Trainer Emma Lavelle hopes the equipment will help sharpen up the 2019 champion staying hurdler.
Seven Barrows expects his sole runner in the £250,000 race to run with confidence on Saturday.
The unbeaten chaser was favourite to land the Grade 1 showdown next month.
A host of famous names familiar to all fans of the sport will parade during racing on Saturday.
Have a look at some of the best pictures from Sport in West Berkshire over the weekend.
Eklat De Rire and Chris’s Dream are entered for the showpiece race of the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival.
The seven-year-old was one of five horses to make the trip from Ditcheat.
Colin Price with gross 79, net 69 was second while Patrick Wilmore with gross 81, net 70 was third.
Blues Women beat Wasps to secure their first win of the league season.
This week was all about the arrival of one Premier League hero and Reading learn their points fate.
Josh and his sister Isla have been doing obstacle course racing since they were four-years-old.
The former champion staying hurdler set to make his third appearance in the race.
Character and work ethic was something that was praised in the Ebbsfleet United defeat.
The Seven Barrows trainer will have plenty of runners over the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival weekend.
The Newbury darts ace won two of his three group games but lost out on a place in the next round.
The Kingfishers secured their first win in the Isthmian League South Central since October 2.
The morning will welcome back the Newbury Racecourse Annual Members who could not attend in 2020.
Andy Yates, who scored 37 points, finished second as Mark Motion was third on countback.
Newbury Angling Association’s first pike match of the season took place on the River Kennet.
This week, Tim talks about an 18-year-old who rescued Reading from defeat in Birmingham.