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# willie-mullins - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Three

Can Barry Geraghty and Nicky Henderson keep yesterday’s show on the road today? Mark Hobbs runs through today’s card.

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As Hector might be shouting at this very instant in field in the Cotswolds: let yourself go.

# willie-mullins - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Two more fatalities at Cheltenham today

Yesterday, three horses lost their lives on the first afternoon of racing at the Festival.

The winners' enclosure: Barry and the Hendersons

A mixed day for punters, but a landmark day for Irish jockeys, particularly Barry Geraghty who claimed three wins.

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In pictures: Spills and thrills on dramatic second Festival day

It wasn’t a particularly good day to be a photographer at trackside… but here’s what the snappers at Prestbury Park captured earlier.

Cheltenham controversy in dramatic Champion Chase

Finian’s Rainbow comes in first after last fence dolled off in day’s feature race.

As it happened: Cheltenham, day two

Get those two-cent coins stacked nice and high, we’re going minute-by-minute for day two of the greatest equine show on earth.

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Two

Strap yourself in… here we go again.

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Even if Hurricane Fly’s defeat leaves you broke, today’s another day.

# willie-mullins - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Festival’s opening day marred by three horse fatalities

Glenfarclas Handicap Chase favourite Scotsirish and Garde Champetre were put down after what was the fifth race on the card before Educated Evans fell in the last.

The winners' enclosure: Rock on Ruby saves the day for bookies

Paul Nicholls’ runner denied the much fancied favourite Hurricane Fly to put a spring in the step of the turf accountants trackside.

In pictures: And they're off at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival... Picture Perfect This post contains images

In pictures: And they're off at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival...

Here’s how Centenary Day looked on a day when banker Hurricane Fly failed to cash.

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As it happened: Cheltenham day one

No need to sneak out of work (much) we’re bringing you live up to the minute updates from the festival.

Cheltenham 2012: who’ll win the race to be crowned top jockey?

Will it be Ruby Tuesday (and Wednesday and Thursday and Friday) again this year? Or will somebody else steal the headlines? Here’s the three men who would be top jockey.

Mark your card: Cheltenham day one

Can’t figure out which tail to pin on which donkey? Mark Hobbs has you, and your hard-earned cash, in his best interests.

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Every weekday morning we bring you all you need to know by 9AM, except who’s going to win the 2.40.

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On the first day of action at Prestbury Park, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is.

# willie-mullins - Monday 12 March, 2012

Lucky 13: here’s why 2011 was a record-breaking year for the Irish at Cheltenham Memory Lane This post contains images

Lucky 13: here’s why 2011 was a record-breaking year for the Irish at Cheltenham

If you still need something to get you in the mood, this recap of Ireland’s finest hour at Cheltenham should do the trick.

It's on: Kauto Star will run in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Watch out, Long Run. A certain horse beneath Ruby Walsh will be aiming for his third Gold Cup this Friday.

Buckaroo! Here’s what’s happening at Cheltenham today…

We’re not the only ones letting the excitement get to us today.

Winning at Cheltenham: Lies, damned lies and statistics

We study the trends to try to narrow the field ahead of the start of the festival tomorrow. And then just pick the one with the pretty silks.

# willie-mullins - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Voler la Vedette sets her sights on World domination

Colm Murphy’s Voler la Vedette is “more than likely” to compete against Big Buck’s in the Cheltenham World Hurdle, the trainer said yesterday.

# willie-mullins - Monday 23 January, 2012

Voler's Champion Hurdle chances hinge on the rain

Colm Murphy is likely to pull Voler la Vedette from Sunday’s BHP Irish Champion Hurdle unless the ground softens considerably.

# willie-mullins - Friday 6 January, 2012

The Morning Score: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of that first cup of coffee.

# willie-mullins - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Mullins 'absolutely delighted' by Hurricane Fly workout

Trainer Willie Mullins has targeted this month’s Irish Champion Hurdle for Hurricane Fly’s seasonal reappearance.

# willie-mullins - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Unaccompanied claims the Festival Hurdle for Weld

Demot Weld’s filly got up to win the feature race on day four at Leopardstown, beating favourite Thousand Stars into second place.

# willie-mullins - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Hurricane Fly misses Leopardstown Festival

Willie Mullins has pulled the Champion Hurdle winner from Thursday’s Istabraq Festival Hurdle.

# willie-mullins - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from where you left those snow socks you bought last year.

# willie-mullins - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Mark Your Card: Fairyhouse Day Three

Mark Hobbs came dangerously close to Grand National glory with 22/1 shot Western Charmer yesterday. Read his thoughts on the final day of the Fairyhouse meeting here.

# willie-mullins - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Disappointment for Katie as Monty drops out

Katie Walsh’s dream of making her Grand National debut has been scuppered by Our Monty’s late withdrawal.

# willie-mullins - Monday 28 March, 2011

Kauto headed for Punchestown debut

Paul Nicholls’ chaser is targeting the Guinness Gold Cup on May 4 as his final contest of the season.

# willie-mullins - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

The Winners' Enclosure: Hurricane Fly the pick of the bunch on Ruby Tuesday

Missed today’s Cheltenham action? We skip through the highlights and lowlights of the day’s racing so that you don’t feel left out.

# willie-mullins - Saturday 5 March, 2011

Teenager Newmill to upset young guns

In-house racing supremo Mark Hobbs offers his thoughts on today’s Shamrock Paddy Chase at Gowran Park today.

# willie-mullins - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Ruby delighted to be back racing as Cheltenham looms on the horizon

Ruby Walsh is set for make his racing return on Friday after a four-month injury lay-off.

# willie-mullins - Friday 4 February, 2011

Mullins: Cooldine ready for Leopardstown showdown

Both Cooldine and stablemate Mikael d’Haguenet have “worked very well” according to their trainer as they prepare for this weekend’s Hennessy Gold Cup meeting.

# willie-mullins - Thursday 28 October, 2010

Death of racing legend Paddy Mullins

Racing world mourns passing of great.

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