Faugheen, currently vying for Champion Hurdle favouritism with reigning champion Buveur D'Air, has an official mark of 172 and has 19lb to spare over his nearest rival - stable companion
Cilaos Emery - in a five-runner field on official figures.
After doubling up on stable companion
Mr Shahady in the Restricted Race, Court Painter completed Alexander's treble in the two-and-a-half-mile Open Maiden Race.
His rivals include stable companion
Mizbah and the horse he beat, Press Room, together with the former Godolphin-trained Absolute Sway.
Off the track since suffering a well-publicised heart problem in the Desert Orchid Chase at Kempton last Christmas, the seven-times Grade One-winning chaser was joined by stable companion
Tanks For That.
The Paul Nicholls-trained gelding beat stable companion
Kauto Star in one of the most highly-anticipated Cheltenham Gold Cups in history in 2008 and was then runner-up to his great rival 12 months later.
Sole Power was the better fancied of the pair but while he ran admirably on his first start over six furlongs in almost two years, finishing fifth, he was outshone by his stable companion
One hopes her brother will remain a stable companion
by the time that next season comes around, since surely no-one is better qualified to train the son of New Approach than the man who has laid the groundwork.
Barry Hills' daughter of Footstepsinthesand will bid to follow in the hoofprints of former stable companion
Ghanaati, who was also an outsider when landing the 1,000 last year.
Musabah Al Muhairi's Pearly King managed a win over 1m3f last time but does stay this far, as does stable companion
Champion jockey Tony McCoy finished a close third on heavily backed Binocular - behind his 22-1 stable companion
He was chased home in that 1,400m race by stable companion
Regal Ransom who is one of six victims in that race back for another crack.
Fox-Pitt claimed first and second places on Tamarillo and stable companion
Ball in cool a.