The market is likely to be the best guide to this modest finale but punters should get a run for their money out of WHAT OF IT. He usually finds one too good but does have form over this shorter trip and has also won here in the past. Pistolet Noir showed little at Musselburgh back under Rules while most of the others are returning from an absence. Castle Banquet and Coin of The Realm have had a recent outing but both were pulled up.
Pistolet Noir (FR) 8-1 (11-9) Chased leaders, not fluent 10th, mistake 12th, no chance with winner from 4 out, weakened flat, 4th of 7, 38l behind Creevytennant (11-9) at Musselburgh 2m 4f hts chs (3) gs in Feb.
What Of It (IRE) 16-1 (11-9) Held up towards rear, headway before 5th, led 12th, headed last, stayed on same pace, no impression on winner flat, 2nd of 13, 4l behind Martys Mission (11-9) at Ludlow 2m 4f hts chs (6) sft in Feb.
Beherayn 14-1 (11-2) Prominent, mistake 1st, bumped next, hit 5th, mistake 8th, weakened 3 out, tailed off, 7th of 13, well behind Bennys Quest (11-6) at Worcester 2m hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Aug.
Castle Banquet (IRE) 5-1 (12-0) Bhnd til pu 4 out, in a race won by Oriel Bank (11-7) at Burton 3m ptp gs in Feb, 7 ran.
Coin of The Realm (IRE) 12-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders on outside, led when not fluent 3rd, mistake 11th, headed next, weakened and pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Martys Mission (11-9) at Ludlow 2m 4f hts chs (6) sft in Feb, 13 ran.
Saphir Des Bois (FR) 17-2 (11-2) Prominent, mistake 3rd, led 8th, soon headed, lost place approaching 10th, soon weakened, 7th of 14, well behind Qulinton (11-4) at Market Rasen 2m 6f listed hcp chs (1) gs in Jul '11.
Street Devil (USA) 50-1 (10-12) Always towards rear, 6th of 7, well behind Black Jack Blues (11-5) at Worcester 2m nov chs (4) gd in Jul '11.
Aneda Rose (IRE) 8-11 (11-7) Hdwy to ld app 15; hdd aft 2 out; fnd nil, 2nd of 6, 7l behind Castletown Cross (11-7) at Tabley 3m ptp gd in Jun.