SUMMER’S KNIGHT missed out on a hat-trick when second at Haydock last time but he drops back down in class for this and can resume winning ways back on fast ground. Geremia came good upped to 1m4f at Wolverhampton while Cherry Cola scored over today’s trip at Nottingham before struggling in better company at Salisbury. Zookeeper steps up from 1m2f but should stay and Mariegold has more scope than most.
Systemic 14-1 (10-2) In touch, ridden over 1f out, switched right entering final furlong, kept on, 5th of 7, 4 1/2l behind Spirit Mixer (8-6) at Newmarket 1m 4f hcp (5) gf in Jun.
Palladium 20-1 (11-8) Prominent, raced keenly, weakened 3 out, 11th of 13, dist behind South Terrace (10-8) at Uttoxeter 2m 7f hcp (2) gd in Jun.
Cherry Cola 9-2 (8-12) Held up, ridden and headway over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, 4th of 8, 10 1/4l behind Snowalot (9-0) at Salisbury 1m 6f hcp (4) gs in Jul.
Summer's Knight 16-1 (8-0) Mid-division, headway and tracked leaders travelling well over 3f out, soon shaken up and pressed leader over 2f out, disputed lead and every chance over 1f out, ridden to lead narrowly inside final furlong, headed final 110 yards, 2nd of 11, 1 1/2l behind Tashkhan (8-13) at Haydock 1m 6f hcp (2) sft in Jul.
Geremia (IRE) 6-1 (9-9) Slowly away, behind, headway over 1f out, challenged inside final 100 yards, stayed on, led towards finish, won at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp (5) pol in Jul beating Maketh Believeth (9-7) by nk, 11 ran.
Mariegold 5-1 (9-4) Held up last and kept off rail in back straight, some headway near side of group and hung left from 2f out, went remote 4th close home, never involved, 4th of 5, 8 1/4l behind Monbaher (9-7) at Doncaster 1m 7f hcp (4) gs in Jun.
Doublethetrouble 9-1 (9-2) Led and raced off rail in back straight, headed inside final 2f, weakened over 1f out, lost remote 4th close home, last of 5, 8 1/2l behind Monbaher (9-7) at Doncaster 1m 7f hcp (4) gs in Jun.
Zookeeper (IRE) 9-2 (9-2) Held up in rear, ridden over 3f out, stayed on to take second inside final furlong, 2nd of 4, 5l behind Briardale (9-13) at Ripon 1m 2f hcp (4) gd in Jul.