Bid Art has won once in 34 starts but very nearly doubled his tally when caught close home over 2m2f at Stratford on Saturday. Sumdancer has been in very poor form since scoring at Fontwell in October hence a 6lb drop in the weights. All of his recent runs have been on ground with plenty of give and he'll be more at home on today's going though he has a mountain to climb against She's Humble on their run over the C&D last month. MENEUR is still a maiden over fences after 15 starts but came closest to gaining that elusive first success at Fontwell earlier this month when just touched off in the closing stages and this could be his day.
She's Humble (IRE) 7-1 (10-13) Tracked leaders, hampered 7th, outpaced next, rallied to go moderate 2nd 2 out, 2nd of 6, 26l behind Restezen D'armor (11-10) at Plumpton 2m 1f hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in Feb.
Meneur (FR) 7-1 (11-9) Held up in touch, headway approaching 4 out, chased leading pair before next, chased winner before and upsides last, led narrowly soon after, stayed on until caught last strides, 2nd of 7, hd behind Piment D'estruval (11-12) at Fontwell 2m 2f hcp chs 0-95 (5) gs.
Sumdancer (NZ) 10-1 (10-7) Led until 3rd, tracked leader until ridden 3 out, weakened next, 5th of 6, 44l behind Rileyev (11-5) at Plumpton 2m 1f hcp ch 0-110 (4) gs.
Bid Art (IRE) 5-2 (11-1) Led, mistake 2nd, headed next, tracked leader, led again 7th, 3 lengths clear last, idled and ridden flat, headed post, 2nd of 5, nk behind Peak Seasons (9-13) at Stratford 2m 1f hcp chs 0-90 (5) gd.