We’re five days out form the greatest show on earth and the racing traders are starting to get a bit jiggy.
There’s still plenty of multiple entries across the four days of Cheltenham but the cash has started to pour in on these five runners ahead of the off on Tuesday.
There’s still time for last-minute change of plans. But with the money talking louder than Piers Morgan – it’s time to take note.
Tuesday, March 11
Hadrians Approach, 10/1, Handicap Chase, 2.40pm
Finished third in the RSA Chase last year he warmed up for the Festival with a confidence booster in a four-runner race at Newbury
Present View, 10/1, Novices Handicap Chase, 5.15pm
A 10-length winner of a qualifier at Kempton the last time he has snuck in off a decent weigh and his jumping is his strong point in the Listed contest.
Wednesday, March 12
Dawalan, 6/1, Fred Winter, 2.40pm
One of the toughest handicaps to pick the winner in. But Nicky Henderson’s runner won two juvenile races at Newbury before getting touched off by a nose at Kempton.
Thursday March 13
Colour Squadron, 10/1, Byrne Group Plate, 4pm
Philip Hobbs runner has plenty of Cheltenham experience and finished second in the Paddy Power Gold Cup despite being hampered by a faller at the second-last fence. If AP McCoy rides expect a big run.
Friday, March 14
Cheltenian, County Hurdle, 10/1, 2.05pm
Won the Festival bumper in 2011 but was off the track for nearly two years with injury. Was 10th in the Supreme Novices and a close up fourth in the Betfair Hurdle last month. Could still be unexposed in handicap company.