Robin Dickin is looking to Restless Harry putting a poor run at Wetherby behind him when he reverts to fences at Ascot on Friday.
The eight-year-old trailed in last of six behind Tidal Bay in the John Smith's Hurdle, a race he had won 12 months earlier, having had two outings over the bigger obstacles after that race last year, before going back hurdling and taking on Big Buck's three times.
However, Dickin feels it is time to give him another try over fences and the David & Toni Eyles Beginners' Chase looks a good opportunity for Henry Oliver's mount to get a first win under his belt.
"He's run well on the course in world-class races over hurdles and 140 seems very fair as his rating as a chaser," said the Stratford trainer.
"It's over two-mile-five and the highest horse allowed is 140, so the script is written for him.
"The others are very inexperienced (in comparison) and he seems fit and well. I'm slightly concerned he's going there on the back of a little bit of a disappointing run in the Wetherby hurdle which he won last year.
"We moved yards on September 1, just 11 miles to the other side of Stratford-upon-Avon at Alne Park, and that could have made the difference. I slightly changed my training regime and I've done very little with him since the run.
"He seems fit and well and has passed loads of tests. There was nothing wrong with him on the day or else I wouldn't be running him now, but the weak run is cause for slight concern.
"All the other horses seems in fantastic form and over the last couple of years when the others haven't been in good form Harry always has been. I don't know went on with him at Wetherby. He certainly wasn't himself, but we're happy with him."
Restless Harry is opposed by five rivals including the Philip Hobbs-trained Arthurian Legend and Nicky Henderson's Minella Class.
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