tracked leaders on inside, headway over 1f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner
led 2f, tracked leader, led again over 3f out, ridden and headed 2f out, chased winner until inside final furlong, weakened towards finish
tracking leaders when badly hampered after 1f, behind and no chance after
mid-division, weakened well over 2f out
mid-division, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and weakened inside final 3f
held up towards rear, headway on inside over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, not reach leaders
chased leaders on outside, led after 2f, ridden and headed over 3f out, chased leader until hung right over 2f out, soon weakened
slowly into stride, always towards rear
chased leaders on inside, weakened final furlong
held up in mid-division, headway and hung badly right from over 2f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out
chased leaders, 2nd over 2f out, ridden to lead 2f out, stayed on well
towards rear, headway chasing leaders 6f out, kept on same pace final 2f
chased leaders, edged right after 1f, outpaced over 2f out, ridden and stayed on inside final furlong, not reach leaders
Ocean Gale won over 1m6f in August but has been beaten subsequently and Mizen Master won over hurdles in the same month. Ivanhoe was still beaten 10 lengths when second over 2m at Chepstow and Paris Bound hasn’t raced since placed over a shorter trip at Southwell in March. But ST ANDREWS found only one too good at Lingfield last week when attempting today’s trip for the first time and Ian Williams’ charge gets the vote with Adam Kirby’s presence a positive.
Paris Bound 9-4fav (10-5) Raced wide soon prominent, ridden 5f out, soon lost place, plenty to do 3f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on to chase clear winner inside final furlong, 2nd of 10, 4 1/2l behind Rainbow Lad (9-13) at Southwell 1m 6f hcp (6) pol in Mar.
Royal Battalion 6-1 (10-9) Chased leaders, lost place and reminders after 6th, no chance with leaders from 3 out, 5th of 7, 21 1/4l behind Workbench (11-4) at Fontwell 2m 3f hcp (3) gd in Sep.
The Way You Dance (IRE) 7-2 (9-8) Tracked leaders on outside, ridden 2f out, ridden and hung left over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 10th of 11, 3 1/4l behind Frozon (9-2) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp (6) pol in Sep.
See And Be Seen 14-1 (9-7) In touch, lost place over 4f out, tailed off, 11th of 13, dist behind Alternate Route (8-9) at Lingfield 2m hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Ivanhoe 20-1 (9-8) Held up towards rear, headway from over 4f out, stayed on to take 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner, 2nd of 12, 10l behind Master Dancer (10-0) at Chepstow 2m hcp (6) gs in Sep.
Intimidator (IRE) 8-1 (9-12) Mid-division, headway on inside over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, 7th of 13, 1 3/4l behind Franny Nisbet (9-2) at Kempton 2m hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Wintour Leap 14-1 (9-8) Held up in mid-division, modest headway 2f out, no impression, 7th of 12, 16 3/4l behind Master Dancer (10-0) at Chepstow 2m hcp (6) gs in Sep.
Treble Strike (USA) 33-1 (9-0) Towards rear, ridden in last over 6f out, struggling final 5f, 8th of 11, 29 3/4l behind La Fritillaire (9-4) at Pontefract 2m 1f hcp (5) sft in Sep.
Island Authority 50-1 (9-3) Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, never on terms, 5th of 8, 4 1/4l behind Moonlight Silver (8-7) at Kempton 1m 4f hcp fll (5) pol in Aug.
The Last Melon 33-1 (9-8) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, soon one pace, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, went 3rd towards finish, not trouble front pair, 3rd of 12, 5 1/4l behind Hussar Ballad (9-12) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Mizen Master (IRE) 11-4 (11-11) Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 2 out, kept on same, 3rd of 10, 8 1/2l behind Sweet Holly (10-12) at Kelso 2m 5f (4) gd in Sep.
St Andrews (IRE) 20-1 (9-0) Close up, headway to lead over 6f out, soon headed, tracked winner until 3f out, rallied to go 2nd towards finish, 2nd of 13, 3 3/4l behind Alternate Route (8-9) at Lingfield 2m hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Briac (FR) 20-1 (8-12) In touch, pushed along and outpaced over 2f out, never dangerous after, 6th of 13, 5 3/4l behind Hope Is High (9-12) at Bath 1m 5f hcp (6) gd in Aug.
Ocean Gale 16-1 (9-0) Towards rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, kept on under pressure inside final furlong, nearest finish, 4th of 9, 9 3/4l behind Elite Icon (8-0) at Carlisle 1m 6f hcp (6) hvy in Sep.