WATCH: Nicola McGeady takes you through her Cheltenham tips

We’re approaching the end of the long and winding road to Cheltenham with punters’ attention now firmly on the Festival. 

And ahead of the four-day bonzana from Prestbury Park, I’ve been busy compiling my own list of best bets, just for you.

How will the championship races pan out?

Are the leading lights worth taking on in the Champion Hurdle?

Can anything beat Douvan or Unowhatimeanharry in the Champion Chase and Stayers’ Hurdle respectively?

And how do we solve the Gold Cup puzzle?

With a little help from Ladbrokes racing trader Tim Smith, here are my Festival fancies ahead of the action.

Check them out below…

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