The latest list of Grand National contenders list was reduced to 89 horses this week, with the next scratching stage due in mid-March.
One of the trainers who looks to have a chance of success in the Aintree showpiece is Jessica Harrington, who is looking for her first National victory.
With her first runner in the race, Magic Of Light, she came close to the main prize in 2019 – with her charge finishing second behind Tiger Roll.
The nine-year-old is on course to run in the big race again, but those eyeing a larger price in the Grand National ante post betting should take note of another potential Harrington runner.
Jett remains in the list of 89 contenders at this stage and having impressed in his last two runs, could run a big race at Aintree on April 4.
The gelding won the Irish Daily Star Chase at Punchestown in October over 3m 1f, holding off Gordon Elliott's Alpha Des Obeaux by a short head.
He then finished fourth in February's Irish Gold Cup, behind eventual winner Delta Work – who was one of 16 horses to drop out of the National field at this stage.
When asked about Jett, Mrs Harrington admitted that "the plan is to run him, provided the ground is suitable" at the Merseyside track.
She went on to add: "He prefers better ground to testing conditions, but he has run some fine races in defeat this season.
"I have been delighted with him and think there is plenty more to come from him. He stays very well and is a good jumper and has plenty of tactical speed."
As for Magic of Light, the trainer insists she is in "good form" and feels his disappointing run at Navan over hurdles was due to the "ground being just too heavy for her."
There had been talk that the four-time Chase winner might run at the Cheltenham Festival, but Harrington says last year's runner-up will head straight to Aintree.
She added: ""She has a nice weight for Aintree and we are looking forward to taking her back there."
Article Posted on Thursday 27th February 2020 @ 16.53
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