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has for quite some time now intimated that a drop to the minimum trip might just help his cause and that theory is put to the test in this beginners chase. For most of his career over fences, Sue Bramell’s inmate has been campaigned over 2m 4f and beyond, and while he has posted some notable performances in some of those races, his suspect stamina at the backend has always prevented him from getting his head in front. Indeed, last time out at Fairyhouse was a classic case in point when he looked to have a similar race to todays by the scruff of the neck until capitulating late on and being run down by the useful Vedettariat. Being a bold front-runner, it will interesting how this race develops between himself and the other notable pace-setter Rory O’Moore, but providing they don’t soften each other up, the son of Sleeping Car should ensure we get a decent run for our money at the very least.