good speed from wide draw to lead after 2f, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, weakened towards finish
chased leaders on inside and keen, weakened over 1f out, soon behind and eased
behind, some late minor headway, eased when no chance towards finish
chased leaders, ridden to lead and edged left inside final furlong, headed on line
mid-division on inside, headway over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
held up towards rear, some late headway, never on terms
led 2f, chased leader, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and lost 2nd over 1f out, kept on same pace towards finish
always towards rear
chased leaders on inside ridden to challenge over 1f out, ran on until no extra towards finish
held up towards rear, running on when not clear run and switched left inside final furlong, kept on towards finish, not reach leaders
held up in mid-division, headway when not clear run from over 1f out until squeezed through and ran on inside final furlong, led post
held up, ridden and headway chasing leaders and hung left over 1f out, squeezed through and ran on inside final furlong, every chance near finish, just failed
chased leaders on outside, ridden and weakened over 1f out
held up in last pair, no impression when not clear run on inside briefly 1f out
mid-division, headway on outside over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong
Vale Of Kent went close again at York last week, with Firmament behind, and the former also beat Keyser Soze when winning at Newmarket earlier. But Mark Johnston’s charge, Cliffs Of Capri and runner-up Charles Molson were all beaten by CENOTAPH in last year’s renewal. Ryan Moore partnered the latter on that occasion and another bold bid is expected today racing off a similar mark on his debut for Simon Crisford’s in-form yard. Beauty Filly won a Listed race at Chester last month but is now 13lb higher than when landing a handicap at Goodwood earlier and Blue Mist is preferred after placing in a valuable contest at Ascot last time. Habub takes a big step up in class after scoring over track and trip though has plenty of scope for improvement.
Vale Of Kent (IRE) 10-1 (9-7) Sent forward from wide draw to lead, given breather in front halfway, strongly challenged from well over 1f out and throughout final furlong, headed and no extra close home, good effort, 2nd of 18, hd behind What's The Story (9-6) at York 1m hcp (2) gd in Aug.
Cenotaph (USA) 20-1 (9-2) Raced far side, chased group leaders, weakened over 1f out, 20th of 26, 8 3/4l behind Cape Byron (9-9) at Ascot 6f hcp stks (2) gf in Jun.
Keyser Soze (IRE) 16-1 (9-7) Dwelt chased stand side leader, ridden and weakened over 1f out, 14th of 17, 8 1/2l behind Vale Of Kent (9-4) at Newmarket 7f (2) gf in Jul.
Documenting 50-1 (9-2) Chased far side leaders, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and weakened inside final 2f, 19th of 23, 20 1/2l behind Raising Sand (9-7) at Ascot 7f hcp stks (2) gs in Jul.
Beauty Filly 5-2jfav (9-0) Half reared start, held up towards rear, switched left 2f out, not clear run over 1f out, led inside final furlong, ran on well, won at Chester 7f lst stks (1) gd in Jul beating Oh This Is Us (9-5) by 1 1/4l, 7 ran.
Intisaab 50-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders far side, pushed along over 2f out, weakened inside final 2f, 20th of 23, 21 1/4l behind Raising Sand (9-7) at Ascot 7f hcp stks (2) gs in Jul.
Firmament 12-1 (9-2) Mid-division, headway over 3f out, chased leaders inside final furlong, never able to challenge, 4th of 18, 3 1/2l behind What's The Story (9-6) at York 1m hcp (2) gd in Aug.
Gulliver 28-1 (9-7) Always towards rear stands side, outpaced over 2f out, 12th of 17, 14 1/2l behind Dakota Gold (9-7) at Ripon 6f hcp (2) sft in Aug.
Habub (USA) 9-2 (10-0) Made all, ridden over 1f out, kept on well, won at Chelmsford City 7f hcp (3) pol in Aug beating Karnavaal (8-11) by 1l, 8 ran.
Blue Mist 11-1 (9-0) Chased leaders in centre, edged right and kept on in 3rd inside final furlong, not pace of leading duo, 3rd of 23, 2 1/2l behind Raising Sand (9-7) at Ascot 7f hcp stks (2) gs in Jul.
War Glory (IRE) 14-1 (9-9) Held up and behind, pushed along and headway well over 1f out, soon ridden, one pace final furlong, 5th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Power of Darkness (9-7) at Ascot 1m hcp (2) gd in Aug.
Charles Molson 20-1 (9-3) In touch, headway over 2f out, kept on same pace, 8th of 18, 2 3/4l behind Dirty Rascal (8-11) at Goodwood 7f hcp (3) gd in Jul.
Reputation (IRE) 18-1 (9-4) Raced alone centre, mid-division, driven over 2f out, never on terms, weakened inside final furlong, 13th of 17, 16 1/4l behind Dakota Gold (9-7) at Ripon 6f hcp (2) sft in Aug.
Cliffs Of Capri 10-1 (8-10) Tracked leaders in 5th, pushed along and unable to quicken over 2f out, hung right inside final furlong, ran on towards finish, 4th of 12, 1 1/4l behind Salute The Soldier (9-0) at Goodwood 7f hcp (2) gd in Aug.
Admirality 16-1 (8-12) Held up far side, headway chasing leaders 2f out, kept on to lead group well inside final furlong, not pace of leaders in centre, 5th of 23, 5 1/4l behind Raising Sand (9-7) at Ascot 7f hcp stks (2) gs in Jul.
Merhoob (IRE) 25-1 (9-1) Slowly away, in rear and outpaced, effort over 1f out, no impression, 9th of 10, 8 1/2l behind Major Jumbo (9-1) at Chester 6f lst stks (1) gs in Aug.