It's day one of the two day Hennessy Gold Cup meeting at Newbury.
I am attending the meeting and looking forward to seeing in action some of the best national hunt horses around at the moment.
There will be a mixture of experienced thoroughbreds whose best days may be behind them, and some younger legs whose best days are to come.
This meeting is when the jumps trainers like Nicholls, Hobbs, Henderson, Fry, Tizzard and Skelton get serious about taking on each other via their best horses.
Sirabad's 9 length victory in a novices . . .
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