Yeast rising in early Royal Hunt Cup list

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Master Charter, Missile, Yeast and Tregaron are the Tote's 14- 1 joint-favourites for next month's Royal Hunt Cup over the straight mile at Royal Ascot, the weights for which were released yesterday.

Yeast, who won the Victoria Cup over Ascot's straight seven furlongs in April, has been alloted 8st 6lb while Victoria Cup runner up Master Charter has 7st 9lb. The three-year-old Missile has 7st 8lb, while Tregaron has 7st 12lb. Tarawa is top weight among the 84 entries with 9st 10lb.

Jayannpee and Pivotal are the Tote's 14-1 joint-favourites for the six furlongs Wokingham Handicap at the Royal meeting.

Jayannpee, a recent winner at Newmarket and York, has 9st 7lb, while the useful three-year-old Pivotal has been given 9st 1lb. The 10-year- old veteran Hard To Figure heads the 84 entries with 10st.