Fond Memory has claims with a decent debut at Ludlow under his belt and Barney Rubble will likely improve on his recent debut fourth at Perth. Balinderry and Share The Dosh are others with experience to draw on and may finish thereabouts but the presence of a Nicky Henderson runner won't go unnoticed. CALL THE COPS cost £50,000, is out of a bumper and hurdles winner and gets the nod to score at the first time of asking.
Balinderry (IRE) 22-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, soon went 3rd until no extra inside final furlong, lost 2 places towards finish, 5th of 9, 17l behind Cape York (11-2) at Market Rasen 2m 1f NH flat (6) gd.
Fond Memory (IRE) 10-1 (10-11) Held up towards rear, headway on outside 10f out, outpaced and hung left 3f out, stayed on inside final furlong, no impression on leaders, 6th of 10, 11l behind Sergeant Thunder (10-12) at Ludlow 2m NH flat (5) gd in Apr.
Lenderking (IRE) 150-1 (10-9) Led, pushed along halfway, soon headed and weakened, tailed off, 8th of 9, well behind Cape York (11-2) at Market Rasen 2m 1f NH flat (6) gd.
Barney Rubble 15-2 (10-7) Mid-division, outpaced over 4f out, ridden over 2f out, chased clear pair over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, lost 3rd near finish, no impression, 4th of 12, 10l behind Frankie's Promise (11-10) at Perth 2m NH flat (5) gs in Apr.
Call The Cops (IRE) Presenting gelding out of Ballygill Heights.
Farmer's Friend 11-1 (10-12) Led, headed before 4f out, soon ridden and weakened, 5th of 11, 37l behind Amazing Scenes (10-12) at Sedgefield 2m 1f NH flat (6) gd.
Share The Dosh 66-1 (10-11) Chased leaders, pushed along in 3rd and one pace 2f out, weakened final furlong, 6th of 11, 6l behind Celestial Island (10-9) at Lingfield 2m mares n h flat (6) hvy in Feb.