Four of the five runners are front-runners in this contest, so UTILITY should have this perfectly run to suit. He looked smart on good ground last summer so he can track the pace through here and pounce on the long run-in to get himself back on track. Capitoul looked much improved on his chase debut last time, winning with ease from the front. The runner-up went in at Ludlow on Tuesday to frank the form. He looks the main danger if he isn’t forced to go too quick.