Trainer Jessica Harrington has announced the death of Irish Grand National winner Our Duke.
The eight-year-old, who won the Fairyhouse showpiece as a novice last season, suffered a heart attack.
He had endured an interrupted campaign this season after disappointing on his return to action at Down Royal in November.
Mjjack could have a date at Haydock on Saturday week if the ground is suitable.
Karl Burke's grey won at Newmarket on Tuesday but must have sufficient cut in the ground to be seen at his best.
"We'll see what the handicapper does as originally we were going to go to Haydock a week on Saturday for a £45,000 race," said Burke
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