tracked leader, challenged 2 out, ridden and pressed leader last, led run-in, kept on
tracked leaders in 3rd, blundered 3 out, soon pushed along and outpaced
held up towards rear, soon struggling, tailed off
held up mid-division, weakened from 3 out
led, pushed along before 2 out, soon hard pressed, headed run-in, no extra
mid-division, weakened before 3 out
in rear and jumped badly left 1st, refused 3rd
SWAFFHAM BULBECK escapes a penalty for his victory in a conditionals’ maiden under today’s pilot at Fakenham and that could prove decisive as gets 16lb from Perth scorer Siannes Star, including his rider’s allowance, and 9lb from the four-year-old Jacamar, who was beaten under a penalty at Newton Abbot after springing a 33/1 surprise at Wincanton.
Siannes Star (IRE) 11-2 (10-6) Raced keenly, tracked leader, led after 3 out, clear next, ridden and edged right between last 2, in no danger after, kept on well, easily, won at Perth 2m hcp (3) gd in Apr beating An Fear Ciuin (10-3) by 20l, 8 ran.
Jacamar (GER) 6-1 (11-1) Chased leading trio, pushed along and outpaced after 3 out, kept on into 3rd before next, 3rd of 8, 9l behind River Bray (11-6) at Newton Abbot 2m 1f (4) gd in Apr.
Poor Duke (IRE) 100-1 (9-1) Led, pushed along and headed inside final 3f, lost 2nd and weakened over 2f out, last of 13, 29l behind Diamond Reflection (9-1) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f stks (6) pol in Jan.
Size Matters 25-1 (8-7) Chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, never on terms, weakened over 1f out, 6th of 12, 13 1/2l behind Ticks The Boxes (8-8) at Southwell 7f hcp (6) pol in May.
Swaffham Bulbeck (IRE) 11-10fav (11-4) Led 1st, tracked leader after, led again approaching 2 out, soon ridden, pressed last, stayed on, won at Fakenham 2m mdn (4) gs in Mar beating Emerald Rocket (10-10) by 1/2l, 4 ran.
Invisible Shadow 100-1 (10-7) Mid-division, driven and lost place after 4 out, soon behind, weakened 2 out, 11th of 13, 30 1/4l behind Petit Palais (10-13) at Stratford 2m (4) gd in Mar.
Unique Company (IRE) 150-1 (9-6) Steadied start, held up in rear, headway over 2f out, soon weakened, 8th of 9, 21 1/2l behind Clayton (9-12) at Redcar 1m 2f stks (5) gf in May.