HIGHEST SUN handled a merited first pursue win last time, regardless of whether it was just a match against a helpful beginner from Nicky Henderson’s yard. His hopping looked much better as he won with bounty close by.
That based on great endeavors at Ascot and Newbury where he was third behind Champ. He has a lot of stamina and there’s a whole other world to come.
Two For Gold looks a major danger after successes at Carlisle and Kelso for Kim Bailey. He was one in a million chances on last time however needed to burrow profound. That was only his second turn over wall so he’ll improve.
Ardlethen won on his pursuit debut at Chepstow yet has neglected to coordinate that in two trips since. He was eight lengths off the pace in a Newbury Grade 2 last time behind two or three savvy entertainers so may locate this somewhat simpler. He has no stamina stresses.
Roll Again ran over obstacles for Willie Mullins and handled a match dominate at Ludlow on his subsequent pursue run for Venetia Williams during a month ago’s purple fix for the yard. He took a tumble at Kempton on Boxing Day when looking kept so needs to bob down rapidly.
Whatmore won a little race first-up over wall however battled at Haydock last time and needs to improve for this more drawn out outing.
|2. Highest Sun|
J: R M PowerT: C L Tizzard
Warwick – Jan 11th 15:50
DECOR IRLANDAIS is making a propensity for prevailing upon here for Northern Irish mentor Noel Kelly.
He timed a major individual best when hurrying in at Catterick last time without escaping second rigging. This is a harder race however the outing is perfect and there ought to be much more to come.
The Queen could do with some brightening up and her Keen On isn’t out of this. He has prevailed upon the two beginnings timber with an improved exertion at Southwell last time. The type of his Sandown debut win has been franked since.
|1. Decor Irlandais|
J: Mr N McParlanT: N C Kelly
Warwick – Jan 11th 16:25
Shan Blue was second on debut here and ricocheted once more from a Newbury tumble to score by 20 lengths a month ago. He should deal with this climb in separation and coach Dan Skelton keeps on terminating in the victors.
Harry Senior improved of a major field on Welsh National day at Chepstow when demonstrating a lot of stamina. That based on a decent exertion at Aintree and he warrants a go in this better evaluation.
Mossy Fen didn’t get moving in a harsh race at Cheltenham last time when three miles may have extended him excessively far. He was in great with two successes prior and could without much of a stretch revive that structure.
Whatsupwithyou made a decent beginning when succeeding at Ascot in the mud on debut. He needs to enhance that however you’d anticipate that him should.
CROSSPARK looks a major cost in a race that ought to be straight up his road. He’s tied in with staying and comes here simply 2lb higher in the debilitation than when completing an incredible second in the Scottish Grand National last season.
That was on the rear of achievement in the four-mile Eider Chase at Newcastle so he’ll have no issue returning home here. He has overwhelmed the webs with a few calm runs over shorter separations.
Le Breuil is my energetic pariah for the Grand National after a decent seventh in the Becher Chase at Aintree last time. He has brilliant 7lb claimer Luca Morgan in the seat which puts him on a reasonable weight.
The Conditional got the attention with a nearby second in the Grade 3 Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury last time when a late error demonstrated exorbitant. That was on the rear of a decent success at Cheltenham and he looks in front of the handicapper.
Kimberlite Candy was a decent second in the Becher Chase in front of Le Breuil. He’s crawling up the loads yet has barely any miles on the clock so could improve once more.
Captain Chaos is another who could work out in a good way at slim chances. He was pulled up in the Welsh National last time yet prior went close at Newcastle and could ricochet back.
Petite Power has done minimal wrong this season for his in-structure yard and jumps on well with his novice pilot.
J: J E MooreT: Mrs Caroline Bailey
Warwick – Jan 11th 17:00
STONEY MOUNTAIN can transcend this focused field. He is back over obstacles after an awkward unseat when working out in a good way on his pursuing presentation at Cheltenham last time.
That is no awful thing as he beat some tolerable opponents over timber at Haydock in November after a gutsy success at Aintree. He’s demonstrated in this evaluation and the excursion holds no feelings of trepidation.
Tedham was third behind the tip last time and would have been nearer with a prior test. It’s generally early days for him and there’s something else entirely to come.
|2. Stoney Mountain|
J: P J BrennanT: H D Daly
Warwick – Jan 11th 17:35
One For The Team molded well with a nearby second on his debilitation debut at Newbury last time. That was an aggressive challenge and he looks on a reasonable imprint.
Flashjack looks a major cost after a game accomplishment at Haydock a month ago. He’s worked out in a good way here previously and this marginally longer outing won’t be an issue. He has place claims, as sires Du Berlais for Gordon Elliott.
He won the Pertemps Final at the Cheltenham Festival and has glanced needing his two excursions this season. He is just 7lb higher than his large win so ought to be focused.
Igor is taking a drop in evaluation and won with bounty close by at Ascot two beginnings back. He could assume if seeing out this more drawn out excursion. Doc Penfro can’t be overlooked either after a simple success at Bangor last time.
He might not have Altior flying the banner yet Nicky Henderson can at present win this Grade 2 gratitude to TOP NOTCH. He won this race a year prior in great style and this speed track truly plays to his qualities.
He began this season prevail upon a success obstacles at Aintree yet exchanged back to the greater deterrents for a basic enough Peterborough Chase accomplishment at Huntingdon a month ago. He wouldn’t fret a little give in the ground and has enough quality.
Frodon looks the greatest risk given he’s a demonstrated Grade 1 entertainer. He finished last term by winning the Ryanair Chase at the Festival and he’s looked somewhat corroded on the two beginnings since.
He was wealthy the pace behind Lostintranslation in the Betfair Chase at Haydock yet is superior to that. In the event that this was a debilitation, he’d be parting with a lot of weight and is equipped for skipping back.
Kauto Riko got inside a length of Top Notch at Huntingdon at 100-1 when returning from nine months off. He completed firmly so the additional furlong could be perfect yet he needs another individual best.
Born Survivor was fourth in that challenge and looks held once more. Keeper Hill has had a stop-begin profession once again fences and began the season with a match dominate at Haydock in November. He bounced seriously at Cheltenham last time and has something to demonstrate now.
|2. Top Notch|
J: D A JacobT: N J Henderson
Kempton – Jan 11th 16:05
NOTRE PARI can indent up a major success. He gave some guarantee in ladies before stepping forward to succeed at Aintree last break. He skipped around the Mildmay course a long time before getting firmly to score with bounty left in the tank. This level track ought to be perfect and there’s a whole other world to come.
Burrows Edge was set a few times around here over timber before taking a tumble on his pursuing introduction at Ludlow last time when as yet going unequivocally. He loves this outing and looks a risk back over the littler impediments for Nicky Henderson.
|9. Notre Pari|
J: B J GeraghtyT: Olly Murphy
Kempton – Jan 11th 16:40
Larkbarrow Lad is on the update and had bounty close by when winning on his impairment debut at Worcester last time. He saw out the outing truly well and could be in front of the handicapper.
Northofthewall improved for a breathing activity while hurrying in by 11 lengths at Hereford a month ago. This is a taller request however he’s just six and could figure.
Burrows Park worked out in a good way for his beginner rider when winning an a lot lesser challenge last time. He ventures up in trip here, which should suit, and he could run into the spots at a good cost.
KING OF REALMS can recover his crown after a corroded rebound run at Ascot. He closed down last season by prevailing upon this outing at Warwick and is simply 2lb higher in the loads today. He is demonstrated in this class and some give in the ground won’t be an issue.
Walt didn’t exactly return home in the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury and has his sights brought down here. He prevailed upon a Grade 3 course and separation in February and is simply 4lb higher here, which gives him each possibility.
On The Blind Side has never coordinated his top-class obstacles structure over wall yet there were sure signs with a second at Ascot a month ago. This smallish field suits him and he has winning structure around here.
|3. King Of Realms|
J: Bryony FrostT: Ian Williams
Kempton – Jan 11th 17:15
Touch Kick did affirm over the National wall when 6th in the Grand Sefton Chase at Aintree a month ago. He prior won well at Fakenham and is another who has no issues with this outing.
He’s crawling up the loads yet should run well. Fingerontheswitch continues hitting the edge and invest another strong exertion at Wincanton under the present rider. He remains well however is going up in class.
War Sound has only one pursue win to his name however he’s back beneath that imprint just because since succeeding at Aintree in November 2018. He has never run over this far so may battle to return home.
12.20 Fraser Island
12.55 Saint Xavier
1.30 Sammy Bill (nb)
2.05 Top Notch
2.40 NOTRE PARI (NAP)
3.15 King Of Realms
3.45 Never Adapt
12.40 Made For You
1.15 Joke Dancer
1.50 Highest Sun
2.25 Décor Irlandais
3.35 Stoney Mountain
4.00 George Valentine
12.15 Agent Of Fortune
12.50 Dream Magic
1.25 Lady Dancealot
2.35 Perfect Grace (treble)
3.10 Mrs Upjohn
3.40 First Link
12.30 Coconut Splash
1.05 Alsa Mix
1.40 Prince Llywelyn
2.15 Hawk High
2.50 Mr Scrumpy
3.25 Absolutely Dylan
5.15 Settima Luna
5.45 Swiss Cheer
6.15 Wimpole Hall
6.45 Tilsworth Lukey
7.15 Valley Belle