dwelt, held up in rear, headway over 1f out, every chance inside final furlong, hard driven to lead closing stages
mid-division, headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, every chance inside final furlong, kept on under pressure
in touch, headway over 1f out, never a threat
tracked leader, led approaching final furlong, headed and no extra close home
chased leaders, outpaced over 1f out, faded final furlong
chased leaders, every chance over 1f out, weakened final furlong
chased leaders, effort over 1f out, weakened final furlong
led until over 1f out, soon lost place
held up, headway over 1f out, every chance inside final furlong, ran on
tracked leader, led over 1f out, headed approaching final furlong, faded
mid-division, outpaced halfway, headway over 1f out, chased leaders inside final furlong, stayed on same pace
awkward start, held up in rear, headway over 1f out, not clear run entering final furlong, ran on, nearest finish
slowly into stride, always behind
Buniann won novices' race over track and trip before struggling behind Hard Solution at Redcar on his handicap debut and the latter has been beaten off today’s mark since. Be Proud and Brandy Station also failed to cope with a rise in the weights having won their penultimate starts while Swiss Connection is upped 3lb for winning over track and trip. Burtonwood and Leo Minor can do better back over the minimum trip today but a speculative vote goes to MR GREENLIGHT having his first outing on the all-weather and racing off the same mark as when suffering a narrow-margin defeat at Musselburgh a week ago.
Tathmeen (IRE) 6-1 (8-12) Dwelt close up, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong, 8th of 14, 4 1/4l behind Secretinthepark (9-3) at Newcastle 5f hcp (4) pol in Oct.
Buniann (IRE) 11-2 (9-5) Behind and soon outpaced, ridden over 1f out, never involved, 11th of 12, 7 1/2l behind Hard Solution (8-13) at Redcar 5f hcp (5) gd in Sep.
Almurr (IRE) 33-1 (9-1) Led early, chased winner, edged left over 1f out, lost 2nd entering final furlong, weakened towards finish, 5th of 9, 2 1/2l behind Magical Spirit (9-8) at Newcastle 6f hcp (5) pol in Sep.
Hard Solution 9-2 (9-4) Slowly into stride, headway over 1f out, chasing leaders when not clear run inside final furlong, soon shuffled back, no danger after, 7th of 9, 4 3/4l behind Shepherd's Purse (8-9) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp (5) pol in Oct.
Leo Minor (USA) 25-1 (8-13) Held up towards rear, never involved, 9th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Busby (9-7) at Kempton 6f hcp (5) pol in Oct.
Granny Roz 66-1 (9-1) Tracked leaders, weakened over 1f out, last of 12, 17 1/2l behind Samovar (9-3) at Southwell 5f hcp (5) pol in Oct.
Heavenly Rainbow (IRE) 15-2 (9-5) Behind, outpaced 2f out, ridden and stayed on inside final furlong, never nearer, 6th of 10, 4 1/4l behind Choosey (9-2) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp (5) pol in Oct.
Swiss Connection 11-4fav (9-4) Chased leaders, went 2nd and ran on inside final furlong, led near finish, won at Newcastle 5f hcp (6) pol in Oct beating The Grey Zebedee (9-0) by shd, 14 ran.
Brandy Station (IRE) 16-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders on outside, driven over 2f out, ridden and lost place over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, last of 10, 7 1/2l behind Choosey (9-2) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp (5) pol in Oct.
Be Proud (IRE) 13-8fav (9-2) Held up towards rear, headway stands side over 3f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 5th of 12, 5l behind Pearl Of Qatar (9-2) at Newcastle 6f hcp (6) pol in Oct.
Mr Greenlight 15-2 (9-7) Pressed leader, led after 1f, ridden over 1f out, kept on, headed narrowly inside final 100 yards, just held, 2nd of 11, nk behind Quanah (9-7) at Musselburgh 5f hcp (6) sft in Oct.
Burtonwood 11-2 (9-4) Mid-division, headway over 2f out, weakened approaching final furlong, 8th of 12, 6 1/2l behind Carlovian (8-9) at Catterick 6f hcp (6) gf in Sep.
Arnold 22-1 (9-5) Pulled hard, soon handy, led over 3f out, headed over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 10th of 12, 7 1/4l behind Pearl Of Qatar (9-2) at Newcastle 6f hcp (6) pol in Oct.
Point Of Woods 50-1 (8-13) Always behind, 13th of 17, 22 1/4l behind Skeetah (8-13) at Nottingham 5f hcp (6) hvy in Oct.