All of these have plenty to prove at present. No Duffer was tailed off at Haydock after winning at Stratford. Roc De Guye has never won at this level while Sixty Something has failed to complete in either start so far this season. Swing Hard, last year's winner Timesishard and MISTER MARKER were all pulled up last time but the latter was taking on better company at Haydock. He won off a higher mark at Kelso in February so gets a tentative vote in a race in which the market will probably be a good guide.
Mister Marker (IRE) 25-1 (10-13) Close up, weakened before 6 out, in a race won by According To Trev (10-11) at Haydock 3m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) sft in Nov, 11 ran.
Sixty Something (FR) 9-2 (11-9) In touch, reminders 4th, pecked and unseated rider 14th, in a race won by Gas Line Boy (11-12) at Haydock 3m 5f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov, 8 ran.
Timesishard (IRE) 33-1 (11-6) Held up in rear on outside, struggling 11th, behind when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Lookslikerainted (11-1) at Worcester 2m 7f nov ltd hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Oct, 10 ran.
No Duffer 3-1fav (11-5) In touch, poor 4th from 5 out, left remote 3rd from 2 out, 3rd of 8, well behind Gas Line Boy (11-12) at Haydock 3m 5f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov.
Roc De Guye (FR) 50-1 (10-6) Towards rear, driven along in 7th 4 out, never involved, 6th of 11, 21l behind Grandads Horse (11-12) at Ascot 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov.
Swing Hard (IRE) 4-1 (11-12) In touch in 4th, weakened from 5 out, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Categorical (11-10) at Newcastle 2m 4f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Nov, 5 ran.