A couple of these stand out from the rest. A winner on the Flat in France, Glockenspiel made a promising start over timber when narrowly beaten at Uttoxeter on his debut for Tom George’s yard. But CHEDDLETON finished runner-up in a tougher novices’ race at Wetherby last month when finishing clear of the rest and Jennie Candlish’s charge gets the nod on that form. According To Alex finished a long way behind the winner when second over track and trip on his hurdling bow while Yes No Maybe So disappointed over these hurdles last time having finished runner-up at Sedgefield earlier.
According To Alex (FR) 18-1 (11-0) Chased leading pair, ridden 2 out, kept on to go poor 2nd run-in, 2nd of 7, 19l behind Timeforaspin (11-0) at Bangor-on-Dee 2m 1f mdn (5) hvy in Nov.
Bitasweetsymphony (IRE) 50-1 (10-12) Held up mid-division, not fluent 2nd, pushed along when not fluent 3 out, soon ridden and beaten, 6th of 10, 17 1/4l behind Alnadam (10-12) at Uttoxeter 2m (4) hvy in Nov.
Cawthorne 66-1 (11-0) Raced wide in touch, blundered 5 out, soon lost touch, tailed off 3 out, pulled up next, at Bangor-on-Dee 2m 1f mdn (5) hvy in Nov.
Cheddleton 25-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, headway before 3 out in 4th, left 2nd before last, no chance with winner, 2nd of 12, 8l behind Proschema (11-0) at Wetherby 2m (3) sft in Nov.
Glockenspiel (IRE) 7-2 (10-12) Held up in touch, shaken up after 3 out, led and mistake last, ridden and headed flat, ran on, 2nd of 10, hd behind Alnadam (10-12) at Uttoxeter 2m (4) hvy in Nov.
King Gypsy (IRE) 80-1 (10-12) Held up in mid-division, behind from 5th, tailed off, 8th of 9, dist behind Millers Bank (10-12) at Bangor-on-Dee 2m 1f (4) hvy in Nov.
Yes No Maybe So (IRE) 9-2 (10-12) Chased winner, not fluent 2nd, slow and lost 2nd 4 out, weakened 2 out, 5th of 9, 15 1/4l behind Millers Bank (10-12) at Bangor-on-Dee 2m 1f (4) hvy in Nov.