Cheltenham - At The Races

Cheltenham Runner Profiles

Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup

Colin Tizzard has two in the first three of the Gold Cup betting in Betfair Chase and Ascot Chase hero Cue Card and Hennessy and Welsh National winner Native River - they are joined by twice runner-up Djakadam who is seeking a first win for Willie Mullins. Here, pro-punter Andy Gibson puts the blue riband in the spotlight.

Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle

Unowhatimeanharry has been dominant in the division this term and is a strong favourite to record his ninth straight victory for Harry Fry. Past festival scorers Cole Harden and Jezki also feature in the line-up and here pro-punter Andy Gibson gives his verdict on Thursday’s feature.

Ryanair Chase

Willie Mullins's Un De Sceaux is up in trip and favourite with the bookmakers to land the Ryanair Chase but followed closely by 2016 festival hero Empire Of Dirt and past winner Uxizandre. Here, pro-punter Andy Gibson weighs up the candidates for the intermediate chasing crown.

Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase

The brilliant Douvan is an odds-on shot to stretch his unbeaten run for Willie Mullins to 14 and complete a hat-trick of Cheltenham Festival victories in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase. Here, pro-punter Andy Gibson analyses the field of contenders for the two-mile chasing championship.

Stan James Champion Hurdle

The 2017 Champion Hurdle looks a wide-open affair, JP McManus owns the first two in the betting in Yanworth and Buveur D'Air, whilst Petit Mouchoir heads the Irish challenge. Here, pro-punter Andy Gibson runs the rule over the main players for hurdling's most prestigious prize.