THE second day of the Cheltenham Pageant is below risk with in a single day temperatures set to dip to an arctic MINUS FIVE.
The Prestbury Park course has already been battered by rain, snow and 50mph winds, with situations turning gentle.
Cheltenham prevented the snowfall which hit components of Britain final week and officers had been hopeful the four-day occasion could be unaffected by the unseasonal climate.
However the prospect of a frozen course has led to fears Wednesday’s Queen Mom Champion Chase card might chunk the mud.
Alan King’s Edwardstone and Irish rival Energumene are vying for favouritism in what is without doubt one of the standout races of the week.
The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle and the Coral Cup are among the many different highlights set for the second day of the Pageant.
Cheltenham will get underway tomorrow with Structure Hill in motion within the Unibet Champion Hurdle at 3:30.
Rachael Blackmore can even star on Honeysuckle for its final ever race within the 4.10 Cross-Nation Steeple Chase in
The jockey described Honeysuckle as “unbelievable” and is hoping for yet another massive day from the mare.
She stated: “She is just an unbelievable mare, and he or she has been an unbelievable mare for me. She has been unimaginable for my profession.
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“All that she has achieved, and I’ve been fortunate sufficient to journey her.
“As has been nicely publicised, this can be her final race and I received’t be trying again. We will try this when it’s over.
“Honeysuckle has given us all the large days that she might have given us to date, the crowds have been good, and I’d love her to have yet another massive day. She deserves it.
“She’s in nice kind, she nonetheless looks like she may be very nicely, she nonetheless looks like she has loads of battle in her.”