Owner Occupier's only recent win came over fences but he was second over hurdles at Worcester last month and is only 3lb higher. Reggie Perrin wasn't beaten far over 2m on the Polytrack last month but Cartmel third Solitary Girl will need more if she's to open her account and Jewellery hasn't raced under Rules for more than a year. WALTER DE LA MARE's only previous win over timber came in a seller but this isn't much better and, steadily coming down the weights, McCoy's mount seems to have as good a chance as any this evening.
Reggie Perrin 16-1 (10-0) Mid-division, headway under pressure approaching 4th, soon beaten, 6th of 10, 30l behind Urcalin (10-13) at Fontwell 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in May.
Indiefront 33-1 (10-2) Tracked leaders, ridden after 2 out, soon weakened, 7th of 8, 40l behind Uriah Heep (11-6) at Stratford 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gd in Jul.
Walter De La Mare (IRE) 5-1 (11-7) Held up towards rear, headway 4 out, chased leaders and effort on inside next, soon one pace, no impression from 2 out, 5th of 15, 13l behind Toe To Toe (10-4) at Worcester 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gf in Jul.
Stay In My Heart (IRE) 7-1 (11-6) Prominent, jumped right and not fluent 6th, lost place before next, behind 8th, tailed off, 6th of 10, well behind Silent Knight (11-10) at Worcester 2m 7f nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gf in Jul.
Bulletproof (IRE) 33-1 (11-8) Mid-division on inside, driven 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off, 8th of 14, well behind Bernisdale (10-12) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Jun.
Solitairy Girl 12-1 (10-2) Tracked leader, driven and lost place after 2 out, soon ridden, stayed on to take modest 3rd towards finish, no chance with front pair, 3rd of 6, 17l behind Poetic Verse (11-12) at Cartmel 2m 1f mrs hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd in Jul.
Tang Royal (FR) 33-1 (11-9) Mid-division, lost place after 3rd, soon behind, 10th of 12, well behind Osmosia (10-2) at Fontwell 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Dec.
Jewellery (IRE) 5-1 (10-7) (tt) led til hdd 2; wknd 16, 3rd of 4, 20l behind Byerley Bear (11-0) at Four Burrow 3m ptp gd in Apr.
Owner Occupier 10-1 (9-8) Tracked leader, ridden and effort 2 out (usual 3 out), kept on under pressure, left 2nd last, no impression flat, 2nd of 13, 4l behind Bold Tara (10-7) at Worcester 2m 7f 4yo Am hcp 0-100 (5) gf in Jul.
Movementneverlies 50-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, weakened before 4 out, soon tailed off, 13th of 15, well behind Money Money Money (10-10) at Uttoxeter 2m nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Jul.