MIDNIGHT MACARENA has been placed in her last two starts over fences and won over hurdles here in May. She should be good enough to shrug off an absence to take this with Matt Crawley's claim a bonus. Neil King's string is going well so Ninfea, second at Uttoxeter in July and fit from the Flat, may be the danger with Fair Bramble having shown little on her chasing debut at Plumpton last month. Rossa Parks has her first run for Neil Mulholland but was a winner between the flags in Ireland.
Rossa Parks (IRE) 8-1 (11-7) Prominent, mistake 8th, dropped to moderate 6th and no extra from before 2 out, kept on same pace, 5th of 10, 22l behind Leblon (11-7) at Tramore 2m 6f beg chs gd in Aug.
Fair Bramble 9-2 (11-5) Tracked leaders, went right and lost 3rd 7th, chased leaders, weakened 4 out, tailed off, 6th of 8, well behind Next Sensation (11-7) at Plumpton 2m 1f nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) sft in Oct.
Ninfea (IRE) 16-1 (10-11) Always behind, 5th of 7, 42l behind De Faoithesdream (11-12) at Newton Abbot 2m nov hcp chs 0-120 (4) gf in Aug.
Midnight Macarena 4-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, jumped right, went 2nd before 10th, no impression on winner before 2 out, one pace, 3rd of 8, 19l behind Strongbows Legend (11-9) at Southwell 2m 4f hcp ch 0-110 (4) gd in Jun.