The Marsh Melling Chase is the feature of day two of the Grand National Meeting at Aintree.
Former Champion chaser Politilogue will be aiming to repeat his win in the race in 2018.
The Joseph O'Brien-trained Fakir D'Oudairies is expected to go off as the favourite this afternoon.
Racing gets underway on Merseyside at a quarter-to-two.
Denis Kirwan previews the action for Midwest Sport.