Promising novice Tikkanbar is set for another step up in class in the £32,000 G2 Ballymore Classic Novices' Hurdle over an extended two and a half miles at Cheltenham on Festival Trials Day, Saturday, January 27.
Rising star Sam Spinner headlines 38 entries for the G1 Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle, with boosted prize money of £325,000, over three miles at Cheltenham on the third day of The Festival, St Patrick's Thursday, March 15.
Hot favourite Buveur D’Air is one of 23 entries for the G1 Unibet Champion Hurdle, worth a record £450,000, at Cheltenham on the first day of The Festival, Champion Day, Tuesday, March 13.
Many Clouds, who enjoyed his finest hour when winning the 2015 Grand National, will be remembered at Cheltenham with the screening of the film Many Clouds - The People's Horse on Festival Trials Day, Saturday, January 27.
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The countdown to The Festival begins in earnest today with the unveiling of the entries for the highlight of the four-day spectacular, the G1 Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday, March 16.