Di's Gift showed promise in the autumn while Chain Of Beacons and Kwo Neshe are likely to take a step forward from their respective debuts at Ludlow and Haydock. KNIGHT BACHELOR, who is by Midnight Legend, is out of a mare that won a bumper and a hurdle and the four-year-old can make a winning debut at the chief expense of Nicky Henderson's fellow newcomer Towering.
Silentplan 15-8fav (11-2) Tracked leaders, driven to lead 3f out, soon ridden, stayed on well from over 1f out, won at Wetherby 2m NH flat (6) sft in Mar '13 beating Marrakech Trader (10-9) by 4l, 12 ran.
Chain Of Beacons 13-2 (10-11) Chased leaders, pushed along over 5f out, weakened over 3f out, tailed off, 7th of 10, well behind Buckhorn Timothy (10-11) at Ludlow 2m cond NH flat (5) hvy in Jan.
Di's Gift 8-1 (11-0) Held up in last, headway on outside over 4f out, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten, 4th of 7, 14l behind Ballybolley (11-0) at Southwell 2m NH flat (6) gd in Dec.
Probably Sorry Osorio gelding out of Twist The Facts.
Towering (IRE) Catcher In The Rye gelding out of Bobs Article.
Amidon (FR) Dom Alco gelding out of Immage.
Knight Bachelor Midnight Legend gelding out of Fenney Spring.
Kwo Neshe (IRE) 12-1 (10-11) Keen held up, ridden 3f out, never a factor, 7th of 8, 13l behind Blaklion (11-9) at Haydock 2m NH flat (5) gd in Apr.