Mojolika came good at Carlisle in the spring and has been in action on the Flat during the summer. Glencree won at Kelso last month and Tidal Way had PIPPA GREENE and Hartside behind when successful at Bangor. But Nicky Henderson's gelding looked in need of the run that day and is now 10lb better off. It will be disappointing if he can't reverse the form here and he gets a tentative vote to return to winning ways, though Zafranagar isn't badly handicapped on his reappearance and should find a similar race before long. Tinseltown had the disappointing Lifetime behind when sixth here last time and makes most appeal of the remainder ahead of chasers Shadows Lengthen and Hi Dancer.
Tidal Way (IRE) 3-1 (11-9) Chased leaders, mistake 1st, led approaching 2 out, ran on well, won at Bangor 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs in Oct beating Jolly Roger (11-10) by 3l, 8 ran.
Shadows Lengthen 7-2 (11-5) Took keen hold, held up, mistake 6th, headway approaching 10th, not fluent 3 out, soon went 2nd, led narrowly when left clear last, ran on well, won at Bangor 2m 4f nov chs (4) gd in Apr beating Kruzhlinin (11-12) by 12l, 6 ran.
Glencree (IRE) 14-1 (11-6) Close up, led after 4 out, pressed from 2 out, just held on close home, won at Kelso 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in Oct beating Bright Applause (10-7) by hd, 13 ran.
Mojolika 8-1 (10-2) Held up, stayed on from 2 out, never on terms with leaders, 4th of 9, 10l behind Va'vite (10-5) at Market Rasen 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-150 (2) gf in Jul.
Pippa Greene 5-2fav (11-6) Pulled hard in rear, headway 3 out, soon chasing leaders, kept on same pace approaching last, 4th of 8, 10l behind Tidal Way (11-9) at Bangor 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs in Oct.
Hi Dancer 10-1 (11-6) Tracked leader until 3 out, weakened before next, last of 6, 31l behind Mount Vesuvius (10-2) at Sedgefield 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gf in Sep.
Tinseltown 8-1 (10-8) Led, headed before 5 out, weakened 3 out, 6th of 11, 11l behind Stormy Weather (10-11) at Wetherby 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gs in Oct.
Air Chief 25-1 (10-8) Held up on inner towards rear, never a factor, headway after 2 out to go moderate 4th at last, no impression run-in, 5th of 19, 19l behind Pyrus Gold Wind (10-13) at Galway 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens23 sft in Jul.
Hartside (GER) 50-1 (11-1) Mid-division, headway on outside 2 out, went 2nd flat, no chance with winner, lost 2 places towards finish, 4th of 10, 6l behind Makari (11-10) at Huntingdon 2m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft in Oct.
Zafranagar (IRE) 33-1 (10-7) Held up in rear, not fluent 1st or 5th, soon ridden, well beaten 3 out, 12th of 13, 44l behind Meganisi (10-10) at Newbury 2m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gs in Mar.
Travis County (IRE) 5-2fav (10-10) Led 1st until 2nd, led 4th, jumped right and mistake 2 out, soon headed, went right and mistake last, no extra and lost 2nd soon after, 3rd of 8, 16l behind Lisbon (10-9) at Cartmel 2m 1f mdn hdl (5) gf in May.
Beat The Shower 25-1 (11-4) Held up mid-division, weakened from 4 out, 9th of 12, well behind Gordonsville (11-11) at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in Dec '11.
King Zeal (IRE) 25-1 (11-4) Held up in touch, ridden after 3 out, one pace 2 out, 4th of 10, 6l behind Maoi Chinn Tire (11-12) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gf in May.
Lifetime (IRE) 25-1 (10-1) Held up towards rear, mistake and weakened 4 out, last of 11, 43l behind Stormy Weather (10-11) at Wetherby 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gs in Oct.
Pertuis (IRE) 5-2 (11-2) Held up towards rear, went 5th from 3 out, 4th 2 out, stayed on well from last, nearest finish, 3rd of 9, 5l behind Prize Fighter (10-0) at Wetherby 2m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft in Jan.