THE great thing about Cheltenham is the variety of stories, achievements and history that can be made. While the focus of attention for many will be the likes of Al Boum Photo, Paisley Park and Honeysuckle next week, success in any race is a huge achievement, not least for the smaller trainer who creates a lifelong memory or more significantly, a career gamechanger.

Just to have a horse to go to Cheltenham is three-quarters of the battle for many but in Royal Kahala, Peter Fahey and Oran Crean’s Winning Ways Starlet Syndicate have a serious chance in the Parnell Properties Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle next Thursday.