Melissa Jones with three selections for a quality day of racing action at National Hunt HQ.

Bristol De Mai- Paddy Power Cotswold Chase, (2.25)

Lostintranslation (Robbie Power) goes on to win the 2019 Betfair Chase from Bristol De Mai

Sets the standard for his five rivals to aim at and must go close for Nigel Twiston-Davies' team.

The top class stayer, a dual Betfair Chase hero, found the up and coming Lostintranslation too good in his hat-trick bid.

Colin Tizzard's horse had to give everything to beat the reliable grey- and was possibly feeling the effects when disappointing in the King George VI Chase.

Back to his best following a wind operation, Lostintranslation is a genuine Gold Cup contender, a race Bristol De Mai finished third in last year.

Three miles into that race and the nine-year-old was nearly at the front of the pack, only to give best to stronger stayers up the run-in.

The brave effort was rated on a par with his first Betfair Chase success, by 57 lengths, in 2017.

He has had a similar break to what came before the 2019 Festival and can see off a host of young pretenders, with the novice Slate House feared most.

Gowiththeflow- Timeform Novices' Handicap Chase (1.15)

Ben Pauling at his yard with We Run The Night, a contender for the finale

This tough customer from Ben Pauling's stable should relish this test, one of the most interesting races on the card in terms of recent form.

One of the last horses to defeat Paisley Park over hurdles, the seven-year-old has a bit of a stop-start profile, but on his day he is very good indeed.

At Kempton a fortnight ago, he raised his game to chase home an enterprisingly ridden winner, really finding his stride late on over 2m 4f.

An extra 5lb from the handicapper is a little harsh but as he was thought good enough to contest the 2018 Grade One Ballymore Novices' Hurdle, should be able to figure off 133.

Pauling won this last year with Kildisart and drying ground will suit this year's contender, who will be partnered by Nico de Boinville, a jockey with a 22 per cent strike rate in chases for the stable.

Gowiththeflow's jumping is excellent and he can make the most of the few pounds he receives from talented trio Champagne Court, Simply The Betts and Imperial Aura.

Harry Senior- Ballymore Novices' Hurdle (3.00)

Harry Senior winning his maiden hurdle at Chepstow on Welsh National day

Fiddlerontheroof, The Big Breakaway and Master Debonair are among a smart team of novice hurdlers in the Colin Tizzard camp and Harry Senior might just be about to join them.

He chased home the unbeaten Sporting John, an absentee at the declaration stage for this contest and another quality horse in Edwardstone, before getting off the mark on Welsh National day.

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That was his first try over two and a half miles for Gold Cup-winning owners Brocade Racing and he gained many admirers with the way he extended in the last half furlong.

Chepstow form travels well and the six-year-old was fancied for a Grade Two hurdle at Warwick, where he unfortunately had to be withdrawn before the start.

Harry Senior also comes out well on the book, receiving the 5lb penalty from course winner Protektorat, a rival rated 4lb superior.

The handicapper also suggests he is slightly better than King Roland at this stage, a horse with a lofty reputation priced up on potential rather than bare form.