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the practice of keeping one jump ahead of a friend or competitor

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In Compliance, who is attempting to emulate Native Upmanship as a dual winner of the race, made a successful return from a long absence at Thurles last month on his first start for Dessie Hughes, winning by seven lengths.
Paddy Power: Evens War Of Attrition' 3/1 Beef Or Salmon' 9/2 Forget The Past' 9/1 Hi Cloy' 12/1 Watson Lake' 25/1 Back In Front' 66/1 Native Upmanship.
It is a slight concern he has been so lightly campaigned this season but Native Upmanship always improves considerably for his first run and the two-time Champion Chase runner-up looks capable of seeing off his six rivals.
Arthur Moore, who trains native Upmanship, said: "He's in good form and his run at Naas will have brought him on a great deal." The nine-year-old won this event two years ago and was beaten only a short head by Florida Pearl last season.
Successful at Aintree last April and runner-up in the Champion Chase at Cheltenham, Native Upmanship was sent off 2-9 favourite but found little under pressure and was beaten three-quarters of a length.
Jumping superbly throughout the 2 1 2mile contest, the 5-1 outsider o the four runners took the initiative early in the home straight and responded well to hold the late surge of Native Upmanship (7-2) by the minimum distance.
Paddy Power: Evens War Of Attrition, 3 Beef Or Salmon, 9-2 Forget The Past, 9 Hi Cloy, 12 Watson Lake, 25 Back In Front, 66 Native Upmanship.
Native Upmanship put up a scintillating performance under the cheekiest rides from Conor O'Dwyer to win the Grade 1 Martell Cognac Melling Chase at Aintree yesterday.
But punters should note this is not just a two-horse race because Copernicus also has strong claims after toppling Native Upmanship at Naas three weeks ago.
In a race in which there were plenty of jumping errors, the favourite was always holding the persistent challenge of Native Upmanship.
The most interesting race on the card is the Ericsson Chase, with Nick Dundee, Native Upmanship and Rince Ri battling for top honours.
When Haynes let them go a second time, Native Upmanship was left in arrears.
'I'm delighted with him and we have a fine day today, which should be drying the ground upso hopefully it will be a bit better than soft." Flyer will face some old rivals today including the Dessie Hughes-trained Central House, who finished seventh in the Queen Mother Champion Chase Rathgar Beau and Native Upmanship, second and fourth behind Moscow Flyer in last year's running of the Punchestown race will try again, while Tony McCoy teams up with Ground BallGrand National-winning trainer Willie Mullins will be represented by Mossy Green.
VETERAN NATIVE UPMANSHIP is on course for a fourth Kinloch Brae success at Thurles on Thursday.
Doubts over the nine-year-old's jumping technique were silenced as he hammered Native Upmanship (12-1) by seven lengths with Cenkos (7-1) a further three lengths back in third.