Most of these arrive badly out of form but Blue Sea Of Ibrox has finished a bit closer since returning to action and may get involved. Mrs Robinson reverts to hurdling after a fourth over fences, though she's yet to win a race while Earcomesthedream has failed to figure in three subsequent starts since winning at Chepstow. Sapphire Rouge scored at Fontwell in May and is only 3lb higher but it's hard to get away from recent Ludlow winner, KINGS APOLLO, who is fancied to follow up in this company despite a hike in the weights.
Earcomesthedream (IRE) 40-1 (10-1) Prominent, every chance after 3 out, lost place before next, 11th of 16, 23l behind Valid Point (11-9) at Towcester 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs.
Monderon (FR) 25-1 (11-9) Held up in rear, headway approaching 3 out, went 3rd before next, soon well held by front pair, dropped to 4th towards finish, 4th of 12, 29l behind Chilworth Screamer (11-6) at Wincanton 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gf in May.
Sapphire Rouge (IRE) 10-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, not fluent 4th, lost place 8th, mistake and no impression 2 out, 7th of 16, 14l behind Carhue Princess (10-8) at Towcester 2m 5f (5) gs.
Vintage Vixon (IRE) 50-1 (10-8) Always behind, 9th of 12, well behind Still Believing (9-12) at Ffos Las 2m 4f NH mdn hdl (4) hvy in Mar.
Faith Keeper (IRE) 9-2 (11-8) Tracked leaders, outpaced from 7th, headway before 2 out, weakened last, 4th of 11, 19l behind Dusky Bob (11-6) at Hexham 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft in Nov '11.
Kings Apollo 7-1 (10-1) Held up towards rear, not fluent 3rd, reminder after 5th, good headway from 8th, led before 3 out, ridden out, won at Ludlow 2m 5f am hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd beating Tribal Dance (11-7) by 2 3/4l, 17 ran.
Thefriendlygremlin 40-1 (10-11) Close up, pushed along before 3 out, soon outpaced, 5th of 9, 26l behind My Oh Mount Brown (11-1) at Towcester 2m 5f (5) gf in Oct.
First Of Never (IRE) 100-1 (10-7) Behind, struggling 5th, lost touch and pulled up before 7th, in a race won by Amethyst Rose (10-0) at Hexham 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy, 17 ran.
Drombeg West 50-1 (10-7) Led until before 1st, chased leaders, weakened 5th, 11th of 14, 45l behind Orthodox Lad (11-0) at Worcester 2m mdn hdl (5) gd in Jul.
Terntheothercheek 50-1 (10-12) Prominent early, tracked leaders, lost place before 7th, not fluent next, behind when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Dreamsoftheatre (11-13) at Stratford 2m 6f nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Aug, 9 ran.
Mr Robinson (FR) 7-2 (10-7) Took keen hold tracking leading pair, not fluent 8th, went 3rd 12th, ridden before 3 out, weakening when hit 2 out, last of 4, 11l behind Tom Bach (10-0) at Ffos Las 3m hcp chs 0-95 (5) hvy in Oct.
Blue Sea Of Ibrox (IRE) 33-1 (9-9) Held up in touch, outpaced after 2 out, 4th of 10, 8l behind Civil Unrest (10-9) at Kelso 2m 2f nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs.
Amazingreyce 20-1 (9-10) Held up towards rear, driven after 4 out, never on terms, weakened 2 out, 8th of 10, 41l behind Acapulco Bay (10-3) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in May.