Here are the thoughts of some racing folk. Trainers, bookies, race watchers such as Alastair Down and all manner of folk connected to stables or not, as the case may be.
I agree with at least three names mentioned.
Do have in mind that some of the interviews were conducted weeks ago, since which time much has changed. Not least the weather and the likely ground conditions
And I do love the fact that two colleagues at Racing Post TV are contradicting each other over the last few days when it comes to the favoured ground for one horse!