Emma Lavelle's chasers are always worth as second look on Town Moor and Global Warming has been thereabouts when completing. Unfortunately, he's failed to finish in five of his eight starts over the larger obstacles. Danandy also looks a risky proposition at present, as does course and distance winner Honest John, but Deciding Moment could have scope for further improvement though hasn't raced since winning a novices' handicap at Wincanton in October. Categorical looks the pick of Keith Reveley's pair and has place claims again along with Sail And Return and Tickatack but IFYOUSAYSO's victory at Leicester has been franked and Tom George's lightly-raced seven-year-old can follow up here despite an 8lb rise.
Triangular (USA) 11-2 (11-3) Tracked leaders, lost place 3rd, closed after next, weakened 3 out, 6th of 12, 28l behind Pure Faith (11-3) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gd in Jun.
Deciding Moment (IRE) 25-1 (10-7) Held up towards rear, steady headway to track leaders approaching 10th, chased leading trio before 3 out, went 2nd next, led 2 out, in command before last, kept on strongly, won at Wincanton 2m 5f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) gd in Oct beating Cinevator (11-2) by 5l, 16 ran.
Danandy (IRE) 7-1 (11-1) Chased leaders, effort when mistake 2 out, weakened last, 5th of 9, 22l behind Bucking The Trend (11-0) at Fontwell 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Dec.
Sail And Return 20-1 (11-3) Held up in rear, headway approaching 10th, 4th and one pace 2 out, went 3rd last, no chance with front pair, 3rd of 8, 11l behind Avoca Promise (11-3) at Huntingdon 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft in Oct.
My Flora 7-2fav (11-9) Tracked leader, every chance 3 out, ridden and weakened after next, 5th of 8, 16l behind Glen Countess (10-13) at Bangor 2m 4f (4) gs in Dec.
Ifyousayso (IRE) 5-1 (11-11) Led until not fluent 4th, tracked leader, led 12th, headed next, led again 2 out, ridden out, won at Leicester 2m 7f nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) gf in Dec beating Dark Glacier (11-7) by 3 1/2l, 9 ran.
Glens Boy (IRE) 4-1 (11-4) Led until after 1st, prominent, every chance 4 out, weakened 2 out, 5th of 8, 42l behind Good Order (11-11) at Leicester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Dec.
Categorical 9-1 (10-8) Held up in last trio, outpaced before 11th, stayed on from 3 out, kept on run in, went 2nd close home, no chance with winner, 2nd of 9, 7l behind Mart Lane (11-12) at Doncaster 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Dec.
Bruslini (FR) 11-8fav (11-5) Made all, soon well clear, not fluent 14th, came back to chasing pair after 4 out, ridden clear again from last, won at Hereford 3m 1f nov chs (4) gd in Mar '12 beating Earth Planet (10-12) by 12l, 5 ran.
Honest John 7-1 (11-5) Always behind, tailed off before 10th, 6th of 10, 46l behind Sun Cloud (11-10) at Hexham 2m 7f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Dec.
Mr Supreme (IRE) 15-2 (11-11) Always in rear, pulled up 4 out, in a race won by Clondaw Flicka (11-12) at Wetherby 3m 1f nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) sft in Dec, 11 ran.
Tickatack (IRE) 11-2 (11-4) Tracked leaders, not always fluent, challenged 3 out, blundered next, left in lead last, headed and held final 100 yards, 2nd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Clondaw Flicka (11-5) at Doncaster 3m nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) gd in Nov.
Global Warming (IRE) 5-2fav (11-4) Tracked leaders until 4th, mistake next, lost touch before 14th, soon pulled up, in a race won by Royal Chatelier (11-9) at Lingfield 3m hcp chs 0-105 (4) hvy in Nov, 7 ran.