A wide-open handicap on paper but, having floundered in the monsoon-like conditions at Pontefract, SUNRAIDER is taken to bounce back. Paul Midgley's seven-year-old had appeared to be coming into form with a gritty victory at Carlisle in June and should be capable of giving a good account back on ground that suits. Vallarta had proved frustrating to follow though a visor worked the oracle at Salisbury and his stable have been among the winners. Dream Ally won well in a lesser grade at Hamilton and Micky Hammond's gelding is potentially well handicapped on the pick of last year's form. Bosham was well backed ahead of his appearance at Carlisle on Tuesday and it will be interesting to see if his supporters are back for more tonight. Samantha Bell has won on Arctic Feeling before and Richard Fahey will be hoping that she can reawaken the six-year-old's enthusiasm for the game.
Sunraider (IRE) 6-1 (9-4) Towards rear, ridden over 1f out, switched right inside final furlong, kept on well towards finish, 4th of 10, 2 3/4l behind My Name Is Rio (9-6) at Pontefract 6f hcp 0-90 (3) sft.
Vincentti (IRE) 8-1 (9-10) Slowly away towards rear, ridden 2f out, ran on, not reach leaders, 3rd of 10, 1 1/4l behind Light From Mars (9-5) at Newmarket 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gf.
Trade Secret 20-1 (9-8) Slowly into stride, held up, ridden and struggling over 2f out, 13th of 18, 18l behind Highland Acclaim (8-13) at York 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Jun.
Mon Brav 17-2 (9-7) Mid-division, outpaced 3f out, soon ridden, kept on under pressure from over 1f out, never on terms, 7th of 12, 6l behind Greeb (9-4) at Doncaster 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gf in Jun.
Vallarta (IRE) 10-3 (9-12) Held up in last trio, headway chasing leaders over 1f out, strong challenge inside final furlong, ran on to lead final 50 yards, won at Salisbury 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gf beating Smart Salute (9-4) by nk, 8 ran.
Arctic Feeling (IRE) 5-1fav (8-13) Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, 6th of 11, 3l behind Pearl Blue (9-8) at Newmarket 5f hcp 0-90 (3) gs.
Teetotal (IRE) 3-1 (9-9) Took keen hold close up, ridden 2f out, faded inside final furlong, 6th of 8, 10l behind Al Khan (9-3) at Carlisle 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Jun.
Ypres 10-1 (9-12) Towards rear and pushed along, headway over 1f out, kept on final furlong, 4th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Bajan Bear (9-5) at Nottingham 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Mayfield Girl (IRE) 33-1 (8-12) Mid-division, effort over 3f out, close up 2f out, soon ridden, lost place over 1f out, 16th of 18, 19l behind Highland Acclaim (8-13) at York 6f hcp 0-80 (4) gd in Jun.
Eland Ally 20-1 (8-11) Always towards rear, 8th of 17, 3 1/2l behind See The Storm (8-10) at Redcar 6f hcp 0-85 (4) gd.
Bosham 5-2fav (9-11) Led, hard driven when challenged over 1f out, headed well inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 7, hd behind Slim Chance (9-5) at Carlisle 5f hcp 0-70 (5) gf.
Majestic Dream (IRE) 20-1 (9-7) Close up, weakened 2f out, last of 11, 38l behind Kimbali (9-2) at Beverley 7f hcp 0-75 (5) gd.
Meandmyshadow 9-2 (9-1) Chased leaders, weakened final furlong, 5th of 7, 10l behind Guishan (8-10) at Nottingham 6f flls hcp 0-80 (4) gf.
Dream Ally (IRE) 10-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders, pushed along and faded final furlong, 7th of 8, 6l behind Jamesbo's Girl (9-4) at Pontefract 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gf.
Lucky Lodge 17-2 (9-0) Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 4th of 8, 4l behind Jamesbo's Girl (9-4) at Pontefract 6f hcp 0-75 (5) gf.