Before the jumps season began, Paul Nicholls predicted that his one time assistant Dan Skelton would very soon become champion jockey. That's how highly the master rates his former apprentice.
Those two could dominate proceedings this season but Skelton would be the first to admit he has a way to go before he can compete with the quantity of horses the likes of Nicholls and Nicky Henderson are asked to train.
Paul Nicholls is the best in the business and has working for him a talented and dedicated team. On Friday we won via his Cliffs of Dover, which . . .
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