Clever Cookie is among 27 entries for the Betway Yorkshire Cup at York on May 15.
Peter Niven's stable star was able to mix it with the best stayers on the Flat last summer having proved a high-class hurdler in the winter.
Wounded Warrior has moved to the top of the weights for the BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday after 45 horses stood their ground at the latest forfeit stage.
The Noel Meade-trained six-year-old was third to Don Poli in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham and would be making his first appearance in a handicap over fences should he take his chance.
The daily diet between the Cheltenham and Aintree festivals is a grim one for the jumps, featuring a seemingly endless flow of bad races. Still, Aintree is around the corner which is a cause for optimism and at Wincanton on Wednesday, Alan King has found a winning opportunity for his tough mare, Spellbound, in the opening novices’ hurdle (1.50) at the West Country course.
Easter Weekend has a little bit of something for everyone, from cracking A/W Championship action to the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday. Here’s a little flavour of what’s to come and why we are excited...