tracked leaders, pecked 5th, ridden after 7th, tailing off when mistake 12th, pulled up before 4 out
prominent, not fluent 9th or 11th, given reminder, weakened 3 out, left remote 3rd next
in rear, jumped slowly and lost touch 5th, soon very badly tailed off, left poor 4th 2 out
made all, ridden 3 out, not fluent last, held on
tracked leaders, pressing for 3 lengths 2nd when blundered and unseated rider 2 out
prominent, ridden before 3 out, pecked 2 out, soon edged left, switched left and rallied flat, stayed on, just held
OLOFI was easily the best of these over hurdles and Tom George's grey should make a winning debut over the larger obstacles if jumping adequately. Well Hello There may also have a future over fences while Muldoon's Picnic has already shown promise in this sphere, though hasn't raced since the autumn. Most of the others are converts from the point-to-point circuit and difficult to fancy in this grade.
About Thyne (IRE) 28-1 (11-7) Always towards rear, weakened 3 out, 7th of 9, well behind Gwladys Street (11-7) at Sedgefield 3m 3f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs in Mar.
Bafana Choice 22-1 (11-5) Towards rear, not fluent 10th, headway before 13th, went 3rd before last, one pace, 3rd of 12, 24l behind Gin Cobbler (11-9) at Sedgefield 2m 4f nov hts chs (6) gs.
Dramatic Victory (IRE) 100-1 (10-11) Soon tracked leaders, went 2nd 3rd until 6th, chased leaders, pushed along after 8th, weakened 9th, tailed off, 5th of 6, well behind Listen Boy (11-0) at Leicester 2m 7f nov chs (4) hvy in Dec.
Muldoon's Picnic (IRE) 2-1fav (11-11) In touch, lost place 9th, headway 12th, chased leader next, ridden to lead 3 out, mistake last and soon headed, rallied towards finish, 2nd of 11, ns behind Moscow Chancer (10-9) at Kempton 2m 4f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gs in Nov.
Olofi (FR) 20-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, effort 2 out, soon ridden, weakened before last, 10th of 28, 21l behind Ted Veale (10-6) at Cheltenham 2m 1f hcp hdl G3 (1) gs in Mar.
Well Hello There (IRE) 16-1 (10-11) Mid-division, well beaten after 7th, tailed off, 12th of 14, well behind Kaylif Aramis (10-8) at Ffos Las 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) hvy in Feb.
Bucklemyshoe (IRE) 12-1 (12-0) Led til hdd aft 14; outpcd when fell 3 out, in a race won by Pistolet Time (12-0) at Friars Haugh 3m ptp gs in Mar '11, 17 ran.
Raynell 7-1 (11-7) Led 10-15; wknd qckly app 2 out, 3rd of 13, 30l behind Ghost Charger (12-0) at South Notts 3m ptp gd.