ALBERT CAMUS should be sharper for a recent comeback run when scoring won over track and trip and beating a subsequent winner in the process. He’s also finished in front of the re-opposing Currency Exchange the last twice now and there looks more to come from him. Vina Bay is upped in distance and raised 7lb after landing a double over a mile while Bodroy faced a tough task in a conditions race last time having earlier won at Wolverhampton. Fairmac and Nortonthorpe Boy are others attempting a longer trip and the latter was due to run at Wolverhampton yesterday.
Nortonthorpe Boy 11-2 (8-12) Tracked leader, ridden to lead approaching final furlong, headed towards finish, 2nd of 4, 1/2l behind Final Voyage (9-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp (3) pol in Feb.
Albert Camus 7-4fav (9-8) Dwelt close up in rear, wide and headway to press leaders 2f out, ridden and ran on to lead final strides, won at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp (5) pol in Mar beating Swinton Noon (9-0) by shd, 5 ran.
Fairmac 22-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, one pace over 1f out, kept on final 100 yards, 4th of 10, 2l behind Aleas (9-7) at Kempton 1m (4) pol in Nov.
Vina Bay 10-3 (8-13) Midfield, pushed before 2f out, headway before ridden entering final furlong, hit front late on, comfortably, won at Kempton 1m hcp (4) pol in Feb beating Cuban Cigar (8-9) by 1 1/2l, 7 ran.
Currency Exchange (IRE) 5-1 (9-9) Raced wide close up, headway to press leaders 2f out, ran on close home, 4th of 5, nk behind Albert Camus (9-8) at Lingfield 1m 2f hcp (5) pol in Mar.
Bodroy (IRE) 125-1 (9-5) Led early, chased leader, ridden to lead again 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra well inside final furlong, 4th of 6, 3 1/2l behind Highland Avenue (9-5) at Kempton 1m stks (2) pol in Mar.