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RUTHLESS ARTICLE: Aintree victor set for Stratford outing on Tuesday

Liverpool hero Ruthless Article bids for a second win in a row over fences at Stratford on Tuesday night

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June Aintree successor Ruthless Article is set to reappear at Stratford on Tuesday evening as he bids for a second successive win over fences.

WATCH: STRATFORD CONTENDER RUTHLESS ARTICLE WAS LAST SEEN WINNING AT AINTREE EARLIER THIS MONTH [CREDIT: RACING TV]
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Rebecca Curtis’s gelding has been a consistent sort for connections, either winning or placing in nine of his 17 career starts but attained glory on Merseyside for the first time since September 2019, when he took a novice hurdle at Newton Abbot.

Sean Bowen repartners Ruthless Article in Warwickshire on Tuesday evening

In a hot looking contest, the 143-rated Ballymoy has enjoyed a fine string of performances since switching to the larger obstacles, not finishing outside of the places in nine outings to date for Nigel Twiston-Davies.

2D5Y6A6 Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies
Ballymoy is Nigel Twiston-Davies’s only Stratford runner on Tuesday evening

Premier D’troice saw off the aforementioned son of Flemensfirth at Newton Abbot earlier in June but the pair now meet on level terms, with Paul Nicholls saddling Rhythm Is A Dancer for exploits in Warwickshire.

WATCH: THE FORMER ARCHIE WATSON TRAINED PREMIER D’TROICE IS UNBEATEN OVER FENCES AHEAD OF HIS STRATFORD APPEARANCE ON TUESDAY [CREDIT: AT THE RACES]

Duel course winner The Bull McCabe returns to his happy hunting ground but needs to bounce back from his Uttoxeter disappointment, while long-standing maiden under rules Babytaggle has a lowly rating and looks way out of his depth here.

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