Aran Concerto (IRE) 11-4 (11-10) Led, headed 4th, led again from 9th, joined when slight mistake 4 out, headed when blundered and dropped to rear 3 out, beaten when fell 2 out, in a race won by Joncol (11-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f Grade 1 chs hvy, 5 ran.
Cane Brake (IRE) 11-4 (10-11) Tracked leader in 2nd, ridden after 4 out, no extra and dropped to 5th after 3 out, kept on one pace, 5th of 10, 23l behind Operation Houdini (9-10) at Navan 2m 7f Extended Handicap Hurdle (4yo+) hvy.
Cloudy Lane 13-2 (11-12) Tracked leaders in 4th, challenged after 2 out, soon ridden, weakened after last, 3rd of 5, 14l behind Money Trix (11-3) at Kelso 2m 6f hcp chs 0-120 (2) sft.
Cooldine (IRE) 5-6fav (11-10) Led, mistake 6 out and pressed for lead, pushed along 3 out, ridden and challenged entering straight, headed 2 out and mistake, weakened approaching last, 4th of 7, 20l behind Rare Bob (11-10) at Punchestown 3m 1f nov chs G1 sft in Apr.
In Compliance (IRE) 3-1 (11-10) Tracked leaders, 3rd from 4th, improved into close 2nd 3 out, soon ridden to challenge, slight mistake 2 out, soon no extra, 2nd of 5, 6l behind Joncol (11-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f Grade 1 chs hvy.
Joncol (IRE) 9-4fav (11-10) Always close up, led from 4th, headed 9th, disputed lead 4 out, ridden to lead next, soon strongly pressed, stayed on well from 2 out, won at Punchestown 2m 4f Grade 1 chs hvy beating In Compliance (11-10) by 6l, 5 ran.
Money Trix (IRE) 5-6fav (11-3) Tracked leader, blundered badly 13th, challenged after 2 out, led after last, hard ridden and kept on under pressure, won at Kelso 2m 6f hcp chs 0-120 (2) sft beating Belon Gale (9-11) by nk, 5 ran.
Notre Pere (FR) 4-1 (11-7) Held up mid-division, ridden after 5 out, soon weakened, 5th of 7, 50l behind Kauto Star (11-7) at Haydock 3m Grade 1 chs (1) sft in Nov.
Schindlers Hunt (IRE) 10-3fav (11-7) Tracked leader, under pressure 5 out, chased leaders after 3rd last, weakened after next, 4th of 8, 13l behind Albertas Run (11-1) at Ascot 2m 3f Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.
Voy Por Ustedes (FR) 7-2 (11-11) Held up towards rear, never jumped well, headway 9th, chased leaders 3 out, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 8, 5l behind Albertas Run (11-1) at Ascot 2m 3f Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.
What A Friend 7-1 (10-4) Held up in rear, hit 6th, steady headway from 13th, went 14th at 17th, chased winner from 4 out, challenging from 2 out, every chance when wandered approaching last, found no extra run-in, 2nd of 19, 3 1/2l behind Denman (11-12) at Newbury 3m 2f hcp chs Grd 3 (1) gs in Nov.
J'y Vole (FR) 10-1 (11-5) In touch in rear, raced keenly, not fluent early, 3rd 3 out, soon ridden, no impression from next, one pace, 3rd of 5, 9l behind Joncol (11-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f Grade 1 chs hvy.