It's difficult to get away from PRESENT VIEW in this. Last month's second at Huntingdon when just failing to catch Brassick is the best form on show and Jamie Snowden's charge can get off the mark now. Cornish Ice made a promising hurdling debut at Uttoxeter but that was back in 2010 and Moscow Presents is preferred having shown ability on his first start over timber despite a nine-length defeat. French import Cayman Islands looks a likely improver and was superior on the Flat to Royal Defence, well beaten at Huntingdon on his introduction to hurdling.
Blue Cove 100-1 (10-12) Held up towards rear, took keen hold, jumped left 2nd and 4th, pushed along 5th, well beaten from 3 out, tailed off, 8th of 10, well behind Vuvuzela (10-12) at Sedgefield 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Nov.
Cayman Islands 16-1 (11-0) Prominent, took keen hold, led after 1st, headed after 7th, weakened approaching 2 out, tailed off, 7th of 10, well behind Wilton Milan (11-0) at Worcester 2m 4f mdn hdl (5) gs in Oct.
Cornish Ice 50-1 (10-12) Prominent on outside, mistake 5th, beaten when jumped left and mistake 2 out, mistake last, 3rd of 10, 9l behind Kilcrea Kim (11-5) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f nov hdl (4) hvy in Oct '10.
Finding Your Feet (IRE) 40-1 (10-12) Tracked leader, ridden and weakened before 2 out, 6th of 10, 25l behind Polly Peachum (10-5) at Stratford 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (3) sft in Nov.
Moscow Presents (IRE) 16-1 (10-12) Mid-division, hit 3rd and 5th, headway approaching 3 out, not fluent 2 out, went 2nd approaching last, no chance with winner, 2nd of 11, 9l behind Un Bon P'tit Gars (11-4) at Uttoxeter 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) sft in Oct.
Present View 3-1fav (10-12) Behind, hamperd 5th, headway to chase leaders 3 out, driven to challenge next, every chance last, no extra close home, 2nd of 10, 1/2l behind Brassick (10-12) at Huntingdon 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.
Royal Defence (IRE) 100-1 (10-12) Close up, ridden and slightly outpaced 5th, hit 2 out, kept on flat, 4th of 13, 31l behind Valdez (10-12) at Huntingdon 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.
Saroque (IRE) 16-1 (11-0) Held up in mid-division, outpaced approaching 4 out, soon no chance, left poor 5th last, 5th of 11, 28l behind Orabora (11-0) at Chepstow 2m NH mdn hdl (5) sft in Nov.
Arrowmint 50-1 (10-11) Close up, ridden and weakened 4f out, 10th of 11, well behind Was My Valentine (11-2) at Fakenham 2m mrs NH flat (4-7yo) (6) gs in Apr.
Nuisance 100-1 (11-0) Always towards rear, blundered 4th, tailed off, 12th of 14, 48l behind Valrene (11-0) at Towcester 2m mdn hdl (5) gs in Nov.
Tooney Malooney 80-1 (9-12) Held up towards rear, behind 4th, 14th of 18, well behind Dare Me (11-4) at Exeter 2m 1f nh nov hdl (3) sft in Nov '10.