advised the judge that the boy would still not go to his mother and that it would not be possible to force him.
A total of eight horses are not qualified for the race, including Martin Pipe's French import Tipstaff
- a faller on both his starts in Britain to date.
30am raid was carried out by an official, or tipstaff
, for the High Court in London.
Among the star lots will be a rare George III tipstaff
from the Bank of England which dates from around 1780.
I can't believe my bad luck, with Cyfor Malta outas well as Tipstaff
and Monte Walsh.
Cyfor Malta's owner David Johnson had high hopes of a double with his highly-regarded Tipstaff
but the six-year-old crashed out of the Ladbroke Trophy Chase at the 10th fence and Pipe admitted the omens are not good for the gelding.
20 which gives Glen Tormey the chance to shine on TIPSTAFF
It is believed the High Court tipstaff
was searching for evidence of alleged undeclared offshore bank accounts.
There was drama in the race, with the Martin Pipe-trained Tipstaff
and Jathib both picking up injuries in heavy falls.
Meanwhile, Johnson had less good news on Tipstaff
, who fell behind Dr Leunt at Cheltenham on Saturday.