Paul Townend on Getabird. The six-year-old is unbeaten in four starts,and was a brilliant winner of the Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown in January. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ante-post favourite Getabird is one of 28 horses confirmed for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, the opening race of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival on Tuesda(...)

Melon ridden by Ruby Walsh will head the Closutton team in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham. Photograph: PA Wire

Willie Mullins is responsible for 22 of the 83 entries for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham. Ireland’s perennial champion trainer h(...)