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Speaking yesterday, Cheltenham clerk of the course Simon Claisse revealed that past remedial work on the fence - prompted by Latalomne's fall at the fence for a second successive year in the 2003 Queen Mother Champion Chase - had proved a success, and he highlighted that Granit Jack had been the only horse to fall at the obstacle during the meeting's first two days.
Earlier, while being updated with news of his stable jockey, Nicholls was busy organising a deputy for Granit Jack, favourite for the Paddy Power Gold Cup.
For Brian Harding, a native of Castletownroche, County Cork, Granit D'Estruval was a first National Hunt winner in Ireland.
He said he had just caught a view out of his right eye of the wide-challenging Granit Jack when the favourite came down.
HARD TO BEAT: Granit D'Estruval wins the Irish National
Granit Jack jumped it fine and went for a stride before knuckling over.
Nicholls presented his young jockey with an opportunity to shine on a fancied horse in the day's feature race and, to be fair to Heard, he was in the process of giving Granit Jack a fine ride and was just found out, through no fault of his own, by one of the toughest fences in racing.
I admit there is an element of inexperience to overcome, as this is one of the season's biggest handicap chases and Granit Jack has never jumped a British fence in public.
The top three in the betting, Granit Jack, L'Antartique and Vodka Bleu, are all very solid and it's easy to make a serious case for each of them.
Byline: Chief correspondent James Willoughby says Granit Jack should have been reassessed
Granit Yug is a small company based in the south of the Kyrgyz Republic that almost literally built its fortune on the quarrying and processing of travertine ore, which it exports mainly to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Russia.