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

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

Race fans watch from the stands last year.
Race fans watch from the stands last year.
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THE GOING IS soft; but after some trojan work by groundstaff at Cheltenham this week, the Festival certainly is going.

Around 15,000 Irish racing fans are said to be heading for Prestbury Park — though that seems optimistic these days — while many more of us will watch from home or the office.

It’s the biggest week of the year too for bookmakers with one Irish firm estimating that €120 million will be spent at the totes over the coming days.

But will you get in the swing of things this week?


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