Peaks Of Fire invariably finds at least one too good and most of these struggle to get their heads in front in general. Itstooearly has won this season but that was back in June and she was pulled up when last seen in August. The four-year-old Rano Pano only won a seller at Ludlow in October, but has won a maiden on the Polytrack since. Stanley Bridge and HIGHLAND LOVE are both regulars here and, though the former is the more reliable, it was the latter that came out on top when the pair clashed at Wetherby last month. If he's on his best behaviour, Jedd O'Keefe's charge could be the one to be on though Bocamix and Iktiview wouldn't be without a chance if back on song.
Peaks Of Fire (IRE) 13-2 (11-5) Held up, closed on long run to 1st, went 3rd bypassing normal 2 out, one pace, no impression, 3rd of 8, 39l behind Swaledale Lad (11-4) at Bangor 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) hvy.
Bocamix (FR) 12-1 (11-6) Tracked leaders, mistake 6th, soon ridden, weakened after 3 out, 11th of 16, 42l behind Rear Admiral (11-1) at Catterick 2m 3f con hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs in Dec.
Highland Love 33-1 (10-11) Led, headed before 4 out, weakened before 3 out, 11th of 14, well behind Billy Twyford (11-7) at Wetherby 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft.
Stanley Bridge 10-1 (11-2) Towards rear, headway before 3 out, weakened before last, 4th of 9, 19l behind Prize Fighter (10-0) at Wetherby 2m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft in Jan.
Tayarat (IRE) 50-1 (9-11) Led, headed before 4th, soon weakened, tailed off, 11th of 14, well behind Crafty Roberto (11-6) at Market Rasen 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft.
Itstooearly 16-1 (10-9) Tracked leader, lost place after 5th, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Fleet Dawn (11-5) at Sedgefield 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) gf in Aug, 12 ran.
Rano Pano (USA) 28-1 (10-2) In rear, pushed along and outpaced over 3f out, kept on final furlong, 4th of 5, 6l behind Docs Legacy (11-0) at Wolverhampton 2m Nat Hunt Flat (4yo) (AWT) (4) std in Jan.
Iktiview 25-1 (11-0) Towards rear, headway from 3 out, no impression, 7th of 23, 17l behind Overdante (11-5) at Doncaster 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd.
One In A Row (IRE) 66-1 (11-2) Mid-division, ridden and struggling after 5th, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Imjoeking (11-5) at Ayr 2m mdn hdl (5) hvy in Jan, 10 ran.