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#Cheltenham

# cheltenham - Friday 13 March, 2020

Mullins the epitome of grace after triumphant Friday and Gold Cup for the ages

Four wins on the final day at Cheltenham saw Willie Mullins named the Festival’s top trainer.

'She has little faith in herself': Cork jockey wins 'Amateur Gold Cup' with 66/1 outsider Winner Winner This post contains videos

'She has little faith in herself': Cork jockey wins 'Amateur Gold Cup' with 66/1 outsider

Maxine O’Sullivan was victorious with It Came To Pass.

Whatever about the British government, Irish racing can hold its head high

The decision to allow Cheltenham to continue today has been heavily criticised but the HRI has correctly opted to go behind closed doors, writes Johnny Ward.

From TheJournal.ie People returning from Cheltenham without Covid-19 symptoms will not need to self-isolate, says Harris Racing

People returning from Cheltenham without Covid-19 symptoms will not need to self-isolate, says Harris

“We have followed our own government’s advice very closely indeed,” Ian Renton of the Cheltenham Festival said.

# cheltenham - Thursday 12 March, 2020

'I have tears in my eyes' - Elliott rejoices after Samcro's heroic photo-finish win

Johnny Ward reports from another dramatic day at Cheltenham.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

The Stayers’ Hurdle is the feature race on Day 3.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'Deep down, most racing fans at Cheltenham know they shouldn't be here'

Johnny Ward asks himself if he should be among 60,000 spectators watching horses run in a field at the time of global crisis.

Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP Cheltenham Champ This post contains videos

Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP

An incredible finish to the RSA Chase today.

3 expert tips for the penultimate day at Cheltenham

Johnny Ward gives his selections for the Marsh Novices’ Chase, the Ryanair Chase and the Stayers’ Hurdle.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2

The Queen Mother Champion Chase is the feature race on the second day of the festival.

Chacun Pour Soi misses Queen Mother Champion Chase

Chacun Pour Soi misses Queen Mother Champion Chase

Willie Mullins’ charge was set to clash with main market rival Defi Du Seuil.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Chase at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Chase at Cheltenham?

Defi Du Seuil and Chacun Pour Soi are the two leading contenders.

# cheltenham - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

'The lady on her back is just as special, she was amazing' - praise for Cheltenham winner Blackmore

Johnny Ward on a day of celebrations for Henry De Bromhead, Rachael Blackmore and Barry Geraghty.

Irish glory as De Bromhead and Coleman celebrate Cheltenham Arkle success

Prolific mare Put The Kettle On triumphed on the opening day.

3 top tips for Wednesday's racing at the Cheltenham Festival

Altior won’t be defending his Champion Chase crown, but we’ve got Johnny Ward’s picks for you to consider.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1

The Champion Hurdle was the feature race on the opening day of the festival.

'There’s a part of me that has a fear of being born, growing up, living and dying in one small part of rural Ireland'

Patrick Mullins discusses life as a jockey, working with his father, lessons from Ruby Walsh and plans for the future.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

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

Epatante is the favourite but who will win the feature race on the first day of the festival?

# cheltenham - Monday 9 March, 2020

Bookmakers know that defeat for Envoi Allen this week is massive in battle with punters

Not many top-level horses go their career unbeaten but the dream is alive for the Gordon Elliott-trained star, writes Johnny Ward.

Premier League and Cheltenham given green light to continue

Fears that Premier League games and Cheltenham Festival would be forced behind closed doors have eased – for now.

# cheltenham - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Ballymore bid for Envoi Allen as Gordon Elliott makes Cheltenham call

The Cheveley Park Stud-owned six-year-old is unbeaten in seven starts to date.

Henderson reveals Altior is facing an 'uphill battle' to be ready for Cheltenham

All had been set fair for a showdown with Defi Du Seuil and Chacun Pour Soi on Wednesday.

'There’s nothing better than a well-bred man' - the enduring friendship of the toff and Ted

Robert Hall fronted RTÉ’s racing coverage for more than 30 years. Together with Ted Walsh, he formed a much-loved double act. They sat down to relive the highlights of a remarkable TV career.

# cheltenham - Saturday 7 March, 2020

13 Cheltenham tips from 13 well-known racing fans

Johnny Ward hit the phones to ask the likes of Ken Doherty and Ivan Yates where their money is going next week.

# cheltenham - Friday 6 March, 2020

Sheikh Mohammed's bitter family dispute ruling may yet have major ramifications for racing

The world of horse racing watched proceedings at the Royal Courts of Justice in London this week.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

UK government gives green light to Premier League and Cheltenham – for now

Crisis meeting in Downing Street over coronavirus ends with sporting bodies told to press ahead with events.

Willie Mullins adds another challenger to Champion Hurdle field at a cost of £22k

Ante-post favourite Epatante remains among the 19 runners for Tuesday’s showpiece.

5 spirited underdogs to keep an eye on next week at Cheltenham

Johnny Ward likes the look of these hopefuls ahead of the Festival.

# cheltenham - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Honeysuckle camp choose Mares’ Hurdle over Champion at Cheltenham

Henry De Bromhead’s six-year-old had won the Irish Champions Hurdle at Leopardstown last month.

# cheltenham - Friday 28 February, 2020

Nicky Henderson reveals scare with Cheltenham Champion Hurdle favourite Epatante

JP McManus’s mare has been coughing in recent days.

# cheltenham - 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 - Monday 24 February, 2020

'I'd often look to the heavens and say, 'Give us a dig out here Dad if you can' - Clare hurling to Cheltenham hopes

Trainer Brian McMahon won an All-Ireland minor medal with Clare in 1997 and is hoping for Cheltenham challenges next month.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

The disarming genius Mullins, chats about Faugheen over pints and the change from Ruby to Townend

Willie Mullins has so many big names, horses and owners, yet he nearly always seems to get his way.

2018 winner ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup due to injury

Native River will miss the marquee race next month.

# cheltenham - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Faith in Samcro, phonecalls from The Boss, and why 'forgotten horse' Delta Work is made for the Gold Cup

Gordon Elliott was in a combative mood but is heading to Cheltenham with a team he likes a lot, writes Johnny Ward.

# cheltenham - Friday 7 February, 2020

Mullins forced to rule out three star runners ahead of Cheltenham

The trainer will be without three of his most highly-rated stars for the festival.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Donn McClean: Delta Work a serious prospect for Cheltenham Gold Cup despite losing Jack Kennedy

The Gordon Elliott-trained horse stormed to victory at the Dublin Racing Festival.

# cheltenham - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Santini boosts Gold Cup claims and Paisley Park wins again at Cheltenham

Nicky Henderson also enjoyed success at Doncaster.

# cheltenham - Friday 24 January, 2020

Five at 25: Long-shots that might keep you from entering a Cheltenham world of pain

Good and thorough man Johnny Ward has cast his eye on five horses that might get you over the line.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

3 recent Gold Cup winners amongst 31 entries for this year's Cheltenham prize

The 2020 Gold Cup takes place on Friday 13 March.

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