Champagne Fever strives to maintain his perfect Cheltenham Festival record in Tuesday's Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy.
The Willie Mullins-trained grey claimed the Weatherbys Champion Bumper in 2012 and the Supreme Novices' Hurdle last year, and that is of more relevance to Mullins rather than the fact things have not gone to plan so far this term.
Sire De Grugy heads a field of 11 declared for the BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on Wednesday.
Gary Moore's stable star has been a revelation this term, winning the Tingle Creek, Desert Orchid and Clarence House Chase, and will be a warm order for the two-mile title in the absence of last year's winner Sprinter Sacre.
Sarah-Jayne Davies has impressed in her brief career as a trainer under rules and CAPISCI (Taunton, nap, 4.50) looks a decent bet to start Cheltenham week in the best possible manner.
Taunton’s 4.50, a 2m handicap chase, looks the most interesting track bias angle today. Front-runners/prominent racers do well in such contests, with the running styles of recent winners as follows...
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