"Coulton's absolutely bouncing," Sherwood said. "We can find nothing wrong with him."
One that will not be taking part is Deep Sensation, who is injured. Josh Gifford, the trainer of the 1993 Queen Mother Champion Chase winner, is awaiting the result of scans that will determine how long the gelding will be out of action.
Missing from next week's Hennessy Gold Cup will be the Francois Doumen- trained pair of Algan and Val D'Alene, who go for a race at Auteuil instead.Reuse content