2m. 51yds. 5 Declared.
Elliot Henderson Group Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race) (Class 2 ) of £20,000.00 4-y-o plus
1st - €10,406.00 2nd - €4,784.00 3rd - €2,392.00 4th - €1,196.00 5th - €598.00 6th - €298.00
Formscan - Bythesametoken outran his odds of 50/1 at Ayr to take second at the Scottish National meeting and he has only been raised 2lb, which is likely to keep him involved. However, preference is for CASTEL GANDOLFO, who returned from a break to be beaten just three lengths at Haydock and he is fancied to go one place better off 2lb higher. Matchless is also respected as he returns to this sphere after scoring on the Flat at Doncaster.