slowly into stride, mid-division, ridden and effort over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong
tracked leaders, went 2nd over 2f out, led 1f out, edged left, clear towards finish, ran on well
held up towards rear on outside, headway over 3f out, ridden and stayed on same pace from over 1f out
prominent, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten, no extra final 100 yards
slowly away, held up in rear, ridden and well beaten over 1f out
mid-division, slightly outpaced over 2f out, headway over 1f out, switched right entering final furlong, stayed on, almost got 2nd, no impression on winner
led, driven over 1f out, headed 1f out, bumped and pushed slightly left, no impression on winner towards finish, just held on for 2nd
steadied start, took keen hold in rear, well beaten final 2f
soon pressing leader, ridden 2f out, weakened from over 1f out
BERKELEY VALE returned to action with a second over course and distance. He should go close again with a similar effort. Idol Deputy found only one too good at Wolverhampton in between his more usual poor form while Rakaan's earlier win here came in a claimer over 1m2f. Putin pops-up at this level when the mood takes him and Indus Valley went close over 7f here last month but has done all his winning so far over shorter trips.
Rakaan (IRE) 20-1 (9-5) Slowly away, always in rear, last of 9, 13l behind Chapter And Verse (9-2) at Leicester 1m 2f hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Apr.
Berkeley Vale 8-1 (9-7) Raced wide, close up, reminders over 3f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, driven to chase winner inside final furlong, stayed on, but always looked held, 2nd of 9, 3/4l behind Jonnie Skull (8-13) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Idol Deputy (FR) 5-1 (8-10) Held up well in rear, headway when not clear run approaching final furlong, never dangerous, 5th of 6, 10l behind May Queen (9-0) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hacp 0-70 (5) in Apr.
Putin (IRE) 7-1 (9-0) Led, ridden and headed 3f out, weakened 2f out, 7th of 11, 24l behind Space War (8-12) at Southwell 1m hcp 0-65 (6) fbs.
Indus Valley (IRE) 7-1 (9-5) Tracked leader, ridden over 2f out, faded inside final furlong, 7th of 14, 3 1/2l behind Royal Caper (8-13) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Foxcover (IRE) 14-1 (8-7) Slowly away in rear, never near leaders, 6th of 8, 6l behind Crazy Chic (9-4) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-80 (4) in Apr.
Afkar (IRE) 5-1 (9-4) Off the pace in mid-division, bumped well over 2f out, hampered over 2f out, ridden and no progress final furlong, 9th of 12, 8l behind Pour La Victoire (9-7) at Lingfield 7f app hcp (6) pol in Oct.
Dimitar (USA) 11-1 (8-7) In touch, headway to chase leaders 3f out, every chance 2f out, faded final furlong, 4th of 11, 14l behind Space War (8-12) at Southwell 1m hcp 0-65 (6) fbs.
Movie Magic 50-1 (8-2) Behind, outpaced over 2f out, stayed on into mid-division final furlong, never near leaders, 6th of 12, 11l behind Cincuenta Pasos (9-2) at Salisbury 7f app hcp 0-70 (5) sft.