|1st||High Storm (IRE)||5/4|
|2nd||Next Exit (IRE)||20/1|
|1||358/14-||Awaywiththegreys (IRE) 200||5||11-0||T J O'Brien||P Bowen||7/2|
|2||5673-||Big News 35||6||11-0||T Scudamore||R Lee||5/1|
|3||7-||Cawdor House Bert 16||5||11-0||Paul Moloney||D A Rees||66/1|
|4||FP21/PP-||Desperate Times (IRE) 24||7||11-0 b||Mr R J Williams (7)||B J Llewellyn||28/1|
|5||4954-||Here Comes Moss 43||5||11-0||David Prichard (7)||J L Flint||40/1|
|6||4242P7-||High Storm (IRE) 102||5||11-0 p||A P McCoy||Miss R Curtis||120||5/4|
|7||311-||In The Binyanis (IRE) 77||5||11-0||R P Mclernon||Jonjo O'Neill||4/1|
|8||214/||Next Exit (IRE) 498||7||11-0||R Johnson||Tim Vaughan||20/1|
|9||3/09-||Saxon House (IRE) 22||6||11-0||J A McCarthy||M D I Usher||33/1|
High Storm has easily has the best form on offer here, running the useful Darlan to a nose at Cheltenham in December having earlier also finished second at Bangor. However, two previous attempts over this trip have ended in wide-margin defeats so we'll take on McCoy's mount with hurdling newcomer IN THE BINYANIS. Already successful in a point-to-point and a bumper in Ireland, Jonjo O'Neill's five-year-old looks a nice prospect. Awaywiththegreys won a Worcester bumper last July and was fourth on his hurdles bow at Aintree. He may be best of the rest ahead of Hereford third Big News.
Awaywiththegreys (IRE) 11-4 (11-0) Jumped violently left and bumped rival 1st, not jump well after, tracked leaders, outpaced 4 out, no chance with leaders from next, tailed off, 4th of 8, 38l behind Hazy Tom (11-0) at Aintree 2m mdn hdl (4) gd in Oct.
Big News 9-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, ridden to go 3rd before last, kept on, 3rd of 13, 7l behind Howard's Legacy (11-0) at Hereford 2m 4f mdn hdl (5) gs in Apr.
Cawdor House Bert 22-1 (11-0) Held up, jumped big 1st and 2nd, went right next, not fluent 6th, headway approaching 8th, weakened before 3 out, tailed off, 7th of 8, well behind Seven Woods (11-0) at Ffos Las 3m mdn hdl (4) gs in Apr.
Desperate Times (IRE) 40-1 (10-10) Led and disputed, ridden and headed after 4 out, weakened rapidly before next, tailed off and pulled up after 2 out, in a race won by Snow Blizzard (11-3) at Ffos Las 3m sell (5) gd in Apr, 9 ran.
Here Comes Moss 6-1 (10-10) Tracked leaders, took keen hold, outpaced over 2f out, well held in 4th when hung left inside final furlong, 4th of 10, 18l behind Social Overdrive (11-3) at Hereford 2m 1f NH flat (6) gd in Mar.
High Storm (IRE) 22-1 (9-12) Tracked leader, hit 4th, led between last 2, headed approaching last, ridden and no extra flat, 7th of 14, 9l behind Module (10-11) at Cheltenham 2m 1f hcp hdl (2) gs in Jan.
In The Binyanis (IRE) 3-1fav (11-13) Tracked leader in 2nd, headway to lead approaching straight, ridden to assert under 2f out and soon clear, kept on well, won at Punchestown 2m N H flat hvy in Feb beating Paradise Lily (11-0) by 7l, 11 ran.
Next Exit (IRE) 6-1 (10-7) Mid-division, headway 9f out, ridden over 5f out, weakened over 3f out, 4th of 10, 30l behind Priceless Art (11-0) at Southwell 2m n h flat (4) std in Dec '10.
Saxon House (IRE) 100-1 (11-0) Always towards rear, 9th of 15, well behind Fighting Flynn (11-0) at Kempton 2m 5f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Apr.