|1st||Highland Colori (IRE)||7/2|
|2nd||Midnight Rider (IRE)||11/2|
|1 (4)||6264-38||Perfect Pastime 12||4||9-7 v1||P Cosgrave||J R Boyle||79||9/1|
|2 (8)||93-0315||Night Trade (IRE) 86||5||9-6||C P Geoghegan (3)||R Harris||78||25/1|
|3 (9)||452395-||Macdillon 185||6||9-5||I Mongan||W S Kittow||77||4/1|
|4 (3)||16258-2||Midnight Feast 11||4||9-4||N Callan||Eve Johnson Houghton||76||5/1|
|5 (10)||43146-3||Midnight Rider (IRE) 14||4||9-3||T E Durcan||C F Wall||75||11/2|
|6 (7)||9815-2||Highland Colori (IRE) 14||4||9-3||David Probert||A M Balding||75||7/2|
|7 (2)||812608-||Picabo (IRE) 213||4||9-2||Dane O'Neill||H Candy||74||15/2|
|8 (6)||7906-00||Kings 'n Dreams 14||5||8-12 b||Jim Crowley||D K Ivory||70||16/1|
|9 (5)||809007-||Bassett Road (IRE) 179||4||8-10||J Mackay||W J Musson||68||22/1|
|10 (1)||125108-||George Thisby 196||6||8-9||D Sweeney||B R Millman||67||20/1|
This looks a bit more competitive than the first division as few can be left out of calculations. Highland Colori were second and third behind Rafaaf over course and distance on soft going two weeks ago and are closely matched today. Both must go on the short-list while Macdillon and Picabo are worth noting on their seasonal reappearance. But we'll take a chance that MIDNIGHT FEAST's comeback run at Brighton has sufficiently blown away the cobwebs for him to land this as he ran well in a couple of starts over course and distance last summer. Night Trade won on the Polytrack over the winter but she has her fair share of weight back on turf after a short break.
Perfect Pastime 10-1 (8-8) Pushed along towards rear, ridden 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, never able to challenge, 8th of 14, 6l behind Cadeaux Pearl (8-11) at Epsom Downs 5f hcp 0-95 (3) sft in Apr.
Night Trade (IRE) 12-1 (9-3) Held up towards rear, ridden and headway entering final furlong, kept on same pace, 5th of 11, 1l behind Haadeeth (9-0) at Lingfield 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Feb.
Macdillon 9-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, kept on one pace, 5th of 13, 5l behind Colour Of Love (9-2) at Ffos Las 6f hcp 0-85 (4) hvy in Nov.
Midnight Feast 7-2 (9-2) Tracked leaders, came stand side 3f out, ridden and no impression 2f out until ran on to go 2nd inside final furlong, gaining on winner towards finish, 2nd of 4, 3/4l behind April Fool (9-0) at Brighton 7f hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Apr.
Midnight Rider (IRE) 10-1 (9-5) In touch, headway to chase leaders over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 14, 1 1/4l behind Rafaaf (9-4) at Windsor 6f hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Apr.
Highland Colori (IRE) 13-2 (9-4) Chased leader, ridden 2f out, led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, one pace, 2nd of 14, 3/4l behind Rafaaf (9-4) at Windsor 6f hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Apr.
Picabo (IRE) 13-2 (9-4) Held up mid-division, ridden over 1f out, one pace, 8th of 12, 6l behind Titus Gent (9-1) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Oct.
Kings 'n Dreams 11-1 (9-3) Slowly into stride, soon in touch, ridden 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 10th of 14, 6l behind Rafaaf (9-4) at Windsor 6f hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Apr.
Bassett Road (IRE) 9-1 (9-5) With leader, pushed along over 3f out, soon ridden and lost place, 7th of 8, 14l behind Numeral (9-7) at Kempton 7f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Nov.
George Thisby 8-1 (10-8) Held up and behind, some headway over 1f out, never reached leaders, 8th of 18, 12l behind Steed (10-9) at Leicester 7f am hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Oct.