The Irish Independent Leading Trainer Award at The Festival went to Ireland's Gordon Elliott for the first time in 2017.
Altior and Douvan are among the exciting acceptors for the six non-novice G1 championship races at The Festival next month following yesterday's scratchings' stage, details of which are revealed today.
The countdown to The Festival™ has already started and this year Cheltenham Racecourse has teamed up with one Cheltenham Local who has decided if you can't beat them join them in his quest to become Cheltenham Ready.
Record-breaking Ruby Walsh took the Leading Jockey Award for the 11th time at The Festival last year. He drew a blank on the first two days, but achieved the first four-timer by a jockey at The Festival on St Patrick's Thursday at cumulative odds of 179/1