Tote Win: £0.00 Tote Place: ££2.40,£1.50,£2.90
Straight Forecast: £0.00 Exacta: £0.00 Trifecta: £0.00 Swingers: 1&2:£2.70 2&3:£7.30 1&3:£14.30
Jackpot: £41,537.12 carried forward to Cheltenham, 17th Nov
Placepot: £157.70, Pool: £231859.94, 1073.16 winning tickets
Quadpot: £48.80, Pool: £12393.78, 187.81 winning tickets
Unusually for one of these contests, they seemed to go a decent pace here with Wedger Pardy setting off at a keen gallop and Balthazar King maintaining the tempo once taking over. That might help to explain how Outlaw Pete, and to a far greater extent, Another Jewel managed to plug on into third and fourth respectively having been a long way adrift after just a few fences. Following up his victory in the contest 12 months ago, UNCLE JUNIOR survived one or two serious errors to win impressively. He may struggle in the other two events staged over the same track later this season as both are handicaps, but races with enthusiasm despite his rising years. Balthazar King deserves extra credit given his positive tactics and he may also have preferred slightly quicker conditions.