FOR AYMAN returned to winning ways over track and trip last month. He’s upped 8lb but won off a higher mark last year and makes more appeal than another recent course and distance winner in Curious Fox. Helfire has won two of her last three starts and is another to consider despite a further 5lb rise but Tigserin has crept back up the weights despite not winning and found one to good again at Wolverhampton last time. Tagula Night and Kinglami continue to tumble down the handicap and could bounce back at any time.
Tagula Night (IRE) 9-2 (9-8) Chased leaders on outside, driven halfway, ridden to challenge over 1f out, weakened closing stages, 4th of 9, 2 3/4l behind Poole Belle (9-5) at Salisbury 6f hcp (5) sft in Aug.
Kinglami 20-1 (9-4) Held up in last pair,ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never going pace to threaten, 7th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Lyfka (9-12) at Chepstow 7f hcp (4) gd in Jul.
Rhythm And Blues 6-1 (9-5) Raced wide, pushed along and headway to go close up over 3f out, ridden halfway, weakened over 1f out, 7th of 9, 9 1/4l behind Belledesert (9-7) at Bath 6f hcp (5) fm in Aug.
Major Valentine 4-1 (9-10) Raced wide early, led after 1f until ridden inside final 2f, chased leaders, weakened over 1f out, 5th of 7, 9 1/4l behind Babyfact (9-6) at Bath 6f hcp (6) fm in Jul.
For Ayman 8-1 (9-7) Held up towards rear, headway on outside 3f out, ran on well from over 1f out, led inside final furlong, edged right and soon clear, won at Kempton 6f hcp (6) pol in Aug beating Foxford (9-1) by 2 3/4l, 11 ran.
Dutch Archer 9-1 (9-4) Held up towards rear, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 5th of 9, 4 1/4l behind Flash City (9-9) at Doncaster 5f hcp (5) gd in Jul.
Helfire 9-2 (8-8) Awkward on way to post, tracked leading trio, 3rd on inside 2f out, led over 1f out, soon ridden and joined, stayed on to assert well inside final furlong, won at Lingfield 7f hcp (5) pol in Jul beating Danecase (9-7) by 1 1/4l, 10 ran.
Curious Fox 12-1 (9-7) Tracked leader, ridden 2f out, led inside final furlong, ran on, won at Kempton 6f hcp (6) pol in Aug beating Deer Song (9-3) by 1 1/2l, 10 ran.
Many Dreams (IRE) 12-1 (8-12) Held up, in last pair, ridden and headway over 1f out, modest 4th final furlong, 4th of 8, 6 1/4l behind Able Jack (9-7) at Sandown 7f hcp (5) gf in Jul.
Gift From God 50-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders in 5th, pushed along over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong, 8th of 14, 7 3/4l behind Enduring Power (9-5) at Kempton 7f mdn stks (5) pol in Aug.
Tigserin (IRE) 7-2 (9-2) Tracked leaders, led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 8, 1l behind Jameerah (9-7) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp fll (5) pol in Aug.
Angelito 33-1 (8-12) In rear, ridden 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, nearest finish, 5th of 10, 4l behind Go On Go On Go On (9-6) at Bath 5f hcp (4) gd in Jul.