from 6 out, every chance from 3 out until just held close home, 2nd of 7, shd behind Johnnys Legacy (10-11) at Fontwell 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-100 (5) gf.
The Wee Midget 16-1 (10-7) Made all, driven 3 out, soon ridden, pressed next, 2 lengths clear and staying on when left alone last, won at Bangor 3m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd beating Maxford Lady (10-0) by well, 7 ran.
Annamult (IRE) 8-1 (10-9) Held up towards rear, headway before 6th, ridden approaching 8th, weakened before 2 out, 7th of 16, 25l behind Galley Slave (9-13) at Stratford 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gf in Jul.
Nishay (IRE) 12-1 (10-13) Held up towards rear, headway after 4 out, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, no impression 2 out, stayed on final 150 yards, went 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 9, 10l behind Lisheen Hill (11-5) at Worcester 2m 7f nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gf in Jul.
Milly Malone (IRE) 2-1fav (10-3) In rear, headway before 7 out, went 2nd before 4 out, led 4 out, headed before 2 out, kept on and held run-in, 2nd of 7, 2l behind It Is What It Is (10-12) at Ffos Las 3m hcp 0-100 (5) gd.
Zafaraban (IRE) 18-1 (10-10) Mid-division, outpaced before 3 out, stayed on flat, no impression on leaders, 5th of 11, 9l behind Raifteiri (9-7) at Cartmel 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd.
Quinola Des Obeaux (FR) 50-1 (10-1) Jumped left and poorly in rear, tailed off when blundered 10th, pulled up before next, in a race won by Got Attitude (11-1) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-100 (5) gf in May, 9 ran.
Modeligo (IRE) 11-2 (10-3) Mid-division, headway chasing leaders 4th, weakening when fell 7th, in a race won by According To Sarah (11-10) at Newton Abbot 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Jul, 12 ran.
Tantalized 16-1 (10-3) Led until after 2nd, prominent, ridden before 8th, soon lost place, no impression after, stayed on flat, 4th of 11, 8l behind Raifteiri (9-7) at Cartmel 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd.