Steel City was probably flattered at Huntingdon where his two main rivals departed but he loved the heavy ground and looks certain to be in the shake-up. Smiles For Miles may do better over further and though Springhill Lad produced an encouraging performance on his bumper debut at Fontwell the form hasn't worked out. STROLLAWAYNOW looks the one to be on as he was suited by the longer trip at Lingfield last month when runner-up to Madness Light, who franked the form next time. Winning point-to-pointer and bumper Tullyesker Hill has been very disappointing in his two starts over hurdles.
Steel City 16-1 (11-5) Chased leader, closed before 4th, led approaching 3 out, clear from next, edged left flat, stayed on well, won at Huntingdon 2m nh nov hdl (4) hvy beating Arthur's Oak (11-5) by 24l, 6 ran.
Bandol (IRE) 100-1 (10-12) Always towards rear, 11th of 12, well behind The Skyfarmer (11-5) at Taunton 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Nov.
Bostin (IRE) 25-1 (11-2) Led, ridden over 3f out, headed well over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 4th of 7, 36l behind Definitly Red (11-2) at Uttoxeter 2m mdn NH flat (6) hvy in Dec.
Folly Farm (IRE) 66-1 (10-12) Raced wide, stumbled bady 1st, went right 2nd, hit next, pushed along 4th, ridden and lost place before 6th, in rear and struggling next, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Heronry (11-10) at Fontwell 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Mar, 8 ran.
Here's Herbie 50-1 (10-9) Always towards rear, 5th of 13, well behind Cole Harden (10-11) at Fontwell 2m 4f mdn hdl (4) hvy in Nov.
Powerful Action (IRE) 25-1 (10-9) Chased leaders, driven in 6th and outpaced after 3 out, no chance after, 5th of 14, 28l behind Horizontal Speed (11-4) at Taunton 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Dec.
Pure Poteen (IRE) 50-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, pushed along before 7th, weakened before next, 6th of 14, 29l behind Horizontal Speed (11-4) at Taunton 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Dec.
Smiles For Miles (IRE) 10-1 (11-6) Held up towards rear, headway after 4 out, weakened before 3 out, 5th of 11, 23l behind Act Alone (11-1) at Doncaster 2m 3f mdn hdl (5) gs.
Springhill Lad 50-1 (11-4) Held up mid-division and keen, chased leaders before 7f out, chased winner before 3f out, kept on and held run-in, 2nd of 13, 2 1/4l behind Father Edward (10-13) at Fontwell 2m 2f NH flat (6) gd in May.
Strollawaynow (IRE) 4-1 (10-12) Tracked winner virtually throughout, ridden before 2 out, kept on same pace, no impression in clear 2nd before last, 2nd of 12, 3 1/2l behind Madness Light (10-9) at Lingfield 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Dec.
Tullyesker Hill (IRE) 8-1 (11-0) In touch in mid-division, ridden after 7th, outpaced by leaders from 4 out, went 4th 2 out, one pace, 4th of 15, 28l behind Deputy Dan (11-0) at Chepstow 2m 4f mdn hdl (4) hvy in Dec.
On The Move 66-1 (10-4) Behind and pushed along, never dangerous, last of 13, well behind Another Hero (10-11) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f mdn hdl (5) gf in Jul.
Ziggerson Hill Kadastrof mare out of Tregale.