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Prediction: 1st Highly Likely, 2nd Hurakan, 3rd Foxhaven
Hurakan (IRE) 19
gr g Daylami-Gothic Dream (Nashwan)
9 - 7 p
Winner of six races from 1m to 1m 4f on good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 1 1/4l behind Jupiter Storm when fourth of 9 at 12-1 on his latest outing at Chepstow over 1m 4f (good to firm) earlier this month.
Double Cee (GB) 37
ch g Haafhd-Razzle (Green Desert)
9 - 7
He has won three times from 1m to 1m 1f on good and soft ground. Well beaten at 14-1 behind Attwaal when 13th of 14 on his latest outing at Windsor over 1m 4f (soft) last month.
Foxhaven (GB) 30
ch g Unfuwain-Dancing Mirage (Machiavellian)
9 - 7 v
Has won eight races from 7f to 1m 4f on ground varying from good to firm to soft and on the all-weather. A winner at 5-1 at Kempton over 1m 3f on his latest outing last month, beating Shirataki by 1 3/4l.
Steely (GB) 22
b g Librettist-No Comebacks (Last Tycoon)
9 - 4
Successful at 1m 3f and 1m 4f on good to firm ground. Well beaten at 11-2 behind Bathwick Street when last of 8 on his latest outing at Bath over 1m 5f (good to firm) last month.
Jolly Roger (IRE) 5 (330j)
b g Oratorio-Chalice Wells (Sadlers Wells)
9 - 4
A winner at 1m 2f on good to soft ground, but that win was over two years ago; has also won seven hurdles. Beaten 8l behind Gabrial's King at 13-2 when seventh of 10 on his latest outing at Newbury over 1m 4f (good to firm) earlier this month.
Highly Likely (IRE) 23
b g Elnadim-Height Of Fantasy (Shirley Heights)
8 - 12
A winner at 5-1 here over 1m 5f on his latest outing last month, beating Gladstone by 1 1/2l.
Drummond (GB) 8
b g Zamindar-Alrisha (Persian Bold)
8 - 10
Placed twice in 13 starts. Finished 2 1/2l behind Tawseef when fourth of 10 at 16-1 on his latest outing at Chepstow over 1m 2f (soft) earlier this month.
Forecast Prices: Highly Likely 11/4, Hurakan 5/1, Foxhaven 5/2, Drummond 6/1, Jolly Roger 8/1, Steely 10/1, Double Cee 12/1