tracked leaders, ridden to challenge over 1f out, led inside final furlong, stayed on well final 100 yards
led, ridden when hard pressed over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra and held final 100 yards
prominent, driven over 2f out, lost place over 1f out, modest 4th final furlong
soon outpaced and early reminders, detached in rear most of way, ridden and stayed on past beaten rivals inside final furlong, never a threat
chased leaders, ridden 2f out, never pace to challenge, weakened over 1f out
slowly into stride, held up in touch, chased leaders 2f out, soon driven and unable to quicken, never on terms, weakened inside final furlong
prominent, driven and outpaced when switched right over 1f out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no chance with clear pair final furlong
Sold for six-figure sums on three separate occasions, PLYMOUTH ROCK makes his long-awaited debut in this for powerful connections. He holds a Group 1 entry and is fancied to get his career off to a flying start. Carlisle third Good Night Mr Tom looks ready for a step up in trip but Al Aakif’s victory at Nottingham has sent out mixed messages and he might struggle under his penalty. Imperial Command was staying on over 5f at Windsor but his stable is not noted for it’s two-year-olds.
Al Aakif (IRE) 13-8fav (9-5) Chased leaders, led over 1f out, ran on well, won at Nottingham 5f mdn stks (5) gd in Jun beating Corndavon Lad (9-5) by 2 3/4l, 8 ran.
Clareyblue (IRE) 9-1 (9-5) Slowly into stride, towards rear, headway over 2f out, stayed on same pace from over 1f out, well held by front pair inside final furlong, 3rd of 10, 13 1/2l behind Visinari (9-5) at Newmarket 6f stks (4) gf in Jun.
Good Night Mr Tom (IRE) 13-2 (9-5) Tracked leader, ridden to challenge on inside over 1f out, soon every chance, no extra final furlong, 3rd of 9, 2 3/4l behind Classy Moon (9-5) at Carlisle 5f mdn stks (5) gs in Jun.
International Lion 12-1 (9-5) Mid-division, ridden and outpaced 2f out, no impression when hampered inside final 2f, never a threat, 8th of 13, 12l behind Magical Max (9-5) at York 6f mdn stks (3) gs in Jun.
Mischief Star 11-1 (9-4) Chased leaders, effort over 1f out, stayed on into 3rd inside final furlong, never a threat, 3rd of 9, 2l behind Commanche Falls (9-0) at Thirsk 6f mdn stks (5) gs in Jun.
Plymouth Rock (IRE) Starspangledbanner colt out of Welcome Spring.
Treble Treble (IRE) Brazen Beau colt out of Sugar Blossom.
Imperial Command (IRE) 14-1 (9-5) Off the pace in last trio, kept on final furlong, shaped with promise, 4th of 10, 2 3/4l behind Emten (9-0) at Windsor 5f stks (4) gd in Apr.