This four day Cheltenham Festival is the biggest of the jumps season and is also hugely important to the local economy. Many businesses depend on it and are quite happy to diversify to take advantage, as Ken Goodwin has been finding out.
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It will be patchy but some heavy bursts wrapped up in it. By the early hours its across most parts.
More rain will only top up already saturated ground. Thats what is going to happen tonight.
Dry start but unsettled midweek, colder by Friday.