Cheltenham 2018: Horse Talk’s best bets for the Festival

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse-racing tips and the latest news. CHELTENHAM takes centre stage from March 13 to 16 as the best national hunt horses in Europe go head to head in a mouthwatering array of jump racing’s most coveted prizes. The Cheltenham Festival combines four days of the best national hunt racing in…

Cheltenham Festival 2018: Jessica Harrington hopes patient approach pays off with Our Duke in Gold Cup

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse racing tips and the latest news. JESSICA Harrington hopes connections’ patient approach pays dividends with the lightly-raced Irish Grand National winner Our Duke in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 16. This season’s campaign was initially  hampered when the eight-year-old needed treaent for a kissing spine after…

Tikkanbar bids to extend unbeaten record over hurdles in Grade 2 novices’ race on Festival Trials Day at Cheltenham

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse racing tips and the latest news. TIKKANBAR bids to extend his unbeaten record over hurdles when he contests the Grade 2 Ballymore Classic Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham on Festival Trials Day this Saturday. The lightly-raced seven-year-old is unbeaten in two starts over hurdles, the most recent an impressive…