BABY SHINE is penalised for her recent victory at Towcester but scored by 10 lengths and is taken to follow-up. She has a few pounds to spare with dual hurdles winner Definite Memories, who made a winning start over fences at Uttoxeter on her return from a lengthy absence. Chasing newcomer Miss Melborne has a the past form over timber to figure but hasn't raced since March last year when well beaten at Cheltenham. Flora Lea has won a novice hurdle but looks up against it in this company on her chasing bow.
Baby Shine (IRE) 11-8fav (10-7) Prominent, mistake 3rd, not fluent 8th, led 12th, clear after 2 out, comfortably, won at Towcester 2m 6f beg chs (4) hvy in Dec beating Dunlough Bay (11-0) by 10l, 7 ran.
Definite Memories (IRE) 10-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, went 2nd 5th, led 4 out, headed narrowly after 3 out, led again before last, stayed on, driven out, won at Uttoxeter 3m beg chs (4) sft in Nov beating Ballinahow Star (10-13) by 3/4l, 5 ran.
Flora Lea 40-1 (11-0) Mid-division, headway 5th, mistake and weakened 3 out, 7th of 12, 45l behind Proud Times (11-10) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in Nov.
Miss Milborne 150-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, lost place 3 out, soon weakened, 11th of 19, 24l behind Quevega (11-5) at Cheltenham 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) sft in Mar.