What a performance by Altior on Saturday! In atrocious conditions, he won again and won a true test of his ability and stamina thanks to Ruby Walsh giving runner up Un De Sceaux a great ride.
That's what Altior needed and the best price of 4/5 should be taken ante-post for Altior to win the Champion Chase at the festival for the second year running.
The heavy rainfall at Sandown and Aintree played havoc with some horses on the day. Lalor hated the conditions but don't rule that one out from bouncing back at the festival . . .
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