dwelt, in rear, some late headway
slow into stride, towards rear, pushed along 3f out, some late headway on outer approaching final furlong
held up, pushed along and headway over 1f out, switched right entering final furlong, ran on to lead towards finish
raced wide, tracked leaders, ridden to chase leader over 2f out, weakened approaching final furlong
raced wide, close up, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong
keen, close up, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
mid-division, pushed along 6f out, ridden and headway over 2f out, kept on one pace
keen, tracked leaders, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, eased
always in rear, weakened over 3f out, tailed off
led, ridden over 2f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on
mid-division, smooth headway 4f out, close up, ridden to lead inside final furlong, headed towards finish
taken to post early, tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, kept on one pace
close up, switched right over 1f out, keeping on same pace when hampered inside final furlong
mid-division, ridden over 2f out, no impression
A low grade lottery with DUSTY RAVEN getting a token vote stepping up in trip. He finished second over 1m4f at Lingfield last time. Top Set has been placed at Wolverhampton the last twice and also has claims while the unpredictable Fleetwood Poppy bounced back with a win at Lingfield in August. Shan Dun Na Ngall has won a couple of times over hurdles including a seller last time and has since joined Amy Murphy while Hooks Lane is relatively unexposed having only his second start in a handicap.
Hooks Lane 20-1 (9-7) Held up towards rear, ridden and struggling over 3f out, 6th of 11, 7 1/4l behind Ali Bin Nayef (9-6) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp (7) pol in Oct.
Monzino (USA) 100-1 (10-0) In rear, reminders 5th, ridden 7th, weakened 3 out, tailed off, 5th of 7, dist behind Taroum (10-5) at Fakenham 2m 4f hcp (5) sft in Nov.
Shan Dun Na Ngall (IRE) 9-2 (11-2) Tracked leader until not fluent 2nd, stayed 3rd until ridden to lead before last, clear flat, stayed on, won at Stratford 2m (5) gd in Oct beating Tajseer (11-2) by 2 1/4l, 4 ran.
Street Art (IRE) 22-1 (9-6) Held up in mid-division, ridden over 2f out, no impression, 8th of 11, 8 1/2l behind Ali Bin Nayef (9-6) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp (7) pol in Oct.
Rainford Glory (IRE) 10-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden to chase leader over 1f out, faded inside final furlong, 7th of 9, 2 1/4l behind Glorious Dancer (9-4) at Chelmsford City 1m 2f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Fleetwood Poppy 9-1 (8-7) Keen tracked leader until 5f out, tracked leaders, effort inside final furlong, led inside final furlong, driven all out, won at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp (6) pol in Aug beating Fair Comment (9-7) by shd, 8 ran.
Cougar Kid (IRE) 100-1 (9-8) Always behind, 10th of 11, 19l behind Hermann (9-5) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f mdn stks (5) pol in Nov.
Roughlyn 50-1 (8-9) Led and soon 6 lengths clear, headed 4f out, soon lost touch, tailed off, last of 7, dist behind Cavalieri (9-2) at Newcastle 2m hcp (5) pol in Nov.
Hall Of Beauty 33-1 (8-2) Tracked leader 4f, handy until 3f out, soon weakened, 13th of 14, dist behind Delagoa Bay (8-4) at Kempton 2m hcp (6) pol in Jun.
Solid Justice (IRE) 33-1 (8-10) Mid-division, ridden and no progress from over 2f, 7th of 10, 12l behind Kirtling (9-8) at Newcastle 1m 4f hcp (6) pol in Sep.
Top Set (IRE) 12-1 (9-2) Held up in mid-division, headway from 2f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, stayed on, unable to challenge, 3rd of 11, 2 3/4l behind Ali Bin Nayef (9-6) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp (7) pol in Oct.
Dusty Raven 8-1 (8-11) Took keen hold, tracked leading pair, went 2nd on inside and plenty to do 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, closed near finish but never able to challenge, 2nd of 11, 1/2l behind Threediamondrings (9-5) at Lingfield 1m 4f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Trust The Man (IRE) 16-1 (9-5) Keen to post, steadied start, held up, in rear, headway on wide outside over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never going pace to reach leaders, 5th of 11, 5 1/4l behind Mr Marchwood (9-2) at Kempton 1m 4f hcp (6) pol in Nov.
Let There Be Light 12-1 (8-13) Mid-division, headway over 1f out, chased leaders inside final furlong, never able to challenge, 4th of 12, 2 1/4l behind Pensax Lady (8-13) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f stks (6) pol in Nov.