The ten-year-old lacks a win given that landing the Grade 2 Norman’s Grove Chase at Fairyhouse back in March 2016.
He has actually run a succession of pleasing races this season nevertheless, consisting of at Cheltenham this month when he was a close up 3rd in the Grand Annual behind Le Prezien.
Stablemate Gino Trail, a neck ahead of Top Gamble in the Grand Annual, might likewise moving towards Merseyside next month.
” Top Gamble is choosing the Topham and, if the ground is right, Gino Trail will choose the Red Rum Handicap Chase. He ran in it last season (completed sixth) and the ground was too fast for him,” stated fitness instructor Lee.
” I was extremely happy with both horses at Cheltenham.
” Top Gamble has actually schooled really perfectly up until now. When he schooled over those Aintree-style fences and he was excellent, he had one day early in the year. It’s something a bit various for him.”
Leading Gamble was considered rather regrettable in the Grand Annual, having actually fulfilled his share of traffic issues en route around Cheltenham in the middle of the cavalry charge that can be the celebration ending.