Anthony Honeyball will send Regal Encore out for a jump in Lambourn ahead of the Randox Health Grand National.
Regal Encore is set to head to Aintree for a third, and likely final, Grand National on April 4 and finished seventh and eighth in 2018 and 2017 respectively.
He came home third when returning from a 56-day break at Ascot on February 15 in the Keltbray Swinley Chase and isn't expected to have another competitive run before the National.
Honeyball has been pleased with Regal Encore's previous efforts at the historic race and wants to ensure his charge is in the best possible shape of challenging this year.
"Regal Encore ran a solid race. (Jockey) Richie McLernon felt an end-to-end gallop would have suited (better) - because they went steady and picked up long way out," Honeyball said.
"He will have a school over the National-style fences in Lambourn, which we have done most years, to let him know something different is round the corner."
Article Posted on Monday 24th February 2020 @ 14.48
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