Betfred caught up with trainer Nicky Henderson ahead of 2017 Cheltenham Festival to get his thoughts on the outstanding Altior.
The 7 year old is the odds on favourite for Racing Post Arkle glory at Cheltenham. Altior has followed a similar route to the Arkle as Sprinter Sacre in 2011-12, winning the Wayward Lad with a Racing Post rating of 167 (Sprinter Sacre recorded 162) and the Game Spirit with 175 (Sprinter Sacre 171).
Nicky Henderson – the most successful ever Cheltenham Festival trainer – runs through his team of hurdlers on course for this year’s meeting.
The Cheltenham Festival’s most successful ever trainer, Nicky Henderson, on his team of chasers heading to this year’s meeting and a couple of dark horses worth looking out for in one of the handicaps.
OLBG.com caught up with Nicky Henderson at his Seven Barrows training yard. He gave us his best betting tips for the Festival, agreed with one of our profitable member’s Champion Hurdle suggestions and gave us the low down on a Mare to watch for the future PLUS the news about his stable star, Alitor.
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