It's almost a year since Midnight Macarena was last seen over hurdles but she won over fences in December and was second at Wetherby on her latest start. She makes more appeal than the frustrating Floral Spinner, well beaten in a couple of starts at since finishing second at Huntingdon when sent off favourite. That was the fourth time in a row that she'd found one too good. AGENT FEDORA won a bumper at Folkestone on her racecourse debut but her future was always going to lie over hurdles and she gets her chance to shine here. The others are easy to ignore.
Agent Fedora 25-1 (10-13) Rear of mid-division, struggling 6f out, tailed off, 12th of 13, well behind Molly's A Diva (11-4) at Sandown 2m mrs N H flat lst (1) hvy in Mar.
Amber Beat 50-1 (10-8) Held up, headway 9f out, pushed along 6f out, outpaced by leaders over 3f out, one pace, 5th of 9, 24l behind Diamond King (11-11) at Bangor 2m 1f cond NH flat (6) gd in Apr.
Floral Spinner 9-2 (10-5) Tracked leader until 3rd, in touch, went 3rd 3 out, not fluent 2 out, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 14, 21l behind Mickie (11-5) at Ludlow 2m 5f mrs nov hdl (4) gd in Apr.
Midnight Macarena 4-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders in rear, chased winner from 9th, mistake 11th, kept on and held towards finish, 2nd of 6, 2l behind Kykate (11-7) at Wetherby 2m 4f Mares Handicap Chase (0-120) (5yo+) (4) gs in Apr.
Strangelittlegirl 200-1 (10-2) Held up in rear, not fluent 5th, remote 9th before 3 out, hampered 2 out, never any chance with leaders, tailed off, 6th of 12, 47l behind Tick Tocker (10-6) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f 4yo mdn stks (5) gd in Apr.
Une Des Bieffes (FR) 66-1 (10-9) Ridden 8th, always towards rear, 10th of 14, well behind Mickie (11-5) at Ludlow 2m 5f mrs nov hdl (4) gd in Apr.