Volito found only one too good in a lower grade contest at Kempton on his latest start and has an apprentice's allowance in his favour today. But HARVEST MIST also finished second at Kempton last time when caught in the closing stages by Welsh Sunrise and that looks stronger form. Shaun Lycett's charge gets the nod ahead of Gung Ho Jack, yet another recent Kempton winner but never in contention off today's higher mark on his latest start. Greenhead High gets first-time blinkers but was engaged to run at Southwell yesterday.
Greenhead High 6-1 (9-0) Led, hard driven over 2f out, soon headed, faded final furlong, 4th of 6, 8l behind Abi Scarlet (8-2) at Southwell 6f sell stks (6) fbs in Jan.
Excellent Aim 8-1 (8-10) Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, kept on final furlong, never on terms, 4th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Gregori (9-7) at Lingfield 5f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Dec.
Teen Ager (FR) 25-1 (9-6) Went right start, mid-division, headway over 2f out, stayed on same pace approaching final furlong, 5th of 8, 2 1/2l behind Skidby Mill (8-12) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Jan.
The Dancing Lord 50-1 (8-11) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened, last of 11, 7l behind New Rich (8-12) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Rise To Glory (IRE) 3-1 (9-1) With leader, led over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra, 3rd of 5, 2 1/4l behind Iffranesia (9-6) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Harvest Mist (IRE) 8-1 (8-7) Led, ridden over 2f out, driven when pressed over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, stayed on gamely, 2nd of 6, 1/2l behind Welsh Sunrise (9-5) at Kempton 6f fll hcp (0-75) (5) pol.
Volito 5-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, headway over 2f out, ran on inside final furlong, never reached winner, 2nd of 10, 3/4l behind Spellmaker (9-5) at Kempton 6f hcp (0-55) (6) pol.
Time Medicean 8-1 (9-4) Prominent, ridden over 2f out, no extra inside final furlong, 7th of 13, 3 1/2l behind Steel Rain (8-13) at Nottingham 5f hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Oct.
Gung Ho Jack 5-1 (9-2) Mid-division, not clear run and switched left over 1f out, progress soon after, not able to get on terms, 7th of 11, 2 1/4l behind Harrogate Fair (8-13) at Kempton 6f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Oct.