mid-division, headway when stumbled and good recovery by rider inside final 2f, switches outside over 1f out, ridden and ran on inside final furlong, not quite reach front pair
behind, outpaced 3f out, never a threat
tracked leaders, led 2f out, ridden 1f out, kept on, headed towards finish
tracked leaders, driven over 2f out, kept on same pace, ridden and no impression when lost place inside final furlong
raced keenly, held up towards rear, smooth headway to go prominent over 2f out, ridden 1f out, one pace and no impression inside final furlong
mid-division, driven to chase leaders over 2f out, kept on same pace, never able to challenge
mid-division on outside, headway over 2f out, soon ridden and every chance, driven and outpaced inside final furlong
tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, headway to chase leader over 1f out, driven and stayed on to lead towards finish
led, headed 3f out, ridden and lost place inside final 2f, weakened final furlong
missed break badly, made up lost ground after 2f, in rear, weakened final 2f
tracked leader, led 3f out, ridden and headed 2f out, weakened final furlong
held up towards rear, outpaced 3f out, never involved
HAYMARKET and Remember Rocky were both well beaten in the same race here last time but filled the places in last year’s renewal and the former won this in 2017. He gets the vote with winning partner Carol Bartley back on back on board. Jackhammer has won three of his last four starts and carries 5lb extra after landing a double at Carlisle while Bollin Ted was placed at Beverley on his reappearance and won one of these events at Nottingham last summer. King Of Naples won off today’s mark at Wolverhampton earlier and Firby will be sharper for a recent comeback.
Firby (IRE) 13-2 (10-6) Keen early, tracked leaders, ridden briefly over 1f out, never on terms, weakened inside final furlong, 8th of 15, 9 1/2l behind Thorntoun Care (10-0) at Haydock 1m 4f hcp (5) sft in Jun.
Testa Rossa (IRE) 5-1 (9-7) Held up towards rear, never dangerous, 10th of 14, 8 1/4l behind Jackhammer (8-7) at Ayr 1m hcp (6) gf in May.
Jackhammer (IRE) 7-4 (9-5) In touch, headway approaching 2f out, led over 1f out, pushed clear inside final furlong, eased towards finish, won at Carlisle 1m 1f hcp (6) gs in Jun beating Born To Reason (8-7) by 1 3/4l, 9 ran.
Bollin Ted 6-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, ridden and kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 7, 2 1/4l behind Kilbaha Lady (9-7) at Beverley 1m 2f hcp (5) gs in May.
King Of Naples 16-1 (8-10) Pulled hard in rear, never dangerous, 10th of 11, 26 1/4l behind Archie Perkins (9-7) at Beverley 1m 2f hcp (5) gs in Jun.
Home Before Dusk 7-2 (9-7) Prominent, led and edged left over 1f out, clear inside final furlong, reduced lead towards finish but never looked like being caught, 6th of 11, 8l behind Dew Pond (8-13) at Thirsk 1m 4f hcp (6) gs in Jun.
Remmy D (IRE) 22-1 (9-5) Prominent, every chance over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 10th of 12, 9 1/2l behind Granite City Doc (9-6) at Newcastle 1m 2f hcp (6) pol in Jun.
Remember Rocky 14-1 (9-7) Chased leading pair, challenged and every chance 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 4th of 7, 11 1/4l behind Hillgrove Angel (9-1) at Ayr 1m 2f hcp (6) gf in May.
Haymarket 12-1 (8-13) Tracked leader, led 4f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened inside final 2f, 5th of 7, 14 1/4l behind Hillgrove Angel (9-1) at Ayr 1m 2f hcp (6) gf in May.
Indie Groove (IRE) 66-1 (9-7) Slowly into stride, held up in rear, well beaten over 3f out, last of 11, 34 1/2l behind Majeste (9-9) at Hamilton 1m 1f hcp (6) sft in May.
Let Right Be Done 66-1 (8-2) Held up, never dangerous, 12th of 14, 9 1/2l behind Jackhammer (8-7) at Ayr 1m hcp (6) gf in May.
Judith Gardenier 50-1 (9-0) Raced keenly, tracked leaders, ridden 3f out, never on terms, weakened final furlong, last of 9, 17l behind Ninepin Bowler (9-12) at Hamilton 1m 4f hcp (6) gf in Jun.
Rioja Day (IRE) 25-1 (8-12) Mid-division, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 8th of 12, 7 1/2l behind Betty Grable (9-0) at Hamilton 1m 1f hcp (6) sft in May.