Cheltenham Friday full race card and tips – list of runners and entries

A general view of racing with Cleeve Hill in the background (Image: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

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Cheltenham host their two-day Showcase meeting this weekend as the National Hunt action continues to heat up.

Irish trainers are well represented on both Friday and Saturday, with Gordon Elliott among those sending a number of runners to Prestbury Park.

Here's the runners and riders for Friday's card, as well as a tip for each race:

1.55 race

1 Camprond (FR) Aidan Coleman

2 Mars Harper Davy Russell

3 Off Your Rocco (IRE) Non Runner

4 Bannixtown Boy (IRE) Niall Houlihan

5 All Clenched Up Paddy Brennan

Newsboy's tip: Camprond

2.30 race

1 Fidelio Vallis (FR) Harry Cobden

2 Sir Tivo (FR) Bryan Carver

3 Any News (IRE) Sean Bowen

4 Buddy Rich (IRE) Davy Russell

5 Third Time Lucki (IRE) Harry Skelton

Newsboy's tip: Third Time Lucki

Third Time Lucki
(Image: Getty Images)

3.05 race

1 Bardenstown Lad Sean Bowen

2 Calagogo (IRE) Davy Russell

3 Drumlee Watar (IRE) Harry Bannister

4 Onagatheringstorm (IRE) Paddy Brennan

5 Dragon Bones Charlie Todd

6 Almazhar Garde (FR) Gavin Sheehan

7 Grace A Vous Enki (FR) Harry Cobden

8 Siruh Du Lac (FR) Tom Scudamore

Newsboy's tip: Dragon Bones

3.40 race

1 Faivoir (FR) Harry Skelton

2 Back On The Lash Sean Bowen

3 Annual Invictus (IRE) Tom Cannon

4 Danny Kirwan (IRE) Harry Cobden

5 Torn And Frayed (FR) Sam Twiston-Davies

Newsboy's tip: Annual Invictus

4.15 race

1 Guard Your Dreams Sam Twiston-Davies

2 Saint Sonnet (FR) Harry Cobden

3 Coole Cody (IRE) Isabel Williams (5)

4 Clemencia (IRE) Alan Johns

5 Dal Horrisgle Tom Cannon

6 Captain Morgs (IRE) Nico De Boinville

7 Sometimes Always (IRE) Charlie Todd (3)

8 Art Approval (FR) Paddy Brennan

9 Found On (IRE) Sean Bowen

10 Fitzroy (IRE) Will Kennedy

11 Mullaghmore Wave (IRE) Brian Hayes

12 Calvinist Jonathan Burke

Newsboy's tip: Guard Your Dreams

4.50 race

1 Redford Road Mr Zac Baker

2 Boughtbeforelunch (IRE) Miss Gina Andrews

3 Ballyegan Hero (IRE) Mr Luke Scott (7)

4 Marquis Of Carabas (IRE) Mr Derek O'Connor

5 Bermeo (IRE) Miss A B O'Connor

6 Petite Power (IRE) Mr Sam Waley-Cohen

7 First Class Return (IRE) Miss Alice Stevens (7)

8 Super Citizen Miss M O'Sullivan

9 Debden Bank Mr James King

10 Elan De Balme (FR) Mr M McIntyre (3)

11 Jean Genie (FR) Mr Thomas O'Brien

12 Carnet De Stage (IRE) Mr M J M O'Sullivan (3)

13 Len Brennan (IRE) Mr Jack Andrews

14 Defuture Is Bright (IRE) Mr Rob James (5)

15 Fact Of The Matter (IRE) Mr William Featherstone (7)

16 Strictlyadancer (IRE) Mr P A King

17 Furius De Ciergues (FR) Mr Jack Hendrick (7)

18 Madera Mist (IRE) Mr T Durrell (7)

Newsboy's tip: Fact Of The Matter

5.25 race

1 Adjournment (IRE) Henry Brooke

2 Ballybreeze Adam Wedge

3 Brorson (IRE) Sean Bowen

4 Cardano (USA) Tom Scudamore

5 Cirque Royal Mr N McParlan (3)

6 Go Dante Aidan Coleman

7 Jetoile (IRE) Daryl Jacob

8 Lebowski (IRE) Brendan Powell

9 Mister Watson Luca Morgan (5)

10 Mr Jorrocks Harry Reed

11 Stratton Oakmont (IRE) Sam Twiston-Davies

12 Top Bandit Davy Russell

13 Wild Shot Brian Hayes

14 John Locke Harry Skelton

Newsboy's tip: John Locke

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