Master Of The Sea landed his fourth victory on the bounce in the staying handicap on Newbury's card.
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Nigel Twiston-Davies' charge had been raised 16lb for his recent victory at Uttoxeter but this made no difference to the progressive six-year-old as he defied the handicapper in the gluepot conditions.
Dolatulo attempted to make a bold bid from the front before Barafundle took over the lead with two to jump.
Jennie Candlish's course-and-distance winner bravely tried to fend off his rivals but was seen off by the winner and the staying on Captain Sunshine.
Sivola De Sivola was the subject of plenty of market confidence beforehand but never travelled at any stage of the contest.