Shalamiyr beat Crack At Dawn by five lengths over course and distance last month but the second is 7lb better off in this. Michael Gates' veteran has been pulled up at Uttoxeter since, however, though is still preferred to stablemate Full Ov Beans. JULIE PRINCE is back in the right grade after disappointing at Stratford and the Huntingdon scorer can rediscover the winning habit here, with Walcot Lathyrus and Sumner both having something to prove at present.
Julie Prince (IRE) 7-4fav (10-12) Tracked winner, led 3rd, soon headed, mistake and ridden 8th, 2nd from 4 out until 2 out, soon weakened, 5th of 6, 29l behind Catch Tammy (11-7) at Stratford 2m 1f hcp chs 0-115 (4) gs in Sep.
Walcot Lathyrus 9-2fav (11-9) Mid-division, headway before 4 out, mistake next, weakened before 2 out, last of 10, well behind Chilbury Hill (10-3) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp 0-100 (5) gd in Jul.
Shalamiyr (FR) 16-1 (11-4) Chased leader from 2nd, led before 5th, jumped left 3 out, clear next, eased towards finish, won at Worcester 2m hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Sep beating Crack At Dawn (11-3) by 5l, 11 ran.
Crack At Dawn (IRE) 4-1 (11-2) Chased leaders, outpaced 6th, soon hung left and well beaten, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by The Nephew (11-5) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp 0-100 (5) gd in Sep, 7 ran.
Sumner (IRE) 33-1 (11-11) Mid-division, closed 5th, lost place before 7th, behind when pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by The Nephew (12-1) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Sep, 11 ran.
Red Rosso 100-1 (10-12) Took keen hold, held up, headway 4th, blundered 4 out, no impression from next, 6th of 9, 25l behind One Term (11-7) at Worcester 2m nov chs (4) gd in Sep.
Full Ov Beans 20-1 (10-8) Towards rear, not fluent 2nd, mistake next, effort after 7th, no impression 3 out, 7th of 15, 29l behind Jigsaw Financial (10-4) at Worcester 2m 4f sell hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gf in Jul.
The Grey One (IRE) 40-1 (10-0) Held up, jumped right and behind from 3rd, well tailed off before 5 out, fell soon after, in a race won by Take Of Shoc's (11-6) at Chepstow 2m hcp chs 0-105 (4) gd, 7 ran.