14:05 Aintree Sat 8 December 2018
Took form to new levels last season winning this and subsequent Cheltenham Grade Two before coming unstuck in Gold Cup and back here for Grade One. Won Charlie Hall on return with little fuss and is very hard to beat at this level.
Handles all ground and gained fourth chase success when scoring at Wetherby first time out before slightly disappointing as favourite at Ayr. Mountain to climb at the weights here and surprise if he is competitive.
50/1 second in last year's King George an exceptional effort and far and away a career best. Beaten out of sight here by same rival subsequently so almost certainly flattered. Fell at the first on return but clear second best here.
Brilliant winner of the 2017 Grand National and rated by some as the best chance of a dual winner in years but injury caused him to miss all last season. All roads again lead to here in April and surprising if he's ready to do himself justice here.
Last Year's Winner
|T: B EllisonJ: Danny Cook|
Definitly Red (1/2), Double Shuffle (11/4), One For Arthur (8/1), Acdc (28/1)
- Definitly Red
- Double Shuffle
- One For Arthur
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