held up in mid-division, headway after 4 out, led 3 out, headed last, weakened final 100 yards
towards rear, hampered 4th, not fluent 8th, ridden and behind 4 out, mistake 2 out, ran on flat, nearest finish
led, headed before 3 out, soon weakened
held up rear on mid-division, not always fluent, headway when mistake 2 out, never dangerous
held up in rear on outside, not fluent 8th, headway after 4 out, challenging when not fluent 3 out, led and mistake last, headed flat, headed towards finish
mid-division, struggling before 3 out
tracked leaders, outpaced 3 out, stayed on flat, went 4th towards finish
prominent, led after 4 out, headed 3 out, stayed on same pace approaching last
mid-division, bumped 4th, weakened before 3 out
prominent, ridden and weakened before 3 out
mid-division, fell 4th
held up in rear, hampered 4th, pushed along after 7th, headway from 3 out, challenged last, led flat, driven out
tracked leaders, lost place before 3 out
Triopas was well backed at Exeter 10 days ago but only jumped one flight before ducking out. Bel Esprit ran her best race so far at Stratford five weeks ago and Park House won at Newcastle when upped to this trip last time, though is 6lb higher. Steel Native and Etheridge Annie have the past form to figure but LE COUER NET improved markedly for a stamina test at Taunton in March and could open his account today if taking a further step forward.
Le Coeur Net (FR) 8-1 (11-5) Held up in mid-division, smooth headway from 3 out, ridden after 2 out, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 12, 6 1/4l behind Scooby (11-7) at Taunton 3m hcp (4) gd in Mar.
Steel Native (IRE) 3-1jfav (11-11) Held up in rear, not fluent 4th, pushed along after 6th, struggling 4 out, headway when not fluent 2 out, went modest 4th flat, no impression, 4th of 8, 15 3/4l behind Bhakti (11-2) at Ffos Las 2m 6f hcp (5) gd in Apr.
Airpur Desbois (FR) 11-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders, mistake and reminders 3rd, mistake next, struggling before normal 4 out, soon pulled up, at Stratford 2m 5f hcp (4) gs in Mar.
Cry Wolf 20-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, driven and lost place before 2 out, soon weakened, tailed off, 6th of 8, dist behind Domperignon Du Lys (11-5) at Market Rasen 2m 1f (4) sft in Feb.
Next Level (IRE) 100-1 (10-12) Not that fluent and jumped left, made most until 4 out, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out, at Fontwell 2m 3f (4) gs in Feb.
Park House 8-1 (11-1) Mid-division, driven and headway 5 out, chased leaders next, led approaching last, stayed on, won at Newcastle 3m hcp (5) gd in Apr beating William Money (11-12) by 2 1/2l, 9 ran.
Blue Rhythm (IRE) 40-1 (11-2) In touch in mid-division, lost place from 6th, behind after 4 out, tailed off, 6th of 7, dist behind Lough Derg Farmer (11-9) at Ffos Las 2m 6f (4) gd in Apr.
Bel Esprit (IRE) 16-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, went 2nd between last 2, soon ridden, led before the last until last, stayed on same pace run-in, 2nd of 15, 3 3/4l behind North Hill (11-12) at Stratford 2m 6f hcp (5) gd in Apr.
Triopas (IRE) 15-8fav (10-13) Tracked leaders when faulted and unseated rider on bend after 1st, at Exeter 2m 6f hcp (5) gd in Apr.
Midnight Owle 100-1 (10-10) Chased leaders, every chance 3 out, weakened before next, 11th of 15, dist behind Seas Of Green (11-2) at Warwick 2m 5f hcp (4) sft in Dec.
Etheridge Annie 9-2 (10-7) Held up towards rear, pushed along and outpaced before 4 out, never dangerous, 4th of 8, 14 3/4l behind Goodnight Charlie (10-6) at Towcester 2m 3f hcp (5) sft in Mar.
Silent Man (IRE) 33-1 (10-4) Held up towards rear, headway before 2 out, one pace, 6th of 10, 12 3/4l behind Not Never (11-9) at Huntingdon 2m hcp (4) gd in Apr.
The Lion Man (IRE) 7-2 (10-0) Chased leaders until fell 5th, at Southwell 2m hcp (4) gd in Apr.