mid-division, headway after 16th, chased leaders before 5 out, ridden after next, never on terms, weakening when not fluent 2 out
always towards rear, lost touch 16th, soon tailed off and pulled up
held up in rear, steady headway after 16th, chased leaders 4 out, soon driven and one pace, never able to challenge
always behind, struggling when hit 15th, soon lost touch and pulled up
tracked leaders, went 2nd before 5 out, led 3 out, ridden and headed between last 2, kept on until no extra in 3rd towards finish
tracked leaders, travelled well before 5 out, switched inside before last, ridden and stayed on to press winner flat, just held
tracked leader to before 5 out, soon driven and outpaced, weakened from 2 out
always behind, lost touch, 16th, soon tailed off and pulled up
mid-division, headway 16th, driven to chase leaders 4 out, ridden before 2 out, led between last 2, stayed on gamely when hard pressed flat, just held on
mid-division, ridden after 16th, never on terms, weakened 3 out
led to 3 out, soon ridden, not fluent 2 out, no extra and beaten before last
mid-division, pushed along 16th, soon weakened and pulled up
chased leaders, pushed along before 12th, lost place 15th, behind after next, soon tailed off and pulled up
Kilcrea Bridge is back in the right grade and Day Of Roses took advantage of a tumble down the weights at Stratford when beating Midnight Mustang six lengths. Conas Taoi finished ahead of Kilcrea Bridge over a longer trip at Warwick and Musselburgh third Kovera is bidding for a third victory of the campaign having scored at Sedgefield and Newcastle in November. TIMCODA was badly hampered and unseated his rider at the first at Bangor but he’s always looked likely to make a better chaser than hurdler and is much less exposed than his rivals.
Kilcrea Bridge 7-2jfav (11-9) Held up, sloe 8th, headway after 15th, slow 17th, tried to close 2 out, no impression, one pace, 5th of 10, 15 1/2l behind Fifty Shades (11-12) at Warwick 3m 5f hcp (4) gd in Apr.
Timcoda (IRE) 9-2 (11-9) Hampered and unseated rider 1st, at Bangor-on-Dee 3m hcp (4) gd in Apr.
Day Of Roses (IRE) 8-1 (11-4) In rear, headway from 3 out, led and stumbled on landing last, ridden out, won at Stratford 3m 4f hcp (5) gd in Apr beating Midnight Mustang (10-4) by 6l, 9 ran.
Sizing Scorpion (IRE) 16-1 (11-11) Mid-division, not fluent 2nd, ridden and weakened after 9th, soon behind, pulled up before 4 out, at Worcester 2m 4f hcp (5) gd in Jul.
Conas Taoi (IRE) 7-2jfav (11-1) Chased leaders, ridden 17th, stayed on same pace from 3 out, mistake last, went 3rd flat, 3rd of 10, 12 1/4l behind Fifty Shades (11-12) at Warwick 3m 5f hcp (4) gd in Apr.
Midnight Magic 16-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, blundered badly 14th, no chance after, tailed off, 9th of 13, dist behind Coopers Square (10-13) at Exeter 3m hcp (4) gd in Apr.
Kovera (FR) 3-1 (10-11) Prominent, led 5th until 9th, led and hung right 4 out, headed before next, 3rd and held last, kept on, 3rd of 6, 3 3/4l behind No No Mac (11-12) at Musselburgh 3m hcp (5) gd in Mar.
Cottonwool Baby (IRE) 10-1 (10-6) Jumped slowly in rear, detached halfway, soon tailed off, pulled up before 5 out, at Huntingdon 3m hcp (5) gs in Feb.
Dont Be Robin (IRE) 20-1 (10-0) Held up in rear, headway on outside before 4 out, soon ridden, weakened run-in, lost modest 4th post, 5th of 13, 9 1/4l behind Coopers Square (10-13) at Exeter 3m hcp (4) gd in Apr.
Quarry Wizard (IRE) 28-1 (10-5) Behind, ridden after 2nd, hampered 5th, headway 11th, struggling before 3 out, mistake last, 5th of 14, 31 1/4l behind Change Ur Tune (10-6) at Bangor-on-Dee 3m hcp (4) gd in Apr.
Midnight Mustang 16-1 (10-4) Led, ridden 2 out, headed last, stayed on, 2nd of 9, 6l behind Day Of Roses (11-4) at Stratford 3m 4f hcp (5) gd in Apr.
Monty Massini 100-1 (10-3) Chased leaders on inside, lost place before 4 out, tailed off, 11th of 12, dist behind Manofthemoment (11-9) at Exeter 2m 1f hcp (5) sft in Mar.
Vouvray (FR) 14-1 (10-0) Led 1st, headed before 3rd, chased leader, mistake 9th, blundered and lost 2nd 14th, mistake next, behind 16th, pulled up after, at Warwick 3m 5f hcp (4) gd in Apr.