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#CheltFest

# cheltfest - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Gold Cup at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

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

It’s the big one on the final day of the festival.

# cheltfest - Thursday 12 March, 2015

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

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

And hopefully help you pick a winner.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win today’s World Hurdle at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

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

Nail your colours to the mast.

# cheltfest - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The42 Unlucky photographer gets VERY close to the action at Cheltenham Close Call

Unlucky photographer gets VERY close to the action at Cheltenham

The snapper has been taken to the race course medical centre.

From The42 More success for Mullins as Bryan Cooper returns to the winner’s enclosure at Cheltenham Cheltenham 2015

More success for Mullins as Bryan Cooper returns to the winner’s enclosure at Cheltenham

Earlier, Davy Russell won the Neptune aboard Windsor Palace.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

# cheltfest - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From The42 Bookies claim they’re spared £50 million after Annie Power’s dramatic Cheltenham fall Oh So Close

Bookies claim they’re spared £50 million after Annie Power’s dramatic Cheltenham fall

Ruby Walsh’s mount looked set for victory but fell at the last.

From The42 Faugheen takes the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham as Mullins makes history Cheltenham Glory

Faugheen takes the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham as Mullins makes history

It was a one-two-three for trainer Willie Mullins.

From The42 The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day one of Cheltenham — and pick a winner Tipping Point

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day one of Cheltenham — and pick a winner

It’s the most wonderful (horse racing) time of the year again.

# cheltfest - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The42 Can anybody beat Ruby to the Cheltenham top jockey prize? King Of The Hill

Can anybody beat Ruby to the Cheltenham top jockey prize?

The short answer is yes, the long answer is ‘yes, but it’s unlikely.’ Here’s why.

# cheltfest - Sunday 8 March, 2015

# cheltfest - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The42 AP McCoy has picked his ride for his final Cheltenham Gold Cup Cheltenham 2015

AP McCoy has picked his ride for his final Cheltenham Gold Cup

It’s 10/1 if you fancy the champ to bow out with a third Gold Cup.

# cheltfest - Friday 14 March, 2014

From The42 The Winners’ Enclosure: Davy’s Golden moment as Irish clean up on final day at Cheltenham Cheltenham 2014

The Winners’ Enclosure: Davy’s Golden moment as Irish clean up on final day at Cheltenham

The bookies left with a smile on their faces and the money in their satchels after an extraordinary Friday.

From The42 GIF: Irish jockey Daryl Jacob injured as Port Melon crashes through Cheltenham railing CheltFest

GIF: Irish jockey Daryl Jacob injured as Port Melon crashes through Cheltenham railing

The incident took the jockey out of the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014, Day 4 Cheltenham 2014

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014, Day 4

A sell-out crowd of 67,000 was expected for the final day of Cheltenham 2014. We had live coverage of a dramatic final day.

From The42 TheScore.ie’s Morning Line: everything you need to enjoy day four at Cheltenham — and pick a winner Cheltenham 2014

TheScore.ie’s Morning Line: everything you need to enjoy day four at Cheltenham — and pick a winner

It’s nearly time to pack our bags and head home for another year but before that, we’ve still got seven cracking races to enjoy on Friday’s card.

# cheltfest - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From The42 The Winner’s Enclosure: More Of That delivers Power punch for the bookies Cheltenham 2014

The Winner’s Enclosure: More Of That delivers Power punch for the bookies

It didn’t always follow the script on another dramatic day at Cheltenham.

From The42 Geraghty’s joy is McCoy’s pain again in World Hurdle Cheltenham

Geraghty’s joy is McCoy’s pain again in World Hurdle

For the second time in a feature race this week, AP McCoy backed the wrong horse.

From The42 Big Buck’s retires after coming up short in Cheltenham World Hurdle Cheltenham 2014

Big Buck’s retires after coming up short in Cheltenham World Hurdle

The 11-year-old finished out of the places in his bid to win a remarkable fifth World Hurdle.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014, Day 3 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014, Day 3

St Patrick’s Day came to Cheltenham a few days early — but would Irish eyes be smiling on day three of this year’s festival?

From The42 POLL: Who do you think will win today’s World Hurdle at Cheltenham? Cheltenham 2014 This post contains a poll

POLL: Who do you think will win today’s World Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Today’s feature race has been billed as “The Lady and the Champ” as Annie Power sets out to topple Big Buck’s.

# cheltfest - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The42 Bryan Cooper breaks leg in fall at Cheltenham Festival Cheltenham

Bryan Cooper breaks leg in fall at Cheltenham Festival

The 21-year-old has been brought to hospital in Gloucester.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014, Day 2 Liveblog

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014, Day 2

Join us for live coverage of Ladies Day (and some horse racing) in the Cotswolds.

From The42 POLL: Who do you think will win today’s Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham? CheltFest This post contains a poll

POLL: Who do you think will win today’s Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham?

Sire De Grugy is tipped to land the big one today.

# cheltfest - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From The42 The Winner’s Enclosure: Jezki cruises as Champagne bubbles burst by Warhorse They're Off

The Winner’s Enclosure: Jezki cruises as Champagne bubbles burst by Warhorse

Tragedy clouded the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.

From The42 Ruby Tuesday: 13 pics from the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival CheltFest

Ruby Tuesday: 13 pics from the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival

Vautour, Jezki and Quevega were some of the big winners on Day 1.

From The42 ‘He’s a favourite of mine’ —  trainer Jessica Harrington revels in her first Champion Hurdle win thanks to Jezki Cheltenham

‘He’s a favourite of mine’ — trainer Jessica Harrington revels in her first Champion Hurdle win thanks to Jezki

JP McManus became the first owner to have a 1-2 in the race.

From The42 Ruby Walsh starts with a bang but insists there’s a lot more to life than riding Cheltenham winners Cheltenham

Ruby Walsh starts with a bang but insists there’s a lot more to life than riding Cheltenham winners

The top jockey favourite won the first at Prestbury Park but took time to remember friends.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014 – Day 1 CheltFest

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014 – Day 1

The National Hunt extravaganza started today in the Cotswolds

From The42 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?

Nail your colours to the mast.

From The42 12 Irish horses to watch at the 2014 Cheltenham Festival Irish Eye

12 Irish horses to watch at the 2014 Cheltenham Festival

From bankers to long-shots, we’ve your Irish horses covered.

From The42 TheScore.ie’s Morning Line: everything you need to enjoy day one at Cheltenham — and pick a winner Mark Your Card

TheScore.ie’s Morning Line: everything you need to enjoy day one at Cheltenham — and pick a winner

For racing fans, the next four days are as good as it gets.

# cheltfest - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The42 Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how you can bluff your way through this year’s festival CheltFest

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how you can bluff your way through this year’s festival

If you can’t tell Ruby Walsh from Ruby Wax, we’re here to help.

From The42 7 numbers showing why you should back Willie Mullins at Cheltenham Irish Raider

7 numbers showing why you should back Willie Mullins at Cheltenham

The Carlow based trainer is set for a big week.

From The42 Twas the night before Cheltenham… and the Irish invasion is ready for action Cheltenham 2014

Twas the night before Cheltenham… and the Irish invasion is ready for action

It’s Christmas Eve for horse racing fans.

From The42 TheScore.ie beginner’s guide to having a bet on Cheltenham How To

TheScore.ie beginner’s guide to having a bet on Cheltenham

Don’t know your each-ways from your Lucky 15s? We’re here to help.

From The42 The race for the top jockey prize at Cheltenham 2014 Top Jockey

The race for the top jockey prize at Cheltenham 2014

From Ruby Walsh to Tony McCoy, Irish jockeys should have plenty to smile about at this year’s festival.

# cheltfest - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From The42 5 excuses to use if your horse loses at Cheltenham next week CheltFest

5 excuses to use if your horse loses at Cheltenham next week

They probably won’t be the real reason but they’ll still sound good.

# cheltfest - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The42 Cue Card out for the season with stress fracture Cheltenham

Cue Card out for the season with stress fracture

‘It’s a gut wrencher really,’ says trainer trainer Colin Tizzard.

# cheltfest - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The42 Philip Fenton’s horses cleared to run at Cheltenham following investigation Cheltenham 2014

Philip Fenton’s horses cleared to run at Cheltenham following investigation

BHA find that Last Instalment, Value at Risk and Dunguib had not been administered with performance-enhancing substances.

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