A low-grade lottery but DEEDS NOT WORDS arrives in good form having completed a double at Yarmouth last month. He has obvious claims in his current form, despite a further 6lb rise, while Dr Doro ended a long losing run over the minimum trip at Ayr on her seasonal debut and there may well be more to come from her. Quick Recovery finished second at Bath recently and is another to consider along with last month’s Brighton winner Monumental Man. Tuscany, Ocean Temptress and Secret Potion were all placed on their respective latest starts without threatening the winner with the former preferred.
Deeds Not Words (IRE) 5-2 (9-10) Held up, headway over 2f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, led inside final furlong, ran on, won at Yarmouth 6f hcp (6) gf in Jul beating At Your Service (9-9) by 3/4l, 9 ran.
Ocean Temptress 20-1 (9-10) Led, ridden over 1f out, headed and not pace of winner inside final furlong, kept on for 2nd, 2nd of 7, 3 1/2l behind Curious Fox (9-11) at Lingfield 6f hcp fll (5) gf in Jul.
Monumental Man 7-1 (10-1) Raced keenly, chased leader, ridden and every chance over 1f out, weakened towards finish, 4th of 7, 2 1/2l behind Essaka (9-3) at Bath 5f hcp (5) fm in Jul.
Tuscany (IRE) 11-4 (9-10) Outpaced after 1f, soon behind, ridden and headway over 1f out, stayed on to go 2nd final strides, 2nd of 7, 4l behind Dreamboat Annie (9-1) at Leicester 6f hcp (6) gf in Jul.
Dr Doro (IRE) 4-1 (9-2) Chased leaders, ran on under pressure inside final furlong, led near finish, won at Ayr 5f hcp (5) gd in Jun beating Fumbo Jumbo (9-13) by nk, 10 ran.
Indian Affair 20-1 (9-5) Tracked winner until ridden 2f out, soon weakened, last of 12, 9 3/4l behind Global Excel (9-6) at Newbury 6f hcp (5) gf in Jun.
Secret Agent 12-1 (8-12) Chased winner until ridden halfway, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 7, 17 1/4l behind Dapper Man (9-7) at Nottingham 5f hcp (5) gf in Jun.
Langley Vale 14-1 (9-8) Held up in rear, headway over 1f out, chased leaders inside final furlong, nearest finish, 4th of 13, 3l behind Charleston Belle (9-9) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (6) pol in Jul.
Quick Recovery 3-1 (9-1) Mid-division, headway over 1f out, chased winner inside final furlong, never reached winner, 2nd of 8, 1 1/4l behind Amberine (8-12) at Bath 6f hcp (6) fm in Jul.
Alaska (IRE) 22-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, driven over 2f out, lost place over 1f out, weakened and eased inside final furlong, last of 11, 14 1/4l behind Billy Booth (9-7) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (6) pol in May.
Sugar Plum Fairy 10-1 (8-8) Slowly into stride, soon mid-division on inside, hampered on rail approaching halfway, never dangerous after, 9th of 10, 7 1/4l behind Nampara (9-2) at Lingfield 6f hcp (6) pol in Jul.
Prince Rock (IRE) 10-1 (8-9) Held up, ridden and headway entering final furlong, nearest finish, 3rd of 9, 3 1/2l behind Spin Top (9-5) at Lingfield 5f hcp (6) pol in Jul.
Secret Potion 14-1 (9-5) Dwelt, soon chasing leaders on outside, ridden and went modest 3rd well over 1f out, 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner, 2nd of 6, 11l behind Met By Moonlight (9-3) at Bath 6f hcp (4) gd in Jun.
Fantastic Flyer 14-1 (9-0) Slowly into stride, always towards rear, last of 13, 8 1/2l behind Mezmaar (10-0) at Chelmsford City 7f hcp (6) pol in Jul.