There was so much to like about the debut effort of TWILIGHT SONG at Windsor that he is taken to come on from that and win today.
Moonshiner hinted at ability on her debut and may prove best of the others
Both Roman Melody and Zulu Girl are likely to be suited by the return to this trip, so both have to make the shortlist.
Meanwhile, the class-droppers Miss Villanelle and Old News are also worthy of consideration, but the vote goes to PARTY ISLAND who knows how to win and should be suited by this more galloping track at Salisbury. Should the rain arrive so much the better.
Despite being a 10-race maiden, Incognito has shown enough to suggest she can play a part in this, but preference is for TEN CHANTS (NAP) who showed at Leicester last time that he knows how to win and he can follow up off 6lb higher.
Arafi looks a player on her second over C&D last time.
This nursery probably revolves around Breckland, who is 9lb well in despite carrying a 6lb penalty for his Kempton romp nine days ago.
He must take all the beating if transferring that form back on to grass, but given that this will be a different test it may be worth taking him on with SOFT WHISPER who has shown plenty of ability in her first two outings and is bred to relish this extra furlong.
Anghaam is also open to improvement after just two starts and can prove best of the others.
Should the rain arrive then the chances of Zezenia and Song Of The Isles would be further enhanced, but KHAYYAL looked to be improving when winning under a forceful ride at Wolverhampton three weeks ago and it wouldn’t be a surprise were she to take another step forward now handicapping.
On all known form Seventh Kingdom is very much the one to beat after his fine third in the Group 2 Superlative Stakes at Newmarket last month.
However, it’s interesting that connections now reach for the cheekpieces so he may be worth taking on with FANCY MAN, who did it nicely when making a successful debut at Haydock and the stable has a fine record in this race.
Knight Salute may have more to offer now up in trip, while Sugauli is also worth watching following his taking Yarmouth debut.
There is no doubt that Rewaayat has returned in fine form, but the drop to 5 furlongs and any significant rain would be a concern.
Whelans Way won’t mind what the weather does so has to be considered, but a chance is taken with SECRETFACT who has form on easy ground and is on an attractive mark at present.
In a competitive staying handicap the suggestion is POSTILEO, who should have more to offer on only his fourth career start.
He was conceding experience and had to challenge widest of all when finishing virtually upsides Thai Power at Sandown last time. Chez Hans is another to seriously consider.
It’s not only the booking of Simon Walker that heightens interest in CRANEUR, whose assured stamina (has placed form over 1m2f) could come in very useful should this be run at a good clip, which looks likely.
In The Cove is in the groove and may provide the main threat now back over 1m. Burguillos also comes into it.
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