Freshwater Cliffs was well beaten in his first two starts over 5f but did much better when tackling this distance at Chelmsford and Ryan Moore takes over. Light The Fuse finished last on heavy ground at Nottingham last time and his best form came on good to firm in the summer. Robert Guiscard hasn't been finding much at the business end but the slower ground could aid his cause and though Red Jasper has been inconsistent he has bit and pieces of form that put him in the frame. Kitos ran well when runner-up at Ffos Las but refused to race next time so the safest option looks to be LITTLE TED, whose best run came on good to soft ground at Ripon and has been running in slightly better nurseries in faster conditions.
Freshwater Cliffs 16-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders, effort on inside over 1f out, soon ridden to press winner, kept on, no extra and held towards finish, 2nd of 10, 2l behind Cobber Kain (9-9) at Chelmsford City 7f stks (5) pol in Sep.
Light The Fuse (IRE) 11-2 (8-11) Driven to chase leaders, lost place over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, last of 13, 22 3/4l behind Danny Ocean (8-7) at Nottingham 6f (3) hvy in Oct.
Parikarma (IRE) 18-1 (9-0) Held up in touch, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, no impression with leaders, 4th of 9, 5l behind Lasting Legacy (9-0) at Newcastle 7f mdn fll stks (5) pol in Sep.
Robert Guiscard (IRE) 11-1 (9-3) Prominent, ridden over 1f out, no extra towards finish, 5th of 10, 2 3/4l behind Najm (9-2) at Newcastle 6f (5) pol in Sep.
Alibaba 16-1 (9-3) Led, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 5th of 7, 19 1/4l behind Bermuda Schwartz (9-6) at Southwell 1m (5) pol in Oct.
Burniston Rocks 18-1 (9-5) Outpaced towards rear, not clear run over 1f out, soon switched right, kept on steadily inside final furlong, 6th of 10, 4 3/4l behind Dance Fever (9-5) at Windsor 6f stks (4) gf in Sep.
Red Jasper 16-1 (8-1) Mid-division, driven and outpaced over 2f out, soon ridden, never able to challenge, 6th of 13, 9 1/4l behind Danny Ocean (8-7) at Nottingham 6f (3) hvy in Oct.
Little Ted 7-2 (8-6) Held up mid-division, headway over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on and ran green inside final furlong, no extra towards finish, 4th of 6, 4 1/4l behind Kuwait Shield (8-13) at Catterick 7f (4) gf in Sep.
Kitos 16-1 (8-2) Head trapped when stalls opened, left at start, took no part, at Newcastle 7f (6) pol in Sep.