The two big Cheltenham meetings loom into view this month heralding the start of the really serious National Hunt business. There is a bit of cut in the ground as well and long may that last so we can see the cream of the jumpers at their very best. Paul Ferguson selects his northern-trained NH horses to follow this season and our Irish expert Tony Keenan picks his top ten. Mike Francis runs his eye over the month’s big races and Andy Newton supplies the key trends for the BetVictor Gold Cup. Further ahead Paul Jacobs gives you some early tips for the Cheltenham Festival.