The Seven Barrows handler is expected to bring a strong team to the Ladbrokes Christmas Festival.
The five-year-old won the British EBF "National Hunt" Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham last week.
The Seven Barrows trainer also holds three entries for the Grade 1 Long Walk Hurdle on Saturday.
The seven-year-old won the listed race at Newbury Racecourse on Wednesday afternoon.
The two-day meeting saw crowds turn up in their numbers for some excellent racing at Newbury.
Nicky Henderson will be aiming to land a fourth Fighting Fifth title in five years.
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.
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.
The former champion staying hurdler set to make his third appearance in the race.
The Seven Barrows trainer will have plenty of runners over the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival weekend.
The morning will welcome back the Newbury Racecourse Annual Members who could not attend in 2020.