SWELL SONG has yet to win but went close to doing so at Wolverhampton when well ahead of Katherine Place and Scarlet Red and may prove good enough on this occasion. Flowing Clarets finished in front of both Penwood and Starchant when fifth in better company at Lingfield and can figure in this lower grade while Jaganory also drops in class and is preferred to Twilighting, who drops down in distance.
Jaganory (IRE) 14-1 (9-0) In touch, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on, 5th of 15, 6 3/4l behind Knockabout Queen (9-5) at Bath 6f hcp (6) fm in Sep.
Swell Song 3-1fav (9-0) Chased leaders, went 2nd over 2f out, led 1f out, headed well inside final furlong, 2nd of 10, 1 1/4l behind One One Seven (9-0) at Wolverhampton 5f stks (6) pol in Sep.
Kadiz (IRE) 12-1 (9-4) Keen held up, short lived effort over 1f out, 9th of 11, 4 1/2l behind Miss Gargar (9-7) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (6) pol in Aug.
Penwood (FR) 12-1 (8-13) Raced wide tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 10, 4 1/4l behind Devil Or Angel (9-4) at Lingfield 5f hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Starchant 8-1 (8-11) Dwelt raced wide in touch, ridden 2f out, not trouble leaders, 8th of 10, 5 1/4l behind Devil Or Angel (9-4) at Lingfield 5f hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Twilighting 7-2 (9-0) Soon led, ridden and headed over 1f out, soon weakened, 10th of 11, 14 1/2l behind Miss Gargar (9-7) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (6) pol in Aug.
Katherine Place 16-1 (9-1) Prominent, outpaced and edged left over 2f out, kept on towards finish, 6th of 13, 3 1/4l behind Eesha Says (9-1) at Southwell 5f stks (6) pol in Sep.
Flowing Clarets 12-1 (8-10) In touch, ridden over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, nearest finish, 5th of 10, 4l behind Devil Or Angel (9-4) at Lingfield 5f hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Scarlet Red 20-1 (9-1) Led, ridden over 2f out, headed 1f out, weakened well inside final furlong, 7th of 10, 6l behind One One Seven (9-0) at Wolverhampton 5f stks (6) pol in Sep.
Gold Club 14-1 (9-1) Chased leader, every chance 2f out, hard ridden final furlong, no extra towards finish, 6th of 11, 2 1/2l behind Dandilion (9-1) at Lingfield 6f hcp (6) pol in Aug.