Ruthless Article – 9.00 Aintree (8/1 – William Hill)
After being dropped back down to a preferred distance, Ruthless Article could prove to be of some value in the 2m4f Handicap Chase.
Rebecca Curtis’ recruit has struggled since his Cheltenham cameo in the Martin Pipe back in 2020, but he has slipped to an intriguing mark.
The gelding is now 2lbs lower than his last winning mark, which came back in September 2019 at Newton Abbot.
This is a tough assignment on paper compared to his recent outings but he could spark back into life here.
With a price of 8/1, Ruthless Article could spring a surprise in a small field here.