Ballyrock finished second in the Challow Hurdle in 2011 but was pulled up on his only start since. Duc De Regniere also failed to complete last time but has a chance on his earlier third at Fontwell. Master Dillon should be thereabouts, along with Buck Magic, but recent Bangor winner Tullyraine has something to prove off a 10lb higher mark today. Sin Bin has yet to win over hurdles though he did go close in a jumpers' bumper at Wolverhampton in January and has plenty of scope for improvement. But PROMISED WINGS is preferred as Chris Gordon's charge posted his best effort yet when scoring with plenty in hand at Newbury last month. He's taken to shrug off a 7lb rise in the weights and follow up.
Ballyrock (IRE) 12-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders on inside, hampered 4th, mistake 6th, lost place 9th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Lovcen (11-4) at Aintree 3m nov hdl Grade 1 (1) gd in Apr '12, 19 ran.
Duc De Regniere (FR) 11-10 (12-7) Ap; lft 2nd 15; led app last; ro wl, won at South Herefordshire 3m ptp gs in Mar beating George Dore (12-0) by 5l, 5 ran.
Buck Magic (IRE) 16-1 (10-7) Chased leaders, hit 5th and next, lost place 4 out, no impression after, 13th of 28, 21l behind Medinas (11-10) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) gs in Mar.
Tullyraine (IRE) 15-2 (11-2) Tracked leaders, effort to lead approaching 2 out, driven clear before last, kept on flat, won at Bangor 3m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft in Feb beating Corrin Wood (11-9) by 2 1/2l, 10 ran.
Mister Dillon 13-2 (11-7) Held up mid-division, headway on outer before 4 out, every chance before 3 out ridden before last, kept on and held towards finish, 2nd of 16, 1 1/4l behind Doctor Foxtrot (10-12) at Doncaster 3m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gd in Feb.
Dawn Commander (GER) 9-4fav (10-11) Held up in touch, headway over 4f out, went 2nd 3f out, every chance inside final furlong, just held near finish, 2nd of 11, nk behind The Fox's Decree (10-11) at Southwell 2m n h flat (4) std in Mar.
Volador (IRE) 33-1 (11-2) Held up in last pair, last and pushed along 6th, ridden on outside and struggling before 3 out, never on terms, tailed off, 6th of 8, 49l behind Top Of The Range (11-10) at Sandown 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft in Mar.
Arkose (IRE) 16-1 (11-8) Chased leader until blundered 7th, chased leading pair, blundered 3 out, ridden and struggling in 4th after 3 out, 4th of 8, 25l behind Top Of The Range (11-10) at Sandown 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft in Mar.
Kaffie 100-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, outpaced before 3 out, ridden after next, no impression approaching last, 10th of 19, 20l behind Quevega (11-5) at Cheltenham 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) sft in Mar.
Possol (FR) 25-1 (11-0) Raced wide disputing lead, mistake headed and reminder 7th, chased leader until weakened quickly before mistake 3 out, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Aaim To Prosper (10-8) at Doncaster 3m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) gd in Mar, 11 ran.
Who Owns Me (IRE) 7-1 (10-12) Led until 7th, weakened after 3 out, pulled up before next, in a race won by Benvolio (11-3) at Wincanton 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Feb, 9 ran.
Mic's Delight (IRE) 9-1 (11-11) Chased leader, went right and weakened 5th, struggling after, mistake last, 8th of 10, 31l behind Billy Twyford (11-6) at Fontwell 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gd in Mar.
Promised Wings (GER) 11-4 (11-8) Tracked leader, pushed along after 9th, led before 2 out, ridden well clear approaching last, stayed on well, won at Newbury 3m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy in Mar beating Koultas King (11-10) by 14l, 5 ran.
Sin Bin (IRE) 10-3 (11-4) Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, kept on, 2nd of 12, 1 3/4l behind Karazhan (11-4) at Wolverhampton 2m n h flat (4) std in Jan.
Regal Presence (IRE) 6-1 (11-10) Tracked leaders, pushed along before 4th, lost place after next, behind from 7th, soon pulled up, in a race won by Orangeaday (11-7) at Huntingdon 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs, 8 ran.