We hear from David Bass on last season's Grand National runner up The Last Samurai's weight.
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CHATEAUNEUF DU PAP posted solid win and placed efforts at Tramore prior to falling at Naas and, with a confident Davy Russell taking over in the saddle, he could bounce right back to form. Maeve's Choice warrants respect following his opening success at Fairyhouse, while Hows Patsy, Wings Like Arion and Cosmo's Moon are others to note in a tricky opener.
An open-looking novice, and in the hope he's over a fall 3 weeks ago, CHATEAUNEUF DU PAP could be he answer on these terms with Davy Russell taking over. Nick Lost and Wings Like Arion head the opposition.