BATHSHEBA BAY was quickly brushed aside by favourite Scardura here last month but gets another chance in an ordinary maiden ahead of the steadily-improving Ascot fourth Derek Duval and Wincanton third Mood For Mischief. Dothraki Prince showed promise in bumpers but is having a first start for a new stable. Roar won three times on the Flat and is a rare runner over hurdles for Ed de Giles.
Bathsheba Bay (IRE) 15-8 (10-12) Chased leaders, 2nd before 4 out, pushed along and readily held before next, no chance with very easy winner, 2nd of 13, 16l behind Scardura (10-12) at Taunton 2m mdn (4) gd in Oct.
Blazing Saddles 12-1 (10-12) Held up in rear, hampered by lose horse approaching 3rd, headway after 3 out, never on terms, 10th of 17, 29l behind Avarchie (10-12) at Wincanton 1m 7f (4) gd in Oct.
Derek Duval (USA) 40-1 (10-12) Held up and behind, niggled along and progress when hit 2 out, weakened approaching last, 4th of 8, 10 1/2l behind Ecco (11-4) at Ascot 2m (3) gs in Nov.
Dothraki Prince 9-2 (11-0) Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, went 3rd over 1f out, kept on, 3rd of 12, 4 1/4l behind Streets Of Doyen (11-0) at Ayr 2m (5) gd in May.
Initiative (IRE) 150-1 (11-2) Behind, headway into 4th after 3 out, never on terms, 4th of 10, 26 3/4l behind Ballyellis (11-2) at Huntingdon 2m (5) gd in Nov.
Mood For Mischief 66-1 (11-0) Held up in mid-division, not fluent 5th, headway before 2 out, went 3rd towards finish, no chance with winner, 3rd of 9, 9 3/4l behind Ecco (11-0) at Wincanton 1m 7f mdn (4) gd in Oct.
Nightboattoclyro 8-1 (11-2) Raced keenly, tracked leaders, driven and unable to quicken over 2f out, soon ridden, behind final furlong, last of 6, 9 3/4l behind Jac Brown (11-2) at Ffos Las 2m (5) gd in May.
Roar (IRE) 10-3 (10-0) Led, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong, last of 6, 17l behind Flood Defence (8-13) at Carlisle 1m 3f hcp (5) hvy in Aug.
Seasearch 200-1 (10-12) Held up towards rear, beaten 4 out, tailed off, last of 13, dist behind Sporting John (10-12) at Exeter 2m 1f (3) sft in Nov.
Tally's Son 100-1 (11-0) Held up, always towards rear, ridden and weakened after 2 out, tailed off, 10th of 16, dist behind Olly The Brave (11-0) at Hereford 2m (4) gd in Nov.
Czech Her Out (IRE) 14-1 (10-12) Held up towards rear, headway and plugged on final 2f, 6th of 13, 13 1/2l behind White Hart Lady (10-12) at Aintree 2m 1f (4) sft in Oct.
Everlasting Sea 66-1 (10-5) Towards rear, plugged on approaching 2 out, never on terms with principals, 4th of 13, 29l behind Scardura (10-12) at Taunton 2m mdn (4) gd in Oct.
Martha's Dream 200-1 (10-5) Behind, jumped badly right early, reminders 4 out, tailed off, pulled up before 3 out, at Uttoxeter 2m mdn (5) gd in May.
Nafaayes (IRE) 33-1 (8-9) Raced keenly disputing 5th, pushed along and outpaced over 2f out, soon beaten, last of 11, 19 1/4l behind Astromachia (10-0) at Kempton 2m hcp (4) pol in Oct.