Let winner get first run off a steady gallop at Nottingham but ran the fastest closing sectional in defeat and will enjoy step up in trip.
Racecourse: National Hunt
Features: Left-handed, galloping with very testing fences. There is a long steady rise to the finish. The hurdles course is sharper than the chase course.
Top Trainers: Charlie Longsdon has a 46% strike rate with 6 winners from 13 runners; showing a profit of £13.13 over the last five seasons.
Top Jockeys: Felix De Giles has a 42% strike rate, with 8 wins from 19 rides; showing a profit of £17.96 on all his rides over the last five seasons.