Even by selling standards, this is a poor contest. TRAPPER PEAK has at least won a race this season and can take advantage of the fact that he is receiving weight from El Massivo and Like A Diamond if you take into account Robert Hawker's claim. Like the last two, Istimraar is eased in grade but going and trip appear against him though he's weighted to reverse Chepstow running with Honour Promise.
El Massivo (IRE) 20-1 (10-13) Held up, in touch, weakened before 4 out, 7th of 13, 27 1/4l behind Eyes Of A Tiger (10-9) at Wetherby 2m hcp (3) gs in Nov.
Istimraar (IRE) 6-1 (11-12) In touch, in rear, jumped left 4 out, jumped left and weakened next, 6th of 7, dist behind Triggywinkle (10-2) at Wincanton 2m hcp (4) gd in Nov.
Like A Diamond (IRE) 6-1 (11-9) Led, headed when not fluent 2 out, weakened last, 9th of 15, 28 3/4l behind Western Wave (11-9) at Carlisle 2m 1f hcp (4) gs in Oct.
Overtoujay 66-1 (10-12) Always behind, tailed off before 3 out, 7th of 11, dist behind Ballymalin (11-5) at Southwell 3m (4) gd in Nov.
Racing Spirit 16-1 (10-10) With winner, led 2nd, headed before 4th, ridden and no impression on winner when not fluent 3 out, well beaten 3rd next, 3rd of 4, 20l behind Red Tornado (11-8) at Ludlow 2m (4) gd in May.
Trapper Peak (IRE) 3-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, keen, effort 3 out, weakened next, 5th of 6, 13 1/2l behind Moulin Rouge (10-5) at Stratford 2m 3f (5) gd in Oct.
Honour Promise (IRE) 10-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, pushed along 4th, weakened before 3 out, 4th of 6, 20 3/4l behind Ten Trees (11-0) at Sedgefield 2m 1f hcp (4) gs in Nov.
Right Madam (IRE) 8-1 (9-5) Held up in rear, headway on inside 2f out, no extra well inside final furlong, 4th of 11, 5 1/4l behind Ali Bin Nayef (9-6) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp (7) pol in Oct.
Runitagainsam 25-1 (10-11) Prominent, lost place 7f out, soon ridden, tailed off, last of 8, dist behind The Caller (11-4) at Fakenham 2m (6) gd in Oct.