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# cheltenham - Friday 30 April, 2021

Cheltenham hero Bob Olinger withdrawn from Punchestown at late notice due to coughing
# Ruled Out
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# Ruled Out

Cheltenham hero Bob Olinger withdrawn from Punchestown at late notice due to coughing

Apr 30th 2021, 11:06 AM 2,242 Views 8 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle winner will not take part in today’s Champion Novice Hurdle.

# cheltenham - Saturday 24 April, 2021

'We're roaring at each other with FaceTime on during the races. It's a dream come true.'
# Flooring Porter
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# Flooring Porter

'We're roaring at each other with FaceTime on during the races. It's a dream come true.'

Apr 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 16,589 Views 2 Comments

The syndicate with modest ambitions have seen their horse reign at Leopardstown and Cheltenham, with Punchestown next up.

# cheltenham - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Dual Cheltenham Festival winner Presenting Percy dies
# Racing
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# Racing

Dual Cheltenham Festival winner Presenting Percy dies

Apr 15th 2021, 9:25 PM 5,940 Views 2 Comments

Owner Philip Reynolds pays tribute to ‘special athlete with a personality all of his own’.

# cheltenham - Saturday 20 March, 2021

'It's an honour to be involved in a small way in the story. She's a great person and a super jockey'
# Rachael Blackmore
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# Rachael Blackmore

'It's an honour to be involved in a small way in the story. She's a great person and a super jockey'

Mar 20th 2021, 10:15 AM 29,079 Views 18 Comments

It was a week where Rachael Blackmore dominated racing and soared to new heights.

# cheltenham - Friday 19 March, 2021

Johnny Ward: Blackmore's heroics, Kennedy's outstanding win and soul-searching for British racing
# Expert View
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# Expert View

Johnny Ward: Blackmore's heroics, Kennedy's outstanding win and soul-searching for British racing

Mar 19th 2021, 7:58 PM 4,472 Views 9 Comments

Our columnist reflects on the final day of the 2021 Festival.

Rachael Blackmore: 'Getting an award from AP McCoy in the shape of Ruby Walsh – that’s crazy!'
# Star Of The Show
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# Star Of The Show

Rachael Blackmore: 'Getting an award from AP McCoy in the shape of Ruby Walsh – that’s crazy!'

Mar 19th 2021, 5:28 PM 11,540 Views 9 Comments

The Tipperary jockey becomes first woman to be leading rider at the Cheltenham Festival.

Minella Indo wins the Gold Cup as Henry de Bromhead completes dream Cheltenham week
# Gold Cup
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# Gold Cup

Minella Indo wins the Gold Cup as Henry de Bromhead completes dream Cheltenham week

Mar 19th 2021, 3:20 PM 22,029 Views 15 Comments

The feature race on the last day of the Festival went to Minella Indo.

'The Queen of Cheltenham' Rachael Blackmore wins her sixth of the week
# Insane
From The42
# Insane

'The Queen of Cheltenham' Rachael Blackmore wins her sixth of the week

Mar 19th 2021, 1:49 PM 5,509 Views 3 Comments

The Tipperary jockey has stolen the show across the water.

# cheltenham - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Amazing Allaho rockets to Ryanair glory
# Raiders
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# Raiders

Amazing Allaho rockets to Ryanair glory

Mar 18th 2021, 2:32 PM 3,188 Views 1 Comment

All-the-way victory is another for Rachael Blackmore.

Envoi Allen exit leaves punter relieved to have cashed out for £250,000
# Flutter
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# Flutter

Envoi Allen exit leaves punter relieved to have cashed out for £250,000

Mar 18th 2021, 2:15 PM 8,910 Views 1 Comment

Paul Dean faced a dilemma ahead of day three of the Cheltenham Festival.

3 tips to hopefully end the Cheltenham Festival on a high
# Tips
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# Tips

3 tips to hopefully end the Cheltenham Festival on a high

Mar 18th 2021, 2:09 PM 7,441 Views 1 Comment

Johnny Ward takes you through Friday’s racing with the latest William Hill prices.

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 18th 2021, 6:00 AM 2,854 Views 1 Comment

The feature race on Day 3 of the festival will be in the spotlight.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Johnny Ward: British jumps racing is in a sorry state as Irish rule the day at Cheltenham
# Expert View
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# Expert View

Johnny Ward: British jumps racing is in a sorry state as Irish rule the day at Cheltenham

Mar 17th 2021, 9:28 PM 39,616 Views 23 Comments

After two days’ racing, half-time, Henry de Bromhead had won three of the Grade 1s. Of 14 races, Great Britain has won three.

Grand National hero Tiger Roll lands victory at Cheltenham for the fifth time
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Grand National hero Tiger Roll lands victory at Cheltenham for the fifth time

Mar 17th 2021, 4:04 PM 25,291 Views 10 Comments

Keith Donoghue steered the two-time Grand National victor home in the Cross-Country Chase.

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 17th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,158 Views 4 Comments

Can the favourite Chacun Pour Soi be stopped?

# cheltenham - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'I'm speechless' - Rachael Blackmore makes history as Honeysuckle lands the Champion Hurdle
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

'I'm speechless' - Rachael Blackmore makes history as Honeysuckle lands the Champion Hurdle

Mar 16th 2021, 3:15 PM 21,775 Views 12 Comments

The favourite lived up to the billing in the big race on the opening day.

Appreciate It rules Supreme for Mullins and Townend while Shishkin cruises to Arkle
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Appreciate It rules Supreme for Mullins and Townend while Shishkin cruises to Arkle

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 2:18 PM 2,733 Views 2 Comments

Dominant display in Festival opener.

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 16th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,282 Views 3 Comments

Can Honeysuckle deliver or will it be last year’s winner Epatante?

# cheltenham - Monday 15 March, 2021

'People absolutely loved that horse': How Danoli and Tom Foley captured Irish sporting hearts
# The42 Reads
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# The42 Reads

'People absolutely loved that horse': How Danoli and Tom Foley captured Irish sporting hearts

Mar 15th 2021, 8:08 PM 12,271 Views 5 Comments

The popular trainer passed away recently but the memories of his exploits with Danoli will live on.

Unexpected rainfall turns Cheltenham ground soft
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Unexpected rainfall turns Cheltenham ground soft

Mar 15th 2021, 9:22 AM 4,211 Views 3 Comments

Going report soft, good to soft in places on Old and New courses.

# cheltenham - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Honeysuckle and Epatante to square up in Champion Hurdle while just 8 declared for Supreme Novices
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Honeysuckle and Epatante to square up in Champion Hurdle while just 8 declared for Supreme Novices

Mar 14th 2021, 12:15 PM 2,609 Views 0 Comments

Brilliant mares among 10 declared at Cheltenham on Tuesday.

# cheltenham - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'Michael just said, 'I'm paying Mouse to train him, I'm paying you to ride him, it's yere decision'
# Conor O'Dwyer
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# Conor O'Dwyer

'Michael just said, 'I'm paying Mouse to train him, I'm paying you to ride him, it's yere decision'

Mar 13th 2021, 10:00 AM 48,278 Views 7 Comments

Conor O’Dwyer only won four races as a jockey at Cheltenham. Two Gold Cup and two Champion Hurdles made for an impressive strike rate though.

# cheltenham - Friday 12 March, 2021

'It's amazing looking back and seeing how unaware we were': The week when Irish sport shut down
# A Year Of Covid
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# A Year Of Covid

'It's amazing looking back and seeing how unaware we were': The week when Irish sport shut down

Mar 12th 2021, 9:54 AM 8,458 Views 1 Comment

Donal Ó Fatharta, Mike Sherry, Aishling Moloney and Dan Sheridan reflect on how Irish sporting life was turned upside down by Covid-19.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Johnny Ward: Cheltenham a symbol of how our lives have changed in ways we didn't think possible
# Column
From The42
# Column

Johnny Ward: Cheltenham a symbol of how our lives have changed in ways we didn't think possible

Mar 10th 2021, 12:48 PM 3,521 Views 6 Comments

Johnny Ward sets the scene ahead of a Festival like no other.

# cheltenham - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Late call on Fakir D’oudairies’ Cheltenham options
# Cheltenham 2021
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# Cheltenham 2021

Late call on Fakir D’oudairies’ Cheltenham options

Mar 9th 2021, 12:59 PM 2,254 Views 0 Comments

Joseph O’Brien still pondering between Champion Chase and Ryanair.

# cheltenham - Monday 8 March, 2021

Buveur D’Air to miss Champion Hurdle From The42

Buveur D’Air to miss Champion Hurdle

Mar 8th 2021, 7:28 PM 4,118 Views 0 Comments

Dual winner will head instead to Aintree.

# cheltenham - Monday 1 March, 2021

Gordon Elliott barred from racing horses in Britain while investigation into image takes place
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Gordon Elliott barred from racing horses in Britain while investigation into image takes place

Mar 1st 2021, 7:42 PM 51,722 Views 45 Comments

The news is a major announcement a fortnight out from the start of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival.

# cheltenham - Friday 26 February, 2021

'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'
# Premier League
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# Premier League

'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'

Feb 26th 2021, 9:33 PM 20,418 Views 10 Comments

Miguel Delaney, David Sneyd and Johnny Ward are our latest guests on The Punt — discussing the major topics in the Premier League this week before we look ahead to Cheltenham.

# cheltenham - Saturday 6 February, 2021

2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero rolls back years for emphatic Cotswold win
# Native River
From The42
# Native River

2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero rolls back years for emphatic Cotswold win

Feb 6th 2021, 4:34 PM 4,027 Views 2 Comments

Colin Tizzard’s 2018 Gold Cup hero will head back to Cheltenham next month.

# cheltenham - Friday 29 January, 2021

Tomorrow's Cheltenham Trials Day meeting has been called off
# Rain Rain Go Away
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# Rain Rain Go Away

Tomorrow's Cheltenham Trials Day meeting has been called off

Jan 29th 2021, 11:40 AM 2,164 Views 0 Comments

Fairyhouse’s Saturday card is also subject to an inspection this afternoon.

# cheltenham - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Three goals in final nine minutes rescues Manchester City from shock FA Cup exit
# Phew
From The42
# Phew

Three goals in final nine minutes rescues Manchester City from shock FA Cup exit

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:51 PM 6,447 Views 0 Comments

Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus and Ferran Torres were on target against League Two side Cheltenham.

# cheltenham - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Johnny Ward: Racing's need for a fitness app like Strava and who to back at Cheltenham
# Column
From The42
# Column

Johnny Ward: Racing's need for a fitness app like Strava and who to back at Cheltenham

Jan 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 2,241 Views 2 Comments

Our columnist makes a case for embracing GPS technology in horse racing, and looks ahead to the March festival.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Johnny Ward: Cheltenham without the Irish is a dispiriting thought
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Johnny Ward: Cheltenham without the Irish is a dispiriting thought

Jan 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 5,084 Views 9 Comments

Our columnist looks ahead to the March festival and offers his recommendation for the Triumph Hurdle.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Al Boum Photo headlines Gold Cup contenders
# Cheltenham
From The42
# Cheltenham

Al Boum Photo headlines Gold Cup contenders

Jan 6th 2021, 12:50 PM 2,667 Views 2 Comments

Willie Mullins-trained nine-year-old bidding to strike for third time in Cheltenham showpiece.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Cheltenham abandons New Year’s Day card
# And It's Off
From The42
# And It's Off

Cheltenham abandons New Year’s Day card

Dec 30th 2020, 10:35 AM 6,285 Views 0 Comments

The course is waterlogged after 85mm of rain in the past week.

# cheltenham - Friday 25 December, 2020

'It’s 4.45! I’m never going to make it to London for the start of the show'
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

'It’s 4.45! I’m never going to make it to London for the start of the show'

Dec 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,826 Views 7 Comments

Former footballer Alan Brazil recalls one of the most controversial moments of his radio career.

# cheltenham - Friday 11 December, 2020

Elliott buys Grade One star Apple’s Jade for Bective Stud
# Great Mare
From The42
# Great Mare

Elliott buys Grade One star Apple’s Jade for Bective Stud

Dec 11th 2020, 9:40 AM 4,423 Views 1 Comment

Trainer pays €530,000 for former inmate.

# cheltenham - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Put The Kettle On pounces to win Shloer Chase for de Bromhead
# Cheltenham
From The42
# Cheltenham

Put The Kettle On pounces to win Shloer Chase for de Bromhead

Nov 15th 2020, 3:40 PM 4,271 Views 0 Comments

Odds-on favourite Defi Du Seuil was pulled up early in the straight.

# cheltenham - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Eldorado Allen takes full advantage of Gumball exit
# Colin Tizzard
From The42
# Colin Tizzard

Eldorado Allen takes full advantage of Gumball exit

Nov 14th 2020, 5:07 PM 3,708 Views 0 Comments

Grade One test could await next at Sandown.

# cheltenham - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Fabulous Frodon proves unstoppable at Cheltenham
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Fabulous Frodon proves unstoppable at Cheltenham

Oct 24th 2020, 5:03 PM 3,722 Views 2 Comments

Gold Cup firmly on the agenda after Ryanair hero defies welter burden.

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