slowly into stride, outpaced in rear, ran on well towards finish, never nearer
chased leaders on outside, led over 1f out, ridden and ran on
raced on rail, chased leader, pushed along halfway, weakened inside final furlong
chased leaders on outside, losing place when bumped inside final 2f
slowly into stride, held up in last pair, switched left and near hind bandage came loose inside final 2f, headway on outside over 1f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, ran on, not reach winner
chased leaders, pushed along halfway, switched left and stumbled inside final 2f, plugged on in 3rd inside final furlong
led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
EXALTED ANGEL won a maiden on a trip over to France last month and it could pay stick with Karl Burke’s charge now handicapping. He has the best recent form over today’s minimum distance with Beyond Equal penalised after scoring over the extended 5f at Bath last week. Miracle Of Medinah ran well in a tougher race over 6f at Newbury on his reappearance but returns to 5f for the first time since 2013 while Swiss Knight also drops in class though last summer’s win at Haydock came over a mile. Jumira Bridge has the past form to figure and has undergone wind surgery since last in action on January.
Miracle of Medinah 16-1 (8-12) Held up in rear, steady headway far side of group 2f out, went 2nd and every chance inside final furlong, no extra well inside final furlong, 2nd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Embour (8-10) at Newbury 6f hcp (2) gd in May.
Jumira Bridge 11-1 (9-7) Towards rear, effort over 1f out, never dangerous, 5th of 7, 6l behind Midnight Malibu (8-11) at Southwell 5f hcp (3) pol in Jan.
Beyond Equal 11-2 (9-10) Chased leaders, led over 1f out, easily, won at Bath 6f hcp (4) gd in Jun beating Blaine (9-4) by 2l, 12 ran.
Swiss Knight 25-1 (8-12) Mid-division, ridden and effort over 2f out, driven over 1f out, no extra well inside final furlong, 7th of 13, 2 1/4l behind Flavius Titus (9-7) at Newmarket 6f hcp (2) gf in Jun.
Tinto 10-1 (9-3) Hampered start, keen in touch, hampered well over 1f out, stayed on same pace final furlong, 4th of 9, 2 3/4l behind Second Collection (9-1) at Windsor 6f hcp (4) gf in Jun.
Leo Minor (USA) 8-1 (9-5) Held up, not much room over 2f out, not clear run and switched right over 1f out, ran on final 75 yards, 4th of 9, 3l behind Jack The Truth (8-12) at Newmarket 5f hcp (4) gd in Jun.
Exalted Angel (FR) (9-3) won at Maisons-Laffitte 5f mdn stks gd in Jun beating Morning Basma (8-13) by 2l, 7 ran.