David Cottin has opted against sending stable duo Easysland and Ajas to Aintree in April for the 2021 Grand National after a further 13 contenders were axed from the list ahead of National Hunt’s most famous race.
His conqueror at Prestbury Park, Tiger Roll was also confirmed to miss a third tilt at the prestigious meeting, owing to an “unfair weight” before his Gloucestershire romp.
The French raider saw off the Irish charge with ease twelve months ago but was no match for the five-time Festival and two-time National winner at Cheltenham last week.
But it’s the Jonjo O’Neill trained Cloth Cap who currently tops the bill following his two decisive victories at Newbury and Kelso this season, respectively.
Welsh Grand National hero Secret Reprieve is another prominent figure in the betting as a result of his Chepstow heroics in January.
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The Grand National Festival will be held behind-closed-doors in 2021 and gets underway on Thursday 8th April until Saturday 10th April.