Those with experience look nothing special while ex-pointer Titans Approach is returning from a spell on the sidelines so we'll concentrate on the two newcomers. Anthony Honeyball's ROYAL SALUTE is a half-brother to dual bumper winner Zulu Oscar so gets the nod ahead of Venetia Williams' Kayf Tara gelding Wilberdragon.
Millanisi Boy 14-1 (11-4) Took keen hold tracking leaders in 4th, plugged on to poor 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 6, 28l behind Onenightinvienna (11-1) at Taunton 2m 1f cond NH flat (5) hvy in Feb.
Titans Approach (IRE) 2-1 (11-7) Rcd 3rd/4th, mstk 5out, prog 4out, hmprd when chall 3out, 1l 2nd from 2out with ev ch until no ex bef last, so, 2nd of 9, 1/2l behind Minella Scamp (11-7) at Inch 3m ire ptp sft in Mar '13.
Royal Salute Flemensfirth gelding out of Loxhill Lady.
Wilberdragon Kayf Tara gelding out of Swaythe.
At First Light 12-1 (10-4) Held up in touch, lost place 8f out, well held after, plugged on final 2f, 6th of 11, 28l behind Great Try (11-2) at Southwell 2m (4) std in Feb.
Margaret Baker 100-1 (10-2) In rear and pushed along, never dangerous, 10th of 16, 35l behind Meetmeatthemoon (11-0) at Chepstow 2m mares n h flat (6) gd in Mar.