Paul Nicholls today talked about his big team for The Festival at a media stable visit organised by Cheltenham Racecourse to Manor Farm Stables, Ditcheat, Somerset.
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Cheltenham Racecourse is pleased to announce that a statue of Sir A P McCoy will be unveiled on the opening day of The Festival, Champion Day, Tuesday, March 14.
Trainer Warren Greatrex has a talented team of horses assembled for The Festival next month and is hoping the stable can add to Cole Harden's front-running victory in the 2015 Stayers' Hurdle.
Gold Cup Day, the fourth and final day of The Festival, Friday, March 17, is completely sold out in all enclosures at Cheltenham - Club, Tattersalls and Best Mate.
Brilliant first-season chasers Thistlecrack and Altior feature among the latest acceptors for the six non-novice Grade One championship contests at The Festival following the February 14 scratchings deadline, details of which are revealed today.