Tuesday 19 March 2019

Watch: Cheltenham tips in 60 seconds - Michael Verney and Robbie Power bring you their Day Three selections

Michael Verney gives his tips for day three of the Cheltenham Festival.
Michael Verney gives his tips for day three of the Cheltenham Festival.
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It's Day Three of the Cheltenham Festival and our man Michael Verney continues to bring you all his top tips from the track every day this week.

Along with Michael's selections for day three, jockey Robbie Power also weighs in on who he thinks could cross the finish line first today.

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Today's racecard:

1.30 GRADE ONE JLT NOVICES’ CHASE 2m3f168yds

2.10 GRADE THREE PERTEMPS NETWORK FINAL H’CAP HURDLE 2m7f213yds

2.50 GRADE ONE RYANAIR CHASE 2m4f127yds

3.30 GRADE ONE SUN RACING STAYERS’ HURDLE 2m7f213yds

4.10 GRADE THREE BROWN PLATE HANDICAP CHASE 2m4f127yds

4.50 GRADE TWO MARES’ NOVICES’ HURDLE 2m179yds

5.30 KIM MUIR CHALLENGE CUP AMATEUR RIDERS’ HANDICAP CHASE 3m2f

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 and jockey Robbie Power are tipping in the video below.

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