Six Grand Annual runners for Nicky Henderson

Nicky Henderson is responsible for six of the 28 six-day acceptors for the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase at Cheltenham on Friday.

The Seven Barrows trainer has won the race named after his late father once before and has top weight French Opera, Tanks For That, Kid Cassidy, Eradicate, Bellvano and Anquetta entered this time around.

Toubab is the ante-post favourite for Paul Nicholls while Astracad, De Boitron and Kumbeshwar are others towards the head of the market.