SOLIX will be back over fences soon but, in the meantime, can take advantage of a lenient mark over hurdles by landing this. You would also expect Minella Fiveo's long-term future to lie over the larger obstacles while Finding Your Feet has become a bit disappointing but is coming down the weights and a return to form could happen at any time. He makes more appeal than The Kings Assassin, raised 2lb since his course and distance third two weeks ago. Hazzaat won on debut here in June but has found life a lot tougher since while Warsaw Pact will do well to figure from 11lb out of the handicap.
Solix (FR) 25-1 (10-0) Chased leaders, effort 3 out, soon weakened, 8th of 13, 17l behind Vulcanite (11-7) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-150 (2) gf in Jun.
Hazzaat (IRE) 4-6fav (11-0) Tracked leader, every chance 3 out, soon ridden and weakened, 2nd of 3, 19l behind Alphabetical Order (11-5) at Bangor 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gd.
Minella Fiveo (IRE) 4-1 (11-12) Tracked leader, weakened from 3 out, tailed off, in a race won by Lava Lamp (10-11) at Market Rasen 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd, 5 ran.
Finding Your Feet (IRE) 7-1 (11-10) Held up towards rear, not fluent 3rd, headway before 3 out, every chance when mistake 2 out, no extra approaching last, 7th of 13, 23l behind Handsome Dan (11-12) at Uttoxeter 3m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gd in Jul.
Cubism 12-1 (10-11) Tracked leader, lost place after 3 out, no impression before next, 5th of 13, 33l behind Buachaill Alainn (10-12) at Southwell 3m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gd in Jul '12.
The Kings Assassin (IRE) 11-2 (10-0) In touch, headway before 2 out, ridden in 3rd before last, kept on, 3rd of 10, 6l behind Barton Stacey (11-9) at Fontwell 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gf.
Warsaw Pact (IRE) 9-2 (10-8) In rear, headway 4 out, went 3rd 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 12, 6l behind Pure Poteen (11-1) at Towcester 3m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in May.