Pyjama Game won easily over fences at Sedgefield nine days ago but races off a 10lb higher mark back over hurdles and may struggle to contain SADDLERS MOT. Karen Tutty's mare had to drop into a seller to end her losing run at Wetherby last time but has gone well here in the past and makes more appeal than Newcastle runner-up Candleford under useful 7lb claimer John Dawson. Granwood has claims on her third at Sedgefield in March but may have stamina limitations over this longer trip.
Seize 25-1 (10-8) Tracked leaders on outside, ridden after 16th, lost place next, weakened 18th, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Bradley (11-8) at Haydock 3m 4f hcp chs 0-130 (3) gd in Apr '12, 9 ran.
Pyjama Game (IRE) 7-2 (11-4) Held up in touch, headway 15th, challenged 5 out, led 2 out, ridden clear before last, ran on well, won at Sedgefield 3m 3f hcp chs 0-105 (4) gd beating Frontier Boy (11-8) by 14l, 9 ran.
Teerie Express 10-1 (11-5) Prominent, hampered 3rd, lost place 5th, headway 13th, challenged 4 out, weakened last, 5th of 8, 24l behind Mansonien L'as (10-13) at Kelso 2m 7f hcp chs 0-95 (5) hvy in Jan.
Saddlers Mot 16-1 (11-2) Mid-division, headway 7th, went 2nd before 3 out going well, challenged last, led flat, ridden out, won at Wetherby 2m 4f sell hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd in Apr beating I'll Be Frank (11-7) by 1 1/2l, 15 ran.
Candleford 20-1 (11-6) Mid-division, headway on outside 4 out, challenged when not fluent next, ridden to lead briefly flat, kept on until no extra final 75 yards, 2nd of 14, 2 3/4l behind Mrs Eff (11-2) at Newcastle 3m nov hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Apr.
Granwood 14-1 (11-7) Prominent, lost place before 7th, no extra 2 out, 5th of 11, 16l behind Adios Alonso (10-13) at Southwell 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd.
Bob's Ticket (IRE) 10-1 (10-9) Led, not fluent and went right 2 out, headed when mistake last, no extra flat, 6th of 12, 18l behind King's Chorister (10-9) at Perth 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in Apr.
Heart O' The West (IRE) 12-1 (10-2) Held up in touch, lost place before 4th, soon in rear and reminders, mistake 5th, tailed off and pulled up, in a race won by Daasij (11-6) at Ayr 3m hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gs in Mar, 14 ran.
Raggios Boy 14-1 (10-12) Chased leaders in 4th, ridden before 3 out, soon weakened, fell 2 out, in a race won by Northern Acres (11-0) at Newcastle 2m 4f cnd hcp hdl 0-95 (5) sft in Mar, 12 ran.
Roslin Moss 5-1 (12-0) 3rd of 9, 4 1/2l behind Northern Flame (12-0) at Mosshouses 3m ptp gs in May '12.
Nisaal (IRE) 33-1 (10-1) Mid-division on outside, reminder 4th, weakened after 4 out, 13th of 18, well behind Mootabar (9-13) at Newcastle 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in Apr.
Flag Flier 33-1 (9-9) Mid-division, slow 1st, soon behind, headway 2 out, never on terms, 5th of 11, 29l behind Knockanarrigan (11-7) at Market Rasen 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Apr.