Brady was well backed when winning a Kelso bumper on his racecourse debut his breeding suggests he'll be suited by this step up in trip and the switch to hurdles. Next Exit was beaten at odds-on at Perth last month and is proving expensive to follow under Rules while points winner My Oh Mount Brown was well beaten on his debut under Rules at Aintree. INCH ROVER went close in a couple of bumpers, including one here, but always looked likely to improve once tackling hurdles and gets his chance today - he gets the nod.
Brady (IRE) Evensfav (11-2) Chased leader, led over 6f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on well, won at Kelso 2m NH flat (6) gd in May beating Mason David Brown (11-2) by 2 1/2l, 9 ran.
Celtic Fella (IRE) Kahtan gelding out of Mens Business.
Harry The Dash 33-1 (10-9) Tracked leaders in 3rd until 4th, blundered next, ,soon lost place, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Lucky Vic (11-5) at Ffos Las 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Jun, 8 ran.
Inch Rover (IRE) 11-8fav (11-0) Tracked leaders, effort over 2f out, kept on under pressure to go 2nd towards finish, no impression with winner, 2nd of 10, 3 1/2l behind Killala Quay (11-0) at Uttoxeter 2m NH flat (6) gd in May.
My Oh Mount Brown (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Led narrowly 1st, headed after 3rd, tracked winner, lost place before 3 out, soon weakened, 5th of 11, 40l behind Awaywiththegreys (11-0) at Aintree 2m 1f mdn hdl (4) sft in Jun.
Next Exit (IRE) 5-6fav (10-12) Led, pushed along when headed 2 out, soon beaten and lost 2nd, eased, 3rd of 7, 26l behind Hurraboru (10-12) at Perth 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Jun.
Shabak Hom (IRE) 100-1 (11-0) Soon in mid-division but no on terms, struggling before 6th, tailed off, 10th of 15, well behind Jump City (11-3) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Apr.
Top Green (FR) 100-1 (10-12) Mid-division, jumped left 4th, soon pushed along and dropped rear, behind from 7th, tailed off, 7th of 8, well behind Ixora (10-12) at Worcester 2m 4f nov chs (4) gd in Jun.
Solway Gent 66-1 (10-9) In rear, lost place 4th, soon tailed off, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Yesyoucan (10-12) at Hexham 2m nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Jun, 8 ran.
Midnight Myth 33-1 (10-7) Tracked leaders on outside, took keen hold, mistake 7th, weakened 3 out, 5th of 12, 38l behind Parkam Jack (11-0) at Worcester 2m 7f mdn hdl (5) gd in Jun.
Spiders Star 11-1 (11-0) Held up in touch in 4th, ridden after 3 out, weakened after next, 4th of 5, well behind Hannah Jacques (11-0) at Cartmel 2m 6f mdn hdl (5) gd in Jun.