FETHIYE BOY bids for a hat-trick with an apprentice’s allowance negating a 4lb rise for winning at Windsor last time. That could see Ron Harris’ charge confirm latest running with runner-up Midnightly and fourth-placed Jashma. Dashing Poet landed a double on the all-weather in March but has looked high enough in the weights back on Turf while Met By Moonlight went close at Windsor last month only to disappoint back at the same track last time.
Fethiye Boy 25-1 (9-5) Raced wide, made virtually all, taken to far side over 2f out, ridden inside final furlong, held on, won at Windsor 5f hcp (5) gd in May beating Monteamiata (9-7) by 1/2l, 13 ran.
Kody Ridge (IRE) 50-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders stand side, ridden and weakened 2f out, 9th of 10, 22 1/4l behind Ocean Air (9-7) at Leicester 7f hcp (5) gf in Apr.
Met By Moonlight 8-1 (9-2) Chased leaders, pushed along halfway, ridden 2f out, edged left and weakened final furlong, 13th of 15, 9 1/2l behind Hart Stopper (9-7) at Windsor 6f hcp (5) gf in May.
Secret Agent 8-1 (9-5) Held up, pushed along and outpaced halfway, ridden on outside over 1f out, stayed on into never nearer 3rd near finish, 3rd of 7, 5 3/4l behind Juan Horsepower (9-5) at Wolverhampton 5f mdn stks (5) pol in Dec.
Dashing Poet 16-1 (8-7) Close up, pushed along halfway, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 7, 3 1/4l behind Carlton Frankie (9-9) at Nottingham 5f hcp (4) gf in May.
Jashma (IRE) 14-1 (9-0) Slowly away, held up in mid-division on outside, headway towards far side chasing leaders over 2f out, chased winner inside final 2f, ridden over 1f out, lost 2nd inside final furlong, no extra, 4th of 13, 2 3/4l behind Fethiye Boy (9-5) at Windsor 5f hcp (5) gd in May.
Lightoller (IRE) 15-2 (8-13) Slight lead, ridden and edged left 2f out, hung left and headed inside final furlong, weakened quickly, 7th of 15, 4 1/4l behind Hart Stopper (9-7) at Windsor 6f hcp (5) gf in May.
Pastfact 16-1 (9-1) Outpaced, 7th of 8, 8 3/4l behind Otomo (9-4) at Brighton 6f hcp (5) gd in May.
Tooty Fruitti 6-1 (9-7) Towards rear, headway over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on and no extra towards finish, 4th of 8, 2 1/2l behind Blue Rocks (9-3) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp (6) pol in Apr.
Midnightly 8-1 (9-7) Held up towards rear of mid-division, headway towards far side of centre over 2f out, ridden 2f out, soon edged left, chased winner over 1f out, ran on under inside final furlong, lost 2nd close home, 3rd of 13, 1l behind Fethiye Boy (9-5) at Windsor 5f hcp (5) gd in May.
Exquisite Ruby 16-1 (8-13) Steadied start, pulled hard in rear, never nearer, 6th of 10, 11 3/4l behind Harbour Grey (8-13) at Doncaster 6f mdn fll stks (5) gf in Apr.