keen, led, ridden and headed when rider dropped whip over 1f out, rallied gamely to lead again inside final furlong
keen, mid-division, headway 3f out, tracked leaders 2f out, switched right inside final furlong, ridden and stayed on towards finish
towards rear, headway on inner entering final 3f, ridden 2f out, no impression
steadied start, always in rear
tracked winner, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed inside final furlong
in touch, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 1f out
raced wide, in touch, headway 3f out, effort over 1f out, kept on one pace
tracked leaders, switched right 4f out, ridden over 2f out, held when slightly hampered over 1f out, soon weakened
mid-division, ridden 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, nearest finish
A prolific winner over shorter trips here, Kiwi Bay has not won since 2014 now. Mysterial seems to have lost his way having won at Beverley last month but Livella Fella is upped only 2lb for a narrow win at Musselburgh recently and can figure again. Jan De Heem finished a bit closer last time when third at Beverley ahead of Nonchalant but a speculative vote goes to THE MAGIC PENCIL. Kevin Ryan’s charge is the least exposed and may be capable of better on only his second start handicapping.
Mysterial 14-1 (10-0) Soon tracked winner until over 5f out, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened, 10th of 11, 12 1/2l behind Monsieur Glory (8-11) at Beverley 1m 2f hcp (5) gf in Jul.
Kiwi Bay 3-1 (9-6) Pulled hard early towards rear but in touch, headway over 3f out, chased leaders over 1f out, kept on closing stages, never reached winner, 2nd of 6, 1/2l behind Captain Felix (9-1) at Redcar 1m 2f stks (6) gf in Jul.
Nonchalant 16-1 (9-12) Led 2f, tracked leaders, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 11, 10 1/4l behind Monsieur Glory (8-11) at Beverley 1m 2f hcp (5) gf in Jul.
Red Paladin (IRE) 18-1 (9-0) Slowly away, always behind, last of 8, 15 3/4l behind Breakable (9-10) at Carlisle 1m hcp (4) gs in Jul.
Livella Fella (IRE) 11-4 (9-7) Led until over 1f out, rallied to lead again inside final furlong, held on gamely, won at Musselburgh 1m 1f hcp fll (5) gd in Jul beating Page Of Wands (9-0) by hd, 5 ran.
Exclusive Waters (IRE) 25-1 (9-7) Removed hood late, slowly away, towards rear, ridden over 2f out, never a factor, 11th of 14, 20 3/4l behind Almutamarred (9-2) at Newcastle 1m 2f hcp (6) pol in Jun.
Jan De Heem 12-1 (8-13) Held up towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, 3rd of 11, 3 1/2l behind Monsieur Glory (8-11) at Beverley 1m 2f hcp (5) gf in Jul.
The Magic Pencil (IRE) 7-1 (9-3) Held up in touch, pushed along over 3f out, no extra final furlong, 6th of 13, 4 1/4l behind Furiant (9-5) at Ripon 1m hcp (5) gd in Jul.
Nelson's Bay 14-1 (9-3) Rear division, headway over 1f out, one pace, 9th of 14, 15 1/4l behind Almutamarred (9-2) at Newcastle 1m 2f hcp (6) pol in Jun.