ARISTOCRACY was just beaten stepped up markedly in trip at Bangor last month. He has another half-mile to cover here but is the one to beat if lasting home. Leading Score has been chasing and will also have his stamina to prove but Irish raider Bere Haven is an interesting runner having only had one run in a handicap. Turtle Cask has winning from around here but has yet to show much since switching stables while Miss Mayfair has a long absence to overcome.
Zephyr 20-1 (10-10) Mid-division, outpaced 3 out, weakened before next, 7th of 11, 31l behind Mont Choisy (11-7) at Newton Abbot 3m 2f hcp (4) gs in Aug.
Bere Haven (IRE) 14-1 (11-5) Prominent, 3rd after 7th, closed 3 out, soon ridden, weakened 2 out, 10th of 17, 14 1/4l behind Oskar High (11-0) at Killarney 2m 4f hcp gd in Aug.
Leading Score (IRE) 11-4 (11-6) Chased front pair, close up 7th, went 2nd next, ridden and no chance with winner from 3 out, lost 2nd last, kept on same pace, 3rd of 6, 6 1/2l behind Miami Present (11-12) at Market Rasen 2m 5f hcp (4) gd in Aug.
Turtle Cask (IRE) 14-1 (11-3) Mid-division, close up on outer 6th, ridden and weakened after 3 out, tailed off, 9th of 10, dist behind Byron Blue (12-3) at Southwell 3m hcp (5) gd in Jul.
Miss Mayfair (IRE) 6-1 (11-2) Led until narrowly headed 9th, chased winner, driven before 2 out, challenged last, edged right and one pace run-in, 2nd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Maccabees (10-0) at Plumpton 3m 1f hcp (5) sft in Dec.
Aristocracy 3-1fav (10-6) Mid-division, headway on outside 8th, not fluent 2 out, 2nd last, stayed on, just held, 2nd of 14, shd behind Plantagenet (10-3) at Bangor 2m 7f hcp (5) gd in Aug.
Stetsonsnstilettos (IRE) 16-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders on inside, pushed along after 6th, soon lost place, well beaten 2 out, last of 8, 30 1/4l behind Flying Jack (11-9) at Hexham 2m 4f hcp (5) gd in Aug.
Primo Rossi 20-1 (10-1) Mid-division, driven and outpaced 3 out, never troubled leaders, 7th of 15, 31 1/2l behind Prince Khurram (11-12) at Bangor 2m 4f hcp (5) gd in Aug.
It's A Long Story (IRE) 33-1 (10-3) Mid-division, tracked leaders after 3rd, lost place 4 out, ridden and weakened after next, 6th of 10, 19 3/4l behind Byron Blue (12-3) at Southwell 3m hcp (5) gd in Jul.
Exit To Freedom 25-1 (10-3) Mid-division, 5th 2 out, 4th well before last, no impression, stayed on one pace, 4th of 10, 7 1/2l behind Dotties Dilema (11-5) at Cartmel 2m 6f hcp (5) gs in Aug.