prominent, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
led, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra
always towards rear
towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, one pace and no impression
mid-division, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
behind, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
slowly away, always behind
chased leaders, led inside final furlong, kept on strongly
chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
tracked leader, ridden and weakened over 2f out
mid-division, switched right over 2f out, never dangerous
A lottery of a sprint with a token vote going to ANCIENT ASTRONAUT, who scored over track and trip earlier this year. Ninjago missed an engagement at Ascot yesterday having ended a long losing run with a victory at Newmarket last month while Money Team won this in 2015 but arrives badly out of form. Pomme De Terre went close here in June and is preferred to stablemate Aprovado while Art Collection has slipped back down to a winning mark and Quick Look is less exposed than most.
Aprovado (IRE) 22-1 (9-12) Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, faded inside final furlong, 9th of 10, 6 1/4l behind Magical Effect (9-7) at Redcar 6f hcp (4) gs in Aug.
Pomme De Terre (IRE) 5-1jfav (9-8) Dwelt pushed along in rear, never on terms, last of 9, 9 1/4l behind Tarboosh (9-10) at Carlisle 5f hcp (4) gs in Aug.
Zylan (IRE) 50-1 (9-12) Behind, not much room inside final furlong, kept on same pace, 6th of 12, 3 1/4l behind Kirkham (8-12) at Thirsk 7f hcp (4) gf in Sep.
Fredricka 12-1 (9-12) Held up behind leaders, ridden over 2f out, no impression, weakened final furlong, 4th of 6, 9 1/4l behind Kinglami (9-9) at Ffos Las 6f hcp (4) hvy in Aug.
Quick Look 11-1 (9-7) Slowly into stride, outpaced towards rear, headway on inside over 1f out, went never nearer 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 11, 4 1/2l behind Normal Equilibrium (9-7) at Chester 5f hcp (4) gd in Aug.
Majdool (IRE) 66-1 (9-9) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened when edged left over 1f out, 9th of 10, 14 3/4l behind The Armed Man (9-0) at Thirsk 6f hcp (4) gf in Jun.
Money Team (IRE) 9-1 (9-10) Slowly away, towards rear, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 14th of 17, 20 1/4l behind Meshardal (9-3) at York 6f hcp (4) gf in Jun.
Kenny The Captain (IRE) 11-2 (9-1) With leader, every chance over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 10, 5 1/4l behind Magical Effect (9-7) at Redcar 6f hcp (4) gs in Aug.
B Fifty Two (IRE) 10-1 (9-0) Mid-division in centre group, effort 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 15th of 19, 11 1/4l behind Memories Galore (9-6) at Thirsk 5f hcp (4) gd in Aug.
Secret Missile 15-2 (9-12) Tracked leader, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 5, 10 3/4l behind Wigan Warrior (9-3) at Musselburgh 7f hcp (5) gf in Jun.
Market Choice (IRE) 7-1 (9-9) Slowly into stride, behind, driven 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, ridden and kept on inside final furlong, no impression, 7th of 13, 2 1/4l behind Manatee Bay (9-10) at Carlisle 6f hcp (5) gs in Aug.
Favourite Treat (USA) 12-1 (9-2) Held up mid-division, headway over 1f out, not much room and switched right inside final furlong, kept on, 4th of 12, 1 1/4l behind Kirkham (8-12) at Thirsk 7f hcp (4) gf in Sep.
Start Time (IRE) 50-1 (9-1) Switched left to race in stands side group after 1f, mid-division, weakened 2f out, 12th of 20, 7 1/4l behind Teruntum Star (9-9) at Ripon 6f hcp (2) gd in Aug.
Ninjago 6-1 (9-3) Chased leaders, ridden to challenge inside final furlong, ran on to lead near finish, won at Newmarket 6f hcp (4) gf in Aug beating General Alexander (8-10) by nk, 9 ran.
Art Collection (FR) 16-1 (8-12) Mid-division, headway final furlong, kept on same pace, 6th of 12, 2 3/4l behind El Hombre (9-5) at Thirsk 6f hcp (3) gf in Sep.
Ancient Astronaut 9-4fav (9-10) Early reminders, close up, went 3rd over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no impression final furlong, 3rd of 6, 2l behind Bernie's Boy (9-5) at Catterick 7f stks (6) sft in Jul.