Today plays host to the sport’s most prestigious contest and we look set to be treated to a vintage renewal of the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
The likes of Denman, Kauto Star and Coneygree have won the race in recent years and a whole host of superstars will battle it out for Grade One glory .
The presence of the Triumph Hurdle and Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle on the card only adds to the excitement.
It’s the fourth and final day of the Cheltenham Festival and Neil Morrice previews and provides his best bets for the day.
For much of this season and especially during the warmest February on record in England the connections of Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup winner NATIVE RIVER could be forgiven for reading the Shakespeare quote ‘Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown’ and believing underfoot conditions for the gelding’s repeat bid would be unfavourably quick.