Horse Racing

Cheltenham Festival 2020: Top Jockeys To Follow

Cheltenham festival top jockerys

The most successful jockey at the Cheltenham Festival during the last ten years has been the exceptional Irish rider Ruby Walsh. Walsh has finished top jockey at the four-day extravaganza on no fewer than eleven occasions, of which seven came during the last decade. But following the Irishman’s retirement, who will be the riders to look out for come next March’s festival, at the home on national hunt racing?

Barry Geraghty

Barry Geraghty Jockey cheltenham

Novice Hurdlers

Novice Chasers

Championship Races

Davy Russell

Davy Russell jockey cheltenham

To festival jockey in 2018 with four winners. Has recorded 18 victories there during the last decade and looks sure to improve upon that total in 2020. Main possible rides:

Nico De Boinville

Nico De Boinville jockey cheltenham

Took the title 12 months ago with 3 winners. Expected to have a strong book of rides once again, including the following:

Paul Townsend

With Ruby Walsh out of the equation, will come in for many of the leading fancies from the Willie Mullins stable, the best of which could be: