GIZZIT beat Goochycoochyprader at Warwick in February and may just have been feeling the effects when behind thee runner-up at Wincanton five days later. He's been given a break and just gets the nod over Look For Love, who easily won a novice hurdle here in October. Mon Desir has been very disappointing since arriving from France while Mountaineer reappears after an absence of four years when he looked a promising type.
Piano Concerto (USA) 100-1 (11-2) Held up towards rear, effort after 4 out, never dangerous, 6th of 11, 31l behind Minella Forfitness (11-8) at Doncaster 2m NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) gd in Feb.
Mountaineer (FR) 20-1 (11-0) Held up, hit 1st, not fluent 4th, headway 2 out, soon hung right and ridden, stayed on to go 2nd when mistake last, no chance with winner, 2nd of 7, 5l behind Tasheba (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 1f 4yo nov hdl (2) gd in Apr '09.
Sutton Storm 50-1 (11-0) In touch until blunderd badly and almost unseated rider 4th, behind and no chance after, tailed off and eased, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Le Bacardy (11-5) at Newbury 2m nov hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs in Mar, 9 ran.
Look For Love 8-1 (10-9) Held up in rear, staeady headway on outside after 5th, chased eading pair 3 out, ridden when blundered and stumbled next, stayed on same pace after, 3rd of 6, 11l behind Buckhorn Tom (11-2) at Exeter 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft in Mar.
Tokyo Javilex (FR) 66-1 (10-11) Towards rear, blundered 3 out, moderate headway from next, 6th of 18, 41l behind Lordofthehouse (11-6) at Kempton 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Mar.
Gizzit (IRE) 6-4fav (10-11) Held up towards rear, closing when not fluent 4th, ridden before 2 out, edged left before last, no impression on leaders, stayed on same pace, went 3rd near finish, 3rd of 13, 9l behind Goochypoochyprader (10-6) at Wincanton 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in Feb.
Cottage Acre (IRE) 100-1 (10-13) Tracked leaders, lost place when bumped 3 out, 15th of 19, 38l behind Tolkeins Tango (11-2) at Exeter 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd in Mar.
Mr Bingley 66-1 (11-0) Mid-division, headway approaching 3 out, weakening when blundered next, tailed off, 9th of 13, well behind Top Gamble (11-3) at Ffos Las 2m nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Feb.
Mon Desir (FR) 18-1 (11-9) Led, headed before 4 out, ridden before 3 out, soon weakened, 12th of 15, well behind Coverholder (10-1) at Doncaster 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft in Feb.
Shouda (IRE) 80-1 (11-6) Mid-division on inside, mistake and weakened 6th, soon behind, tailed off, 14th of 15, well behind King Helissio (11-6) at Ludlow 2m 5f mdn hdl (5) sft in Jan.
Royal Peak (IRE) 6-1 (11-0) Mid-division, ridden after 5th, weakened after 3 out, mistake 2 out, tailed off, 10th of 12, well behind Key To Milan (11-1) at Wincanton 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Mar.