slowly away, held up in rear, pushed along when not clear run 2f out, plugged on when in the clear final furlong
held up towards rear, headway between horses when hampered 2f out, not much room over 1f out, kept on final furlong, nearest finish
slowly into stride, held up in last pair, headway on outside 2f out, ridden and unable to quicken over 1f out, weakened final furlong
led, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, stayed on same pace, no chance with winner
held up towards rear, good headway on outside over 1f out, led inside final furlong, soon clear
chased leaders in 4th, pushed along over 3f out, ridden 3f out, weakened over 1f out
held up towards rear, headway on inside when hampered over 1f out, kept on final furlong, nearest finish
mid-division, headway on outside over 2f out, kept on final furlong
raced keenly, soon in touch, weakened over 3f out, tailed off and eased
tracked leader, ridden over 1f out, every chance 2f out, lost 2nd approaching final furlong, chased leaders, weakened and lost places towards finish
towards rear of mid-division, headway on outside over 2f out, keeping on but looking held when hampered over 1f out
tracked leading pair, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and kept on same pace final furlong
held up in mid-division, pushed along 4f out, ridden 2f out, soon hung right and weakened
Chivers is fit from chasing and won this last year off a 5lb lower mark with Give Him Time behind. But DOUBLE LEGEND is less exposed and a chance is taken he stays this extra distance having gone close over 1m4f at Kempton last time on the back of an earlier success at the same track. Cristal Spirit went close over a shorter trip in an amateurs' race at Doncaster on his comeback and Jacob Cats was placed over 2m at Lingfield on his reappearance. Sassie ended last season with a victory over the latter trip at Kempton and Rydan was placed over 2m on his latest start.
Jacob Cats 10-1 (9-12) Slowly away and early reminders, towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, nearest finish, 3rd of 12, 11 1/2l behind Eden Rose (9-7) at Lingfield 2m hcp (5) pol in Mar.
Sassie (IRE) 8-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders, effort over 2f out, led over 1f out, stayed on well, driven out, won at Kempton 2m hcp (5) pol in Nov beating Encryption (9-2) by 1l, 9 ran.
Give Him Time 9-2jfav (11-0) In touch, outpaced 4 out, soon weakened, 8th of 11, dist behind Stonecoldsoba (11-9) at Huntingdon 2m hcp (4) gs in Feb.
Berrahri (IRE) 15-2 (9-1) Led, pushed along and headed 2f out, no extra inside final furlong, 5th of 7, 3l behind Sotomayor (8-8) at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp (4) pol in Apr.
Rydan (IRE) 11-8fav (10-0) Dwelt in touch in rear, headway 2f out, switched left approaching final furlong, ridden to lead inside final furlong, soon joined, headed final strides, 2nd of 7, shd behind Monjeni (9-9) at Lingfield 2m hcp (4) pol in Dec.
Ezanak (IRE) 8-1 (9-11) Led until over 4f out, soon lost place, in rear when hampered over 2f out, eased over 1f out, 6th of 9, dist behind Noble Expression (9-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 6f hcp (5) pol in Jan.
Cristal Spirit 7-2fav (10-12) Held up in mid-division, pushed along over 5f out, ridden over 4f out, headway over 1f out, finished well, took 2nd post, 2nd of 17, 3/4l behind Extreme Appeal (10-0) at Doncaster 1m 4f hcp (5) gd in Mar.
Hatsaway (IRE) 6-1 (9-9) Tracked leaders on inside, pushed along over 3f out, weakened, behind and eased final 2f, tailed off, last of 10, 35 1/2l behind Lumen (8-5) at Lingfield 2m hcp (6) pol in Nov.
The Way You Dance (IRE) 20-1 (9-8) In rear, wide and headway 6f out, close up, pushed along 3f out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 10, 3l behind Power Home (8-13) at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp (5) pol in Mar.
Harmonise 66-1 (11-0) Prominent, pecked 3rd, lost place before 3 out, pulled up after 3 out, at Sandown 2m hcp (3) hvy in Nov.
Love To Breeze 13-2 (9-6) Raced wide, towards rear, headway to track leaders 4f out, ridden to chase winner over 2f out, no impression final furlong, lost 2nd towards finish, 3rd of 11, 2 1/4l behind Tin Fandango (9-3) at Lingfield 2m hcp (5) pol in Apr.
Shambra (IRE) 25-1 (10-4) Held up in rear, blundered 6th, headway on long run before 2 out, kept on from last, went 3rd close home, 3rd of 7, 14 3/4l behind Culture De Sivola (11-5) at Kempton 3m 1f hcp (2) gs in Dec.
Double Legend (IRE) 10-3 (8-6) Held up in last pair, headway and switched left over 1f out, stayed on into 3rd final 125 yards and closed, almost snatched 2nd, 3rd of 8, 3/4l behind Nylon Speed (9-7) at Kempton 1m 4f hcp (5) pol in Mar.
Chivers (IRE) 5-2jfav (11-12) Chased leaders, not fluent 2nd or 6th, struggling 9th, rallied 3 out, 3rd and one pace last, 3rd of 8, 9 1/4l behind Kahdian (10-7) at Wincanton 2m hcp (5) gd in Apr.