Cheltenham Festival 2013: Day one

AT LAST it’s here. No more Cheltenham previews. No more posturing. Let’s get down to business and try to find some winners. The Cheltenham Festival will probably start with the most testing conditions for several years. That’s, of course, if it passes a 10.30am inspection although officials remain bullish that racing will go ahead. But …[Read More]

Cheltenham Festival hat-trick for Henderson?

Jack Milner of BetVictor previews day one of the Cheltenham Festival. THE only thing bigger than the anticipation of the first day of the festival is the roar of the crowd before the Supreme Novices Hurdle. A year’s worth of ante-post scribbling, analysis and portfolio-building is now meaningless, and it boils down to horse and …[Read More]

Ante Post Focus: the Supreme Novices Hurdle

FINDING the winner of the first race of the Cheltenham Festival is something that will set you up for the week. It would be the perfect start to four perfect days. But the Supreme Novices Hurdle is always a tricky opener because it is so competitive. Take last year: you could have thrown a blanket …[Read More]