The three-day Cheltenham November meeting comes under orders on Friday as the winter game dominates the schedule until the four-day Frestival frenzy at Prestbury Park in mid March.
So instead of being as clueless as Unai Emery about what’s going on – it’s time to start taking note of the form. Like literally, right now.
Luckily for you Paddy has teamed up with horse racing’s mad scientists in deepest, darkest Halifax who have put together this handy little guide – at no extra cost – to Cheltenham’s November meeting.
You’ll find trainer stats, early previews of the VCBet Gold Cup (Sat) and Greatwood Hurdle (Sun) as well as Ruby Walsh’s 10 to follow for the National season 2019/20.
Simply click here or on the image below and prepare to become a horse-racing hipster.
We start off on Friday where the highlights include the 2m 4f novice chase (2.25pm) and the Grade 2 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (3.35pm) before one of the big early-season betting heats, the BetVictor Gold Cup (2.25pm) on Saturday takes centre-stage.
But if you really want to enhance your hipster status, you’ll know that the undercard features the Grade 2 Triumph Hurdle Trial (12.40pm), Grade 3 handicap chase (1.50pm) and a Listed mares’ bumper (4pm) also.
The final day of the three-day Fest on Sunday sees the spotlight on the Greatwood Hurdle (3pm), while the the Arkle Trial Novices’ Chase (1.50pm), the Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle (3.30pm) and Shloer Chase (2.25pm) are all worth noting.
In fact, all three days and all 19 races of the Cheltenham November meeting will be covered by Paddy Power’s expert stable of tipsters as well as our Daily Best bets & Through the Card previews for the National Hunt season to the Cheltenham Festival 2020 and beyond.