Luggers Hall complicates matters as he won at Doncaster last Saturday and was due to run at Warwick yesterday. He'd have every chance if taking part but COOL SKY is just preferred. The latter recorded a hat trick on the Polytrack at the turn of the year and having finished a creditable sixth behind the progressive Buckland in a higher grade last time, Bill Knight's charge is fancied to land this. Fleur De La Vie ended last year on an upward curve but is 7lb higher on her return while October's winner at Windsor, Aldwick Bay, also returns to action and makes more appeal than Scottish Boogie, a recent winner at Lingfield.
Focail Maith 9-4fav (9-7) Chased leading pair, effort over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 7, 10l behind Buckland (8-8) at Kempton 1m 3f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Mar.
Aldwick Bay (IRE) 12-1 (9-6) Close up, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out, 8th of 9, 28l behind Estedaama (8-8) at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp 0-95 (3) pol in Oct.
Cool Sky 9-2 (8-8) Mid-division, ridden and headway over 2f out, one pace final furlong, 6th of 9, 3 1/2l behind Buckland (8-11) at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp 0-95 (3) pol in Mar.
Fleur De La Vie (IRE) 2-1fav (9-1) Chased leaders, effort over 2f out, led over 1f out, ran on well, won at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (6) pol in Aug beating Honest Deal (9-11) by 3 1/2l, 9 ran.
Scottish Boogie (IRE) 7-1 (9-9) In touch in rear, headway on outer entering final 2f, driven to lead inside final furlong, ran on, won at Lingfield 1m 5f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Feb beating Stentorian (9-7) by 1 1/4l, 6 ran.
Achalas (IRE) 14-1 (9-2) Held up mid-division, ridden over 2f out, one pace, 7th of 16, 6l behind Scottish Boogie (9-4) at Windsor 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Oct.
Icebuster 7-1 (9-7) Slowly into stride, held up last, headway on outside over 1f out, never reached leaders, 7th of 13, 6l behind Fourth Generation (9-7) at Kempton 2m hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Dec.
Paloma's Prince (IRE) 20-1 (9-2) Led, headed over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 12th of 16, 16l behind Scottish Boogie (9-4) at Windsor 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) sft in Oct.
Luggers Hall (IRE) 8-1 (9-7) In rear, headway 2f out, ridden and ran on to lead inside final furlong, won at Doncaster 1m 2f app hcp 0-70 (5) sft in Mar beating Zaplamation (8-11) by 1l, 16 ran.
Saint Helena (IRE) 6-1 (9-10) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened over 2f out, eased over 1f out, last of 12, 27l behind Rythmic (9-4) at Wolverhampton 1m 6f hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Oct.