Tom Lee’s Cheltenham Festival tips: Day 3 – Empire Of Dirt can reaffirm his love for this track and Pat Kelly’s charge may spring a surprise

Just two successful favourites across the opening two days, alongside winners at 11/1, 14/1, 16/1, 16/1, 25/1 and 33/1 means it's been pretty slim pickings for the majority of punters in the opening skirmishes at Cheltenham, with the Festival now at the halfway point. Highlights so...

Tom Lee’s Cheltenham Festival tips: Day 1 – Ballyandy can get punters off to a flier in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle

The Cheltenham Festival. Three words guaranteed to instantly lift the mood of any horse racing fan, be they casual or hardcore. The thought of those four adrenaline-inducing, hero-creating, stamina-sapping days, underlined and then some on the sporting calendar. Reputations will be enhanced and there'll be surprises...