Cape York is related to a couple of winning jumpers and has shown some promise, though is likely to do better when tacking hurdles. Ballygrooby Bertie probably needs more but newcomer Factor Fifty is worth monitoring for any market support. FRED LE MACON was hampered in the closing stages when fifth in what looked a decent contest at Wincanton last month. He still wasn't beaten far and gets the vote in this ahead of Vodka ' n Tonic, who just looked a shade one-paced when a beaten favourite in the other division of the same bumper at the Somerset track.
Balinderry (IRE) 5-1 (11-7) Ww, some prog 1/2 way, rdn & not qckn 3out, sn rr, pu bef last, in a race won by Howaboutnow (11-7) at Loughanmore 3m ire ptp sft in Oct '11, 13 ran.
Ballygrooby Bertie (IRE) 25-1 (11-3) Held up behind, headway on outside 3f out, ridden to chase leaders over 2f out, kept on same pace, never on terms, 6th of 12, 21l behind Frankie's Promise (11-10) at Perth 2m NH flat (5) gs in Apr.
Cape York 9-1 (11-4) Held up in touch, pushed along 4f out, outpaced by leaders final 2f, 4th of 10, 16l behind Salto Chisco (11-4) at Haydock 2m NH flat (5) gs in Mar.
Lenderking (IRE) 50-1 (10-8) Always behind, weakened over 4f out, tailed off, last of 9, well behind Oscar Hoof (11-8) at Market Rasen 2m 1f cond NH flat (6) gd in Apr.
Milan Of Hope (IRE) 33-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, went 2nd before halfway, weakened before 3f out, 9th of 14, 26l behind Oscar Fortune (11-4) at Wetherby 2m NH flat (6) gs in Apr.
Captain Reacher Phoenix Reach gelding out of Arctic Queen.
Factor Fifty (IRE) Definite Article gelding out of Sun Screen.
Fred Le Macon (FR) 17-2 (10-12) Held up mid-division, headway over 2f out, hampered over 1f out, kept on, 5th of 12, 5l behind Robinsfirth (10-12) at Wincanton 2m mdn NH flat (6) gd in Apr.
Vodka 'n Tonic (IRE) 5-4fav (10-12) Held up mid-division, headway over 3f out, no extra inside final furlong, 6th of 13, 6l behind Tea For Two (10-5) at Wincanton 2m mdn NH flat (6) gd in Apr.