Electric Warrior can land his hat-trick in the finale at the expense of Ours and Superior Star. The selection has been seen in winning action at Haydock and Ponefract this season and connections are keen to run with a penalty rather than wait for the horse to be reassessed by the handicapper. That in itself suggests he has a great chance of further success. Ours ran with promise on his latest start when finishing second of nine behind Queens¿s Composer at Redcar so any market support should be noted. Superior Star did the same when running a blinder at Newcastle last time out so once again he is repected. But for the winner we return to Electric Warrior.
Electric Warrior (IRE) 9-2 (9-2) Towards rear, ridden over 2f out, headway on inner over 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on well, won at Pontefract 6f 3yo hcp (5) gf beating Mr Cellophane (8-9) by 1 1/2l, 15 ran.
La Matanza 11-1 (9-1) Raced stand's side, led that pair, headed over 4f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 9th of 10, 15l behind Lyrical Sound (9-1) at Leicester 7f 3yo hcp (4) gf.
The Terrier 5-1 (8-10) Tracked leaders, ridden halfway, weakened final furlong, 8th of 9, 10l behind Imperial Sword (8-11) at Hamilton 6f 3yo hcp (4) gd in May.
Viva Volta 5-1 (8-11) Held up towards rear, driven and outpaced 2f out, stayed on under pressure final furlong, no impression, 5th of 8, 5l behind Silver Dip (9-6) at Thirsk 7f 3yo hcp (4) gf.
Ours (IRE) 20-1 (8-6) Slowly into stride, behind, headway over 2f out, soon ridden, stayed on to lead inside final furlong, headed, no extra towards finish, 2nd of 9, 1/2l behind Queen's Composer (9-4) at Redcar 7f 3yo hcp (5) frm.
Superior Star 14-1 (8-10) Held up, effort over 2f out, headway to chase winner inside final furlong, kept on, 2nd of 16, 3 1/2l behind European Dream (9-2) at Newcastle 1m 3yo hcp (5) gf in May.
Quaker Boy 7-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, ridden, not much room over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 12th of 17, 8l behind Boy Dancer (8-13) at Carlisle 6f 3yo hcp (6) gf.
Roonah (FR) 33-1 (9-0) Always behind, last of 12, 18l behind Penang Cinta (8-11) at W'hampton 7f 3yo hcp (6) pol in Jan.