DD loved Pates and going back to see on Thursday. Just don't think rank 141 will be high enough so have to seriously consider other options:) Trouble is if I put it first what's the probability of getting a place?
A lot higher than if you don't put it down.
You have nothing whatsoever to lose by putting it first - if you don't get a place your second choice becomes your effective first choice. There is no prejudice to the second choice in this case - they will never know you didn't put them first.
A few years ago Pates went down below the 160. And there is plenty of evidence that they regularly go into the 130s - 141 isn't all that far away! Go for it if it's what you want!