Cheltenham Friday 16th November
- Going: Good to Soft (Good in places, Cross Country G/S,Soft in places) Surface: Turf
- Jackpot £41,537.12 carried forward to Cheltenham, 17th Nov
- Placepot £157.70, Pool: £231,859.94, 1073.16 winning tickets
- Quadpot £48.80, Pool: £12,393.78, 187.81 winning tickets
Carlito Brigante (IRE)
||6||11-10 pt||G Elliott||D N Russell||14/1|
Fingal Bay (IRE)
||6||11-7||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||5/4f|
||6||11-2||D Pipe||T Scudamore||7/4|
||8||11-2||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||28/1|
||4||11-2||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||5/1|
Dynaste (FR) 14-1 (11-10) Held up towards rear in touch, headway after 3 out, chased leaders under pressure next, soon ridden and outpaced, well beaten before last, 8th of 11, 45l behind Big Buck's (11-10) at Cheltenham 3m hdl G1 (1) gd in Mar.
Fingal Bay (IRE) 8-13fav (11-4) Jumped well, made all, clear 3 out, idled flat, driven out, won at Chepstow 2m 3f nov chs (3) sft in Oct beating Tiger O'Toole (11-12) by 1 1/2l, 5 ran.
Unioniste (FR) 6-5fav (11-1) Tracked leading pair, left 2nd 3 out (usual 6 out), led last (usual 4 out), hard pressed approaching omitted 2 out, ridden and stayed on well final furlong, won at Aintree 2m 4f nov chs (3) gd in Oct beating Distime (11-3) by 1 1/2l, 6 ran.
Carlito Brigante (IRE) 6-4 (11-11) Tracked leaders in 4th, outpaced when hampered 3 out (usual 6 out), never able to challenge, weakened on long flat, 4th of 6, 30l behind Unioniste (11-1) at Aintree 2m 4f nov chs (3) gd in Oct.
Thehillofuisneach (IRE) 9-1 (11-4) Held up in touch on inside, outpaced by leading trio 14th, soon beaten, moderate 4th and last 4 out, tailed off, 4th of 10, well behind Harry Topper (11-4) at Exeter 3m beg chs (4) gs in Oct.
||6||11-12||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||9/2j|
Oh Crick (FR)
||9||11-11||A King||Mr Joshua Newman (7)||16/1|
Kid Cassidy (IRE)
||6||11-11||N J Henderson||A P McCoy||9/2j|
||9||11-9 p||D Pipe||Tom Bellamy (7)||16/1|
||9||11-6 t||C Gordon||Tom Cannon (3)||33/1|
Free World (FR)
||8||11-1 t||A L T Moore||D N Russell||12/1|
Rio Gael (IRE)
||6||10-13||P Bowen||T J O'Brien||40/1|
Silver Roque (FR)
||6||10-8 t||F M O'Brien||P J Brennan||6/1|
||5||10-7 t||F Cottin||T Scudamore||12/1|
Arctic Ben (IRE)
||8||10-6||H D Daly||R Johnson||7/1|
Shooters Wood (IRE)
||8||10-5 t||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||7/1|
Salute Him (IRE)
||9||10-1||A J Martin||M Linehan (7)||33/1|
||8||10-0||O Sherwood||S P Jones||25/1|
Lucy's Legend (IRE)
||6||10-0 pt||P Henderson||J Best (5)||25/1|
Shooters Wood (IRE) 7-4fav (11-6) Chased leaders, challenged from 8th, led 4 out, joined when blundered 3 out, driven before next, headed and no extra final 75 yards, 2nd of 11, 1/2l behind Royale's Charter (11-12) at Taunton 2m hcp chs 0-125 (3) gd in Oct.
Wetak (FR) 25-1 (10-12) Led at steady pace, joined 4 out, ridden and headed before 2 out, mistake and weakened 2 out, 5th of 6, 23l behind My Tent Or Yours (10-12) at Ascot 2m nh nov hdl (3) gs.
Silver Roque (FR) 9-4fav (10-7) Prominent, led when mistake 6th, headed approaching last, stayed on same pace flat, 2nd of 7, 4l behind Gus Macrae (9-8) at Aintree 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) sft in Oct.
Astracad (FR) 40-85fav (11-8) Tracked leader, challenging when left in lead 7th, hung and jumped left from next, joined last, driven clear flat, stayed on well, won at Perth 2m nov chs (3) sft in Apr beating Kai Broon (11-4) by 8l, 4 ran.
Kid Cassidy (IRE) 4-1 (11-7) Held up in detached last, took keen hold, not always fluent, mistake 8th, hit 4 out, went 4th and progress from 2 out, 12 lengths off leaders last, stayed on well, nearest finish, 4th of 7, 6l behind Gus Macrae (9-8) at Aintree 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) sft in Oct.
Oh Crick (FR) 13-2 (11-12) Tracked leaders on inside, effort 3 out to next, no extra approaching last, 4th of 9, 16l behind Doeslessthanme (11-11) at Ayr 2m hcp chs (2) gd in Apr.
Rio Gael (IRE) 40-1 (11-5) Of fthe pace in 6th, pushed along before 9th, weakened next, no chance when mistake 3 out, 7th of 10, 19l behind Shoegazer (11-7) at Newton Abbot 2m 5f listed hcp chs (1) sft in Sep.
Free World (FR) 11-1 (11-8) Always towards rear, pulled up before last, in a race won by Foildubh (11-8) at Tipperary 2m hcp hdl hvy in Oct, 10 ran.
Fiftyonefiftyone (IRE) 9-1 (10-7) Chased leading pair, mistake 2nd, mistake 6th, mistake and weakened 8th, tailed off, 8th of 9, well behind Anquetta (11-0) at Ascot 2m 1f listed hcp chs (1) gd in Oct '11.
Takeroc (FR) 22-1 (11-8) Held up, effort when not fluent 4 out, weakened approaching next, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Gus Macrae (9-8) at Aintree 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) sft in Oct, 7 ran.
Arctic Ben (IRE) 10-3fav (11-1) Tracked leader, led after 3rd, headed after 5th, led approaching 12th, not fluent 3 out, headed 2 out, weary when led again flat, headed towards finish, 2nd of 6, 3l behind Mad Moose (11-10) at Cheltenham 2m 5f nov ltd hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Apr.
Consigliere (FR) 40-1 (9-11) In touch, lost place after 4 out, outpaced 2 out, beaten when hampered last, 9th of 28, 21l behind Son Of Flicka (10-6) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) gd in Mar.
Lucy's Legend (IRE) 9-1 (11-1) Mid-division, headway 5th, 3rd when hit 3 out, went 2nd before next, led flat, driven out, won at Kempton 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) gd in Oct beating Shooters Wood (11-5) by 1l, 12 ran.
Salute Him (IRE) 14-1 (11-8) Always towards rear, tailed off, 11th of 12, well behind Yeoman (10-0) at Galway 2m 1f hcp chs 0-116 in Oct.
Court Minstrel (IRE)
||5||11-7||Evan Williams||P Moloney||6/1|
||4||11-7||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||5/4f|
Magic Spear (IRE)
||6||11-7||C A Murphy||R M Power||20/1|
Run With The Wind (IRE)
||6||11-7||M Hourigan||T Murphy||12/1|
Ted Dolly (IRE)
||8||11-7||E U Hales||R Thornton||100/1|
Duke Of Navan (IRE)
||4||11-4||N G Richards||D N Russell||25/1|
||5||11-4||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||4/1|
River Maigue (IRE)
||5||11-0||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||4/1|
Dodging Bullets 10-11fav (10-12) Tracked leaders, took keen hold, niggled along briefly 5th, went 2nd after 2 out, led last, ridden clear, won at Cheltenham 2m 4yo hdl (2) gs in Oct beating Hi Note (10-5) by 8l, 5 ran.
River Maigue (IRE) 10-11fav (11-2) Held up towards rear, headway over 4f out, led entering final furlong, soon ridden, held on well towards finish, won at Ayr 2m NH flat (4) gd in Apr beating Master Malt (10-8) by 1l, 13 ran.
Court Minstrel (IRE) 6-1 (11-0) Held up in rear, headway on inside going strongly after 5th, close 3rd when not clear run after 2 out, challenged last, soon led, quickened away final 150 yards, won at Cheltenham 2m mdn hdl (3) gs in Oct beating The Romford Pele (11-0) by 4l, 12 ran.
Duke Of Navan (IRE) 11-8 (10-12) Tracked leaders, smooth headway and close up 3 out, led on bit next, clear last, eased flat, very easily, won at Newcastle 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Oct beating Herostatus (10-12) by 10l, 10 ran.
Run With The Wind (IRE) 5-4fav (11-7) Tracked leaders in 3rd, took closer order from 3 out, led after 2 out, driven out and ran on well from before last, easily, won at Listowel 2m nh nov hdl hvy in Sep beating Darwins Theory (11-0) by 4 1/2l, 5 ran.
Magic Spear (IRE) 7-2 (11-4) Waited with last of the 5, 4th from 5 out, plenty to do approaching straight, soon no impression under pressure, kept on same pace, 3rd of 5, 8l behind Whatever Jacksays (11-10) at Listowel 2m 4f nh nov hdl hvy in Sep.
Tominator 1-2fav (10-12) Held up, not fluent 3rd, mistake 5th, challenged after 3 out, led 2 out, clear last, easily, won at Bangor 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Oct beating Harris Garden (10-12) by 12l, 10 ran.
Ted Dolly (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, close enough in 6th when mistake and unseated rider 4 out, in a race won by Special Tiara (11-10) at Ballinrobe 2m 1f beg chs sft in Sep, 14 ran.
Another Jewel (IRE)
||10||11-8||D P Murphy||D N Russell||66/1|
Balthazar King (IRE)
||8||11-8||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||11/4f|
Hello Bud (IRE)
||14||11-8 t||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||25/1|
||11||11-8 p||N A Twiston-Davies||D England||66/1|
Sizing Australia (IRE)
||10||11-8||H De Bromhead||A E Lynch||11/2|
Uncle Junior (IRE)
||11||11-8||W P Mullins||Mr P W Mullins||9/2|
Bahrain Storm (IRE)
||9||11-5 b||Noel Quinlan||J Quinlan||40/1|
||11||11-5 t||R H Buckler||A Glassonbury||33/1|
||10||11-5||K C Bailey||N Scholfield||11/1|
Noble Commander (IRE)
||9||11-5 b||G Donnelly||R M Power||100/1|
Outlaw Pete (IRE)
||8||11-5||J Halley||Mr Josh Halley||12/1|
||6||11-2 p||C E Longsdon||Miss C V Hart||25/1|
Orphee Des Blins (FR)
||10||11-1||G W Wroblewski||Jan Faltejsek||11/2|
Try Catch Me (IRE)
||7||10-13||Mrs A Batchelor||M J Quinlan||100/1|
||9||10-10 t||W P Mullins||E Mullins||16/1|
Wedger Pardy (IRE)
||11||10-10 b||K C Bailey||Miss J Coward||20/1|
Uncle Junior (IRE) (10-9) 6th of 23, 45l behind Orphee Des Blins (10-9) at Pardubice(CZE) 4m 2f Cross Country Chase sft in Oct.
Balthazar King (IRE) 9-1 (11-4) Led until 4 out, ridden after 3 out, led again soon after 2 out, driven out, very game effort, won at Cheltenham 3m hcp chs (2) gs in Oct beating Galaxy Rock (11-2) by 1l, 19 ran.
Outlaw Pete (IRE) 14-1 (9-10) Waited with, progress 12th, niggled along 6 out, challenged and in front 2 out, pressed when ran out last, in a race won by Raz De Maree (11-3) at Cork 3m 4f hcp chs 0-150, 17 ran.
Another Jewel (IRE) 16-1 (11-6) Mid-division, no extra from 6 out and weakened, pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Son Of Moyne (10-2) at Thurles 3m hcp chs 0-109 in Oct, 18 ran.
Hello Bud (IRE) 5-1 (11-12) Prominent, led after 2nd, dived at 3 out, headed before bend turning for home, weakened final 150 yards, 3rd of 9, 18l behind Sea Saffron (11-6) at Cartmel 3m 6f hcp ch 0-125 (3) gd in Jun.
Sizing Australia (IRE) 8-1 (10-11) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, closer approaching straight and 4th 2 out, no impression before last and kept on one pace, 4th of 17, 9l behind Worldor (10-11) at Naas 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft in Oct.
Midnight Haze 80-1 (10-0) Chased leaders to 12th, soon mid-division, no danger after, 15th of 40, well behind Neptune Collonges (11-6) at Aintree 4m 4f Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (7yo+) (1) gd in Apr.
Deutschland (USA) 15-2 (10-10) Tracked leaders, ridden and weakened from 3 out, 8th of 20, 16l behind Heaney (10-4) at Gowran Park 3m hcp hdl gd in Oct.
Wedger Pardy (IRE) (10-10) 98th of 17, 27l behind Chriseti (10-10) at Le Lion D'angers(FR) 4m 4f chs sft in May.
Double Dizzy 25-1 (10-7) in a race won by Lagunak (10-7) at Auteuil(FR) 3m 3f chs G1 (1) hvy, 10 ran.
Nikola (FR) 7-1 (10-0) Chased leaders, outpaced 15th, weakened before 3 out, tailed off, 8th of 9, well behind Marufo (10-7) at Aintree 3m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gd in Oct.
Bahrain Storm (IRE) 20-1 (11-7) In rear, struggling to stay in touch from before 5th, tailed off, last of 7, well behind Rebel Fitz (11-7) at Tipperary 2m hdl Grd 3 (1) hvy in Jul.
Noble Commander (IRE) 20-1 (9-5) Soon led and disputed, headed 5 out, 2nd approaching 2 out, no extra from last, 7th of 14, well behind Wellforth (10-12) at Galway 2m 6f hcp chs sft in Aug.
Vincitore (FR) 5-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, blundered 1st, led 5th, headed 7th, ridden before 3 out, no extra and lost 2nd place from last, 3rd of 7, 9l behind Ballybough Gorta (11-2) at Haydock 3m hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft in Oct.
Orphee Des Blins (FR) (10-9) won at Pardubice(CZE) 4m 2f Cross Country Chase sft in Oct, 23 ran.
Try Catch Me (IRE) 3-1 (11-5) Led, mistake 3 out, headed approaching 2 out, soon no chance with winner, 2nd of 5, 15l behind Aviso (11-12) at Stratford 2m 1f hcp chs 0-115 (4) gs in Sep.
||6||12-5 t||C Gordon||Tom Cannon (3)||33/1|
||5||11-12 t||D Pipe||Mr K Edgar (8)||12/1|
Titan De Sarti (FR)
||5||11-10||N J Henderson||J McGrath (3)||5/1|
||6||11-9||N J Henderson||G Derwin (8)||16/1|
High Storm (IRE)
||5||11-9 b1||Dr R D P Newland||C Ward (6)||20/1|
Pure Faith (IRE)
||8||11-9||P Bowen||D Devereux (3)||66/1|
Slew Charm (FR)
||10||11-9||Mrs S Dawson||P Carberry||33/1|
Top Wood (FR)
||5||11-9||D Pipe||Tom Bellamy (8)||5/1|
||7||11-9||Miss V Williams||H Challoner (3)||28/1|
Total Excitement (IRE)
||10||11-7||T Cooper||M A Enright||33/1|
||6||11-7 p||M Scudamore||A Wedge||100/1|
||5||11-7||Jonjo O'Neill||M Linehan (6)||7/1|
||5||11-7 p||Mrs Caroline Keevil||J Best||20/1|
||6||11-6 b||N B King||T Whelan (3)||66/1|
Angles Hill (IRE)
||5||11-5||R Woollacott||M G Nolan||16/1|
Ambrose Princess (IRE)
||7||11-5||F M O'Brien||B Powell||33/1|
Buck Magic (IRE)
||6||11-5||N P Mulholland||M Byrne||7/1|
Saint Roque (FR)
||6||11-5||P F Nicholls||H Derham (6)||9/2f|
||7||11-5 pt||E McNamara||R J Jones (3)||66/1|
||4||11-3||A M Hales||K Moore (3)||66/1|
||5||11-0||Ian Williams||R McCarth (3)||14/1|
Turner Brown (IRE)
||8||11-9 p||M O'Hare||E J O'connell||NR|
||4||11-7 v||P Phelan||J Moore||NR|
Valley Lad (IRE)
||6||11-2||P D Evans||R Evans (3)||NR|
Turner Brown (IRE) 7-1 (10-13) Mid-division, mistake and unseated rider 3 out, in a race won by Coole Avenue (11-2) at Galway 2m 6f hcp hdl 8Evens30 sft in Oct, 16 ran.
Reggie Perrin 50-1 (10-3) Tracked leaders, lost place after 3rd, not fluent 5th, ridden next, not fluent 7th, mistake when behind 3 out, stayed on flat, no chance with leaders, 6th of 14, 17l behind Barbatos (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f nh nov hdl (3) gs in Jan.
Valley Lad (IRE) 9-1 (10-9) Held up, headway 5th, challenged 3 out, led before next, headed last, stayed on, held by winner flat, 2nd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Le Beau Bai (11-12) at Ffos Las 3m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft.
Buck Magic (IRE) 3-1fav (11-0) Towards rear, headway before 3 out, weakened before last, 6th of 15, 21l behind Ruben Cotter (11-5) at Exeter 2m 7f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft in May.
Angles Hill (IRE) 16-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, led soon after 3 out, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, no extra and held before last, lost 2nd flat, 3rd of 15, 4l behind Stars Du Granits (11-7) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd in Oct.
Slew Charm (FR) 25-1 (9-10) Waited with, closer order from before 3 out, 5th from next, no impression in 3rd and kept on same pace from before last, 3rd of 13, 4 1/2l behind Beef To The Heels (9-3) at Down Royal 2m hcp hdl 0-150 gs.
Cinevator (IRE) 6-1 (11-7) Made all, driven after 3 out, clear when not fluent 2 out, edged left flat, stayed on strongly, won at Taunton 3m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd in Oct beating Green Bank (11-1) by 2 3/4l, 16 ran.
Riptide 40-1 (11-10) Towards rear, behind 8th, never on terms, 10th of 17, 44l behind Golden Call (11-4) at Bangor 3m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gd in Feb.
Titan De Sarti (FR) 3-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, not fluent 3rd, pushed along 5th, headway under pressure after 2 out, went 3rd flat, stayed on, 3rd of 12, 5l behind Court Minstrel (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m mdn hdl (3) gs in Oct.
Crafty Roberto 14-1 (10-4) Mistake and unseated rider 1st, in a race won by Vulcanite (11-11) at Fakenham 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gs in Oct, 11 ran.
Total Excitement (IRE) 6-1 (11-12) Soon tracked leaders, 4th after 3 out, no extra in 5th from next, kept on same pace, 5th of 14, 10l behind Days Ahead (11-11) at Tramore 2m beg chs sft in Oct.
Coffee (IRE) 11-10fav (10-13) In touch on inside, hampered 6th, ridden 2 out, beaten last, weakened flat, 6th of 8, 13l behind Tony Star (11-12) at Fontwell 2m 2f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gs in Oct.
Kings Lodge 16-1 (11-3) Prominent until ridden before 6th, behind next, 8th of 10, 48l behind Grandads Horse (11-12) at Haydock 2m 4f Novice Handicap Hurdle (0-135) (4-8yo) (3) gd in Apr.
Waterunder (IRE) 6-5fav (11-9) Mid-division, not fluent 2nd, headway approaching 5th, ridden before 2 out, 8 lengtsh 3rd when blundered and unseated rider last, in a race won by Valmari (10-9) at Wincanton 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Feb, 13 ran.
Adelar (GER) 8-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, ridden after 3 out, never on terms, well beaten 2 out, 8th of 11, 27l behind Vulcanite (11-11) at Fakenham 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gs in Oct.
Akbabend 3-1 (11-5) Went left start and pushed along to chase leader, led 3rd until next, chased leader until 3 out, soon driven along, rallied to 2nd after 2 out, challenged last, ridden to lead again and hung right flat, won at Southwell 3m clm hdl (4) gs beating Watch The Birdie (9-8) by 1 3/4l, 5 ran.
Pure Faith (IRE) 16-1 (11-3) Held up, headway approaching 5th, pushed along and lost place after next, well behind 4 out, tailed off, 6th of 7, well behind Gus Macrae (9-8) at Aintree 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) sft in Oct.
High Storm (IRE) 25-1 (10-4) In touch, ridden after 5th, 6th last, stayed on same pace, 6th of 22, 15l behind Dark Lover (10-7) at Cheltenham 2m hcp (3) gs in Oct.
Top Wood (FR) 5-1 (10-13) Made all, ridden and kept on strongly from 2 out, won at Chepstow 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Apr beating Ulck Du Lin (11-2) by 2 3/4l, 15 ran.
Nafaath (IRE) 10-1 (11-1) In touch, ridden and lost place before 7th, tailed off, 6th of 9, well behind Hi Note (10-9) at Stratford 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gs in Sep.
Air Chief 14-1 (9-10) in a race won by Torphichen (10-13) at Listowel 2m 4f hcp chs sft in Sep, 7 ran.
Teak (IRE) 9-1 (10-12) Waited with towards rear, closer in 8th 3 out, ridden in 6th before straight, no impression in moderate 5th and kept on same pace from 2 out, 6th of 18, 16l behind Boland's Corner (11-5) at Limerick 2m 6f hcp hdl 80-109 in Oct '11.
Ambrose Princess (IRE) 28-1 (10-4) Kept away from others at start, led in and got flyer, led, hit 7th, headed after 2 out, weakened flat, 7th of 23, 21l behind Bondage (10-13) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gs in Oct.
Saint Roque (FR) 10-3 (10-11) Towards rear, headway 4th, chased leaders until ridden and weakened soon after last, 6th of 14, 42l behind Sainglend (11-1) at Stratford 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Apr.
There's No Panic (IRE)
||7||11-12||P F Nicholls||Mr Steven Clements (3)||9/1|
Swing Bill (FR)
||11||11-9||D Pipe||Mr M Ennis (5)||14/1|
||10||11-7 p||P J Hobbs||Mr T Cheesman (7)||25/1|
Jamsie Hall (IRE)
||9||11-5 pt||G Elliott||Mr J J Codd||11/2|
||7||11-4 p||C E Longsdon||Miss C V Hart (7)||33/1|
||9||11-2||K G Reveley||Mr Colm Mccormack (3)||25/1|
||9||10-13||Miss V Williams||Mr W Biddick||10/1|
Bescot Springs (IRE)
||7||10-12 v||Miss Lucinda V Russell||G Watters (7)||18/1|
Hunters Lodge (IRE)
||6||10-11||N A Twiston-Davies||Mr R Hatch (7)||4/1|
||9||10-11 b||D Pipe||Mr M Heard (7)||7/2f|
Jewel Of The West (IRE)
||8||10-9||D T Hughes||Miss N Carberry||8/1|
Sizing Santiago (IRE)
||6||10-8 p||P Bowen||Mr C Motherway||20/1|
||9||10-3||Miss Lucinda V Russell||Miss C Walton (3)||33/1|
||11||10-1||N A Twiston-Davies||Mr J Sherwood (7)||33/1|
||9||11-1||Miss S Smith||Mr S Waley-Cohen||NR|
Aimigayle 7-2 (11-11) Led, driven and headed approaching 2 out, kept on same pace under pressure, held on for 2nd flat, no impression with winner, 2nd of 8, 4 1/2l behind Wild Rhubarb (11-2) at Uttoxeter 3m mrs hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in May.
Swing Bill (FR) 6-1 (11-5) Held up mid-division, tracked leaders before 5th, blundered 7th, soon lost place, pulled up after 5 out, in a race won by Shoreacres (11-1) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Jun, 10 ran.
Sizing Santiago (IRE) 7-2 (11-1) Jumped right 2nd and next, in touch, tracked leader when fell 11th, in a race won by Pasco (11-9) at Aintree 2m 4f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gd in Oct, 6 ran.
Hunters Lodge (IRE) 7-2fav (10-9) Tracked leaders, mistake 11th, challenged 14th, led next, headed before 4 out, led after 3 out, headed 2 out, still pressing leader when left in lead last, jinked right flat, driven out, won at Cheltenham 3m am hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Oct beating Jewel Of The West (11-4) by 3l, 17 ran.
Bescot Springs (IRE) 9-1 (10-7) Towards rear, headway 3 out, went 3rd 2 out, soon ridden, chased winner before last, no impression, 2nd of 9, 7l behind Across The Bay (11-9) at Kelso 3m 2f hcp chs 0-140 (3) hvy in Oct.
Jewel Of The West (IRE) 8-1 (11-4) Held up in mid-division, not fluent 7th, headway approaching 3 out, left 2nd last, stayed on, not able to trouble winner, 2nd of 17, 3l behind Hunters Lodge (10-9) at Cheltenham 3m am hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Oct.
Triggerman 10-1 (10-8) Mid-division, slow 4th, headway to chase leaders 12th, went 3rd approaching 3 out, stayed on to 2nd before last, edged left under pressure and one pace flat, 4th of 18, 4 1/2l behind Poker De Sivola (10-12) at Sandown 3m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) gf in Apr '11.
Pentiffic (NZ) 20-1 (10-12) Mid-division, well beaten 4 out, 7th of 14, 34l behind Romanesco (10-5) at Fakenham 3m hcp chs 0-140 (3) gs in Oct.
Categorical 6-1 (11-7) Held up in rear, headway before 8th, lost place 6 out, 6th of 8, 28l behind Lord Villez (10-11) at Newcastle 2m 4f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Feb.
There's No Panic (IRE) 6-4 (11-8) Tracked leader, led 9th, ridden and pressed when left clear last, won at Fakenham 2m 5f nov chs (3) gs in Oct beating Cross Of Honour (11-3) by 6l, 6 ran.
Strongbows Legend 28-1 (11-6) Held up in touch, mistake 19th, blundered and lost place next, behind when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Teaforthree (11-6) at Cheltenham 4m am nov chs (2) gd in Mar, 19 ran.
Alderluck (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Prominent, led after 6th, headed next, led approaching 14th, headed 17th, led again before 4 out, headed 3 out, weakened from 2 out, 5th of 12, 11l behind Clash Duff (11-9) at Exeter 3m 6f hcp chs 0-125 (3) gd in Mar.
Etxalar (FR) 100-1 (10-0) Always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 19th, in a race won by Merigo (10-2) at Ayr 4m hcp chs G3 (1) gd in Apr, 24 ran.
Battlecry 7-1 (11-2) Held up in rear, jumped left at times, headway when carried wide and lost place after 2nd, behind 15th, tailed off, 9th of 14, well behind Armenian Boy (11-7) at Ludlow 3m hcp chs 0-120 (4) gd in Oct.
Jamsie Hall (IRE) 16-1 (10-9) Mid-division, mistake 3 out, stayed on from 2 out, went left last, took 4th flat, not able to trouble leaders, 4th of 20, 9l behind Nadiya De La Vega (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 4f hcp chs 0-150 (2) gs in Oct.