Champagne Bob is better over 7f but will have needed his run at Chepstow. Ruth Carr’s pair, Loulin and Highland Acclaim, would have a chance on their best form and the three-year-olds Comvida, Quercus and Evora Knights could also figure but LUCKY BEGGAR still pops up now and again and is back over his best trip after a pipe-opener at Redcar so looks the one to be on.
Lucky Beggar (IRE) 25-1 (9-6) Prominent, led 6f out, headed over 1f out, weakened entering final furlong, 10th of 13, 16 1/2l behind Ginger Max (9-2) at Redcar 7f hcp (6) gd in Jun.
Highland Acclaim (IRE) 12-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, lost place over 1f out, 9th of 13, 7 1/2l behind The Golden Cue (8-11) at Ripon 6f hcp (6) gs in Jun.
Loulin 6-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, effort over 2f out, soon one pace, ridden and stayed on inside final furlong, no impression, 3rd of 6, 2 1/2l behind Global Humor (9-2) at Southwell 6f hcp (6) pol in Feb.
Prissy Missy (IRE) 22-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, effort far side of group and one pace in 3rd final furlong, 3rd of 12, 3 1/4l behind Eye Smiling (9-7) at Hamilton 6f hcp (6) gs in Jun.
Quercus (IRE) 18-1 (9-2) Led, crossed to stands rail after 1f, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 5th of 9, 12 3/4l behind Lampang (9-9) at Ripon 6f stks (5) gs in Sep.
Champagne Bob 5-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 10, 7l behind Fieldsman (9-6) at Chepstow 7f hcp (6) gs in Jun.
Evora Knights 40-1 (9-1) Chased leader until halfway, chased leaders, weakened quickly inside final 2f, 10th of 12, 19 1/4l behind Eye Smiling (9-7) at Hamilton 6f hcp (6) gs in Jun.
Mightaswellsmile 11-1 (9-1) Prominent, ridden 2f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 11, 4 1/4l behind Sambucca Spirit (9-5) at Redcar 5f hcp (6) gd in Jun.
Viking Way (IRE) 22-1 (8-8) Hampered start, outpaced, 10th of 12, 8 3/4l behind Burtonwood (9-3) at Beverley 5f hcp (6) gd in Jun.
Champagne Mondays 25-1 (8-11) Outpaced towards rear,, 5th of 11, 2 1/4l behind Twilighting (9-5) at Lingfield 6f hcp (6) pol in Jun.
Comvida (IRE) 12-1 (8-4) Led, ridden and headed 2f out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 8, 10 1/2l behind Perregrin (9-0) at Southwell 1m (6) pol in Dec.
Extrasolar 7-2 (9-0) Mid-division, ridden and effort over 2f out, stayed on same pace from over 1f out, 5th of 8, 5 1/2l behind Macs Blessings (9-7) at Ayr 6f hcp (6) gf in Jun.