sport news Joe Tizzard says Lostintranslation can be at his best for the Gold Cup

Joe Tizzard believes forgotten horse Lostintranslation can get back to his best for the Cheltenham Gold Cup The lack of pressure means Joe Tizzard thinks Lostintranslation will be at his best He believes the forgotten horse can fly under the radar going into the Gold Cup  The former jockey Joe is now assistant trainer to his veteran father Colin Tizzard 

By Sportsmail Reporter For Mailonline

Published: 00:12 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 00:15 GMT, 3 March 2020

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Joe Tizzard is confident forgotten horse Lostintranslation can sneak in under the radar and bounce back to his best in the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday week.

The former jockey, who is now assistant trainer to his father Colin, believes the dual Grade One winner can add to his Betfair Chase win at Haydock and Listed victory at Carlisle this season as he makes his third appearance at the Cheltenham Festival.

Although Lostintranslation, who finished down the field in the 2018 Supreme and second in last year's JLT, has a bit to prove after pulling up in the King George VI Chase last time, Tizzard expects a different story on this occasion.

Joe Tizzard is confident Lostintranslation can get back to his best for the Gold Cup

Joe Tizzard is confident Lostintranslation can get back to his best for the Gold Cup

The forgotten horse has something to prove after a poor showing in recent races

The forgotten horse has something to prove after a poor showing in recent races

He said: 'I quite like the fact he has gone a bit quiet now as he can come in there without too much pressure and we feel we have him right back to where we want him.

'He has been freshened right up and he goes there really well. We've not lost any faith in him. The season was going perfectly after Haydock and the wheels fell off a bit at Kempton.

'We have tweaked his wind as he has had a soft palate operation since, but that is something that was mentioned before.

'I think he perhaps had a harder race than we thought (at Haydock), it was only three and a bit weeks before and it perhaps just left its toll a bit. He really has come back to himself at home and he looks a picture.

'He has got a live chance going into it as he is a good horse. We

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