Vinomore may still have a bit of scope over fences while Pistol Basc's second to La Pantera Rosa at Wetherby in May was his best effort for a while. Wait No More could figure if running to his best and Local Present and Midnight Charmer aren't without a chance off low weights. FAREWELLATMIDNIGHT won over C&D in April and was closing on the leaders when falling three out on a return visit to the course the following month. Alex Hales' mare should have more to offer this winter and can make a winning reappearance. See You Jack has been off the track since June last year but it would be no surprise to see Caroline Bailey's seven-year-old in the firing-line as well.
Dot Or Feather (IRE) 13-8fav (11-12) Led until 3rd, chased leader until after 10th, weakened and pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Arctic Echo (11-7) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-100 (5) gd, 9 ran.
See You Jack 9-4 (10-12) Took keen hold, tracked winner 3rd until not fluent 7th and again before 10th, ridden approaching 2 out, stayed on, unable to challenge, 2nd of 5, 1 3/4l behind Sun Tzu (11-13) at Uttoxeter 3m hcp ch 0-110 (4) gf in Jun '11.
Wait No More (IRE) 9-1 (11-4) Behind, headway 3 out, chased leaders next, never able to challenge, 4th of 8, 12l behind Everdon Brook (10-2) at Huntingdon 3m 2f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd.
Vinomore 8-1 (10-11) Tracked leaders, mistake 1st, lost place 10th, mistake and no impression from next, 6th of 7, 26l behind Sum Laff (11-1) at Ludlow 2m 4f Beginners Chase (0-110) (4yo+) (4) gd.
Ouest Eclair (FR) 12-1 (10-4) Always behind, 9th of 12, 33l behind Green To Gold (11-9) at Huntingdon 2m 4f hcp chs 0-115 (4) gd.
Farewellatmidnight 7-2 (11-7) Tracked leaders, lost place 7th, ridden and headway 4 out, challenging for 2nd when unseated 3 out, in a race won by Phoenix Des Mottes (10-4) at Fakenham 2m 5f hcp chs 0-95 (5) sft in May, 11 ran.
Shropshirelass 10-1 (10-6) Blundered and unseated rider 1st, in a race won by Forever My Friend (10-5) at Plumpton 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-105 (4) gd in Sep, 9 ran.
Pistol Basc (FR) 9-1 (9-12) Held up in rear, headway approaching 10th, went 2nd after 2 out, stayed on, no impression on winner, 2nd of 11, 4l behind La Pantera Rosa (10-13) at Wetherby 2m 6f hcp chs 0-105 (4) gs in May.
Kings Queen (IRE) 11-1 (11-1) Chased leader, ridden 3 out, no extra when mistake 2 out, 4th of 13, 16l behind Sovereign Spirit (11-6) at Worcester 2m 7f sell hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd.
Local Present (IRE) 7-4fav (9-12) Behind, struggling 4 out, headway 2 out, ran on, never nearer, 4th of 11, 1 1/4l behind Overlay (10-0) at Huntingdon 3m 2f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd.
Midnight Charmer 9-2 (9-7) Held up in touch in mid-division, headway 10th, challenged 4 out, 3rd last, stayed on, 3rd of 8, 2 1/4l behind Quinder Spring (11-1) at Uttoxeter 2m 5f hcp 0-100 (5) gs.
Flichity (IRE) 20-1 (9-9) In touch, jumped slowly 1st, ridden to chase winner 3 out, outpaced next, dismounted after finish, 2nd of 6, 15l behind Full Ov Beans (9-7) at Fakenham 2m hcp chs 0-105 (4) gs.
Peak Seasons (IRE) 50-1 (9-9) Held up mid-division, mistake 7th, headway to chase leaders before 3 out, weakened 2 out, 6th of 10, 21l behind Tahiti Pearl (11-8) at Sedgefield 2m hcp 0-100 (5) gd.