Last year’s winner Waiting Patiently heads nine entries for Saturday’s Betfair Ascot Chase, should racing go ahead.
Paul Nicholls fields Cyrname, a bold, front-running handicap winner at the track in January, plus King George VI Chase fourth, Politologue.
Colin Tizzard has entered Fox Norton, who is firmly on the comeback trail after finishing a seven-length second to Altior on his first start after a long absence.
Nicky Henderson has two contenders in Top Notch and Janika, while Grand National hope Abolitionist could represent Dr Richard Newland.
The Kim Bailey-trained Charbel and Venetia Williams’ Aso complete the possible field.