Aidan O'Brien has won the race for the last two years and Washington Dc holds obvious claims. He has been well backed but will need to improve on his debut run.
strong>Features: Left-handed, flat, oval track. Hosting National Hunt and flat racing
Top Flat Trainers: John Oxx has a 31% strike rate with 11 winners from 35 runners; showing a profit of £21.63 over the last five seasons.
Top Flat Jockeys: D P McDonogh has an 20% strike rate, with 16 wins from 82 rides; showing a loss of £5.82 on all his rides over the last five seasons.
Top National Hunt Trainers: Willie Mullins has a 35% strike rate with 16 winners from 45 runners; showing a loss of £6.39 over the last five seasons.
Top National Hunt Flat Jockeys: Mr P W Mullins has an 50% strike rate, with 8 wins from 16 rides; showing a profit of £1.81 on all his rides over the last five seasons.