Sandown Park Saturday 8th March
- Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places Surface: Turf
- Jackpot £10,085.15 carried forward to Naas, 9th Mar
- Placepot £130.60, Pool: £197,904.52, 1105.49 winning tickets
- Quadpot £8.50, Pool: £13,711.69, 1184.78 winning tickets
Carry On Sydney
||4||11-12||O Sherwood||L Aspell||2/1f|
||4||11-10||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||13/2|
Dormello Mo (FR)
||4||11-8||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||3/1|
Cafe Au Lait
||4||11-5 pt||A Middleton||J Banks (5)||8/1|
||4||11-1||N B King||R Johnson||7/2|
Mr Vendman (IRE)
||4||10-9||Ian Williams||R J McCarth (5)||16/1|
||4||10-4 v||G L Moore||J Moore||NR|
Shalianzi (IRE) 6-1 (10-9) Held up, headway approaching 3 out, chased leaders before next, kept on to 3rd post, no chance with leading duo, 3rd of 7, 10l behind Vandross (10-9) at Fontwell 2m 2f 3yo hdl (4) hvy in Dec.
Dormello Mo (FR) 13-8fav (11-0) Held up in rear, not fluent 2nd, headway before 5th, chased winner 2 out, no impression, lost 2nd last, no extra flat, 4th of 14, 16l behind Arthur's Oak (11-4) at Exeter 2m 3f nov hdl (4) hvy in Feb.
Astrum 10-1 (10-9) Held up in last pair, headway 4th, went 3rd after 3 out, edged right and went 2nd before 2 out, stayed on same pace, well held by winner from last, 2nd of 6, 8l behind Carry On Sydney (10-12) at Market Rasen 2m 1f 4yo mdn hdl (4) sft in Feb.
Cafe Au Lait 12-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders in 3rd, went 2nd before 4th, ridden and weakened before 2 out, 5th of 7, 24l behind Abracadabra Sivola (10-12) at Haydock 2m 4yo hdl (2) hvy in Feb.
Carry On Sydney 9-4 (11-0) Held up in mid-division, headway to track leaders approaching 2 out, left 3rd and slightly hampered 2 out, stayed on under pressure to 2nd final 100 yards, no impression on winner, 2nd of 15, 2l behind Saint Breiz (10-9) at Wincanton 2m nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Feb.
Rayak (IRE) 13-8 (10-12) Held up in last pair, smooth headway after 4 out, challenged on inside next, kept on and every chance until ridden and one pace flat, 2nd of 8, 2 1/4l behind Certification (10-12) at Wetherby 2m 4yo mdn hdl (5) sft in Jan.
Mr Vendman (IRE) 33-1 (10-7) Held up towards rear, mistake 1st, pushed along before 4 out, never dangerous, 6th of 11, 15l behind Raven's Tower (11-5) at Warwick 2m 4yo hdl (4) sft in Feb.
Doctor Harper (IRE)
||6||11-12||D Pipe||C O'Farrell||12/1|
Knight Of Noir (IRE)
||5||11-10 t||D Pipe||T Scudamore||13/2|
Horizontal Speed (IRE)
||6||11-7||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||6/1|
||7||11-7||D W P Arbuthnot||Tom Cannon||33/1|
Ceasar Milan (IRE)
||6||11-6 t||P F Nicholls||H Derham (3)||9/1|
Classic Move (IRE)
||5||11-6||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||11/1|
Vice Et Vertu (FR)
||5||11-5||H D Daly||A Tinkler||33/1|
Saffron Wells (IRE)
||6||11-1||N B King||L Aspell||25/1|
Brother Brian (IRE)
||6||11-1||H Morrison||T J O'Brien||11/2f|
Panama Petrus (IRE)
||6||11-1||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||12/1|
Gone Too Far
||6||11-0||A King||A P McCoy||13/2|
Brave Vic (IRE)
||6||10-12||G L Moore||J Moore||20/1|
||6||10-11||J W Mullins||A Thornton||33/1|
||6||10-9||T Symonds||F Giles||16/1|
||5||10-7||H D Daly||J Greenall (3)||14/1|
||7||10-5||Dr R D P Newland||S Twiston-Davies||16/1|
Portway Flyer (IRE)
||6||11-4||Ian Williams||D A Jacob||NR|
Portway Flyer (IRE) 5-1 (11-7) Held up towards rear, headway before 3 out, every chance 2 out, chased winner before last, one pace and no impression, 2nd of 10, 12l behind Vaniteux (11-12) at Doncaster 2m 3f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) gs in Feb.
Brave Vic (IRE) 5-2 (10-9) Slight lead, hit 3rd, pushed along and headed before 2 out, soon ridden, stayed on same pace flat, lost 2nd final 100 yards, 3rd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Hot Whiskey N Ice (10-12) at Fontwell 2m 6f nov hdl (4) hvy in Feb.
Saffron Wells (IRE) 7-4 (11-5) Close up, hit and went 3rd 7th, ridden 3 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 5, 13l behind Doctor Harper (11-12) at Fakenham 2m 4f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (3) hvy in Feb.
Doctor Harper (IRE) Evensfav (11-12) Made all, ridden 2 out, clear approaching last, eased flat, won at Fakenham 2m 4f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (3) hvy in Feb beating Robbers Roost (11-2) by 12l, 5 ran.
Brother Brian (IRE) 11-8fav (11-5) Chased winner, ridden before 2 out, no impression when dropped to 3rd soon after 2 out, stayed on same pace run-in, 3rd of 10, 9l behind Cole Harden (11-5) at Newbury 2m 3f nov hdl (4) sft in Jan.
Ceasar Milan (IRE) 4-6fav (10-11) Tracked leaders, mistake 2nd, 2nd 3 out, led narrowly approaching when mistake 2 out and headed soon after, stayed challenging, upsides last, led again run-in, driven out (no time taken), won at Taunton 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) hvy in Feb beating Somemothersdohavem (10-8) by nk, 5 ran.
Boondooma (IRE) 9-2 (11-2) Took keen hold in touch, steady headway to track leaders before 3 out, weakening when went left 2 out, 4th of 9, 26l behind Knight Of Noir (11-8) at Wincanton 2m 4f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (3) hvy in Feb.
Goohar (IRE) 2-1 (10-9) Tracked leaders, led after 6th, headed 3 out, led again before next where not fluent, headed flat, rallied to lead again close home, won at Haydock 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) sft in Dec beating Desoto County (10-12) by hd, 8 ran.
Strollawaynow (IRE) 2-1fav (11-11) Led until after 2nd, pressed leader, led again 4th, headed on long run to 2 out, soon driven and looked held, rallied as winner idled 2 out, ridden between last 2, chance when hit last, weakened flat, lost 2nd close home, 3rd of 7, 4l behind Boogie In The Barn (11-4) at Kempton 2m 5f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Feb.
Gone Too Far 11-4 (11-12) Held up mid-division, headway before 3 out, one pace from 2 out, 3rd of 10, 16l behind Vaniteux (11-12) at Doncaster 2m 3f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) gs in Feb.
Panama Petrus (IRE) 7-4fav (11-3) Held up mid-division, headway 5th, chased winner before last, soon weakened, 3rd of 8, 17l behind The Ramblin Kid (10-12) at Newcastle 2m 6f nov hdl (3) hvy in Feb.
Theatrebar 5-2fav (11-12) Led, quickened pace 5 out, ridden and headed 2 out, lost 2nd run-in, no extra and lost 3rd place towards finish, 4th of 6, 8l behind Join The Clan (10-13) at Market Rasen 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Feb.
Vice Et Vertu (FR) 6-5fav (11-12) Tracked leaders in 3rd, went 2nd from 5th, pushed along before 2 out, soon outpaced, 4th of 8, 25l behind Classic Move (11-8) at Catterick 2m 3f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) hvy in Jan.
Horizontal Speed (IRE) 4-6fav (11-5) Made all, not fluent 1st, clear from 7th, increased advantage when not fluent 2 out, unchallenged, won at Taunton 2m 3f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) hvy in Jan beating Kayfleur (11-1) by 41l, 10 ran.
Knight Of Noir (IRE) 3-1 (11-8) Held up in rear, smooth headway on outside approaching 3 out, tracked leaders approaching next, went 2nd travelling well between last 2, produced to lead last, soon shaken up and quickened clear, easily, won at Wincanton 2m 4f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (3) hvy in Feb beating Brother Du Berlais (11-7) by 6l, 9 ran.
Steel City 5-2 (11-5) With leader, blundered 2nd, led before 6 out, headed before 2 out, weakened before last, 3rd of 12, 22l behind Strollawaynow (10-12) at Exeter 2m 3f nov hdl (4) sft in Jan.
Classic Move (IRE) 5-4 (11-8) Made all and keen, soon clear until 3 out, drew clear again after next, easily, won at Catterick 2m 3f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) hvy in Jan beating River Bollin (10-4) by 23l, 8 ran.
||7||11-12||Mrs Caroline Bailey||A Thornton||8/1|
||9||11-11 p||J Hughes||M D Grant||3/1f|
Merrion Square (IRE)
||8||11-10 t||P F Nicholls||M Doyle (7)||6/1|
||9||11-8||O Sherwood||L Aspell||5/1|
Howard's Legacy (IRE)
||8||11-6||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||16/1|
De La Bech
||7||11-5 p1||P J Hobbs||T J O'Brien||11/2|
||9||11-5 t||T R George||P J Brennan||9/2|
Goring One (IRE)
||9||10-4||Miss A M Newton-Smith||A Wedge||10/1|
Chartreux (FR) 10-1 (11-1) Led until 6th, chased leaders in 3rd, led again 10th, ridden and staying on in 2 lengths lead when fell 3 out, in a race won by Triangular (10-11) at Kempton 3m hcp chs 0-140 (3) hvy in Feb, 8 ran.
Kasbadali (FR) 5-1 (10-8) With leader, led approaching 4 out, headed next, rallied last, kept on under pressure to lead close home, stayed on gamely, won at Exeter 3m (3) gd in Nov beating Ballytober (10-6) by nk, 4 ran.
De La Bech 13-2 (10-7) Tracked leaders, weakened before and not fluent 12th, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Emperor's Choice (10-5) at Ffos Las 3m 4f hcp chs (2) hvy in Feb, 12 ran.
Goring One (IRE) 7-1 (10-13) Chased leaders, lost 3rd at 14th, weakened 3 out, left modest 3rd at the last, kept on same pace flat, 3rd of 6, 3 1/2l behind Presented (10-5) at Fakenham 3m hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy in Jan.
Soll 25-1 (11-1) Tracked leader, ridden and outpaced after 5 out, 7th of 14, 47l behind Rigadin De Beauchene (10-5) at Haydock 3m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) hvy in Feb.
Howard's Legacy (IRE) 6-1 (11-9) Tracked leaders, chased winner 7 out, ridden before 4 out, weakened before 2 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Golden Call (11-3) at Doncaster 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Feb, 8 ran.
Noble Legend 11-2 (11-12) Prominent, went 2nd 9th, led after next, headed just after 2 out, rallied final 100 yards, 2nd of 6, 3/4l behind Rydalis (10-10) at Leicester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Feb.
Merrion Square (IRE) 4-1fav (11-5) Waited with in rear, disputing 5 lengths 6th when fell 4 out, in a race won by Ma Filleule (11-9) at Kempton 3m hcp chs 0-145 (2) sft in Dec, 9 ran.
||7||11-12||D Pipe||C O'Farrell||9/1|
||9||11-10||Mrs L J Mongan||P Bradley (7)||40/1|
||6||11-6||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||33/1|
Vibrato Valtat (FR)
||5||11-3 t||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||3/1f|
Regal Encore (IRE)
||6||11-3||A J Honeyball||A P McCoy||9/2|
New Year's Eve
||6||11-3 h||J P Ferguson||J Quinlan (3)||11/1|
Chesil Beach Boy
||11||11-3||M J Coombe||L Muspratt (7)||66/1|
Knight Of Pleasure
||5||11-2||G L Moore||J Moore||20/1|
Baltimore Rock (IRE)
||5||10-12||D Pipe||T Scudamore||7/1|
Fourth Estate (IRE)
||8||10-11||N J Henderson||A Tinkler||8/1|
||5||10-10||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||12/1|
||4||10-9 p||C E Longsdon||K Woods (3)||20/1|
||5||10-8||R Lee||J E Moore||14/1|
||8||10-5 b1||Miss A Brewer||D F O'Regan||33/1|
Baltimore Rock (IRE) 6-4fav (11-3) Held up in touch in rear, not fluent 1st, jumped slowly 5th, soon closed going well, challenged 3 out, led last, ridden clear final 100 yards, comfortably, won at Ludlow 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) hvy in Feb beating Canadian Diamond (11-5) by 4l, 7 ran.
Gassin Golf 8-1 (10-4) Took keen hold and held up in mid-division, headway 3 out, went 2nd going well before 2 out, ridden and lost 2nd going to the last, weakened flat, 5th of 17, 11l behind Vendor (10-12) at Newbury 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-150 (2) sft in Nov.
Vibrato Valtat (FR) 7-5fav (11-3) Held up, went 3rd from 6th, challenged on bit last, led flat, shaken up briefly, soon clear, very easily, won at Exeter 2m 1f Listed nov hdl (1) hvy in Feb beating Tiqris (11-9) by 3 1/2l, 5 ran.
Regal Encore (IRE) 1-4fav (11-5) Held up towards rear, headway before 2 out, chased winner approaching last, kept on and not reach winner, 2nd of 11, 2l behind Seeyouatmidnight (10-12) at Hexham 2m nov hdl (4) sft in Dec.
Chesil Beach Boy 9-2 (11-12) Held up in last pair, closer order 3rd, promising headway on outside approaching 3 out, raced awkwardly and outpaced after 3 out, never able to get on terms after, jumped right last, went modest 4th run in, 4th of 6, 16l behind Red Seventy (10-13) at Wincanton 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft.
Little Jon 16-1 (10-9) Led, joined 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, ridden and headed before last, stayed on but never going pace of easy winner, 2nd of 5, 5l behind Calipto (11-2) at Newbury 2m nh nov hdl (3) hvy in Feb.
Swing Bowler 20-1 (10-12) Chased leaders on outside, mistake 4 out, ridden and staying on same pace and no impression when left 5th and slightly hampered last, 5th of 20, 4 1/2l behind Splash of Ginge (10-3) at Newbury 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) hvy in Feb.
Somemothersdohavem 11-4 (10-8) Raced on inside, tracked leaders, led 3 out, narrowly headed approaching 2 out, led again soon after, ridden and pressed last, headed run-in and rallied, just held, 2nd of 5, nk behind Ceasar Milan (10-11) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) hvy in Feb.
Skint 9-2 (10-7) Held up mid-division, headway before 2 out, kept on run-in, 3rd of 9, 3l behind Zaplamation (10-1) at Wetherby 2m (3) gs in Dec.
New Year's Eve 13-8fav (10-11) Held up in touch, headway 6th, led after 3 out, pressed from next, kept on well run-in, won at Market Rasen 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft in Feb beating Rumble Of Thunder (11-3) by 3 1/2l, 7 ran.
Harristown 20-1 (10-12) About 40 seconds passed after tape release until they raised a gallop, tracked leader from 1st, not fluent and challenged 2 out, soon edged right, led last, driven out, won at Huntingdon 2m 4yo hdl (2) sft in Feb beating Baradari (11-2) by 1l, 8 ran.
First Avenue 28-1 (11-2) Took keen hold, held up in last pair, pushed along after 4 out, soon outpaced, never involved, 8th of 10, 32l behind Lyvius (11-4) at Kempton 2m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Jan.
Knight Of Pleasure 12-1 (10-10) Held up in 6th, headway approaching 5th, lost place 7th, no chance when mistake 3 out, 7th of 9, 46l behind Irish Saint (11-5) at Ascot 2m 3f Ltd hcp hdl (1) hvy in Jan.
Fourth Estate (IRE) 4-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, went 2nd approaching 2 out, led 2 out, joined last, soon ridden and pressed, edged right under pressure flat, stayed on well until no extra and headed final 50 yards, 2nd of 9, nk behind Ranjaan (11-9) at Kempton 2m cond hcp hdl (0-130) (3) gd in Nov.
||5||11-0||A King||R Thornton||7/2j|
||7||11-0||Miss R Curtis||A P McCoy||10/1|
Gaillimh A Chroi (IRE)
||5||11-0||J Queally||N Fehily||9/2|
||5||11-0||B G Powell||B Powell||33/1|
||5||11-0||O Sherwood||L Aspell||25/1|
Pressies Girl (IRE)
||6||11-0||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||11/1|
||5||11-0||N J Henderson||A Tinkler||7/1|
||5||11-0||H D Daly||R Johnson||7/2j|
||4||10-6||F M O'Brien||C Shoemark (5)||11/2|
Gaillimh A Chroi (IRE) 11-4 (11-8) Led and disputed, led after 4f, disputed from 6f out, led again 2f out, ridden clear over 1f out, easily, won at Gowran Park 2m 1f mares n h flat hvy in Feb beating Spirit Of Afection (11-1) by 12l, 13 ran.
Tara Mist 9-4fav (11-0) Held up, headway over 5f out, chased winner 4f out, ridden over 2f out, stayed on, no impression, 2nd of 8, 4l behind Bitofapuzzle (11-0) at Huntingdon 2m mares nh flat (1) hvy in Jan.
Ballyhollow 11-4 (10-12) Made all, joined over 3f out, driven and hard pressed over 1f out, ridden inside final furlong, stayed on well final 100 yards, won at Towcester 2m mares n h flat (6) sft in Dec beating No Pushover (10-12) by 1 1/2l, 10 ran.
Avispa 6-4 (11-2) Held up in touch, closed 9f out, went 2nd 3f out, led 2f out, stayed on to draw clear inside final furlong, won at Huntingdon 2m mrs N H flat (6) sft in Feb beating Promanco (11-2) by 6l, 6 ran.
Pressies Girl (IRE) 5-2 (10-6) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd 7f out, led 3f out, ridden and green when edged left and headed over 1f out, rallied and every chance 100 yards out, no extra and held in closing stages, 2nd of 6, 3/4l behind Onenightinvienna (11-1) at Taunton 2m 1f cond NH flat (5) hvy in Feb.
Pectora (IRE) 15-8fav (10-10) Held up towards rear, headway over 6f out, led over 3f out, stayed on well final furlong, won at Worcester 2m mares n h flat (6) gf in Jun beating Dorkas (10-10) by 2 1/4l, 11 ran.
Graffiti Art 20-1 (10-11) Held up in mid-division, bumped slightly well over 3f out, headway well over 2f out, stayed on, unable to reach leaders, 4th of 15, 2l behind One For The Guv'nr (11-4) at Kempton 2m n h flat (4) std in Jan.
Pitter Patter 4-1 (10-7) Chased leader, led after 2f, made rest, clear 2f out, driven inside final furlong, stayed on, won at Newbury 1m 4f 4yo nhf (5) sft in Jan beating Diaktoros (10-12) by 1 1/2l, 10 ran.
Side Step 7-2fav (11-0) Held up mid-division, headway before 8f out, ridden over 3f out, went 2nd over 1f out, kept on to lead close home, won at Doncaster 2m mrs N H flat (6) sft in Jan beating Balmusette (11-7) by nk, 10 ran.
16:25 William Hill Mobile Bet Anywhere Novices' Chase (For The Burnt Oak And Special Cargo Challenge Trophy)
Roger Beantown (IRE)
||9||11-7 p||Miss Z C Davison||D Crosse||11/1|
Sound Investment (IRE)
||6||11-7 t||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||4/11f|
Witness In Court (IRE)
||7||11-7||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||3/1|
||7||11-7||G McPherson||W Hutchinson||NR|
Harry Hunt 9-4 (11-0) Held up in last pair, headway on outside disputing 3rd 2f out, ridden and not quicken over 1f out, stayed on under pressure into 3rd final 110 yards, 3rd of 5, 1 1/2l behind One Lucky Lady (10-2) at Lingfield 2m n h flat (4) std in Feb.
Sound Investment (IRE) 11-8fav (10-9) Led 1st, made rest, came clear from after 3 out, easily, won at Taunton 2m (3) hvy in Feb beating Massena (11-4) by 23l, 5 ran.
Witness In Court (IRE) 4-1 (11-3) Led, jumped left at times, blundered 12th, soon ridden, headed before 3 out, weakened approaching last, 4th of 7, 20l behind Ericht (10-12) at Musselburgh 2m 4f nov chs (3) sft in Feb.
Roger Beantown (IRE) 16-1 (11-9) Held up, headway 4th, one pace in 4th when blundered 2 out, went 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 6, 9l behind Sew On Target (11-10) at Sandown 2m hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy in Feb.
17:00 William Hill Cheltenham Daily Price Boosts Handicap Chase (Jockey Club Grassroots Jumps Series Qualifier)
Hit The Headlines (IRE)
||8||11-12||C Fryer||H Skelton||20/1|
||11||11-12||A King||R Thornton||12/1|
Flaming Gorge (IRE)
||9||11-11||Mrs F Hawes||L Aspell||25/1|
Tempest River (IRE)
||8||11-10||B I Case||D A Jacob||10/1|
||10||11-8||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||5/1|
Denali Highway (IRE)
||7||11-8||Mrs Caroline Bailey||A Thornton||7/1|
Ice 'n' Easy (IRE)
||8||11-5 pt||C E Longsdon||N Fehily||3/1f|
Ballyallia Man (IRE)
||9||11-4 t||T R George||P J Brennan||15/2|
||12||11-2 h||V R A Dartnall||J Doyle||12/1|
||8||10-13||Mrs D Grissell||S Thomas||5/1|
Midnight Sail 9-1 (11-10) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd before 8th, hit next, lost 2nd and outpaced before 3 out, no extra in 4th when went left 3 out, went left again and lost 4th 2 out, went left again last, 6th of 7, 33l behind Giorgio Quercus (11-7) at Kempton 2m 4f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gd in Nov.
Tempest River (IRE) 25-1 (10-12) Always towards rear, outpaced 14th, no chance with leaders, 7th of 11, 35l behind Indian Castle (11-3) at Cheltenham 2m 5f nov chs (2) hvy in Jan.
Denali Highway (IRE) 7-2 (11-10) Tracked leaders in 3rd, mistake 4th, reminder 12th, weakened before 3 out, 6th of 8, 43l behind Bennys Mist (11-9) at Wincanton 2m 5f hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy in Jan.
Ballyallia Man (IRE) 6-1 (11-12) Chased leaders to halfway, soon weakened, tailed off when pulled up before 14th, in a race won by Count Guido Deiro (11-6) at Wincanton 3m 1f hcp chs 0-125 (3) hvy in Dec, 9 ran.
Ice 'n' Easy (IRE) 85-40 (10-8) Tracked leaders, outpaced before 4 out, ridden and weakened from next, 4th of 6, 41l behind No Planning (11-1) at Wetherby 2m 4f hcp chs 0-150 (2) hvy in Feb.
Overclear 12-1 (11-2) Held up off the pace in last pair, not fluent 4th, mistake next, not fluent 8th, stayed on to 4th well before 3 out, left 2nd 3 out, 2 lengths down last, closed all the way to the line, just held, 2nd of 7, nk behind Paddy The Stout (10-4) at Kempton 2m hcp chs 0-135 (3) hvy in Feb.
Flaming Gorge (IRE) 16-1 (11-11) Slight lead, headed 10th, chased winner until approaching 12th, weakened quickly soon after, tailed off, 8th of 10, well behind Present View (11-8) at Kempton 2m 4f hcp chs 0-130 (3) sft in Feb.
Hit The Headlines (IRE) 7-4 (11-12) Tracked leaders, 3rd 4 out, pushed along and improved into 2nd after 3 out, ridden after 2 out, no impression on winner from last, 2nd of 7, 7l behind Grand Jesture (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 5f beg chase sft in Jan.
Aachen 4-1 (10-6) Tracked leaders in 3rd, went 4th 2 out, kept on before last, never dangerous, 6th of 10, 9l behind Tranquil Sea (10-12) at Doncaster 3m hcp chs 0-150 (2) gs in Feb.
Arbeo (IRE) 12-1 (10-10) Chased leaders, went 3rd 9th, weakening when stumbled badly 14th, 6th of 8, 26l behind Triangular (10-11) at Kempton 3m hcp chs 0-140 (3) hvy in Feb.