Quote Originally Posted by Istabraq View Post
Canít agree there Geordieboy, Cheltenham has always been and will always be the pinnacle of the NH season, the introduction of Dublin is timed so that their best horses get top class preps and have sufficient recovery time before March.
Dublin has not had a negative impact on Punchestown or Fairyhouse, thereís room for them all.
Irish trainers will always target Cheltenham races, itís as if itís in the blood...
I agree with it being in blood etc. Hopefully itís just me overthinking with the news over last few days. Couldnít imagine Cheltenham without the Irish horses and spectators and hopefully it never happens.