NAFA went close to landing a decent prize at the Curragh last week when finding only Whozthecat too good. She'll take the beating with a similar effort in this. Smokethatthunders let supporters down when a losing favourite at Kempton recently having gone close at the same track before that. Danzoe beat Love You Louis over 6f here back in May though the latter is weighted to reverse running while Welease Bwian has place claims back over the minimum trip.
Danzoe (IRE) 14-1 (9-11) In rear, ridden to chase leaders on stands side rail over 1f out, kept on same pace, never on terms, 7th of 8, 6l behind Catflap (8-9) at Windsor 5f app hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Nafa (IRE) 25-1 (7-11) Waited with, ridden in pursuit of winner inside final furlong, kept on well without getting there, 2nd of 21, nk behind Whozthecat (8-6) at Curragh 5f hcp gf.
Laura's Bairn 16-1 (9-3) Led, headed over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 12th of 13, 11l behind Clubland (8-12) at Southwell 5f hcp 0-75 (5) fbs in Mar.
Love You Louis 5-1 (9-11) Led, strongly challenged over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, soon faded, 5th of 9, 6l behind Cincinnati Kit (9-3) at Leicester 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gd in Jun.
Smokethatthunders (IRE) 15-8fav (9-6) Bumped start, took keen hold and steadied off heels over 4f out, towards rear and wide on home turn, never a factor, 8th of 9, 7l behind Bosham (8-8) at Kempton 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Welease Bwian (IRE) 20-1 (8-7) Raced wide tracked leader, ridden 2f out, weakening when hung right inside final furlong, 7th of 12, 10l behind Tidal's Baby (8-12) at Windsor 6f app hcp (5) gf.
Marmalade Moon 16-1 (9-3) Disputed lead until led halfway, soon headed, weakened final furlong, 8th of 10, 7l behind Sir Geoffrey (9-0) at Yarmouth 5f hcp 0-60 (6) gf.