An estimated 50 thousand Irish horse racing fans are flocking to Cheltenham for the annual 4-day Festival.
It's a coming together of the best talents from Britain and Ireland to compete for the most sought-after prizes in the sport.
The biggest race is the Gold Cup on Friday.
Leading trainers from both countries will also battle it out for the Prestbury Cup.
Sharon McHugh, Head of Communications and Sponsorship with BoyleSports says Ireland are hot favourites to land the trophy once again;