Detractors will point to the fact Hoo
La Baloo hasn't set the world alight in five starts since.
According To John has been priced at 10-1, with Arbor Supreme, Notre Pere and New Little Bric, a stablemate of Hoo
La Baloo, all on 12-1.
The Ballet Hoo
company were true professionals and injected a phenomenal energy and passion into the show, resulting in an electric atmosphere in the theatre.
Victory for either would be an eighth in Ireland since May 2003 for Britain's champion jumps trainer, although Hoo
La Baloo was unable to provide Nicholls with a first Galway success when brought down at the ninth in last year's Plate.
The inconsistent Ebony Light is one of his biggest threats, and it will be worth waiting to see what sort of mood he's in before laying Hoo
The time before that Voy Por Ustedes beat Hoo
La Baloo, another of today's rivals, fair and square at Wincanton.
I'M expecting a big run from bold jumping novice Hoo
La Baloo in today's Victor Chandler Chase at Sandown.
The Grade 2 Blue Square Casino-sponsored event has attracted only four runners but racegoers could be in for a battle between King's charge and the Paul Nicholls-trained Hoo
PUNTERS yesterday placed their faith in youth by backing Hoo
La Baloo off the boards for Saturday's rescheduled Victor Chandler Chase.