Third Of The Third was second on his hurdling debut at Ludlow in November but hasn't been seen since. He's probably best watched today while stablemate Garryleigh was only fifth when Twin Barrels finished second at Chepstow last month. Azure Aware has claims on his debut third at Exeter but looks a stayer in the making so the vote goes to HOUNDSCOURT, who has only find one too good at Southwell and Stratford so far and may enjoy this ground more than most of his rivals.
Annelko 8-1 (10-9) Behind, headway 3 out, chased leaders next, stayed on well, never on terms, 4th of 9, 32l behind Sidney Melbourne (11-0) at Wincanton 2m mdn hdl (4) gd in Apr.
Azure Aware (IRE) 14-1 (11-3) Soon in touch, not fluent 6th, ridden 3 out, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 9, 6l behind Southfield Theatre (11-3) at Exeter 2m 7f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Mar.
Garryleigh (IRE) 3-1 (11-0) Mid-division, not fluent 1st, jumped left 5th, 2nd when not fluent 3 out, weakened before last, 5th of 12, 24l behind Western Jo (11-0) at Chepstow 2m 4f nov hdl (4) gs in Apr.
Gwili Spar 50-1 (10-13) Held up towards rear, reminders after 5th, mistake and weakened 4 out, soon pulled up, in a race won by Whisky Yankee (11-0) at Ffos Las 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Apr, 6 ran.
Henri Parry Morgan 9-4fav (11-4) Tracked leaders, pushed along 8f out, lost place over 6f out, 6th of 8, 42l behind Heronshaw (10-9) at Uttoxeter 2m NH flat (6) hvy in Nov.
Houndscourt (IRE) 7-2 (11-0) Held up in touch, headway before 9th, led before 10th, ridden and headed before last, kept on and always well held, 2nd of 9, 2 1/4l behind Darley Sun (11-0) at Stratford 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Apr.
Kalani King (IRE) 16-1 (10-12) Held up in last pair in touch, effort on outside approaching last where not fluent, kept on same pace flat, no impression, 4th of 7, 10l behind Virak (10-13) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f nov hdl (4) sft in Mar.
Macarthur 7-2 (11-12) Held up towards rear, headway into 7th 4 out, improved into 3rd 3 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out, 2nd 2 out, kept on same pace, 2nd of 15, 10l behind Knockreigh (10-11) at Kilbeggan 2m 3f mdn hdl gf in Apr '11.
Mighty Clarets (IRE) 16-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, headway when jumped slowly 5th, mistake next, weakened before 3 out, 5th of 10, 31l behind Up To Something (11-0) at Uttoxeter 2m mdn hdl (5) gs in Oct.
Nodividendsagain 13-2 (11-2) Held up in touch in last, closed 7f out, went 2nd and ran green from 3f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, 2nd of 5, 2 3/4l behind Western Jo (11-2) at Ffos Las 2m NH flat (6) gs in Mar.
On The Case 100-1 (10-12) Always towards rear, tailed off, 12th of 18, 50l behind Benefit Cut (10-9) at Kempton 2m nov hdl (4) gs in Apr.
Road Show 50-1 (11-0) Chased leader until soon after 6th, chased leaders until mistake and weakened next, tailed off, 6th of 7, well behind Bally Rone (10-7) at Ffos Las 2m 4f mdn hdl (4) sft in Apr.
Third Of The Third 11-1 (10-12) Mid-division, headway after 8th, went 2nd when mistake 2 out, no chance with winner, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 8, 14l behind Return Spring (10-12) at Ludlow 2m 5f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) sft in Nov.
Twin Barrels 20-1 (11-0) Led until 3rd, prominent, led before 3 out, soon headed, stayed on, held by winner, 2nd of 12, 4l behind Western Jo (11-0) at Chepstow 2m 4f nov hdl (4) gs in Apr.
Vicator 125-1 (10-9) Tracked leaders, lost place 4th, behind 7th, 12th of 13, well behind Kenai Peninsula (10-12) at Taunton 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.
Taradrewe 2-1 (10-9) Chasing leaders when blundered and unseated rider 1st, in a race won by Toubeera (10-12) at Huntingdon 2m 4f mares NH nov hdl (4) gd in Apr, 9 ran.