There are nine hopefuls for the Grade 3 Download The Betbright App Handicap Chase, headed by the Newbury winner Aso.
It would of been almost two years without a win if Venetia Williams' 9yo gelding failed to prevail on his reappearance, but he proved he goes well fresh when winning by a good distance. Aso - third in the Ryanair last year, will be ridden by Charlie Deutsch.
Acting Lass is in their pitching his claims after almost a year off the track. He was last seen down the field in the Betdaq Handicap Chase in February, having previously strung together a hat-trick of wins - completed at Ascot in January. He may require the run, along with Give Me A Copper - who has been off the track for Paul Nicholls for thirteen months.
He won a match-up at Kempton in November of 2017, and his length layoff is very much an unknown. This might be one worth watching instead of backing.
Nigel Twiston-Davies has two cards to play with Ballyhill and Foxtail Hill - both previous course and distance winners. Ballyhill won the Betway Handicap Chase at Aintree on Becher Chase day, staying on well after soaring over the last obstacle. Foxtail Hill on-the-other-hand was a gutsy seventh here in the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup halfway through December.
Champion Trainer Nicky Henderson has Divine Spear looking to make his first appearance in ten months, whilst Kerry Lee has Happy Diva, who was last season on a racecourse being brought down here in the BetVictor Gold Cup back in November.
The Skelton's have Born Survivor, who is two from three this season, whilst Dr Richard Newland has Dustin Des Mottes, who was very supported at Ascot last time the weekend before Christmas, and completes the field.