A star-studded field of former Cheltenham Gold Cup, Irish Gold Cup and King George VI Chase winners oppose him with each trying to land a final, big jumps prize, before putting their hoofs up and eating twice their bodyweight in the off season.
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So who better to ask than top jockey turned top pundit Ruby Walsh who retired from the saddle after winning this contest in 2019 on Kemboy.
We’ve carefully filleted Ruby’s thoughts into one handy cheat sheet that you simply tap on to enlarge or can DOWNLOAD here as a pdf if you like. We won’t judge.
Ruby had no strong fancy in the first race but seems pretty hopeful he’ll hit the back of the net at some stage with his other seven picks.
We’re hopeful too …
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