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Prediction: 1st Sofias Number One, 2nd McConnell, 3rd Bold Marc
Sofias Number One (USA) 41
b g Silver Deputy-Storidawn (Hennessy)
9 - 7 b
Winner of five races from 7f to 1m 1f on the all-weather (4 FB, 1 PO). A winner at 11-4 here over 7f on his latest outing last month, beating Silly Billy by 3/4l. Has won 3 times this season.
Pats Legacy (USA) 27
ch g Yankee Gentleman-Sugars For Nanny (Brocco)
9 - 7
Winner of six races at 1m. Beaten 3l by Jonnie Skull when second of 9 at 9-4fav on his latest outing at Yarmouth over 1m (good to firm) last month.
Peters Friend (GB) 25 (163j)
b g Gentlemans Deal-Giffoine (Timeless Times)
9 - 7
Placed once in three starts. Third of 7 behind Awake My Soul beaten 6l at 5-1 on his latest outing at Beverley over 1m (good to firm) last month.
Bold Marc (IRE) 10
b g Bold Fact-Zaras Birthday (Waajib)
9 - 6
Has won 13 races from 5f to 1m including 2 wins on fibresand. Third of 5 behind Jordaura beaten 3 1/2l at 6-1 on his latest outing at Hamilton over 1m 3f (good to soft) earlier this month.
Mataajir (USA) 9
b g Redoutes Choice-Hamasah (Irish River)
9 - 5
He has won four times from 7f to 1m on the all-weather (3 FB, 1 PO). Beaten 17l behind Handheld at 16-1 when last of 13 on his latest outing at Nottingham over 1m (good to soft) earlier this month.
Catchanova (IRE) 19
b g Catcher In The Rye-Head For The Stars (Head For Heights)
9 - 4
Winner of six races from 1m to 1m 1f including 3 wins on polytrack. Beaten 8l behind Mister Green at 14-1 when 11th of 13 on his latest outing at Kempton over 1m earlier this month.
Imaginary World (IRE) 12
b m Exceed And Excel-Plutonia (Sadlers Wells)
9 - 4 e/s
Successful at 1m and 1m 1f including a win on polytrack. Third of 8 behind Yojojo beaten 5l at 9-2 on her latest outing at Kempton over 1m earlier this month.
Feeling Good (GB) 23
b g Shamardal-Lady Golan (Golan)
9 - 3 t
Placed twice in 13 starts. Finished 7l behind Shearian when sixth of 11 at 20-1 on his latest outing at Ripon over 1m 2f (good) last month.
Tatting (GB) 38
ch g Street Cry-Needlecraft (Mark Of Esteem)
9 - 0
A winner at 1m 1f on polytrack. Beaten 4l behind Ace Master at 12-1 when seventh of 11 on his latest outing at Wolverhampton over 7f last month.
McConnell (USA) 12
ch g Petionville-Warsaw Girl (Polish Precedent)
8 - 12 b
Has won ten races from 7f to 1m 1f including 9 wins on the all-weather (8 FB, 1 PO). Beaten 2l by Kingscombe when second of 11 at 7-2jt-fav on his latest outing over this course and distance earlier this month.
Men Dont Cry (IRE) 28
b g Street Cry-Naissance Royale (Giants Causeway)
8 - 10 b
Placed in three of 17 starts. Beaten 5l behind Shahrazad at 6-1 when eighth of 13 on his latest outing at Kempton over 7f last month.
Rapid Water (GB) 13
b g Anabaa-Lochsong (Song)
8 - 10 b
He has won four times from 6f to 1m including 2 wins on polytrack. Third of 9 behind Edgware Road beaten 1 3/4l at 9-2 on his latest outing at Kempton over 1m earlier this month.
On The Cusp (IRE) 12
b g Footstepsinthesand-Roman Love (Perugino)
8 - 10 p
Winner of six races from 1m to 1m 2f including 4 wins on fibresand. Beaten 2l by Just Five when second of 8 at 5-1 on his latest outing over this course and distance earlier this month.
Rockgoat (IRE) 12
b g Rock Of Gibraltar-Queveda (Mark Of Esteem)
8 - 7
Successful at 1m and 1m 1f on polytrack. Third of 11 behind Kingscombe beaten 3l at 16-1 on his latest outing over this course and distance earlier this month. Runs from 2lb out of handicap.
Forecast Prices: Bold Marc 10/1, Catchanova 20/1, Feeling Good 8/1, Imaginary World 16/1, Mataajir 10/1, McConnell 6/1, Men Dont Cry 14/1, On The Cusp 10/1, Pats Legacy 6/1, Peters Friend 14/1, Rockgoat 14/1, Sofias Number One 9/2, Tatting 16/1, Rapid Water 12/1