Talking Horses: Bear Ghylls seeks Cheltenham glory for low-profile yard

By: Chris Cook Tuesday 26 January 2021

Nicky Martin spent Monday fighting through snow so her star hurdler could get a bit of exercise before his toughest test yet

Those who worry about the major stables hoovering up all the best prizes will be cheered to see Bear Ghylls is favourite for one of the TV races at Cheltenham on Saturday. The unbeaten novice hurdler, with clear star potential, is trained up on Exmoor by Nicky Martin, a permit-holder who bought him years back for just €22,000 and now believes she has a contender for the Festival itself.

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