Illegale is stepping up to this trip for the first time and isn't certain to be suited judged on earlier form but the distance will be no problem for ROYAL KICKS and even an 8lb rise for February's win may not be enough to prevent the veteran from gaining another victory. Princely Hero completed a hat-trick in 2011 but hasn't won since and Lord Aldervale has never reached a place in eight starts over timber.
Orsm 100-1 (10-8) Held up mid-division, ridden and weakened over 2f out, 14th of 15, 17l behind Ericht (11-4) at Kempton 2m n h flat (4) std in Jan.
Royal Kicks (FR) 14-1 (11-2) Held up, not always fluent, well beaten after 7th, tailed off, 7th of 14, 50l behind Earcomesthedream (11-9) at Chepstow 3m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs.
Princely Hero (IRE) 7-1 (10-5) Last pair, plugged on from 4 out, modest 4th when hit 2 out, 4th of 9, 13l behind Quarl Ego (11-5) at Fontwell 3m 4f hcp ch 0-110 (4) gs.
Life Long (IRE) 6-1 (11-5) Held up in rear, not fluent 5th, mistake 6th, some headway approaching 3 out, plugging on when blundered 2 out, soon went remote 4th, never any chance with leaders, tailed off, 4th of 13, 48l behind Barton Gift (10-10) at Ffos Las 2m 6f am hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Mar.
Chosen Dream (IRE) 5-1 (11-9) Led until ridden 3 out, weakened and pulled up before next, in a race won by The Last Bridge (10-1) at Taunton 3m hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy in Feb, 14 ran.
Queen Of The West (IRE) 12-1 (11-4) Raced wide towards rear, headway to mid-division and ridden on bend before 5th, weakened before 3 out, tailed off, 8th of 12, 41l behind Bach On Tow (10-7) at Taunton 2m 1f sell hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gf.
Bollin Tahini 14-1 (10-4) Behind, struggling 4th, never dangerous, 10th of 14, 24l behind Broctune Papa Gio (10-9) at Doncaster 2m nov hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd in Mar.
Paxford Junior 20-1 (10-0) In rear, weakened 7th, behind when pulled up 2 out, in a race won by Wily Fox (11-12) at Market Rasen 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-105 (4) sft in Mar, 10 ran.
Illegale (IRE) 8-1 (10-6) Took keen hold, in touch, headway to chase leaders 5th, went 2nd before 3 out, soon no chance with easy winner, mistake last, held on for 2nd, 2nd of 11, 10l behind Signed Request (11-3) at Chepstow 2m 4f nov hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gf.
Lord Aldervale (IRE) 10-1 (10-5) Soon behind, ridden in modest 6th after 4 out, never a factor, 5th of 10, 29l behind Gilded Age (11-7) at Plumpton 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd.
Achieved 40-1 (9-7) Mid-division when hampered and unseated rider 1st, in a race won by Gilzean (10-11) at Fontwell 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs, 15 ran.
Budsson 200-1 (10-12) In touch, hit 4th and and dropped to last trio, blundered 8th, tailed off when pulled up after 4 out, in a race won by Theatrical Star (11-10) at Fontwell 2m 6f nov chs (4) gs, 9 ran.