The Cheltenham Festival gets underway tomorrow, but it will look a lot different to this time last year, with it taking place behind closed doors and bookmakers’ shops shut.
Ivan Yates tells Andrea what we can expect from this week's festival.
He also gave his take on the recent Gordon Elliott controversy and expressed his frustration at the vaccination rollout "shambles."
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