Rock On Ruby (left): could be joined by stablemate Zarkandar at AintreePICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)
Ruby tops seven entries for Aintree Hurdle
ROCK ON RUBY heads seven entries for the reopened Grade 1 John Smith's Aintree Hurdle on Saturday with Stan James Champion Hurdle second Overturn heading the opposition.
Winner of the Champion Hurdle on his last start, Rock On Ruby could be joined by stablemate Zarkandar at Aintree while Thousand Stars and Oscar Whisky drop back in trip to 2m4f after running behind Big Buck's in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle last time.
The 2m Grade 1 John Smith's Maghull Novices' Chase is dominated by Racing Post Arkle winner Sprinter Sacre.
The Nicky Henderson-trained star is one of ten entries for the race which could feature Australia Day, who has not run since winning at Huntingdon in November.