- Trainer: N J Henderson
- Jockey: Nico de Boinville
- Owner: James and Jean Potter
- Age: 6
- Likely Festival Target: Arkle Challenge Trophy or Marsh Novices' Chase
- Current Price: 14-1 (Arkle) & 8-1 (Marsh) (Betway) (20th February)
- Season Form Figures: 211
- Cheltenham Record: 81
- Cheltenham Festival Record: 8
- Big-race wins: Rossington Main Novices' Hurdle (2019), Lightning Novices' Chase (2020)
Mister Fisher looks like my idea of the winner of the Marsh Novices’ Chase. I have been very taken by this horse this year and he was very good when he won the Lightning Novices’ at Doncaster from Al Dancer.
I have seen him in the flesh and this horse has grown physically and that was holding him back last year. He has really strengthened up and is a big horse.
He has looked the real deal this year and has a lot of pace and I think just stepping up will help him. There is talk of the Arkle as he is a very good work horse but he is a real giant and I think the longer trip will be more in tune with his capabilities.
He is also a very good jumper and typical of one of Nicky’s horses, in he is improving as he matures.
The Bottom Line
- Strong Suit
- “He looks better this year and is a physically stronger horse.”
- Weak Spot
- “He was disappointing in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle last season.”