|1 (6)||7||Compton Time 42||3||9-3||P Mulrennan||M Dods||5/1|
|2 (3)||627329||Henry Bee 6||3||9-3 b1||Lee Topliss (3)||R A Fahey||75||9/4|
|3 (1)||08||Jerry Ellen (IRE) 14||3||9-3||D Fentiman||T D Easterby||22/1|
|4 (4)||74||Ptolemy 9||3||9-3||G Gibbons||T D Barron||7/4|
|5 (7)||0||Tomasini 14||3||9-3||C Catlin||J R Weymes||33/1|
|6 (2)||859466||Tuibama (IRE) 31||3||9-3||P Makin||Miss Tracy Waggott||49||12/1|
|7 (5)||80-||Gentle Sands 238||3||8-12||K Fallon||E S Mcmahon||9/1|
HENRY BEE has had a number of chances already with five places in eight runs. He was way below his best last time in a Ripon handicap and it's interesting that connections now reach for first-time blinkers. However, this does look a strong opportunity on the formbook and he's afforded another chance in the hope the headgear has a galvanising effect. Nevertheless, a major danger looms in the form of Ptolemy. The Barron colt shaped well when making steady late progress in All Or Nothin's Chester maiden and further progress seems assured. Compton Time may also improve on a mid-division finish on his Pontefract debut.
Compton Time 50-1 (8-11) Behind, some late moderate progress, never involved, 7th of 13, 18l behind Intense Pink (8-9) at Pontefract 6f mdn stks (5) sft in Apr.
Henry Bee 5-1 (9-2) Dwelt, went right start, outpaced in rear, some headway over 2f out, never a factor, 9th of 10, 24l behind Dutch Rose (9-0) at Ripon 6f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gf in May.
Jerry Ellen (IRE) 20-1 (9-1) Close up, ridden over 2f out, weakened 1f out, 8th of 11, 19l behind Kathlatino (9-8) at Redcar 1m mdn auc stks (6) gd in May.
Ptolemy 20-1 (9-3) Held up, ridden and kept on final furlong, nearest finish, 4th of 10, 6l behind All Or Nothin (9-3) at Chester 6f 3yo mdn (4) gf in May.
Tomasini 28-1 (9-1) In touch on outer, ridden and weakened 2f out, 10th of 11, 29l behind Kathlatino (9-8) at Redcar 1m mdn auc stks (6) gd in May.
Tuibama (IRE) 10-1 (8-4) Close up on outer, ridden 2f out, kept on same pace, 6th of 9, 9l behind Lord Buffhead (8-9) at Musselburgh 5f 3yo hcp 0-65 (6) gs in May.
Gentle Sands 28-1 (8-11) Led, pulled hard, headed over 2f out, soon weakened, last of 13, 34l behind Operettist (9-0) at Salisbury 7f 2yo stks (5) gd in Oct.