REGAL ACCLAIM went very close off today's mark at Lingfield in November and a chance is taken he's sharp enough on his return to land an uninspiring handicap. Jonnie Skull has every chance after a better effort over track and trip last week and January's Kempton winner Fleetwoodsands has a shout if he's in the mood. Silly Billy is usually thereabouts without being good enough and Legal Eagle will be taking advantage of his tumble down the weights before long.
Legal Eagle (IRE) 33-1 (9-5) Outpaced in rear, never in contention, 8th of 12, 4 1/2l behind Angelo Poliziano (9-5) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Nov.
Regal Acclaim (IRE) 10-1 (8-12) Soon led, ridden 2f out, headed inside final furlong, stayed on, 4th of 14, 3/4l behind See The Storm (9-2) at Lingfield 7f app hcp 0-58 (6) pol in Nov.
Hittin'the Skids (IRE) 5-1fav (9-4) Led, ridden and headed over 1f out, kept on one pace and lost two places inside final furlong, 4th of 12, 3 1/2l behind Marshall Art (9-2) at Southwell 6f sll hcp 0-60 (6) fbs in Feb.
Silly Billy (IRE) 5-1 (9-1) Chased leader, led 2f out, ridden and headed inside final furlong, losing pace when hampered soon after, 5th of 8, 4 1/2l behind South Cape (8-12) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Jan.
Fleetwoodsands (IRE) 7-1 (9-4) Held up mid-division and keen, headway on inner over 1f out, soon ridden and one pace, 4th of 13, 8l behind Flamborough Breeze (9-13) at Kempton 1m hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Feb.
Jonnie Skull (IRE) 8-1 (9-0) Tracked leader, ridden 2f out, every chance when carried right inside final furlong, stayed on, 2nd of 10, 3/4l behind Metropolitan Chief (9-2) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-50 (7) pol.
San Jose City (IRE) 12-1 (8-10) Rear of mid-division, never a factor, 13th of 20, 15l behind Ningaloo Reef (9-5) at Naas 6f hcp 47-65 in Aug.
Not My Choice (IRE) 5-2 (9-8) Led after 1f, wide on home turn and headed over 1f out, lost 2nd inside final furlong, weakened, 4th of 5, 3 1/2l behind Fairy Mist (9-8) at Lingfield 7f sell stks (6) pol in Feb.
Olynard (IRE) 12-1 (8-9) Slowly away, held up towards rear, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 7th of 11, 4l behind Rigid (9-2) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-50 (7) pol.
Tumblecloud (IRE) 33-1 (8-10) Always behind, last of 14, 17l behind Casela Park (9-9) at Dundalk 7f hcp 47-65 pol in Nov '09.