The Jumps Racing Podcast: Cheltenham Festival Hero Footpad To Return This Weekend
The Jumps Racing Podcast is brought to you this season in association with the Sportsman and this week's show is another packed edition.
The action is coming thick and fast in the national hunt world as we head into the deep mid winter and the team are on hand to discuses all of the latest stories and big issues in the sport. The road to the Cheltenham Festival is always a long one but it remains exciting and the big issue this week is the future of Samcro.
The Ballymore Novices' Hurdle winner from March flopped on seasonal debut at Down Royal last week, but what next? The Jumps Racing Podcast team mull over his future and also discuss Road to Respect who impressed at the Northern Irish track with a dominant display in the JNwine Champion Chase.
Is he a Cheltenham Gold Cup contender?
All eyes then move to this weekend as we get ready to welcome back a Cheltenham Festival hero, with Footpad set to make his first start of the campaign. The Willie Mullins trained horse was sensational last term as he swept all before him to win the Arkle Chase, and his path back towards Prestbury Park begins this weekend.
The popular A to Z of jumps racing cult heroes series continues with the lads remembering a dual Bet Victor Gold Cup winner this week in a feature which is not to be missed.
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