Cheltenham is just around the corner and a virtual preview night has been organised in aid of the Midlands Simon Community.
The offers many services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, to help get them back on their feet as quickly as possible.
Midlands Simon offers services and support to people in the Midlands region of Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath.
The virtual preview night will feature big names like Eddie O’Leary, Aidan Coleman and Katie Walsh and it takes place on Tuesday March 2.
O’Leary, Gigginstown House Stud’s racing manager, will provide an exclusive update on the mighty Tiger Roll, Champion Hurdle hopeful Abacadabras, dual Festival winner Samcro and many more of their leading Festival hopes.
Cork native Coleman provides an insight from England as he discusses his aim for Champion Hurdle glory aboard Nicky Henderson’s 2020 winner Epatante while he will also break down the chances of his Stayers’ Hurdle mount Paisley Park.
Former jockey Katie Walsh, a three-time Cheltenham Festival winner, trainer/jockey Denis Hogan and bookmaker Brian Keenan will also give their expert tips with Irish Independent racing correspondent Michael Verney MCing affairs.
The action kicks off at 7pm with tickets, which can be purchased online, just €10 as the build-up to the Festival continues on a fun-filled evening where there will be several special prizes up for grabs, all in aid of a great cause.