Ground Ball (IRE) 9-1 (10-12) Held up, headway approaching 5th, weakened after 8th, 10th of 11, well behind Monkerhostin (10-5) at Exeter 2m 1f hcp chs Grd 2 (A) gs in Nov.
Made In Japan (JPN) 5-1fav (11-6) Chased leaders, mistake 8th, not much room on inside approaching 4 out, kept on under pressure to go 2nd flat, no trouble winner, 2nd of 14, 2 1/2l behind Town Crier (11-4) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (B) gd in Nov.
Provocative (FR) 8-1 (11-9) Tracked leaders, led 4th, driven out, won at Wetherby 2m hcp chs 0-135 (C) sft in Oct beating Almaydan (11-12) by 1l, 10 ran.
Tysou (FR) 11-2 (10-7) Held up, headway approaching 2 out, stayed on flat, not reached leaders, 4th of 10, 4 1/2l behind Bold Bishop (10-0) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs (B) gs in Nov.
Le Seychellois (FR) 8-1 (11-0) Held up, hit 7th, headway approaching 4 out, kept on well final 100 yards, 3rd of 14, 4l behind Town Crier (11-4) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (B) gd in Nov.
Feel The Pride (IRE) 11-4 (11-10) Held up, headway 3 out, ridden after next, led approaching last, stayed on under pressure flat, won at Doncaster 2m nov hcp chs (C) gd in Nov beating Carthys Cross (10-13) by 3/4l, 5 ran.
Bleu Superbe (FR) 11-1 (10-10) Blundered 1st, tracked leader, not fluent 5th, led 9th, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, no extra final 100 yards, 5th of 14, 5l behind Town Crier (11-4) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (B) gd in Nov.
Tribal Dispute 12-1 (11-9) Held up, headway after 7th, 4th when blundered 3 out, soon weakened, 7th of 8, 31l behind Island Faith (11-6) at Haydock 2m hcp chs 0-130 (C) gs in Nov.
Escompteur (FR) 9-4fav (11-2) In touch, went 2nd from 7th, left in lead 9th, ridden when headed 2 out, weakened after last, 2nd of 11, 9l behind Taranis (10-9) at Newbury 2m 2f nov hcp chs 0-125 (C) gd in Nov.