Bob could be back at Fairyhouse
Boston Bob has been handed an entry in Saturday's Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Beginners Chase at Fairyhouse.
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The highly regarded individual is a leading fancy for the RSA Chase at the Cheltenham Festival but has yet to run over fences in public.
Willie Mullins' charge has already bypassed a potential engagement at Thurles but is one of 20 possibles for the two mile and a furlong contest this weekend.
The seven-year-old is rated as highly as 151 over hurdles but had always been earmarked for a chasing career.
He is a Grade One winner over timber and signed off last season with an honourable second in the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham in March.
Among the potential opposition on Saturday are County Hurdle winner Alderwood who slipped up on his chase debut last month as well as five stablemates of Boston Bob.