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#Cheltenham Festival

# cheltenham-festival - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Irish horse racing chief says Cheltenham festival should probably not have taken place

Brian Kavanagh said that, in hindsight, the festival should not have been held, but has sympathy with the British racing authorities over the issue.

# cheltenham-festival - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Irish handlers back decision to continue racing behind closed doors

Paul Nolan was pleased by the HRI call, but has underlined the need to be vigilant.

# cheltenham-festival - Thursday 12 March, 2020

3 tips for Friday as Cheltenham climaxes with the Gold Cup

We’re down to the final day at Prestbury Park – but it’s a big one.

# cheltenham-festival - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Tiger Roll goes down fighting as JP McManus Cheltenham winning tally grows

Gordon Elliott’s charge finished second behind Easysland.

# cheltenham-festival - Monday 9 March, 2020

Altior given ‘every chance’ to defend Champion Chase crown

Nicky Henderson has declared the 10-year-old for Wednesday’s race at Cheltenham.

# cheltenham-festival - Friday 6 March, 2020

3 tips to get your Cheltenham week off to a flyer on Tuesday

Johnny Ward looks ahead with excitement to day one of the Festival.

# cheltenham-festival - Thursday 5 March, 2020

5 long-shot bets to consider as Cheltenham takes centre stage

Johnny Ward brings you his tips as all eyes turn to Prestbury Park.

# cheltenham-festival - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Expert view: 6 of Henry de Bromhead's best for Cheltenham

Donn McClean runs the rule over the Knockeen trainer’s festival prospects.

# cheltenham-festival - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Expert view: How you should view these 5 Cheltenham favourites

Donn McClean runs the rule over Altior, Paisley Park, A Plus Tard, Champ and Envoi Allen as race week approaches.

# cheltenham-festival - Friday 21 February, 2020

Cheltenham blow for Gordon Elliott as Glenloe is ruled out

Elliott confirmed this morning that the JP McManus-owned nine-year-old will miss the Festival.

# cheltenham-festival - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

De Bromhead in no rush to commit to Honeysuckle target

Champion Hurdle or Mares’ Hurdle await for the unbeaten six-year-old.

# cheltenham-festival - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Irish jockey wins appeal against 10-day ban received at Cheltenham

Declan Lavery was hit with a suspension for his ride on Jerrysback.

Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham hero Bryony Frost out of the Grand National

The 23-year-old jockey won’t be fit to ride at Aintree on 6 April.

# cheltenham-festival - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Donn McClean's Cheltenham review: Lasting memories will endure after an extraordinary festival

There were highs and lows during a week of firsts at Prestbury Park.

# cheltenham-festival - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2

Storm Gareth didn’t prevent Wednesday’s racing from going ahead on Ladies Day.

Back-to-back Gold Cups for Native River? 3 tips ahead of Day Four at Cheltenham

In the latest edition of Heed Your Hunch, Thom Malone runs the rule over Friday’s races.

# cheltenham-festival - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Cheltenham under threat from Storm Gareth, course inspection due tomorrow morning

The festival will be extended to Saturday if tomorrow’s racing is postponed.

Walsh-Mullins combo kick off Cheltenham by claiming the Novices' Hurdle Ruby Tuesday This post contains videos

Walsh-Mullins combo kick off Cheltenham by claiming the Novices' Hurdle

6/1 shot Klassical Dream beat Thomas Darby by four and a half lengths.

Paisley Park to provide heartwarming story for blind owner: 3 tips for Day Three of Cheltenham

Check out Thom Malone’s Heed Your Hunch picks for ‘St Patrick’s Thursday’ — a nickname he’s not too keen on.

# cheltenham-festival - Monday 11 March, 2019

Altior to defend his crown: 3 tips for Day Two of Cheltenham

Thom Malone looks ahead to Wednesday’s racing in Heed Your Hunch.

# cheltenham-festival - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Head of the class: Getting Gordon Elliott’s yard ready for Cheltenham

Camilla Sharples is head girl at Cullentra House.

# cheltenham-festival - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'The circumstances this year have been very funny' - Gordon Elliott looks ahead to Cheltenham festival

After a curious year, the trainer previews the biggest racing festival of them all.

# cheltenham-festival - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Samcro 'very, very, very doubtful' to make Cheltenham festival

The Michael O’Leary-owned star has been defeated three times this season.

# cheltenham-festival - Friday 16 March, 2018

Jockey dislocates her shoulder, pops it back in, wins her first Cheltenham race

Harriet Tucker had an eventful final few furlongs.

Native River outlasts them all to win the 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup

It was a stunning performance from the winner.

The hosts and bookies bounce back on day four of Cheltenham

There was less Irish at Prestbury Park today.

As it happened: Day 4 of Cheltenham

We had all the action from Prestbury Park.

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy the final day of Cheltenham

And hopefully pick you a winner.

Poll: Who will win the Cheltenham Gold Cup? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win the Cheltenham Gold Cup?

Can WIllie Mullins finally land the big one?

# cheltenham-festival - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Penhill makes history for Willie Mullins to win the Stayers' Hurdle

Last year’s Albert Bartlett winner became the first to go on to take the Stayers’ at Prestbury Park.

Six from seven for the Irish on day three at Cheltenham

Gigginstown took the first two Grade Ones today.

As it happened: Day 3 of Cheltenham 2018

We had all the action from Prestbury Park.

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day three of Cheltenham

And hopefully pick you a winner.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham? Get The Votes In This post contains a poll

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

It’s the showpiece on day three of the Cheltenham Festival.

# cheltenham-festival - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Ruby Walsh ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival after aggravating leg break CONFIRMED This post contains videos

Ruby Walsh ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival after aggravating leg break

A fall from Al Boum Photo in the RSA Chase today has ended the top jockey’s involvement.

Six Irish winners as favourites dominate again on day two at Cheltenham

It was three from three for the punters in the first three Grade Ones today.

As it happened: Day 2 of Cheltenham 2018

We had all the action from Prestbury Park right here.

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day two of Cheltenham

And hopefully pick you a winner.

# cheltenham-festival - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Buveur D’Air retains his Champion Hurdle crown, but only just

Nicky Henderson’s charge was pushed all the way by Melon.

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