Massini's Maguire (IRE) 6-1 (11-5) Chased leaders, went 2nd just after 5th, led next, not fluent 2 out, ridden and kept on well flat, won at Cheltenham 2m 5f nov hdl (2) gs in Nov beating Wichita Lineman (11-8) by 1/2l, 8 ran.
Hockenheim (FR) 2-1jt-fav (11-3) Led early, chased leader, led again 3 out, ran on well, won at Carlisle 3m 1f nov hdl (4) sft in Nov beating Ballyboley (10-11) by 8l, 7 ran.
The Whisperer (IRE) 4-7fav (10-12) In touch, smooth headway to lead 8th, driven out and soon clear, eased run-in, won at Kelso 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Nov beating Top Cloud (10-9) by 17l, 14 ran.
Air Force One (GER) (10-1) In the lead when fell in race won by Hatari (10-6) at Munich 2m hdl sft in Nov '05, 6 ran.
Flight Leader (IRE) 11-8fav (11-4) Prominent, headway 3 out, ridden and challenged approaching 2 out, every chance last, hard ridden flat, just failed, 2nd of 16, 3/4l behind Leading Attraction (10-7) at Wincanton 2m 6f nov hdl (4) gd in Nov.
Imperial Commander (IRE) 11-4 (11-0) Prominent, jumped slowly 3rd, not fluent 2nd, led 3rd to 6th, ridden 2 out, still every chance approaching last, weakened flat, 4th of 8, 9l behind Massini's Maguire (11-5) at Cheltenham 2m 5f nov hdl (2) gs in Nov.
Labelthou (FR) 5-2 (11-0) Led, headed after 3 out, led and quickened clear approaching 2 out, unchallenged, won at Sandown 2m 4f nov hdl Grd 2 (1) sft beating Granit Jack (11-0) by 22l, 5 ran.
Christdalo (IRE) 8-11fav (10-7) Mid-division, headway 6th, led approaching 4 out, clear approaching last, easily, won at Chepstow 3m mdn hdl (4) sft beating Old Benny (11-0) by 12l, 16 ran.