LOUIS VEE shaped as though coming back to the boil when a strong-finishing fourth at Wolverhampton and, with the step back up in trip here a plus, he could be the answer. Very First Blade is in good heart at present and won't go down without a fight, while Coiste Bodhar is best of the rest.
0m 6f 0y
MONTOYA'S SON is chasing a 4-timer and can overcome a 3-month absence/6 lb rise to maintain his 100% record since switched to Keith Dalgleish. Categorical bids to win this event for the third time in 5 years and should go well, while cases can also be made for Ballymoat and Trust Thomas.
2m 4f 0y
The selection is YUL FINEGOLD who is rated in the 80s on the Flat and could do a lot better now handicapping in this sphere. Greybougg may also be seen to better effect on his handicap debut and could be a danger along with Powderonthebonnet who has been given a massive chance in the weights.
2m 1f 0y