There’ll be plenty of singing done in the bars around Cheltenham tonight especially if  as expected there are a few Irish winners

And below we feature Dominic Behan’s song about the greatest of them all the incomparable Arkle.

But for the opening day nap we are siding with the auld enemy and suggesting an each way bet on Paul Nicholl’ s Threeundethrufive currently on offer at 22/1 in the 2.50