Klairon Davis, Arthur Moore's Arkle Trophy winner, is also appearing for the first time this season in the IRpounds 10,000 two-mile contest.
Ante-post punters were yesterday warned that one of Ireland's leading Champion Hurdle hopes, Hotel Minella, may be sent chasing later this season.
The Aidan O'Brien-trained eight-year-old is quoted as short as 14-1 for the Cheltenham race with Ladbrokes after four wins in novice company last season. But O'Brien's wife, Anne Marie, said: "He might be going chasing. He has been schooled and he's a super jumper of fences."Reuse content