Friday 26 April 2019

Watch: Cheltenham tips from the track in 60 seconds - Michael Verney brings you his Day Two selections

Trainer Nicky Henderson celebrates after sending out Altior to win the Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase on Day Two of the Cheltenham Racing Festival at Prestbury Park in Cheltenham, England. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile
Trainer Nicky Henderson celebrates after sending out Altior to win the Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase on Day Two of the Cheltenham Racing Festival at Prestbury Park in Cheltenham, England. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile
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It's Day Two of the Cheltenham Festival and our man Michael Verney continues to bring you all his top tips from the track every day this week.

The Queen Mother Champion Chase is the big race of the day - but can anyone opppose hot favourite Altior?

Will Gordon Elliott land his first winner with Delta Work in the Coral Cup after a barren first day?

Today's racecard:

1.30 GRADE ONE BALLYMORE NOVICES’ HURDLE 2m5f

2.10 GRADE ONE RSA NOVICES’ CHASE 3m80yds

2.50 GRADE THREE CORAL CUP H’CAP HURDLE 2m5f

3.30 GRADE ONE BETWAY QUEEN MOTHER CHAMPION CHASE 1m7f199yds

4.10 GLENFARCLAS CROSS COUNTRY CHASE 3m6f37yds

4.50 GRADE THREE BOODLES JUVENILE H’CAP HURDLE 2m87yds

5.30 GRADE ONE WEATHERBYS CHAMPION BUMPER 2m87yds

For an in-depth look at today's cards and to see who all of our experts are backing, click here.

You can see who Irish Independent racing correspondent Michael Verney is tipping in the video below.

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