Tail of The Bank (IRE) 11-1 (11-1) Held up towards rear, headway after 8th, weakened from 4 out, 4th of 9, 39l behind Carrickboy (10-12) at Chepstow 2m 3f hcp chs (2) hvy.
Tara Royal 10-1 (11-12) Mid-division, ridden and outpaced after 9th, never near leaders, 5th of 8, 31l behind Tiptoeaway (11-7) at Wetherby 2m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Oct.
Swift Arrow (IRE) 5-2fav (11-6) Held up in rear, headway 11th, chased leaders under pressure before 4 out, soon ridden, stayed on to take narrow 2nd flat, no chance with winner, 2nd of 7, 7l behind Bocciani (10-11) at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft.
Lancetto (FR) 20-1 (10-0) Tracked leaders, outpaced 4 out, went moderate 3rd next, no chance with leaders, 4th of 7, 36l behind Shooters Wood (10-1) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs (2) hvy in Dec.
Silver Roque (FR) 6-1 (10-8) In close touch in 6th, stayed on to 3rd before 2 out, one pace when edged left run-in, 3rd of 14, 6l behind Shooters Wood (10-5) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs in Nov.
Ciceron (IRE) 5-1 (10-12) Held up, headway when hit 5th, challenged 4 out, soon ridden, no impression from 2 out, 2nd of 6, 14l behind Conquisto (10-12) at Doncaster 2m nov chs (4) sft in Dec.
Kie (IRE) 3-1 (11-1) Raced keenly, led, dived at 5th, not fluent 7th, pushed along before headed 3 out, no chance with winner next, kept on for clear 2nd, 2nd of 3, 6l behind Tetlami (11-0) at Kempton 2m nov chs (2) gs.
Lets Get Serious (IRE) 5-1 (11-12) Prominent, mistake 10th, chased leader 12th until approaching 4 out, no impression from next, 4th of 7, 13l behind Bocciani (10-11) at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft.
Arctic Ben (IRE) 7-2 (10-12) With leaders, effort 4 out, weakened 2 out, 5th of 8, 41l behind Desert Cry (11-6) at Haydock 2m hcp chs 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec.
Heez A Cracker (FR) 3-1fav (11-0) In touch, went 3rd after 4th, taken wide back straight, hit 7th, went 2nd 4 out, challenged next, led 2 out, 4 lengths clear when not fluent last, soon ridden, hard pressed flat, headed post, 2nd of 9, shd behind Jackies Solitaire (9-13) at Catterick 2m beg chs (3) hvy in Dec.
Kudu Country (IRE) 11-4 (11-11) Held up in last, not fluent 2nd, headway 3 out, went close 2nd when not fluent last, stayed on same pace flat, 2nd of 5, 2 3/4l behind Desert Cry (11-12) at Ayr 2m hcp chs 0-140 (3) hvy.
Parsnip Pete 5-2fav (11-0) In touch, headway 8th, soon chasing leader, mistake 4 out, every chance after next, not fluent last, soon led, ran on well, won at Newbury 2m 1f Novice Handicap Chase (0-140) (4yo+) (3) sft in Nov beating Kruzhlinin (11-2) by 1 1/2l, 6 ran.
Idarah (USA) 16-1 (11-12) Chased leading pair until lost place approaching 3rd, tried to rally before 3 out, weakened soon after 3 out, last of 6, 14l behind William's Wishes (11-11) at Sandown 2m hcp chs (2) sft.
Oh Crick (FR) 4-1 (10-4) In touch on outside, reminder and lost place 8th, lost touch 5 out, soon pulled up, in a race won by Shooters Wood (10-1) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs (2) hvy in Dec, 7 ran.
Kid Cassidy (IRE) 9-2fav (11-11) Held up well in rear, steady headway approaching 3 out, kept on well flat, went 5th close home, never nearer, 5th of 14, 9l behind Shooters Wood (10-5) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs in Nov.
Tanks For That (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Held up in last pair, weakened and pulled up before 2 out (usual 3 out), in a race won by William's Wishes (10-6) at Ascot 2m 1f hcp chs (2) hvy in Nov, 7 ran.
Toubab (FR) 7-2 (11-0) Held up in 4th, mistake 3rd, close up 7th, went 3rd after 2 out (usual 3 out), effort approaching bypassed 2 out, soon one pace, no chance with front pair before last, 3rd of 7, 23l behind William's Wishes (10-6) at Ascot 2m 1f hcp chs (2) hvy in Nov.
Shooters Wood (IRE) 11-4fav (10-1) Led, joined 5 out, 5 lengths clear 2 out, ridden and hard pressed after last, headed narrowly flat, rallied to regain lead towards finish, won at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs (2) hvy in Dec beating His Excellency (10-9) by 1 1/4l, 7 ran.
Ultimate 9-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, effort 3 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace from next, 4th of 14, 8l behind Swing Bowler (11-4) at Musselburgh 2m hcp hdl (2) sft.
Kings Grey (IRE) 4-1 (10-12) Held up towards rear, mistakes 6th, headway after 4 out, went 3rd 2 out, weakened final 100 yards, 3rd of 20, 13l behind Red Devil Boys (10-12) at Doncaster 2m 3f nov hdl (4) sft in Dec.
Rody (FR) 11-2 (11-12) Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 5th, challenged and jumped right 2 out, soon led, clear flat, stayed on well, won at Warwick 2m hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft beating Eastlake (11-10) by 8l, 8 ran.
Oiseau de Nuit (FR) 8-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, ridden and lost place after 5 out, behind from next, tailed off, 6th of 7, well behind Shooters Wood (10-1) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs (2) hvy in Dec.