Allthegear No Idea is penalised for winning a novice event over track and trip last time and BUY BACK BOB arguably posted a better effort when third in a Class 2 handicap at Musselburgh on his latest start - Tim Vaughan's charge makes more appeal on today's terms. Bumper winner Rude And Crude makes his hurdling bow and is not out of this while it's too soon to write off Got The Nac on the evidence of a promising debut effort at Navan back in March.
Allthegear No Idea (IRE) 6-1 (10-12) Held up towards rear, headway in 4th to go in touch before 5th, went 3rd before 2 out, led before last, held on well, won at Lingfield 2m nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Nov beating The Green Ogre (10-12) by 2 1/4l, 8 ran.
Buy Back Bob (IRE) 6-1 (10-4) Held up in rear, headway 3 out, went 2nd and jumped right last, no impression on winner, lost 2nd and stayed on same pace, 3rd of 10, 4l behind Smart Ruler (10-4) at Musselburgh 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) gd in Nov.
Got The Nac (IRE) 9-2 (10-12) Took keen hold, tracked leaders in 4th, 3rd after 3 out, pushed along and no impression before next, mistake and lost poor 3rd at the last, weakened flat, 5th of 18, 31l behind Aso (10-12) at Warwick 2m nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.
Portmonarch (IRE) 28-1 (10-2) Tracked leader until 5th, close up in rear, lost touch 4 out, soon behind, virtually pulled up after next, left detached 4th at last, 4th of 5, well behind Simply The West (10-12) at Bangor 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.
Uranox (FR) Special Kaldoun gelding out of Judelle.
Rude And Crude (IRE) 9-2 (11-4) Led, ridden over 2f out, kept on and headed last 75 yards, 2nd of 8, 1 1/4l behind Tambura (10-9) at Plumpton 2m 2f NH flat (6) sft.