BOY THE BELL finally made the most of his slide down the weights when scoring over C&D last time. He remains well treated on his best form and should get a good tow around here from Bertie Blu Boy. The latter made all at Lingfield last month and has gone close again in a couple of subsequent starts while Ace Master has shown a bit more of late and makes more appeal than the disappointing Silver Wind, a losing favourite in a seller last time. Piccolo Express will pop up in one of these lowly handicaps soon and looks best of the remainder.
Marshall Art 4-1 (9-4) Tracked leaders and keen, ridden and one pace from over 1f out, 3rd of 10, 3 1/2l behind Kai (9-0) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Fighter Boy (IRE) 7-2fav (9-7) Slowly away and bumped start, headway to chase leaders over 5f out, ridden halfway, weakened over 1f out, 9th of 11, 20l behind Bang Tidy (8-8) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Dec.
Sannibel 12-1 (9-6) Went left start, chased leader, effort over 1f out, soon one pace, 6th of 9, 4 1/2l behind Reginald Claude (9-1) at Lingfield 6f hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Piccolo Express 8-1 (8-11) Mid-division, headway over 1f out, ran on closing stages, never able to challenge, 4th of 10, 2 3/4l behind Spark Of Genius (9-2) at Wolverhampton 7f app hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Silver Wind 2-1fav (9-5) Soon outpaced and behind, ridden 4f out, never dangerous, 8th of 10, 6l behind Ivestar (9-7) at Wolverhampton 6f sll hcp 0-60 (6) pol.
Ace Master 9-1 (9-0) Tracked leader on outside, led narrowly 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, no impression in 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 6, 3 1/2l behind Miss Bunter (9-2) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-68 (6) pol.
Boy The Bell 16-1 (8-13) Mid-division, ridden and headway over 2f out, soon chasing leaders, led inside final furlong, ran on well, won at Wolverhampton 7f hcp (0-55) (6) pol beating Under Par (9-2) by 1 1/4l, 11 ran.
Whitechapel 100-1 (8-2) Led narrowly, headed over 3f out, soon lost place, weakened 2f out, 8th of 9, 30l behind Polar Kite (8-11) at Wolverhampton 7f clm stks (6) pol.
Bertie Blu Boy 10-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, led over 2f out, ridden and edged right inside final furlong, headed towards finish, rallied and bumped close home, 2nd of 13, hd behind Kyllachykov (9-6) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-52 (6) pol.