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#Cheltenham

# cheltenham - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Santini boosts Gold Cup claims and Paisley Park wins again at Cheltenham Horse Racing

Santini boosts Gold Cup claims and Paisley Park wins again at Cheltenham

Nicky Henderson also enjoyed success at Doncaster.

# cheltenham - Friday 24 January, 2020

From The42 Five at 25: Long-shots that might keep you from entering a Cheltenham world of pain Horse Racing

Five at 25: Long-shots that might keep you from entering a Cheltenham world of pain

Good and thorough man Johnny Ward has cast his eye on five horses that might get you over the line.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

From The42 3 recent Gold Cup winners amongst 31 entries for this year's Cheltenham prize Runners And Riders

3 recent Gold Cup winners amongst 31 entries for this year's Cheltenham prize

The 2020 Gold Cup takes place on Friday 13 March.

# cheltenham - Friday 3 January, 2020

From The42 Johnny Ward: Cheltenham should be careful what it wishes for with five-day debate Column

Johnny Ward: Cheltenham should be careful what it wishes for with five-day debate

Our columnist on the prospect of change for the March racing showpiece.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

From The42 Champ crashes out with Dipper Novices' Chase at his mercy Cheltenham

Champ crashes out with Dipper Novices' Chase at his mercy

Barry Geraghty and the 4/9 favourite came crashing down at the second last.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

From The42 Kemboy cleared to race again following owner's Horse Racing Ireland ban Eligible

Kemboy cleared to race again following owner's Horse Racing Ireland ban

The Cheltenham Gold Cup contender will feature in the Savills Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas after today’s decision.

# cheltenham - Saturday 16 November, 2019

From The42 Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier Horse Racing

Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier

The 2015 Champion Hurdle Winner got off to a winning start over fences.

# cheltenham - Friday 27 September, 2019

From The42 5 ante-post Cheltenham bets to consider before prices are cut Column

5 ante-post Cheltenham bets to consider before prices are cut

Johnny Ward makes five super-early selections, and two more for this weekend’s racing in Ireland.

# cheltenham - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From The42 Cheltenham Champion Hurdle winner could be out for the season after suffering injury Espoir D'Allen

Cheltenham Champion Hurdle winner could be out for the season after suffering injury

The Gavin Cromwell-trained Epsoir D’Allen has suffered the setback.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

From The42 Townend set for Al Boum Photo ride at Punchestown next week Final Furlong

Townend set for Al Boum Photo ride at Punchestown next week

Willie Mullins has given the green light for Al Boum Photo and Kemboy to take each other on.

# cheltenham - Thursday 11 April, 2019

From The42 Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month Chasing Glory

Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month

Al Boum Photo chases more glory at the festival next month.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

From The42 Presenting Percy 'lame as a duck' after Gold Cup and ruled out for the season Update

Presenting Percy 'lame as a duck' after Gold Cup and ruled out for the season

‘The prognosis is better than first feared,’ said owner Philip Reynolds.

# cheltenham - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 Champion Hurdle hero Espoir D'Allen has 'done enough' for season Job Done

Champion Hurdle hero Espoir D'Allen has 'done enough' for season

‘We have decided to give him a well-deserved break,’ says trainer Gavin Cromwell.

# cheltenham - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 5 horses to follow over the next 12 months after the Cheltenham Festival Keep An Eye On

5 horses to follow over the next 12 months after the Cheltenham Festival

Klassical Dream, A Plus Tard, Delta Work, City Island and Minella Indo are all worth watching.

# cheltenham - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From The42 Tiger Roll set for Grand National repeat in bid to emulate the legendary Red Rum AIM

Tiger Roll set for Grand National repeat in bid to emulate the legendary Red Rum

The nine-year-old is almost certain to return to Aintree.

# cheltenham - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From The42 Eddie O'Leary remains coy over Tiger Roll's Grand National participation Up In The Air

Eddie O'Leary remains coy over Tiger Roll's Grand National participation

The Cross Country Chase winner at Cheltenham may yet defend his crown on 6 April.

# cheltenham - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 Donn McClean's Cheltenham review: Lasting memories will endure after an extraordinary festival Looking Back

Donn McClean's Cheltenham review: Lasting memories will endure after an extraordinary festival

There were highs and lows during a week of firsts at Prestbury Park.

From The42 'I'll be 93 in April, the same day as the Queen of England' - hoping for All-Ireland club final glory Cheering On Crokes

'I'll be 93 in April, the same day as the Queen of England' - hoping for All-Ireland club final glory

Dr Crokes patron Donie Sheahan on a life of football, racing and his club before tomorrow’s All-Ireland final.

# cheltenham - Friday 15 March, 2019

From The42 Willie Mullins: 'I haven't let the Gold Cup burrow into my mind but now it's arrived it's fantastic' Winner Winner

Willie Mullins: 'I haven't let the Gold Cup burrow into my mind but now it's arrived it's fantastic'

Al Boum Photo’s victory helped lift the mood after Sir Erec’s death earlier in the day.

From The42 Al Boum Photo delivers a first Cheltenham Gold Cup for Willie Mullins Win At Last

Al Boum Photo delivers a first Cheltenham Gold Cup for Willie Mullins

The leading trainer had finished second in the race six times.

From The42 4 things to look out for on Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival Golden Ticket

4 things to look out for on Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival

It’s the climax of the week’s racing at Prestbury Park.

# cheltenham - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 Donn McClean's Day 3 review: The Sport of Queens and Fehily's final ride Cheltenham

Donn McClean's Day 3 review: The Sport of Queens and Fehily's final ride

There was reminiscing and there were emotions – the third day had a sprinkling of everything.

From The42 'It's time to let the young lads get on with it' - emotional Fehily reveals Cheltenham farewell after 50-1 winner Time To Go

'It's time to let the young lads get on with it' - emotional Fehily reveals Cheltenham farewell after 50-1 winner

Noel Fehily triumphed today in the Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle.

From The42 Bryony Frost seals landmark win on Frodon in epic Ryanair Chase Ice Cool

Bryony Frost seals landmark win on Frodon in epic Ryanair Chase

‘He grabbed me by the hands and said don’t you dare give up.’

From The42 Brilliant start to the day for Geraghty and JP with double at Cheltenham Off To A Flier

Brilliant start to the day for Geraghty and JP with double at Cheltenham

Defi Du Seuil and Sire Du Berlais took the opening two races on the third day.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3 And They're Off

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

The Stayers’ Hurdle was the feature race on the third day of the festival.

From The42 4 things to look out for on Day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival Amateur Hour

4 things to look out for on Day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival

It’s St Patrick’s Thursday at Prestbury Park.

From The42 Donn McClean's Day 2 review: Wherever you start, you have to finish with Jamie Codd Coddfather Part II

Donn McClean's Day 2 review: Wherever you start, you have to finish with Jamie Codd

Wednesday’s Cheltenham action was littered with more Irish fairytales, writes Donn McClean.

# cheltenham - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

From The42 Johnny Ward's Day 2 verdict: British racing bosses doing their best to bring an end to the sport Cheltenham

Johnny Ward's Day 2 verdict: British racing bosses doing their best to bring an end to the sport

There was another day of drama and emotion in the Cotswolds, meanwhile.

From The42 'It's a disgrace' - McCoy seethes at Cheltenham ban for Irish amateur jockeys Fury This post contains videos

'It's a disgrace' - McCoy seethes at Cheltenham ban for Irish amateur jockeys

Declan Lavery is among those banned for acting against the welfare of their horse.

From The42 Relief for Gordon Elliott as Tiger Roll trumps cross-country rivals again Roll With It

Relief for Gordon Elliott as Tiger Roll trumps cross-country rivals again

Keith Donoghue was onboard for a seriously impressive display.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2 Good To Go

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2

Storm Gareth didn’t prevent Wednesday’s racing from going ahead on Ladies Day.

From The42 City Island wins the Ballymore for Brassil and Walsh City Slicker

City Island wins the Ballymore for Brassil and Walsh

It’s a first Festival win for trainer Martin Brassil.

From The42 Back-to-back Gold Cups for Native River? 3 tips ahead of Day Four at Cheltenham Heed Your Hunch

Back-to-back Gold Cups for Native River? 3 tips ahead of Day Four at Cheltenham

In the latest edition of Heed Your Hunch, Thom Malone runs the rule over Friday’s races.

From The42 Altior poised to continue remarkable run with another Queen Mother victory Cheltenham

Altior poised to continue remarkable run with another Queen Mother victory

If he can now retain that title his unbeaten run will be extended to 18 races, the jumping world record held by Big Buck’s.

From The42 Cheltenham gets the go-ahead after early inspection We're Off

Cheltenham gets the go-ahead after early inspection

Forecasted high winds had threatened the card.

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

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

Altior is the huge favourite to win out in today’s feature race.

# cheltenham - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

From The42 Donn McClean reviews a dramatic Day 1 at Cheltenham Column

Donn McClean reviews a dramatic Day 1 at Cheltenham

Wins for Espoir D’Allen, Roksana and Klassical Dream were among the highlights.

From The42 Johnny Ward's Day 1 verdict: Ruby lives to fight another day as Blackmore breaks through Cheltenham

Johnny Ward's Day 1 verdict: Ruby lives to fight another day as Blackmore breaks through

It was an afternoon of high emotion at Prestbury Park.

From The42 4 things to look out for on Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival We Go Again

4 things to look out for on Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival

After a hugely dramatic opening card, here’s what’s coming up tomorrow.

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