chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
held up towards rear, headway on inside 2f out, ridden chasing leaders over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong
mid-division, ridden over 1f out, edged left and weakened final furlong
slowly into stride, behind, never threatened
chased leader, ridden to lead inside final furlong, ran on well
led, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, stayed on same pace
slowly into stride, held up and behind, headway over 1f out, ridden and kept on same pace inside final furlong
chased leaders, ridden inside final furlong, ran on
mid-division on inside, pushed along over 2f out, never dangerous
COLOURBEARER has been raised 4lb for winning at Chelmsford. But he was scoring off higher marks last year and can go in again now back to winning ways. City Of Angkor Wat scored over track and trip last month but found Diatomic too good here on his latest start. The latter has been beaten off a higher mark subsequently while Burtonwood returns to action 2lb higher than when runner-up at the track in October having won at Ripon before that.
Quickaswecan 25-1 (9-7) Tracked leader, driven to challenge over 2f out, faded final furlong, 9th of 10, 2 1/4l behind Bouclier (9-2) at Kempton 6f hcp (5) pol in Mar.
City Of Angkor Wat (IRE) 5-2fav (9-8) Dwelt, soon chasing leaders on inside, ridden and went 2nd over 1f out, every chance inside final furlong, no extra towards finish, 2nd of 8, 1 1/4l behind Diatomic (8-8) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (5) pol in Mar.
Temple Road (IRE) 11-1 (9-4) Outpaced, effort on inside over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 10, 5l behind Welease Bwian (9-0) at Chelmsford City 5f hcp (5) pol in Mar.
Ambitious Boy 16-1 (9-6) Steadied start, held up, never on terms, last of 9, 7 1/4l behind Shamlan (9-2) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp (5) pol in Apr.
Available (IRE) 16-1 (9-3) With leader, every chance 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 9, 1 3/4l behind Shamlan (9-2) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp (5) pol in Apr.
Colourbearer (IRE) 20-1 (8-13) Made all, ridden over 1f out, ran on, won at Chelmsford City 6f hcp (5) pol in Mar beating Nasri (9-3) by 1 1/2l, 10 ran.
Burtonwood 8-1 (9-4) Chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, led entering final furlong, headed close home, 2nd of 12, hd behind Bush Beauty (9-3) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (6) pol in Oct.
Ancient Cross 6-1 (9-7) Mid-division, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no impression, 7th of 11, 7 1/4l behind Monsieur Jimmy (9-4) at Southwell 6f hcp (6) pol in Mar.
Diatomic (IRE) 3-1 (9-4) Went left start, chased leaders, effort over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 6th of 9, 6 1/4l behind Flying Fantasy (9-6) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp (6) pol in Mar.
Bush Warrior (IRE) 8-1 (9-6) Tracked leader until ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, 4th of 10, 6 1/4l behind Bouclier (9-4) at Lingfield 6f hcp (5) pol in Apr.