Aeroplane, Apt To Run, Atriffic Story, Baizically, Campanile, Edaara, Fancy Day, French Envoy, Gilded Cove, Gold Express, Gordonsville, Harrihawkan, Hernando's Boy, Jordans Elect, Jumpty Dumpty, King's Majesty, Manbow, Mango Mischief, Massini's Maguire, Nufoos, Premium First, Private Be, Riyalma, Ruler's Gold, Safqa, Saucy Night, Scottish Stage, Seabow, Sharplaw Autumn, Sonic Anthem, Spear Thistle
, Stan, Tower Hill, Turn 'N Burn, Unsuited, Woodcote Place.
Hayward's Spear strike Tony Hayward's distinctive red, white and blue colours have been flying high, with Aerial winning at Ascot on Saturday, and a late revision of plans ended with Spear Thistle
landing the feature novice chase, overturning odds-on hotpot Cucumber Run.
Backed into 11-10 favourite, he was well on top in the closing stages as Kieren Fallon drove him to a three-and-a-half-length success over Spear Thistle
Ad Valorem, Aeroplane, Atriffic Story, Auction Room, Barton Flower, Cool Customer, Fancy Day, Firenze, Gordonsville, Jordans Elect, King's Gait, King's Majesty, Kirkby's Treasure, Liakoura, Mango Mischief, Nufoos, Ofaraby, Piquet, Riyalma, Rubileo, Scottish Stage, Seabow, Sonic Anthem, Spear Thistle
, Stepping Up, Tower Hill, Turn 'N Burn, Unsuited, Visionist, Woodcote Place, Zeeba.
, who a few days earlier had finished ninth on good to soft, reappeared 13 days later at Leicester on soft ground over two miles and won at 9-1.
NFU countryside adviser Dr Andrea Graham said: "There are several specified weeds under the Weeds Act 1959 that are considered injurious, including spear thistle
, creeping or field thistle, curled dock and broad-leaved dock.
has stamina and may well be ahead of the handicapper.
Charlie Mann, trainer of Spear Thistle
"He has won going right-handed at Leicester, so Taunton should be no problem for him, and he loves soft ground.
General Kutuzov (5-1) got the better of Spear Thistle
on the run-in to take the Up To 70% RakeBack At RakeBack MyPoker.
Backed into 11-10 favourite, Rooftop was well on top in the closing stages as King Kieren drove him to a three-anda-half-length success over Spear Thistle
Common ragwort is one of five weeds officially classified as dangerous under Government legislation - spear thistle
, creeping or field thistle, curled dock and broad-leaved dock are the others.
totesport: 6 Ebtikaar, 8 Group Captain, 9 Crosspeace, 10 Gold Gun, Spear Thistle
, Toldo, 12 Lets Roll, 14 Estepona, 16 Artistic Style, Come On Jonny, Rawdon, Sirce, Tarandot, Wingman, 20 bar
(left): loves soft gound and should be suited by the track