Native River: set to take on Might Bite in the Many Clouds Chase on Saturday

Local River: set to tackle May Chunk within the Many Clouds Chase on Saturday

Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/footage)

With the jumps season in complete glide, any other packed weekend of motion is at the playing cards with top-class runners lining up at Aintree, Sandown and Huntingdon. Listed below are 5 celebrity horses to get eager about

Local River

The 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero returns within the Many Clouds Chase (2.40) at Aintree for an exciting rematch with rival May Chunk.

Local River has now not gained since that landmark feat however completed fourth in remaining season’s Cheltenham Competition showpiece and at all times plays neatly for teacher Colin Tizzard.

It’s going to be the nine-year-old’s first look on the Merseyside observe since touchdown the Mildmay Beginners’ Chase on the Grand Nationwide pageant 3 and a part years in the past.

Un De Sceaux

Fan favorite Un De Sceaux gained the Tingle Creek Chase (3.00) in 2016 and the 11-year-old bids to grow to be the oldest horse to land the Sandown function.

Un De Sceaux landed the Punchestown Champion Chase beneath Paul Townend remaining season

Patrick McCann

He was once remaining noticed defeating stablemate Min within the Punchestown Champion Chase in April and has gained 23 of his 32 races, with ten of them coming at Grade 1 point.

He needed to accept 2nd in remaining yr’s contest, completing 4 lengths at the back of Altior, however appears positive to position up any other hearty show towards the likes of marketplace chief Defi Du Seuil and Ready Patiently.

One For Arthur

The 2017 Grand Nationwide hero One For Arthur  has now not gained since conquering Aintree however returns to the web site of his well-known win for the Becher Handicap Chase (1.30).

The 10-year-old completed 6th at the back of Tiger Roll in remaining season’s Nationwide and confirmed various lifestyles when fourth at Kelso on his seasonal go back.

One For Arthur gained the 2017 Grand Nationwide beneath Derek Fox

John Grossick

Lucinda Russell’s consultant keeps various his previous stamina and may just submit a daring bid towards the likes of Mulcahys Hill and Charlie Corridor Chase winner Ballyoptic.

Summerville Boy

Summerville Boy bids to re-establish his position again on the peak desk with victory within the Henry VIII Beginners’ Chase (1.50) at Sandown, the scene of his first top-level victory.

Having defeated Kalashnikov in the Grade 1 Tolworth Hurdle at Sandown and the Preferrred Beginners’ Hurdle at Cheltenham in 2018, Summerville Boy seemed destined to be the following giant factor for Tom George.

Alternatively, he stalled moderately remaining season, beating handiest six runners in his 4 begins and dropping by way of a mixed general of greater than 84 lengths.

Alternatively, the seven-year-old confirmed indicators of lifestyles with a rousing win on his chasing debut at Uttoxeter remaining month.

Los angeles Bague Au Roi

Los angeles Bague Au Roi bids to go back to shape within the Fitzdares Peterborough Chase (2.00) at Huntingdon on Sunday after being pulled up at Wetherby remaining month.

Los angeles Bague Au Roi has gained each races at Huntingdon

Alain Barr

The Warren Greatrex-trained mare loved a stellar marketing campaign remaining season with victories over the likes of Lostintranslation and RSA Chase winner Topofthegame.

She has didn’t win both of her remaining two begins however has gained 4 Graded races and has two times gained conveniently at Huntingdon.


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FIRST PUBLISHED 10:30AM, DEC 5 2019



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