Guide to The Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham Festival 2022: Tiger Roll Retired after Delta Work beats him into Second in Cross Country Chase

Delta Work (5/2 Favourite) won the Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase, on Day Two of the Cheltenham Festival 2022, getting up to defeat stable companion Tiger Roll (3/1) by three-quarters of a length. Both horses are owned by Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown House Stud and entered the winner’s enclosure together.   The 12 year old Tiger …

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Cheltenham Festival 2022: Honeysuckle Makes History in Champion Hurdle

Honeysuckle created history on the opening day of Cheltenham Festival 2022 by becoming the first mare to win the Grade One Unibet Champion Hurdle twice.  Repeating her success of 2021, the eight year old was the three and half-length winner from Epatante, the 2020 winner. Zanahiyr was another length away in third. With jockey Rachel …

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Cheltenham Festival 2022: Footballers Trade Places with Racing Professionals

As the long awaited Cheltenham Festival returns in all its glory (spectators and all!) for 2022, we are all aware that months and years of hard work and dedication by breeders, owners, trainers and jockeys are about to come to a head – and only the select few will win. In the run-up to the …

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The Festival 2022: Thistlecrack in ROR Parade with host of Festival Favourites on Day 1

Thistlecrack, one of the most popular and talented Jump horses of recent years, returns to Cheltenham on Tuesday 15th March as part of the annual parade of former racehorses taking place prior to racing on Day One of The Festival™. Now enjoying a busy retirement, 14-year-old Thistlecrack is one of seven former Festival winners in the …

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The Festival 2022: Lucy Wadham has high hopes for Martello Sky

By Graham Clark Lucy Wadham has high hopes that stable star Martello Sky is capable of giving her an emotional first success at The Festival by settling a score in the Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle on Tuesday 15th March. Although no stranger to the Cheltenham winner’s enclosure, success at The Festival has so far eluded …

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Willie Mullins Keeping His Options Open Ahead of Cheltenham

As of right now, Cheltenham fever is at its peak. With the action set to commence less than a week from today, it’s all anybody can talk about. And one man who has tongues wagging is Willie Mullins, who’s keeping his options firmly open ahead of the contest. With three runners – Sir Gerhard, Dysart …

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The Festival 2022: Donate to Red Cross Ukraine Appeal to be in with a chance of winning tickets to the Gold Cup

The Jockey Club is offering racing fans who donate £10 to the British Red Cross’s Ukraine Appeal the chance to win hospitality tickets to The Festival’s sold out Cheltenham Gold Cup Day (18th March). The initiative will guarantee 24 lucky people a pair of tickets each in the Cheltenham Festival’s Club Enclosure for the most …

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Cheltenham Festival 2022: Paul Nicholls Highlights His Team’s Best Chances

By Graham Clark Paul Nicholls, the 12-times champion Jump trainer in Great Britain, hosted the media at his Manor Farm Stables in Ditcheat ahead of The Festival™ at Cheltenham later this month (Tuesday 15th March to Friday 18th March inclusive). Nicholls, who has 46 Festival winners to his name, said: “I’ll have about 12 or …

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The Festival 2022: Dan Skelton enthusiastic about his Squad

By Graham Clark Trainer Dan Skelton has high hopes for Protektorat in this year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup and believes his team for The Festival is “significantly the best team we’ve had in terms of quality”. Speaking at his Lodge Hill stables near Alcester at a pre-Festival media event organised by The Jockey Club, the trainer …

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