led, headed 2f out, lost place over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
in touch in mid-division, edged left and no impression over 1f out, weakened
pulled hard, soon steadied into rear pair, shaken up over 1f out, no headway
prominent, driven over 1f out, no impression on winner, edged right and kept on to hold onto 2nd inside final furlong
in touch in mid-division, ridden and not much room well over 1f out, not much room inside final furlong, kept on
took keen hold, in touch in mid-division, effort over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong
awkward start and rider lost left iron briefly, soon close up, led 2f out, quickened clear final furlong, eased close home
slowly into stride, held up in rear, headway going ok from 2f out, ridden and stayed on inside final furlong, no impression on winner
in touch in mid-division, effort 3f out, driven 2f out, lost place over 1f out
OMRAN (NAP) is the least exposed and gets the vote having returned to action with a decent fourth at Newbury on his handicap debut. Marco Botti’s colt won his maiden on the all-weather last year while Morning Suit scored at Lingfield before landing a double with victory at Brighton. The latter carries 6lb extra and Custard The Dragon is raised another 5lb after recording a double at Southwell last month. Inaam won twice at this venue earlier in the year and Loyalty is capable at this level on his day while Twin Appeal drops back down in class.
Twin Appeal (IRE) 4-1 (9-7) Tracked leaders, pushed along over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 9, 4l behind Aardwolf (8-5) at Doncaster 7f hcp (2) gf in May.
Loyalty 14-1 (8-11) Mid-division, ridden over 1f out, switched right entering final furlong, kept on towards finish, 5th of 9, 1 3/4l behind Welliesinthewater (8-7) at Chelmsford City 7f hcp (2) pol in May.
Majdool (IRE) 20-1 (9-6) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out, last of 13, 23 3/4l behind Johnny Cavagin (9-5) at Pontefract 6f hcp stks (3) gd in Jul.
Custard The Dragon 7-2 (9-7) Tracked leaders on inside, 2nd over 3f out, challenged from 2f out, ridden 1f out, led and edged right well inside final furlong, bumped rival close home, held on, won at Southwell 7f hcp (4) pol in Apr beating Robero (9-3) by hd, 7 ran.
Inaam (IRE) 10-1 (8-11) Held up in 5th, headway on inside chasing leaders over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, hung left inside final furlong, no extra towards finish, 4th of 7, 2 1/2l behind Sophie P (8-13) at Ayr 1m hcp (3) gf in May.
Young John (IRE) 14-1 (9-6) Raced keenly, held up mid-division, driven to chase leaders over 2f out, soon ridden and one pace, no impression, 9th of 12, 3 1/2l behind Free Code (9-2) at Newcastle 7f hcp (4) pol in Feb.
Omran 7-1 (9-3) Chased leaders near side, every chance 2f out, went 2nd under pressure over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong, lost two places towards finish, 4th of 15, 3/4l behind Bacchus (9-7) at Newbury 7f hcp (2) gf in Apr.
Amood (IRE) 14-1 (9-3) Switched left soon after start, held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, 9th of 16, 6 1/4l behind Theodorico (9-2) at Wetherby 7f hcp (4) gd in May.
Morning Suit (USA) 4-1 (9-3) Raced wide in touch, pushed along and dropped to last halfway, headway to lead when edged left over 1f out, soon clear, eased towards finish, won at Brighton 1m hcp (4) gd in May beating Munawer (8-13) by 2 1/4l, 6 ran.