The first race of the day on Boxing Day sees the two mile Novices' Hurdle and Third Time Lucki for the Skelton team will be looking to kickstart their Christmas with a win in this event.
Having finished second in a point to point he was given to the Skelton yard and he ran in four bumpers last term winning two of them and placing on his final start.
He managed to finish a staying on fourth in the Grade One Champion Bumper behind Ferny Hollow, Appreciate It and Queens Brook, that have all gone on to frank the form.
Being moved over timber this season the gelding made an impressive start when winning his first two races at Uttoxeter and Wetherby with ease.
Last time out he was stepped up to the Grade Two Supreme Trial Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham and finished a good second, having let the winner get to far away from the pack and unable to catch.
He is now being dropped back down to this event and if running to form will be very hard to beat.