You spend months waiting for it to start, and then it feels like it flashes by in a blur. Though that’s probably just the dodgy local cider.
Either way, our sore heads aren’t the only thing that’s bursting. Day three of Cheltenham is practically throbbing with top-level racing!
There’s a big showdown in the Stayers Hurdle between Paisley Park and Faugheen, while the Ryanair Chase has four with a serious claim at the top of the field.
But how in the blazes are you supposed to make your mind up?
Paddy’s here to help.
Our famous five horse fanciers have turned the form guide upside-down and inside-out to find the best bets for you on Thursday. Amaze your colleagues with your smart bets by clicking below and cogging our tipsters’ top Thursday choices.
Then you’re ahead of the pack for day three!
Now, I really need a fry-up…