Final yr’s winner Easysland is about to be joined by stablemate Ajas within the Glenfarclas Chase at subsequent month’s Cheltenham Competition.
The JP McManus-owned Easysland produced probably the most spectacular performances of the assembly final season, when beating four-times Competition winner and twin Grand Nationwide hero Tiger Roll by 17 lengths within the cross-country race.
The seven-year-old may solely end fourth on his newest go to to the Cotswolds in November, however is reported to be in impolite well being by coach David Cottin, who additionally plans to saddle potential Grand Nationwide contender Ajas.
“Easysland is in good type earlier than the Competition. I am very pleased with him and he’ll go there match and prepared,” Cottin instructed thejockeyclub.co.uk.
“Ajas will even run, as I believe it will likely be prep for him in view to the Grand Nationwide.
“It has been stepping-stone for Tiger Roll prior to now, so I believe that is the best choice for him too.
“Ajas is an excellent horse. It will be attention-grabbing to see him run over a little bit of distance and in a race with tempo.
“I believe he’ll adapt effectively as he is simple to trip and respects his fences.”