OLLIVANDER (7.05) led early in the straight at Southwell two weeks ago but couldn't quite repel Love Your Work. David O'Meara drops him a furlong back on the Fibresand and his three-year-old remains well treated.
The feature events at Chester will be informative but are tough to unravel. If there is plenty of rain around KING OTTOKAR (3.35) could beat off a formidable Aidan O'Brien challenge in the Chester Vase. King Ottoman sluiced through the Newbury mud to beat Dashing Willoughby and he may have the measure of Ballydoyle trio Norway, Sir Dragonet and Gentile Bellini.
The 1m 2f maiden affords MONS STAR (4.05) with a chance to build on his promising debut at Newmarket when fourth to Charlie Appleby's Jalmoud. Third horse Eightsome Reel has since won at Ripon.