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#Cheltenham 2019

# cheltenham-2019 - Friday 15 March, 2019

Rachael Blackmore rides 50/1 outsider to Grade One glory in Albert Bartlett
# Double Down
# Double Down

Rachael Blackmore rides 50/1 outsider to Grade One glory in Albert Bartlett

Mar 15th 2019, 3:28 PM 6,545 Views 2 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s charge held on for a deserved two-length victory.

Shadow over Cheltenham's final day as Triumph Hurdle favourite Sir Erec suffers fatal injury
# Cheltenham 2019
# Cheltenham 2019

Shadow over Cheltenham's final day as Triumph Hurdle favourite Sir Erec suffers fatal injury

Mar 15th 2019, 2:26 PM 7,278 Views 9 Comments

JP McManus’s young star was the 11/10 favourite for Friday’s opening race.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Cheltenham Gold Cup?
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Cheltenham Gold Cup?

Mar 15th 2019, 12:41 PM 7,123 Views 2 Comments

Who do you fancy in the big one?

# cheltenham-2019 - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Cheltenham fairytale as Cork's Aidan Coleman wins Stayers' Hurdle on Paisley Park
# Cheltenham 2019
# Cheltenham 2019

Cheltenham fairytale as Cork's Aidan Coleman wins Stayers' Hurdle on Paisley Park

Mar 14th 2019, 4:21 PM 3,698 Views 0 Comments

Sam Spinner and Faugheen rounded out the places in Thursday’s feature race.

Lee Westwood cleans up at Cheltenham with six-winner, 200/1 bet worth £48,000
# Winners Alright
# Winners Alright

Lee Westwood cleans up at Cheltenham with six-winner, 200/1 bet worth £48,000

Mar 14th 2019, 10:36 AM 10,269 Views 6 Comments

City Island, Topofthegame, Altior, Tiger Roll, Band of Outlaws and Envoi Allen were the golfer’s lucky six.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham?
# Pick The Winner
# Pick The Winner

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Mar 14th 2019, 8:14 AM 3,714 Views 0 Comments

Who do you fancy in Thursday’s feature race?

Donn McClean's Day 2 review: Wherever you start, you have to finish with Jamie Codd
# Coddfather Part II
# Coddfather Part II

Donn McClean's Day 2 review: Wherever you start, you have to finish with Jamie Codd

Mar 14th 2019, 7:45 AM 2,447 Views 0 Comments

Wednesday’s Cheltenham action was littered with more Irish fairytales, writes Donn McClean.

# cheltenham-2019 - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Johnny Ward's Day 1 verdict: Ruby lives to fight another day as Blackmore breaks through
# Cheltenham
# Cheltenham

Johnny Ward's Day 1 verdict: Ruby lives to fight another day as Blackmore breaks through

Mar 12th 2019, 6:35 PM 6,734 Views 10 Comments

It was an afternoon of high emotion at Prestbury Park.

Espoir D'Allen wins the Champion Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell
# Up The Royals
# Up The Royals

Espoir D'Allen wins the Champion Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell

Mar 12th 2019, 3:51 PM 4,155 Views 4 Comments

Buveur D’Air’s reign ended when he fell early in the race.

# cheltenham-2019 - Friday 8 March, 2019

Johnny Ward: 'From having no interest in racing, there are now days when little else consumes me'
# Starter's Orders
# Starter's Orders

Johnny Ward: 'From having no interest in racing, there are now days when little else consumes me'

Mar 8th 2019, 12:27 PM 6,319 Views 9 Comments

You never forget your first Cheltenham.

Sheer grit: Blackmore aiming for big Festival week in race for historic champion jockey title
# Cheltenham
# Cheltenham

Sheer grit: Blackmore aiming for big Festival week in race for historic champion jockey title

Mar 8th 2019, 11:38 AM 4,169 Views 4 Comments

The 29-year-old sits second in the jockeys’ table in Ireland.

# cheltenham-2019 - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Why this could be a myth-busting year at Cheltenham
# Festival Ready
# Festival Ready

Why this could be a myth-busting year at Cheltenham

Mar 7th 2019, 2:55 PM 7,122 Views 0 Comments

Follow Willie with the Fillies? Thom Malone breaks down the key trends.

# cheltenham-2019 - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Cheltenham course 'good to soft' after heavy overnight rainfall six days out from Festival
# Cheltenham 2019
# Cheltenham 2019

Cheltenham course 'good to soft' after heavy overnight rainfall six days out from Festival

Mar 6th 2019, 2:55 PM 2,199 Views 1 Comment

The clerk of the course expects the weather to remain unsettled for the week.

# cheltenham-2019 - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

4 big-priced horses that could spring a shock at Cheltenham next week
# Tips
# Tips

4 big-priced horses that could spring a shock at Cheltenham next week

Mar 5th 2019, 5:44 PM 20,707 Views 3 Comments

Thom Malone picks four outsiders at odds of 16/1 or bigger.