NI SIN E MO AINM won at Exeter earlier in the month and should be thereabouts again with Richard Johnson taking over the reins. But there are plenty of alternatives with Vazaro Delafayette expected to improve now handicapping and Warsaw Pact went close here earlier in the year. Taggia and Storm Of Swords have been placed off similar marks in the past and The Snappy Poet is not out of this either if forgiven a poor effort last time.
The Snappy Poet 5-2fav (11-0) Tracked winner, mistake 3rd, jumped right 5th, not fluent next, mistake 3 out, no impression and lost 2nd before 2 out, weakened, 5th of 7, 32l behind Hawkhill (11-4) at Newton Abbot 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in Sep.
Silmi 50-1 (11-10) Always in rear, tailed off, 13th of 14, well behind Tarvini (10-6) at Chepstow 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in Sep.
Letemgo (IRE) 13-2 (11-11) Held up in touch, not fluent 4th, closed after 7th, ridden when fell 11th, in a race won by Sedgemoor Express (11-12) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) gd in Jun, 11 ran.
Storm Of Swords (IRE) 11-4 (11-7) Led until 3 out, 4th and weakening next, 5th of 7, 21l behind Taaresh (11-2) at Worcester 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft.
Kentford Myth 3-1 (10-10) Mid-division, jumped right, raced wide from 2nd, closed after 4th, not fluent 6th, one pace and beaten from 3 out, mistake last, 3rd of 9, 12l behind Spartan Angel (11-0) at Worcester 2m 4f mdn hdl (5) gd in Jun.
Ni Sin E Mo Ainm (IRE) 7-2 (11-4) Held up in touch, headway into 3rd before 7th, 2nd before 3 out, challenged next, soon ridden, stayed on flat to lead final strides, won at Exeter 2m 5f nov hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gf beating Yabadabadoo (11-12) by hd, 7 ran.
Vazaro Delafayette (FR) 4-1 (11-0) Mid-division, modest headway to go 4th before 3 out, never any chance with leaders, 4th of 10, 39l behind Area Fifty One (11-0) at Uttoxeter 2m mdn hdl (5) gd.
Warsaw Pact (IRE) 9-1 (10-5) Mid-division, not fluent 3rd, stayed on take 2nd last, no impression on winner final 100 yards, 2nd of 11, 6l behind Con Forza (11-0) at Towcester 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gf.
Taggia (FR) 9-2 (11-4) Prominent, ridden after 3 out, no extra before next, 4th of 7, 15l behind Our Maimie (11-3) at Newton Abbot 2m 6f mrs hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft.
Liars Poker (IRE) 16-1 (10-10) Held up in rear, headway before 2 out, soon went 3rd, weakened and lost 3rd place towards finish, 4th of 11, 4l behind At Reception (10-10) at Southwell 2m 4f mdn hdl (4) gd in Mar.