tracked leaders, went 2nd and close up halfway, led over 3f out, ridden 2f out, headed narrowly when carried left by winner over 1f out, kept on and every chance inside final furlong, no extra towards finish
tracked clear leader, close up halfway, effort over 2f out, one pace when short of room over 1f out, and again inside final furlong, no impression
tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, kept on under pressure on inside final furlong, no impression
towards rear, outpaced 3f out, switched outside and ridden over 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, never near leaders
mid-division, ridden over 2f out, headway when hampered over 1f out, stayed on to chase leaders inside final furlong, no impression
towards rear, outpaced over 2f out, never dangerous
mid-division, headway under pressure over 2f out, soon ridden, one pace when short of room over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no impression
tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, one pace when short of room over 1f out and again inside final furlong, unable to challenge, eased towards finish
led, clear to halfway, headed over 3 fout, weakened 2f out
held up, behind, outpaced 3f out, headway under pressure on outside when hung left over 1f out and again inside final furlong when went 3rd, kept on, no impression with front pair
slowly into stride, held up, in rear, headway under pressure over 1f out, hampered over 1f out, ridden and kept on inside final furlong, not reach leaders
mid-division, headway over 3f out, went 2nd over 2f out, soon ridden, led narrowly when edged left over 1f out, stayed on well towards finish
mid-division, driven over 2f out, switched outside and headway over 1f out, ridden and stayed on well inside final furlong, took 4th near finish, not reach leaders
tracked leaders, lost place 2f out, weakened over 1f out
held up, always behind
SWEET SELECTION (NAP) completed a double over this trip in minor handicaps then went to Newbury for an event in this grade and defied a 5lb rise to beat Sea Of Heaven, who is now on 93 after scoring subsequently. She's up another 5lb but still looks well enough treated to complete a four-timer. Nakeeta wasn't far behind Sea Of Heaven at Ascot so should carry his big weight with distinction. There's a strong Irish challenge here and Botany Bay will attract support after landing a Leopardstown handicap though it's Renneti who looks the main threat. Last year's close Cesarewitch fourth hasn't had much recent racing but ran very well at the Galway Festival last month. Eshtiaal has been in tremendous form over hurdles and scored over the course and distance in July of last year and though behind Modem at the Galway Festival later he was conceding Jessica Harrington's charge lumps of weight. Oceane didn't get a clear run at Goodwood after his Ascot victory though was only just in front of Poyle Thomas, who has returned from a very long break in excellent form and should now be at his peak.
Nakeeta 8-1 (10-0) Took keen hold and soon steadied in touch, headway between horses travelling well over 2f out, squeezed through tracking leaders 2f out, went 2nd just over 1f out, upsides and every chance final furlong, no extra last 50 yards, 2nd of 11, 1/2l behind Sea Of Heaven (9-5) at Ascot 2m hcp (2) gf in Jul.
My Reward 20-1 (9-1) Chased leaders, slightly hampered and lost place after 2f, stayed on from over 1f out, no threat, 7th of 14, 7 1/4l behind Elidor (9-10) at Goodwood 1m 6f hcp stks (2) gf in Jul.
Havana Beat (IRE) 7-1 (9-3) Held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, not much room and well beaten over 1f out, 13th of 14, 18 1/4l behind Elidor (9-10) at Goodwood 1m 6f hcp stks (2) gf in Jul.
Poyle Thomas 10-1 (9-6) Mid-division, headway 5f out, chased leaders over 3f out, every chance 2f out, ridden and stayed on into 2nd final 100 yards until lost two places near finish, 4th of 20, 2 1/4l behind Star Rider (8-13) at Goodwood 2m 5f hcp stks (2) gf in Jul.
Botany Bay (IRE) 3-1jfav (9-11) Pushed along from stalls and raced in 5th, improved into 3rd from 4f out and went 2nd over 2f out, pushed along to lead 1 1/2f out, soon ridden and kept on well inside final furlong, won at Leopardstown 1m 5f hcp gd in Jul beating Kalann (9-12) by 1 1/2l, 9 ran.
Renneti (FR) 9-1 (11-7) Soon chased leaders, 4th approaching straight, kept on same pace, 4th of 20, 3 3/4l behind Swamp Fox (10-7) at Galway 2m 1f hcp Yielding in Jul.
Eshtiaal (USA) 7-2fav (11-9) Keen early, always handy, 2nd before 8th, led last, ran on well, won at Cartmel 2m 6f hcp (3) gs in Jul beating Allbarnone (10-12) by 1 3/4l, 10 ran.
Modem 25-1 (10-13) Close up, 4th after 3rd, challenged and on terms from 2 out, headed and kept on same pace run-in, 4th of 20, 3 1/4l behind Clondaw Warrior (11-5) at Galway 2m hcp Good - Yielding in Jul.
Saved By The Bell (IRE) 7-2fav (9-7) Broke well, tracked leader, driven to challenge over 2f out, no extra final furlong, 3rd of 9, 3 1/2l behind Full Day (8-6) at York 2m hcp (3) gf in Jul.
The Cashel Man (IRE) 11-2fav (9-3) Held up, in rear, switched left to outside 3f out, no progress final 2f, 14th of 20, 21 1/4l behind Star Rider (8-13) at Goodwood 2m 5f hcp stks (2) gf in Jul.
Life Less Ordinary (IRE) 7-2 (9-6) Dropped out start, held up in touch in rear, closed on leaders over 1f out, shake up inside final furlong, ran on under hands and heels to lead near finish, won at Sandown 1m 6f hcp (4) gf in Jul beating Chartbreaker (9-2) by nk, 6 ran.
Oceane (FR) 11-1 (9-0) Held up, towards rear, good headway on outside over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, finished well, went 3rd final strides, not reach winner, 3rd of 20, 2 1/4l behind Star Rider (8-13) at Goodwood 2m 5f hcp stks (2) gf in Jul.
Sweet Selection 3-1fav (9-1) Held up, off the pace in 7th, headway on inside tracking leaders inside final 4f, stayed on into 3rd 2f out, soon ridden and challenged over 1f out, led inside final furlong, stayed on strongly, won at Newbury 2m 2f hcp (2) gf in Jul beating Sea Of Heaven (9-5) by 1 3/4l, 10 ran.
Teak (IRE) 20-1 (9-2) Mid-division, headway on outside hanging right 3f out, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong, 10th of 20, 9 1/2l behind Star Rider (8-13) at Goodwood 2m 5f hcp stks (2) gf in Jul.
Repeater 9-1 (8-6) Held up towards rear, progress into 8th 3f out, improved in 4th 2f out, ridden to challenge entering straight, led over 1f out, headed final 150 yards, no extra close home, 4th of 14, 1 1/4l behind Golden Spear (8-4) at Galway 1m 4f hcp Yielding in Jul.
Percy Veer 14-1 (8-13) Chased leaders, pushed along over 4f out, ridden on inside over 1f out, stayed on well in closing stages, went 2nd close home, 2nd of 20, 2l behind Star Rider (8-13) at Goodwood 2m 5f hcp stks (2) gf in Jul.
Montaly 5-1 (9-13) Held up, in last trio, smooth headway on outside 4f out, 2nd travelling well 2f out, ridden and every chance over 1f out, no extra in 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 10, 4 3/4l behind Sweet Selection (9-1) at Newbury 2m 2f hcp (2) gf in Jul.