THE countdown is underway to what promises to be another marvellous Cheltenham Festival, and YOU could be there on the opening day next month thanks to Berkshire Media Group.

We’ve teamed up with big race sponsor to offer readers the chance to win two admission tickets plus club enclosure badges for a day out at one of the biggest events in the sporting calendar. The 28 races and prize money of almost £4 million attracts runners from Britain, Ireland and France, making it four days of partying, punting, passion and world class racing.

You and a companion could be there on Tuesday, March 10 to enjoy the superb racing action and that special Cheltenham Festival atmosphere.

The feature race will be the Stan James Champion Hurdle, the most prestigious hurdling event in the National Hunt Calendar and the climax to the seven-race Road to Cheltenham series.

Jockey Ruby Walsh will face the tough decision whether to ride Hurricane Fly as he bids to win the race for the third time, or partner his stable companion and Champion Hurdle favourite Faugheen.

We have FIVE pairs of tickets to be won and one of the lucky winners will also receive a £100 free bet on the big race with

To enter, answer the following question: How many times has Ruby Walsh ridden the winner in the Champion Hurdle? Email your answer to no later than 6pm on Tuesday, February 24.

Alternatively, send your answer on a postcard to Sportsdesk, Berkshire Media Group, 2–10 Bridge Street, Reading, Berks, RG1 2LU.

Entrants must be aged 18 and over and normal BMG terms & conditions apply.

Hospitality and travel expenses and accommodation are not included. No alternative prize will be offered in the event that racing is abandoned.

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