Not a lot to recommend many of these although FLY DIRECT does at least know how to win having obliged in a point-to-point at Kingston Blount. The nine-year-old had reportedly had problems with a collapsed larynx but a remedial tubing operation appears to have been a success and he can finally get off the mark under Rules. Bennys Well was raised 5lb for victory in a similar contest at Worcester. He has performed previously on a softer surface although connections may have preferred it to be somewhat quicker. Carriglea Wood could be of some merit on his debut for Richard Woollacott. Formerly trained by Charlie Mann, the six-year-old owes his supporters having failed to justify favouritism on his last two starts. Go Get Em Kid is likely to have his followers but he'll need to cut out the mistakes that have punctuated his earlier rounds.
Go Get Em Kid (IRE) 9-2 (11-6) In touch, jumped slowly and hampered 1st, went left 5th, ridden after 4 out, no impression 2 out, 5th of 10, 16l behind Silent Snow (11-9) at Market Rasen 2m 6f 5yo nov hcp (4) gd in Jun.
Bennys Well (IRE) 10-1 (10-10) Tracked leaders, went 2nd after 12th, led last, all out, won at Worcester 2m 7f hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Jun beating Wait No More (11-11) by 1l, 11 ran.
Don't Tell Nina (IRE) 14-1 (11-6) In touch on outside, outpaced when switched inside before 3 out, soon ridden and one pace, no impression, 5th of 7, 16l behind Cool Cascade (10-0) at Worcester 2m 4f cond nov hcp hdl 0-105 (4) sft.
Joe's A Boy (IRE) 28-1 (10-9) Always behind, pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Lutin Du Moulin (10-9) at Hexham 3m 1f hcp chs 0-100 (5) hvy in Jun, 11 ran.
Fly Direct (IRE) 4-1fav (10-13) Towards rear, headway from 4 out, plugged on from 3 out, went 3rd final 100 yards, 3rd of 12, 11l behind Qualypso D'allier (11-8) at Worcester 2m 7f hcp chs 0-95 (5) sft.
Carriglea Wood (IRE) 11-4fav (10-11) Held up in last pair, slightly squeezed up 6th, blundered badly and reminder 13th, left remote 4th 2 out, plugged on to 3rd last, 3rd of 7, 37l behind Ballyvoneen (10-6) at Plumpton 3m 2f nov hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Apr.
Quayside Court (IRE) 18-1 (9-11) Prominent, not fluent 8th, ridden 10th, mistake 12th, stayed on same pace from 4 out, went 2nd last, no chance with winner, 2nd of 12, 11l behind Midnight Gold (11-12) at Worcester 2m 7f hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Jun.