Bladoun was only beaten a head in a bumper here in February and you'd expect David Pipe to find him a race over hurdles sooner rather than later. But normal progress should see
Bladoun (FR) 8-1 (10-7) Led 2f, tracked leaders, led again 4f out, ridden and hard pressed 2f out, headed narrowly final 75 yards, kept on, just held, 2nd of 13, hd behind Tolkeins Tango (10-7) at Chepstow 2m mdn NH flat (6) sft in Feb.
Flaming Charmer (IRE) 33-1 (10-4) Mid-division, ridden and no extra entering straight, 13th of 19, well behind Clondaw Kaempfer (10-6) at Fairyhouse 2m nhf gs in Apr.
Generalise 100-1 (10-12) Chased leader until approaching 4th, chased leaders until not fluent and weakened after 6th, soon behind, tailed off and eased when went badly right 2 out and last, 11th of 12, well behind Weekend Millionair (10-12) at Wincanton 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Oct.
Maison Royale 100-1 (10-12) Held up in mid-division, ridden and weakened after 6th, 8th of 14, 42l behind Hold Court (10-12) at Ludlow 2m nh nov hdl (4) gd in Oct.
Mount Vesuvius (IRE) 50-1 (11-7) In rear, trailing from 5 out, soon no impression, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Love Rory (11-4) at Listowel 2m 4yo mdn hdl hvy in Sep, 9 ran.
Orabora 3-1 (11-1) Chased leaders, pushed along 4f out, hung left and stayed on same pace over 1f out, 4th of 10, 6l behind Tahrir Square (11-1) at Stratford 2m cond NH flat (5) gd in Jun '11.
Roger Beantown (IRE) 9-2 (10-12) Tracked leaders, chased winner from 4 out, no impression before 2 out, 2nd of 9, 26l behind The New One (10-12) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Oct.
Ron 40-1 (11-0) Took keen hold, held up in touch in rear, ridden after 7th, went 6th 2 out, never on terms, tailed off, 6th of 10, 49l behind Wilton Milan (11-0) at Worcester 2m 4f mdn hdl (5) gs in Oct.
Samingarry (FR) 66-1 (11-2) Held up mid-division, weakened from 6f out, tailed off, 12th of 14, 48l behind Three Old Amigos (11-2) at Exeter 2m 1f NH flat (6) sft in May.
Saroque (IRE) 10-1 (11-0) In touch, under pressure 4 out, weakening when mistake 2 out, 5th of 13, 26l behind Regal One (11-0) at Plumpton 2m mdn hdl (5) sft in Oct.
Indian Citizen (IRE) 66-1 (10-3) Held up in mid-division, mistake and weakened 7th, tailed off, 11th of 12, 48l behind Dancingtilmidnight (10-10) at Ludlow 2m 5f mrs nov hdl (4) gd in Oct.
Tooney Malooney 80-1 (9-12) Held up towards rear, behind 4th, 14th of 18, well behind Dare Me (11-4) at Exeter 2m 1f nh nov hdl (3) sft in Nov '10.