awkward start, held up in rear, ridden 3f out, headway over 2f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, kept on
held up towards rear, pushed along on outside 3f out, some headway from over 2f out, no impression
held up in mid-division, headway over 4f out, ridden over 2f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong
held up towards rear, headway going well from 3f out, led over 1f out, ridden out
tracked leaders, every chance over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong
pressed leader, led over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, no impression on winner inside final furlong, kept on
held up towards rear, some headway over 2f out, no impression, weakened inside final furlong
in touch in mid-division, lost place over 4f out, soon behind
took keen hold, tracked leaders, ridden over 4f out, soon lost place
led, headed over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
tracked leaders, ridden 5f out, lost place over 4f out, soon behind
MR COCO BEAN is more exposed than most but has been a good servant since moving to the Barron yard and still looks on a feasible handicap mark. Hold-up tactics are highly likely to be deployed once again and the Haydock straight should provide Pat Dobbs with ample time to organise the Gio Ponti gelding for a trademark late challenge. Pioneering hasn't won since 2017 but is down to a mark of 67 - he was in the 80s last summer - and is well worth keeping an eye on here on just a third start for Roger Fell. Glorious Dane should appreciate returning to the Flat after an abortive run over timber latest, with Little India is another to note after a good effort last time.
The Throstles 10-1 (9-7) Led centre group 1f, remained prominent, every chance over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 12, 11 1/4l behind Mountain Rescue (9-11) at Newmarket 1m hcp (5) gs in Jun.
Pioneering (IRE) 8-1 (8-5) Mid-division, headway over 3f out, chased leaders over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 14, 7 1/2l behind Music Seeker (9-0) at York 1m 2f hcp (4) sft in Jun.
Guvenor's Choice (IRE) 25-1 (9-5) Raced centre, held up, some late headway, never on terms, 7th of 12, 13 3/4l behind Mountain Rescue (9-11) at Newmarket 1m hcp (5) gs in Jun.
Mr Coco Bean (USA) 6-5fav (9-8) Mid-division, headway on outside chasing leaders over 2f out, went 2nd over 1f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, stayed on, won at Redcar 1m 2f hcp (6) gf in May beating Red Seeker (9-2) by 1/2l, 13 ran.
Maghfoor 8-1 (9-6) Soon led, ridden and headed 2f out, weakened final furlong, last of 15, 28 1/2l behind Briardale (9-6) at Haydock 1m 2f hcp (5) gf in May.
Little India (FR) 14-1 (9-11) Led, ridden and quickened clear over 2f out, ridden and headed inside final furlong, no extra and lost 2nd close home, 3rd of 8, 1/2l behind Colony Queen (9-4) at Doncaster 1m 2f hcp fll (5) gf in May.
Artistic Streak 12-1 (9-0) Soon chasing leaders on outside, pushed along over 3f out, losing place when hampered 2f out, soon hung right and weakened, 6th of 11, 11 3/4l behind Ashazuri (9-8) at Sandown 1m 1f hcp fll (5) gf in May.
Glorious Dane 6-1 (10-12) Took keen hold, prominent when hampered 1st, chased leaders, weakened before last, 5th of 6, 28 1/2l behind Must See The Doc (10-12) at Aintree 2m (3) gs in Jun.
Smoki Smoka (IRE) 50-1 (8-2) Soon led, ridden and headed 3f out, weakened 2f out, tailed off, 9th of 10, dist behind Sam Cooke (9-3) at Chester 1m 4f hcp (3) sft in May.
Gennaro (IRE) 7-1 (8-13) Disputed lead until ridden approaching 3f out, soon weakened, last of 7, 36l behind Love Your Work (9-7) at Southwell 1m hcp (5) pol in May.
The Gingerbreadman 8-1 (8-9) Slightly hampered start, chased leaders, lost place over 3f out, soon well beaten, last of 7, 7 1/4l behind Carlovian (9-1) at Nottingham 6f hcp (6) hvy in Jun.