tracked leaders, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out
mid-division, headway on inside over 8f out, weakened over 2f out
prominent, led over 3f out, headed and edged left just over 1f out, no extra and lost 3rd close home
behind, not much room over 2f out, no impression
led, headed over 3f out, weakened from over 1f out
prominent, every chance over 1f out, no impression on winner final 100 yards
held up in mid-division, headway 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, went 3rd close home
chased leaders, closed 2f out, led just over 1f out, kept on well
held up towards rear, switched right over 2f out, plugged on inside final furlong, no impression
towards rear, ridden on outside 4f out, headway over 2f out, no impression
slowly away, behind, headway over 8f out, weakened over 3f out
towards rear, struggling over 2f out, soon running wide and well behind
Meagher's Flag has every chance at the weights but has shown little in either start for Paul Nicholls. Hussar Ballad won over 1m6f here last month and Serena Brotherton is on board but he has plenty to find on these terms with DREAM MAGIC. The latter is also partnered by a leading amateur and, having won at Lingfield in April, Mark Loughnane’s charge should go close. Chant had just the three starts last year but has a shout at the weights and Joanna Mason’s presence is another positive while Uncle Bernie is another well treated on his best form as he drops back down in trip.
Dream Magic (IRE) 4-1 (9-0) Tracked leader until over 7f out, tracked leaders, pushed along over 2f out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 7, 11 1/2l behind Noble Expression (8-13) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f stks (6) pol in Jun.
Hussar Ballad (USA) 28-1 (9-5) Chased leaders, ridden and lost place over 4f out, soon behind, last of 8, dist behind Maid In Manhattan (8-12) at Nottingham 1m 6f hcp (6) hvy in Jun.
Meagher's Flag (IRE) 5-2 (9-7) Close up in 4th, pushed along 3f out, ridden 2f out, not trouble leaders, last of 4, 11 3/4l behind Geetanjali (9-4) at Leicester 1m 2f hcp (4) gf in May.
Our Manekineko 12-1 (11-2) Towards rear, jumped right 1st, weakened before 4 out, soon pulled up, at Uttoxeter 2m hcp (5) gd in Jun.
Chant (IRE) 50-1 (8-11) Close up on outside, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 15th of 16, 20 1/2l behind Arrowtown (9-3) at Thirsk 1m 4f hcp (4) sft in Sep.
Fern Owl 16-1 (8-12) Held up, pushed along 4f out, ridden and headway over 1f out, never nearer, 4th of 7, 15 1/2l behind Noble Expression (8-13) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f stks (6) pol in Jun.
Hayward Field (IRE) 28-1 (8-9) Held up towards rear, kept on final 2f, no threat, 5th of 14, 5 1/2l behind Sosian (8-7) at Redcar 1m 2f hcp (6) gf in May.
Shovel It On (IRE) 25-1 (8-7) Always towards rear, never on terms, 11th of 12, 18 1/4l behind Banta Bay (8-8) at Lingfield 1m 6f hcp (6) gf in May.
Splash Around 20-1 (9-12) Held up mid-division, pushed along over 4f out, soon weakened, last of 11, dist behind Affair (9-0) at Chelmsford City 1m 6f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Torch 18-1 (8-2) In touch, headway over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 12, 18 3/4l behind Nuits St Georges (9-6) at Nottingham 1m 6f hcp (5) sft in May.
Uncle Bernie (IRE) 40-1 (10-13) Slowly away, behind, saddle slipped after 3f, tailed off, last of 12, dist behind Grey Mist (10-11) at Wolverhampton 2m 1f hcp (6) pol in Apr.
River Rule 33-1 (9-0) Soon towards rear, headway on inside over 1f out, 5th and one pace inside final furlong, 5th of 13, 7 1/2l behind Harry Callahan (9-0) at Kempton 1m 3f stks (6) pol in Apr.