Sweetspots: Diamond can shine off nice mark at Nottingham
Diamond Runner won the 5.30 at Nottingham from the same mark last year. He won off a higher mark in August, before losing his form later in the year on soft ground.
Via Via takes a class drop and returns to arguably his best trip of a mile in the 7.55 at Haydock. James Tate is 2-6 with first-time blinkers and the application of the aid could spark improvement.
Marine One (3.05 Yarmouth) is well bred but has been a slow learner, winless from five starts to date. A gelding operation should help him start to fulfil his potential and his trainer has a 19 per cent strike-rate with those following the operation.