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…

Cheltenham ground drying as Festival approaches

By Simon Jackson The ground conditions continue to quicken at Cheltenham on the eve of the 2014 Festival where the going is currently good to soft on all courses and expected to dry out more. Cheltenham is set to race on the Old Course for the first two days of the meeting on Tuesday and…