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#Cheltenham 2020

# cheltenham-2020 - Friday 13 March, 2020

Al Boum Photo sees off Santini by a neck to retain Cheltenham Gold Cup
# Repeat Success
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# Repeat Success

Al Boum Photo sees off Santini by a neck to retain Cheltenham Gold Cup

Mar 13th 2020, 3:46 PM 4,946 Views 13 Comments

The eight-year-old becomes the first horse since Best Mate in 2004 to defend the Gold Cup.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 4
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 4

Mar 13th 2020, 1:00 PM 11,187 Views 7 Comments

The show goes on in Prestbury Park. Join us for live updates of racing on Gold Cup day.

# cheltenham-2020 - Thursday 12 March, 2020

50-1 outsider upsets defending champ Paisley Park to claim Stayers' Hurdle
# Lisnagar Oscar
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# Lisnagar Oscar

50-1 outsider upsets defending champ Paisley Park to claim Stayers' Hurdle

Mar 12th 2020, 4:44 PM 4,419 Views 7 Comments

Victory also for Willie Mullins’ Min who won the Ryanair Chase.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3
# Cheltenham 2020
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# Cheltenham 2020

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

Mar 12th 2020, 12:30 PM 12,138 Views 5 Comments

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

Poll: Who do you think will win the Stayers' Hurdle today at Cheltenham?
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

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

Mar 12th 2020, 6:00 AM 3,552 Views 7 Comments

Paisley Park is the strong favourite.

# cheltenham-2020 - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Tiger Roll goes down fighting as JP McManus Cheltenham winning tally grows
# Eye Of The Tiger
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# Eye Of The Tiger

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

Mar 11th 2020, 6:12 PM 6,197 Views 8 Comments

Gordon Elliott’s charge finished second behind Easysland.

Champion Chase upset as Politologue turns in flawless performance
# Champion
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# Champion

Champion Chase upset as Politologue turns in flawless performance

Mar 11th 2020, 4:13 PM 3,234 Views 2 Comments

2-5 favourite Defi Du Seuil trailed home a distant fourth.

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

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

Mar 11th 2020, 2:56 PM 3,992 Views 0 Comments

An incredible finish to the RSA Chase today.

3 expert tips for the penultimate day at Cheltenham
# Racing
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# Racing

3 expert tips for the penultimate day at Cheltenham

Mar 11th 2020, 2:22 PM 9,861 Views 2 Comments

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

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2
# Cheltenham 2020
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# Cheltenham 2020

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2

Mar 11th 2020, 12:41 PM 48,457 Views 16 Comments

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

Chacun Pour Soi misses Queen Mother Champion Chase From The42

Chacun Pour Soi misses Queen Mother Champion Chase

Mar 11th 2020, 11:32 AM 3,026 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Have Your Say

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

Mar 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 4,113 Views 8 Comments

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

# cheltenham-2020 - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Geraghty triumphs again as Epatante claims Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham
# Brilliant Barry
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# Brilliant Barry

Geraghty triumphs again as Epatante claims Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham

Mar 10th 2020, 4:47 PM 3,961 Views 2 Comments

A fourth Champion Hurdle win for jockey Barry Geraghty while trainer Nicky Henderson and owner JP McManus got to celebrate once more as well.

Irish glory as De Bromhead and Coleman celebrate Cheltenham Arkle success
# Put The Kettle On
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# Put The Kettle On

Irish glory as De Bromhead and Coleman celebrate Cheltenham Arkle success

Mar 10th 2020, 2:48 PM 5,598 Views 4 Comments

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

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1
# Cheltenham 2020
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# Cheltenham 2020

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1

Mar 10th 2020, 12:30 PM 54,787 Views 16 Comments

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

Altior ruled out of bid to defend Champion Chase title
# Lame
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# Lame

Altior ruled out of bid to defend Champion Chase title

Mar 10th 2020, 10:40 AM 2,504 Views 5 Comments

The 10-year-old was found to be lame on Sunday and has been withdrawn by trainer Nicky Henderson.

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

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

Mar 10th 2020, 6:15 AM 4,333 Views 4 Comments

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

# cheltenham-2020 - Monday 9 March, 2020

Altior given ‘every chance’ to defend Champion Chase crown
# Raring To Go
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# Raring To Go

Altior given ‘every chance’ to defend Champion Chase crown

Mar 9th 2020, 11:47 AM 2,081 Views 6 Comments

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

The Powers and the glory: Robbie and father Con on winning, life and more
# Breeding
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# Breeding

The Powers and the glory: Robbie and father Con on winning, life and more

Mar 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 7,614 Views 1 Comment

At home with two of the world’s real competitiors ahead of this year’s Cheltenham Festival.

# cheltenham-2020 - Sunday 8 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 8th 2020, 10:00 AM 42,239 Views 14 Comments

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-2020 - Friday 6 March, 2020

3 tips to get your Cheltenham week off to a flyer on Tuesday
# Prestbury Park
From The42
# Prestbury Park

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

Mar 6th 2020, 2:17 PM 12,282 Views 5 Comments

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

Gordon Elliott considering Supreme switch for Envoi Allen
# Allen Key
From The42
# Allen Key

Gordon Elliott considering Supreme switch for Envoi Allen

Mar 6th 2020, 10:09 AM 3,016 Views 0 Comments

Ballymore favourite could be rerouted to day one at Cheltenham.

# cheltenham-2020 - Thursday 5 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 5th 2020, 5:28 PM 10,590 Views 4 Comments

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

# cheltenham-2020 - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

5 spirited underdogs to keep an eye on next week at Cheltenham
# Money For Jam Man
From The42
# Money For Jam Man

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

Mar 4th 2020, 10:31 AM 7,206 Views 3 Comments

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

# cheltenham-2020 - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

No need yet for Cheltenham backup plan, but racing puts coronavirus steering group in place
# Keeping An Eye On It
From The42
# Keeping An Eye On It

No need yet for Cheltenham backup plan, but racing puts coronavirus steering group in place

Feb 25th 2020, 8:14 PM 5,116 Views 1 Comment

‘Racing continues to liaise closely with the Government to stay on top of the situation,’ said a Jockey Club spokesperson.

# cheltenham-2020 - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Envoi Allen: will horse racing's rising star go for the Champion Hurdle?
# DONN MCCLEAN
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# DONN MCCLEAN

Envoi Allen: will horse racing's rising star go for the Champion Hurdle?

Jan 9th 2020, 8:49 PM 3,972 Views 9 Comments

After Sunday’s win in Naas, Donn McClean reviews connections’ Cheltenham options.