SURBETT has shown plenty of early pace over 6f and won over the latter trip at Epsom last time. Marco Botti's charge may prove good enough over the minimum trip and Secret Ambition will appreciate the return to 5f after a couple of modest efforts over further. Sign of The Kodiac disappointed over today's distance at Ripon while Cobana Sand's recent third came in a claimer in France. Dream Dreamer drops in class and has a shout.
Cobana Sand (IRE) (9-5) 3rd of 7, 1 1/4l behind Pitou (9-1) at Maisons-Laffitte 5f stks gd in Jul.
Dream Dreamer 33-1 (8-12) Raced far side, chased leaders, edged right 2f out, soon weakened, 22nd of 27, 21 1/2l behind Washington Dc (9-3) at Ascot 5f lst stks (1) gf in Jun.
Surbett (IRE) 3-1fav (9-5) Held up mid-division, took keen hold, headway 2f out, kept on to lead towards finish, won at Epsom 6f mdn stks (5) gd in Jul beating Goodwood Zodiac (9-5) by nk, 8 ran.
Sign of The Kodiac (IRE) 5-1fav (9-5) In touch, ridden to challenge over 1f out, stayed on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 13, 8 1/4l behind Ornate (9-5) at Ripon 5f mdn stks (4) gd in Jul.
Secret Ambition 3-1fav (9-5) Chased leaders, soon pushed along, stayed on same pace final 2f, 4th of 9, 6 1/4l behind Binzart (9-5) at Chelmsford City 6f mdn stks (4) pol in Jul.
Memyselfie (IRE) 100-1 (9-0) Towards rear, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 7th of 11, 12 3/4l behind Dhahmaan (9-5) at Nottingham 5f mdn stks (5) gs in May.
Secret Clause 20-1 (8-6) Close up, ridden halfway, kept on to go 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 9, 4 1/4l behind Cool Silk Boy (9-1) at Southwell 5f (6) pol in Jul.