KING ZAIN has been aimed high and failed to figure in Group 2 company since making a winning debut at Kempton. He’s penalised for that success but will still take the beating if running anywhere near an official mark of 95. Hackness Harry improved to finish fourth over track and trip last time and The Hood is a likely improver but a newcomer may prove a bigger threat with Incorrigible, a half-sister to a couple of winners, preferred to Saratoga Gold.
King Zain (IRE) 6-1 (9-1) Soon led, ridden and headed entering final 2f, weakened final furlong, 8th of 10, 11 1/4l behind Battleground (9-1) at Goodwood 7f Grp 2 stks (1) gd in Jul.
Gypsy Boy (IRE) 200-1 (9-5) Outpaced, 14th of 16, 20 1/2l behind One Ruler (9-5) at Sandown 7f mdn stks (5) gd in Aug.
Hackness Harry 20-1 (9-2) Chased leaders, pulled hard, ridden and stayed on same pace from over 1f out, no extra final 50 yards, 4th of 9, 5 1/2l behind Night Moment (9-9) at Lingfield 7f stks (5) gs in Aug.
Saratoga Gold Mayson colt out of Lady Sylvia.
Summer's Knight 150-1 (9-2) In rear, ridden over 3f out, one paced and never on terms, 8th of 10, 12 3/4l behind Round Six (9-2) at Kempton 7f stks (5) pol in Aug.
Incorrigible Oasis Dream filly out of Indignant.
Verre Dore 200-1 (8-11) Dwelt towards rear, pushed along and weakened over 2f out, 8th of 10, 28l behind Bowman (9-9) at Lingfield 6f stks (5) pol in Jul.
The Hood (IRE) 20-1 (9-5) Restrained in near side group, ridden and some headway 2f out, one pace from over 1f out, 7th of 11, 8 1/2l behind Alenquer (9-5) at Newbury 7f mdn stks (5) sft in Aug.
Emulate Rose 40-1 (8-13) Outpaced, last of 6, 16 1/4l behind Royal Address (9-3) at Sandown 5f (5) gs in Aug.