AIR OF YORK ran well when finishing fourth here last time out and he can step up on that by registering his second success of the year in this competitive looking opener. Of the selections rivals here Chatoyer has been racing over shorter but his breeding suggests he'll appreciate this step up in trip and he is taken to claim second ahead of Bounty Pursuit who finished runner-up over C&D in June.
Passing Star 9-1 (10-0) Mid-division, headway 2f out, led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on same pace, 4th of 12, 1 1/2l behind Masarzain (9-9) at Salisbury 1m hcp (6) gd in Aug.
Bounty Pursuit 11-1 (9-6) Chased leaders, ridden 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 10, 9 1/4l behind World Power (9-5) at Newbury 7f hcp (5) gs in Jul.
Wahaab (IRE) 16-1 (9-10) Raced on nearside rail and on terms, switched left over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, not pace to challenge, 4th of 8, 1 1/2l behind Everkyllachy (8-13) at Chepstow 5f hcp (6) gs in Aug.
Air Of York (IRE) 22-1 (8-12) Behind, headway on outside over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 10, 1 1/4l behind Pastfact (8-13) at Chepstow 6f hcp (5) gs in Aug.
Chatoyer (FR) 5-2fav (9-9) Slowly away, keen in rear, wide and headway approaching final furlong, edged left and ran on final furlong, not reach leaders, 3rd of 9, 3 1/4l behind Magic Moments (9-5) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (6) pol in Aug.
Allofmelovesallofu 20-1 (9-9) Held up behind, weakened over 3f out, tailed off, last of 10, 27 1/4l behind Accomplice (9-3) at Bath 1m hcp (6) sft in Aug.
Beepeecee 10-1 (9-1) Tracked leader until 2f out, soon weakened, last of 7, 10 1/2l behind Salt Whistle Bay (9-3) at Lingfield 7f hcp (5) sft in Jul.
Binky Blue (IRE) 16-1 (9-10) Slowly into stride, soon mid-division on inside, pushed along and weakened 2f out, 9th of 11, 8 1/2l behind Beadlam (10-0) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (6) pol in Aug.
Higgy's Heartbeat 8-1 (9-1) Hampered start, always in rear, last of 9, 9 1/4l behind Firesnake (8-13) at Chelmsford City 6f hcp (6) pol in Aug.
Herm (IRE) 12-1 (8-12) Pushed along over 3f out, always behind, last of 7, 7l behind Sheikspear (9-7) at Chepstow 6f hcp (5) gf in Jul.
Tally's Song 50-1 (8-5) Outpaced towards rear, never on terms, 7th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Pastfact (8-13) at Chepstow 6f hcp (5) gs in Aug.
Aqshion Stations 20-1 (8-2) Pulled hard tracking leaders, weakened over 2f out, last of 5, 13 1/4l behind Ejayteekay (10-1) at Ffos Las 1m hcp (5) hvy in Aug.