Cheltenham - At The Races

Cheltenham Handicappers In The Spotlight

Peregrine Run

Peter Fahey's Peregrine Run defeated Wholestone in the Grade 2 Hyde Novices' Hurdle before being defeated on soft ground at Warwick. Here, pro-punter Andy Gibson analyses the credentials of the leading Coral Cup contender.

Double W's

The Malcolm Jefferson-trained Double W's steps in in trip for the first time over fences in the Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase on the opening day of the festival -how does pro-punter Andy Gibson rate the chances of the northern raider?

Bally Longford

Colin Tizzard's Bally Longford caught the eye of Andy Gibson when he was markedly stepped up in trip on his first start for his new trainer and here the pro-punter reveals his festival betting strategy for the Ann & Alan Potts-owned 9yo.


Singlefarmpayment has won on both of his completed starts at Prestbury Park and has plenty of options at the festival - find out why pro-punter Andy Gibson believes the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir could be ideal for Tom George’s 7yo.


Dan Skelton’s Oldgrangewood has won on all three of his completed starts over fences and here pro-punter Andy Gibson outlines why the well-handicapped 6yo should line up in the Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate.

For Good Measure

For Good Measure has been placed twice at Cheltenham this term and represents the same connections that were narrowly denied in the 2016 Pertemps - pro-punter Andy Gibson analyses whether the son of King's Theatre can trouble the judge in March.

  • Foxtail Hill

    Foxtail Hill

    The Nigel-Twiston Davies-trained Foxtail Hill scored on Trials Day and has two festival options, pro-punter Andy Gibson weighs up the 8yo's Cheltenham chances and delivers his verdict on which contest would suit him best.

  • Quite By Chance

    Quite By Chance

    Pro-punter Andy Gibson assesses the Cheltenham Festival credentials of the Colin Tizzard-trained Quite By Chance who heads to the Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate having shown mixed form this season.