Bun Doran (IRE) 14-1 (11-10) Chased leaders, 3rd 4 out until approaching 2 out, soon weakened, 7th of 10, dist behind Greaneteen (11-3) at Exeter 2m 1f hcp (1) gd in Nov.
Forest Bihan (FR) 66-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, awkward 3rd, fell 4th, at Haydock 2m 3f hcp (2) sft in Nov.
Nuts Well 18-1 (11-10) Chased leaders, lost place when not fluent 11th, rallied after 2 out, mistake last, went 2nd flat, stayed on, led towards finish, won at Aintree 2m 4f hcp (1) sft in Oct beating Clondaw Castle (11-4) by 1 1/2l, 12 ran.
Top Notch (FR) 11-10fav (11-6) Tracked winner until 3rd, went 2nd again 11th, pushed along before 3 out, hit next, ridden between last 2, lost 2nd soon after, no extra in 3rd, 3rd of 5, 8 1/4l behind Frodon (11-6) at Kempton 2m 4f (1) gs in Jan.
Mister Fisher (IRE) 11-2 (11-9) Mid-division, not fluent 8th, headway 11th, weakened after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out, at Cheltenham 2m 4f hcp (1) sft in Nov.
Al Dancer (FR) 5-1fav (11-8) Mid-division, not fluent 6th,, headway 11th, went 2nd 3 out until before 2 out, 4th when pecked last, went 3rd towards finish, kept on, no impression on winner, 3rd of 16, 4 1/4l behind Coole Cody (10-5) at Cheltenham 2m 4f hcp (1) sft in Nov.
Dolos (FR) 12-1 (11-12) Midfield, ridden and reminders 3 out, switched right and pushed along 2 out, kept on at one pace after next, 4th of 13, 9 1/2l behind Rouge Vif (11-7) at Cheltenham 2m hcp (2) gd in Oct.
Fanion D'estruval (FR) 5-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, headway approaching 4 out, challenged after 3 out, pecked last, held flat, kept on, 2nd of 9, 2 1/4l behind Magic Saint (12-0) at Cheltenham 2m hcp (2) gs in Nov.
Glen Forsa (IRE) 9-1 (11-6) Chased leader until after 4th, lost place after 8th, remote 7th 4 out, fell 2 out, at Exeter 2m 1f hcp (1) gd in Nov.