The early season horses to follow for the 2010 Cheltenham Festival are Solwhit for the champion Hurdle after his excellent seasonal reappearance beating Hurricane Fly. His odds for the Champion Hurdle have nose dived as a result and we will all know more on Saturday when he takes on Binocular in the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle.
Dunguib has really taken to hurdles and last years Champion Bumper winner has notched up two easy wins and already is a firm favourite for the Supreme Novices, but a small word of caution, in that connections think he is so good that they maybe tempted to go for the Champion Hurdle.
Sizing Europe has really taken to the larger obstacles and he may deliver on his potential over fences and the Arkle Chase is well in his sights. The Arkle is setting up to be a great race with any number of potential winners in the ante post betting and this winner of this race, will have a great future over fences.
Diamond Harry could well make into a top class staying hurdler this season, the way he opened his account in his seasonal debut at Haydock giving just over a stone to the runner up suggest that he may well take on Big Bucks in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle, come March.
These are exciting times for National Hunt fans and the ability to follow favourites over a number of years is really what makes this code of the game far more appealing to the public than flat racing.