I see the word Cheltenham and my heart lifts. It means we are entering the most glorious aspect of winter in the UK. National Hunt racing proper.
It's early days and, as all punters have experienced of late, it's hard to predict which horses will perform well first time out after their summer slumber. But that's part of the magic of this game.
To spot a good one early in the season is a challenge. A horse that will go on to win a big race this season, perhaps at the Cheltenham Festival in March. We've . . .
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