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#Cheltenham 2013

# cheltenham-2013 - Monday 22 April, 2013

JT McNamara transferred to Dublin hospital to continue recovery
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# Recovery

JT McNamara transferred to Dublin hospital to continue recovery

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:18 AM 9,653 Views 8 Comments

The amateur jockey suffered a neck injury in a serious fall at Cheltenham last month.

# cheltenham-2013 - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Racing fan writes touching letter to paralysed JT McNamara with €100 donation
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# Support

Racing fan writes touching letter to paralysed JT McNamara with €100 donation

Apr 10th 2013, 11:51 AM 27,727 Views 36 Comments

The amateur was seriously injured at Cheltenham recently.

# cheltenham-2013 - Saturday 16 March, 2013

'Oi Simonsig, Get Your Hands Off My Gold Cup' Pic of the Day
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# Cheltenham 2013

'Oi Simonsig, Get Your Hands Off My Gold Cup' Pic of the Day

Mar 16th 2013, 11:32 AM 919 Views 0 Comments

Simonsig v Bobs Worth v Sir des Champs in the 2014 Gold Cup? Yes please!

Injured Irish jockey JT McNamara in 'stable condition' following neck surgery
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

Injured Irish jockey JT McNamara in 'stable condition' following neck surgery

Mar 16th 2013, 10:47 AM 7,169 Views 11 Comments

The 37-year-old remains in an induced coma in Bristol’s Frenchay Hospital.

# cheltenham-2013 - Friday 15 March, 2013

Trinity students go absolutely mental as Salsify claims thrilling Foxhunter finish
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# Cheltenham 2013

Trinity students go absolutely mental as Salsify claims thrilling Foxhunter finish

Mar 15th 2013, 8:15 PM 4,518 Views 1 Comment

Do you reckon they had a few euro on the winner?

6 tips we learned from the celebrities at Cheltenham this week
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

6 tips we learned from the celebrities at Cheltenham this week

Mar 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,486 Views 1 Comment

‘And you say those horses are far away?’

Ireland win Cheltenham: how 14 Irish horses made history in the Cotswolds
# Cheltenham 2013
# Cheltenham 2013

Ireland win Cheltenham: how 14 Irish horses made history in the Cotswolds

Mar 15th 2013, 6:23 PM 13,172 Views 18 Comments

It’s all over but Ireland left their mark on Cheltenham, coming home from Prestbury Park with a record-breaking 14 winners to Britain’s 13. Here’s how it happened.

Bobs Worth wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup for Nicky Henderson and Barry Geraghty
# Cheltenham 2013
# Cheltenham 2013

Bobs Worth wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup for Nicky Henderson and Barry Geraghty

Mar 15th 2013, 3:32 PM 5,593 Views 2 Comments

Earlier today, Tralee’s Bryan Cooper rode two Irish winners to get the final day off to a flyer.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 4
# Cheltenham 2013
# Cheltenham 2013

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 4

Mar 15th 2013, 2:40 PM 14,656 Views 10 Comments

If you’re anything like us, it’s time to break into the emergency stash of funds. Stay with us for all of the action on the final day.

Irish jockey JT McNamara fractured 2 vertebrae in Cheltenham fall
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

Irish jockey JT McNamara fractured 2 vertebrae in Cheltenham fall

Mar 15th 2013, 12:27 PM 9,779 Views 7 Comments

The 37-year-old amateur rider was in an induced coma following a serious fall during racing yesterday.

AP McCoy set to ride top Irish hope Sir des Champs in Cheltenham Gold Cup
# Cheltenham 2013
# Cheltenham 2013

AP McCoy set to ride top Irish hope Sir des Champs in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Mar 15th 2013, 10:25 AM 4,297 Views 12 Comments

Further updates are expected today on the condition of JT McNamara, who suffered a “serious neck injury” yesterday.

Friday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today
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# Cheltenham 2013

Friday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today

Mar 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,808 Views 11 Comments

We’ve got one more day of horse-racing goodness before we wave goodbye to Cheltenham for another 12 months. Here’s what’s coming up.

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Where's The Zapper?
# Where's The Zapper?

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Mar 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,025 Views 10 Comments

Get on that couch.

# cheltenham-2013 - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Irish jockey JT McNamara airlifted to hospital from Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Irish jockey JT McNamara airlifted to hospital from Cheltenham

Mar 14th 2013, 6:55 PM 16,644 Views 18 Comments

The 37-year-old rider was seriously injured when his Galaxy Rock fell at the first fence in the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3
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# Cheltenham 2013

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

Mar 14th 2013, 5:00 PM 18,837 Views 25 Comments

Stuck in the office or out and about? Join us as we attempt to back some winners from the comfort of TheScore.ie HQ.

Irish raid continues as Solwhit storms to World Hurdle win
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# Cheltenham 2013

Irish raid continues as Solwhit storms to World Hurdle win

Mar 14th 2013, 4:50 PM 973 Views 0 Comments

Davy Russell missed his rides on First Lieutenant and Bog Warrior after he was taken to hospital with a collapsed lung earlier today.

Caption time: What was Michael O'Leary saying to himself at Cheltenham earlier?
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# Cheltenham

Caption time: What was Michael O'Leary saying to himself at Cheltenham earlier?

Mar 14th 2013, 4:40 PM 13,215 Views 57 Comments

‘I left the immersion on again!’

Thursday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today
# Cheltenham 2013
# Cheltenham 2013

Thursday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today

Mar 14th 2013, 11:17 AM 4,430 Views 3 Comments

Here are some things to talk about when racing kicks off — apart from the inevitable “Have you got any money left?”

Racing fans again cross fingers as Cheltenham course set for early inspection
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# Cheltenham

Racing fans again cross fingers as Cheltenham course set for early inspection

Mar 14th 2013, 6:17 AM 3,041 Views 0 Comments

Organisers will carry out an 8am precautionary inspection ahead of the third day of the Festival.

# cheltenham-2013 - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

How Day 2 of Cheltenham unfolded in 16 images
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# In Pics

How Day 2 of Cheltenham unfolded in 16 images

Mar 13th 2013, 6:30 PM 1,493 Views 0 Comments

It’s was Ladies’ Day at Pretbury Park.

Sprinter Sacre puts on champion display at Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Sprinter Sacre puts on champion display at Cheltenham

Mar 13th 2013, 4:15 PM 4,461 Views 3 Comments

The seven year-old gelding — trained by veteran English handler Nicky Henderson — recorded his eighth win in eight starts.

Day 2 of Cheltenham goes ahead as ill John McCririck vows to make return
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# Cheltenham

Day 2 of Cheltenham goes ahead as ill John McCririck vows to make return

Mar 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,138 Views 13 Comments

The iconic, former Channel 4 man was hospitalised yesterday.

# cheltenham-2013 - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Ruby Tuesday: Hurricane storms to Champion Hurdle victory
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# Cheltenham

Ruby Tuesday: Hurricane storms to Champion Hurdle victory

Mar 12th 2013, 4:34 PM 1,850 Views 6 Comments

The Willie Mullins-trained gelding is the the first horse to regain the Champion Hurdle since Comedy Of Errors in 1975.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival: Day 1
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# Cheltenham

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival: Day 1

Mar 12th 2013, 4:25 PM 17,838 Views 22 Comments

It’s most magical time of the year for many racing fans. Join all the runners and riders here for the afternoon.

Infographic: How to pick a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner this week...
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# Cheltenham

Infographic: How to pick a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner this week...

Mar 12th 2013, 12:31 PM 5,925 Views 1 Comment

They’ve studied the form and put together this attractive guide.

Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week?
# Cheltenham 2013
# Cheltenham 2013

Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week?

Mar 12th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,781 Views 22 Comments

It’s the calm before the Hurricane (Fly). But will you get involved with the racing this week?

Tuesday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today
# Cheltenham 2013
# Cheltenham 2013

Tuesday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today

Mar 12th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,674 Views 8 Comments

The best horse racing festival in the world kicks off this afternoon (as if you needed reminding). Here’s what we have to look forward to today.

# cheltenham-2013 - Monday 11 March, 2013

'I rode her mother' -- Ted Walsh honoured in song ahead of Cheltenham Festival
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# Cheltenham 2013

'I rode her mother' -- Ted Walsh honoured in song ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Mar 11th 2013, 9:18 PM 3,829 Views 3 Comments

It’s about time someone wrote this song.

5 Irish horses that can pay the bills, bust the bailout at Cheltenham
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# Bankers

5 Irish horses that can pay the bills, bust the bailout at Cheltenham

Mar 11th 2013, 7:00 PM 15,473 Views 26 Comments

Angela Merkel thinks we’re in the bookies — here are five Irish fancies that you need to keep an eye on.

7 horse-racing clichés you'll hear this week (and what they actually mean)
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# Cheltenham 2013

7 horse-racing clichés you'll hear this week (and what they actually mean)

Mar 11th 2013, 12:00 PM 10,354 Views 26 Comments

Drop these into the office conversation this week and you’ll sound like a racing pro.

21 steps for the authentic Cheltenham experience… even if you’re stuck at home
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# Cheltenham 2013

21 steps for the authentic Cheltenham experience… even if you’re stuck at home

Mar 11th 2013, 8:00 AM 5,347 Views 7 Comments

Didn’t make it to Cheltenham this year? That doesn’t mean you can’t have all the craic.

# cheltenham-2013 - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s what you will need to get through the week
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# Cheltenham 2013

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s what you will need to get through the week

Mar 10th 2013, 9:00 PM 12,526 Views 23 Comments

If you can’t tell Ruby Walsh from Ruby Wax, we’re here to help.

‘Sizing Europe can play in midfield’ — The perfect Cheltenham 4-4-2
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# Cheltenham 2013

‘Sizing Europe can play in midfield’ — The perfect Cheltenham 4-4-2

Mar 10th 2013, 10:00 AM 1,745 Views 0 Comments

We all dream of a team of Hurricane Flys.