Timeform spotlight three bets at Punchestown on Sunday…
“…remains lightly raced and has a good chance on form.”
Timeform on The Great White
Twelve months in the past, Min replicated stablemate Djakadam by turning into a twin winner of this race, and Willie Mullins’s top-class chaser solely improved in his two subsequent outings, simply developing brief to Chacun Pour Soi within the Dublin Chase at Leopardstown, earlier than notching a much-deserved Cheltenham Festival success when edging out Saint Calvados within the Ryanair in March. His fundamental opposition in all probability comes within the type of stablemate Allaho, however Min has the best kind on supply and stays the one to beat.
The Great White is bettering race-on-race, his fourth at Navan on his handicap debut wanting a very sturdy piece of kind – the primary two residence popping out and successful since – and he formed encouragingly after eight weeks off at Fairyhouse final time, grabbing fourth after working on late. He stays calmly raced and has a great probability on kind.
It is truthful to say that Arverne underachieved over fences final season, however, upped markedly in journey on his return to motion at this venue in October, he fared a lot better than beforehand on this sphere, his leaping nonetheless a bit tough across the edges however producing his best effort over fences as he completed second. He stays with potential and is predicted to be bang there regardless of a 2 lb rise.