The Paul Nicholls trained 8-y-o jumped well to take the feature race on the card on Saturday, and despite it being over two miles shorter than the National, it was the perfect prep race.
“The horse went into most peoples notebook for the National after his excellent sixth in the race last year, and with this win he must now be considered a live contender over a preferred longer trip.” Coral
spokesman Gary Burton told betrescue.com
Tricky Trickster is also 12/1 at Ladbrokes and William Hill, with Black Apalachi, Niche Market, Vic Venturi and Backstage all 16s in the early betting for next month’s Aintree showpiece at Paddy Power.
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