Entries revealed for novice hurdles at Cheltenham Festival

Britain’s champ Jump trainer Nicky Henderson keeps strong hands in the starting competition from the conference, with Sky Bet’s 5/1 ante-post favorite Angels Breath and Mister Fisher among his 4 records.

Irish point-to-point graduate student Angels Breath captured the Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle on his Rules’ debut by Ascot in December, even though Mister Fisher ended up a related competition at Haydock Park previous this month.

Henderson’s quartet likewise contains Champagne Platinum, who also impressed on acquiring small competitions at Newcastle and Newbury in Dec, seeing that the trainer chases his 4th Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle victory.

Angels Breath’s part-owner Dai Walters offers another leading competitor found in Al Dancer (Nigel Twiston-Davies), who managed to get three coming from three more than obstacles with an impressive problème achievement in The International at Cheltenham in December.

Al Dancer is usually the warm preferred for following month’s Betfair Handicap Hurdle at Newbury, which has been an important trial for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle’ Task in latest years.

Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies reported: “Al Dancer gives been in great type seeing that Cheltenham, as well as the strategy, is always to work pursuing in the Betfair Hurdle because it is a great competition to get. The Supreme Novices’ Hurdle is generally the long-lasting goal and the Betfair Hurdle will certainly inform all of us even more.

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