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CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL 2022 TOP TIP: Dom’s NAP | Wednesday’s Best Bet

Our best bet for day two of the Cheltenham Festival

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The penultimate race of the day can go to Ireland and Joseph O’Brien, who was touched off by a short-head in this race 12 months ago.

It wasn’t, however, through his Wednesday chance to was backed into favourtism last March but fell at the ninth.

Joseph O'Brien
Joseph O’Brien bids for a third Cheltenham Festival success on Wednesday afternoon

Despite some underwhelming performances up in grade of late, he’s now 1lb lower than when a 9/2 shot at Prestbury Park in 2021 and that may suggest he is well handicapped on his reappearance at the Cheltenham Festival.

Bryan Cooper rode him to a Grade 3 success at Punchestown back in October and regains the partnership in Gloucestershire.

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The drop back to a pure two-mile test should suit and he looks a big player back in this sphere.

Dominic Chapman is senior content writer at Low6 with a passion for horse racing. He provides a NAP and NB every day throughout the week on selected National Hunt and Flat cards in both Britain and Ireland. Additionally, he hosts the Paddock Picks Podcast with former Welsh Grand National-winning pilot, Charlie Poste - the pair interviewing and discussing current racing topics with a special guest every week.