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2017 Supreme Novices Hurdle Result
LABAIK IS SHOCK WINNER OF THE SUPREME NOVICES' Labaik was a surprise winner of the opening race of The Festival 2017, the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle, at 25/1. The Gordon Elliott-trained six-year-old has refused to race four times in the past... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Arkle Trophy Chase Result
ALTIOR BOLTS UP TO TAKE THE PRESSURE OFF HENDERSON Altior's triumph in the Racing Post Arkle Novices' Chase takes trainer Nicky Henderson's tally of Festival wins to 56. The 1/4 favourite jumped and galloped strongly to pass the post six lengths ahead... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Ultima Handicap Chase Result
UN TEMPS POUR TOUT WINS ULTIMA HANDICAP CHASE AGAIN The David Pipe-trained Un Temps Pour Tout (9/1) became just the third horse to win the Ultima Handicap Chase, the third race on day one, Champion Day, of the Cheltenham Festival, on two... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Champion Hurdle Result
HENDERSON IS FLOATING ON AIR Nicky Henderson's Festival total rose to 57 after 5/1 chance Buveur D'Air gave him a sixth Stan James Champion Hurdle success, making him the winning-most trainer ever in the hurdling championship. Buveur D'Air, a six-year-old French-bred by... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Mares Hurdle Result
JADE HOLDS OFF MULLINS' PAIR TO LAND MARES' BIG RACE Betting on the OLBG Mares' Hurdle suggested it would be a three-horse race, and so it proved, but not in the bookies' order. Apple's Jade, the 7/2 shot and outsider of the... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 J T McNamara NH Chase Result
ELLIOTT ON A TREBLE ROLL A remarkable day for trainer Gordon Elliott was embellished when Tiger Roll brought up a 1,988/1 treble for his yard by landing the J T McNamara National Hunt Chase. The victory - which completed a double for... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Novices Handicap Chase Result
FLEMING TASTES FIRST FESTIVAL SUCCESS WITH TULLY EAST The Alan Fleming-trained Tully East, an 8/1 chance, ran out an authoritative winner of the Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase, the final race on day one, Champion Day, of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival. Settled... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Champion Bumper Result
FAYONAGH COMPLETES CODD AND ELLIOTT DOUBLE Trainer Gordon Elliott and amateur Jamie Codd completed a 39/1 double when Fayonagh (7/1) flew home to land the Weatherbys Champion Bumper. Codd, who works for auctioneers Tattersalls Ireland, bought Fayonagh for £64,000 at the company's... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Fred Winter Juvenile Hurdle Result
TIGER CLAWS A FIRST VICTORY FOR WILLIAMS Flying Tiger's triumph in the Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle was a first at The Festival for trainer Nick Williams. Ridden by champion jockey Richard Johnson - scoring his first win of the week -... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Cross Country Chase Result
CODD AND CAUSES CREATE FESTIVAL HISTORY The Gordon Elliott-trained 4/1 shot Cause Of Causes created Cheltenham Festival history in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase as the gelding became just the fourth horse in Prestbury's Park rich heritage to win three different races... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Queen Mother Champion Chase result
TIARA IS CROWNED KING IN SPECIAL QUEEN MOTHER CORONATION Special Tiara (11/1) delivered the finest performance of his career to be crowned a shock winner of the 2017 Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase with a superb front-running performance in the two-mile chasing... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Coral Cup Result
SUNDAE DELIVERS SUPA PERFORMANCE Jessica Harrington became the most successful female trainer ever at the Festival after 16/1 shot Supasundae claimed a decisive two length victory in the Coral Cup, the third race on day two, Ladies Day, of the Cheltenham Festival.... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 RSA Chase result
MIGHT BITE FIGHTS BACK TO WIN RSA THRILLER The Nicky Henderson-trained Might Bite (7/2 favourite) rallied amazingly in the closing stages to edge a dramatic finish after appearing to throw certain victory away in the Grade One RSA Novices' Chase, the second... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Neptune IM Hurdle Result
PAULING HOLDS COURT Trainer Ben Pauling scored his first Festival victory when Willoughby Court took the Grade One Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle in a thrilling battle to the line with Neon Wolf. The David Bass-ridden Willoughby Court, a 14/1 shot, made... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Grand Annual Result
HARRINGTON ROCKS CHELTENHAM AND THE WORLD The Cheltenham Festival has a way of creating stories and Rock The World's (10/1) success in the concluding race of the 2017 Festival, the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup Handicap Chase, provided a fitting final... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Martin Pipe Conditionals Hurdle Result
CHAMPAGNE PRODUCES CLASSIC PERFORMANCE The Gordon Elliott-trained 12/1 chance Champagne Classic, owned by Gigginstown House Stud, was a ready winner of the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle, the sixth race on day four, Gold Cup day, of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival.... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Foxhunters Result
FROST'S WIN GIVES WOMEN JOCKEYS A CLEAN SWEEP Bryony Frost's win in the St James's Place Foxhunter Challenge Cup means that all three races for amateur riders run at The Festival 2017 have gone to female jockeys for the first time,, following... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Gold Cup Result
HARRINGTON SIZES UP THE GOLD CUP PERFECTLY Sizing John's 7/1 victory in The Festival's showpiece race, the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, was a first in the championship contest for trainer Jessica Harrington, jockey Robert Power and owners Ann and Alan Potts. Sizing... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Albert Bartlett Result
MULLINS IS SIX UP Willie Mullins scored a sixth winner of The Festival 2017, going to the top of the trainers' table at the meeting, when Penhill beat Monalee by three and a half lengths at odds of 16/1. It was his... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 County Hurdle result
TOWNEND PULLS IT OUT OF THE FIRE FOR RED-HOT MULLINS Paul Townend produced the Willie Mullins-trained Arctic Fire (20/1) to perfection to claim the spoils in the Randox Health County Hurdle, the second race on day four, Gold Cup day, of the... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Triumph Hurdle Result
HOBBS AND JOHNSON TRIUMPH WITH DEFI DU SEUIL Defi Du Seuil justified his position as the long-time leader in the JCB Triumph Hurdle market by winning by a comfortable five lengths. He started the well-backed 5/2 favourite. Ridden by champion jockey Richard... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 JLT Novices Chase result
MULLINS AND WALSH ON THE BOARD AT LAST A relieved Willie Mullins greeted Yorkhill and Ruby Walsh as they arrived in the winner's enclosure after taking the first race of the day, the JLT Novices' Chase by a length from the fast-finishing... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Pertemps Hurdle Result
PERCY PRESENTS THE PERFECT DOUBLE Presenting Percy came with a perfectly-timed run under Davy Russell to lead over the final flight in the Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle and win by three and three-quarter lengths at odds of 11/1. Presenting Percy represents... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Stayers Hurdle Result
CANYON GIVES MASTERFUL MULLINS DAY THREE TREBLE Trainer Willie Mullins registered his first success in the Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle and along with jockey Ruby Walsh, gained his third victory of the day at the Cheltenham Festival, after Nichols Canyon ran out... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Festival Plate Result
O'LEARY ON GOLDEN HIGHWAY WITH ROAD TO RESPECT Michael O'Leary, owner of Gigginstown House Stud, was delighted with the performance of Noel Meade's Road To Respect (14/1), who was an impressive winner of the Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate, the fifth... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Mares Novice Hurdle Result
MAESTRO MULLINS IN 179/1 FOUR-TIMER WITH RUBY Let's Dance, under a sweetly-timed ride by Ruby Walsh, swept through late in the Trull House Stud Mares' Novices' Hurdle to bring up a 179/1 four-timer for himself and trainer Willie Mullins. It was the... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
217 Kim Muir Result
DOMESDAY READS THE SCRIPT WITH BRAVE PERFORMANCE 40/1 shot Domesday Book provided trainer Stuart Edmunds with his first Cheltenham Festival winner after staying on strongly under jockey Gina Andrews to claim the concluding race on day three, St Patrick's Thursday, of the... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
   
2017 Champion Hurdle Stats
Annie Mullins was a super sub for Willie Mullins in 2016 following up his 1-2-3 in 2015 with Faugheen, Artic Fire and Hurricane Fly. Champion Hurdle Stats Prep Races Previous Cheltenham Festival form (not necessarily winning) has been shown by a host... Full Story
Sat, Sep 17th, 2016
   
Top Cheltenham Jockeys: Barry Geraghty
34 Time Cheltenham Festival Winning Jockey Barry Geraghty currently occupies second place on the winning most Cheltenham Festival jockey table.  Cheltenham Festival Wins Barry misses the 2017 Festival through inury ending a sequence of wins going back to 2002. Ivanovich Gorbachov win... Full Story
Thu, Mar 31st, 2016
   
2016 Cheltenham Festival Results
A round up of results with leading Jockey and trainer tables for the 2016 Cheltenham Festival. BOODLES LEADING JOCKEY AWARD -FINAL STANDINGS Jockey 1st 2nd 3rdRuby Walsh 7 3 2Sam Twiston-Davies 3 1 -Bryan Cooper 2 2 1Davy Russell 2 2 1Tom... Full Story
Mon, Mar 21st, 2016
   
Grand Annual Chase 2016 Result
2016 Result SOLAR ECLIPSES RIVALS AND ROUNDS UP A FABULOUS 434/1 DOUBLE FOR NICHOLLS Trainer Paul Nicholls wore the biggest smile in Cheltenham's winner's enclosure after landing the final race at The Festival, 2016, and his third of the meeting. His Solar... Full Story
Sat, Mar 19th, 2016
   
2016 Cheltenham Gold Cup Result
ELLIOTT SPEECHLESS AFTER GOLD CUP WIN Don Cossack justified 9/4 favouritism in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, winning by four and a half lengths for owner Michael O'Leary's Gigginstown House Stud, trainer Gordon Elliott and jockey Bryan Cooper. It was an eighth... Full Story
Fri, Mar 18th, 2016
   
2016 Triumph Hurdle Result
GORBATOV LEAVES HIS MARK Ivanovich Gorbatov gave trainer Aidan O'Brien his sixth Festival winner, his first since Istabraq won the Stan James Champion Hurdle in 2000, when running out the smooth winner of the JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham this afternoon. Although... Full Story
Fri, Mar 18th, 2016
   
Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle 2016 Result
SKELTONS' STORY IS SUPERB Superb Story gave trainer Dan Skelton his first Festival success when running out the game winner of the Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle at Cheltenham this afternoon. The 8/1 shot had a long run for home as the field... Full Story
Fri, Mar 18th, 2016
   
Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle 2016 Result
NOW HARRY KNOWS THE MEANING OF A FESTIVAL FIRST A horse who was bought to give a club of owners some fun landed one of The Festival's championship races today, providing trainer Harry Fry with his first 'official' winner at the meeting.... Full Story
Fri, Mar 18th, 2016
   
Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle Result 2016
NICHOLLS: 'I'VE HAD A GREAT DAY' Ibis Du Rheu, a 14/1 shot, gave Paul Nicholls a second winner of The Festival 2016 in the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle, taking the race by a length and a quarter under Jack Sherwood,... Full Story
Fri, Mar 18th, 2016
   
Foxhunters Steeplechase Result 2016
FRINGE AGAIN AS CARBERRY AND PENDLTON EXCEL The outstanding woman amateur of her generation was overshadowed before the St James's Place Foxhunter Chase by a novice rider, but she was in front when it mattered. Nina Carberry won last year's race riding... Full Story
Fri, Mar 18th, 2016
   
Pertemps Final 2016 Result
MALL DINI SCORES FOR KELLY Mall Dini had to survive a stewards' enquiry before he was named as the winner of the Pertemps Network Final at Cheltenham this afternoon. The six-year-old had stayed on strongly up the hill to record a three... Full Story
Thu, Mar 17th, 2016
   
Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup 2016 Result
CAUSE OF CAUSES NO LOST CAUSE IN LATE RUN FOR THE LINE Gordon Elliott trained his second winner this week at The Cheltenham Festival when Cause Of Causes came from a long way off the pace to win the Fulke Walwyn Kim... Full Story
Thu, Mar 17th, 2016
   
Ryanair Chase 2016 Result
VAUTOUR VINDICATES DECISION TO SWITCH RACES Vautour's impressive six-length victory in the Ryanair Chase over his stable-mate at Willie Mullins' yard, Valseur Lido, vindicated Mullins' decision to run him in the two and half mile race rather than the longer Timico Cheltenham... Full Story
Thu, Mar 17th, 2016
   
JLT Novices Chase 2016 Result
WALSH HITS 50 FESTIVAL WINNERS Ruby Walsh's victory aboard Black Hercules in the first race of St Patrick's Thursday was his 50th at The Festival, and his fifth of this year's meeting. He leads the all-time roll of honour of jockeys at... Full Story
Thu, Mar 17th, 2016
   
Festival Plate Result 2016
EMPIRE RULES Empire Of Dirt ran out the commanding winner of the Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate at Cheltenham this afternoon, giving trainer Colm Murphy his fourth Festival winner. The 16/1 shot cruised into contention as the field turned for home... Full Story
Thu, Mar 17th, 2016
   
2016 Mares Novice Hurdle Result
LIMINI PROOF THAT MULLINS HAS NO BOUNDARIES Chasers, hurdlers, novice chasers and now a mare who is a novice hurdler - they all come alike to trainer Willie Mullins. He trained his seventh winner at this week's Cheltenham Festival when Limini won... Full Story
Thu, Mar 17th, 2016
   
RSA Chase Stats 2016
The RSA Chase is the premier staying chase for Novices with the roll of honour in the last ten years including Denman, Albertas Run, the 2013 Gold Cup winner Bobs Worth and 2014 Gold Cup winner Lord Windemere. RSA Chase 2016 Stats Barry Geraghty is... Full Story
Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
   
Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Result 2016
NICHOLLS ONE-TWO FOR SECOND SUCCESSIVE YEAR Paul Nicholls saddled a one-two in the Fred Winter Juvenile Hurdle last year, and he matched that feat today, thanks to 13/2 chance Diego Du Charmil and 20/1 hope Romain De Senam. The pair were separated... Full Story
Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
   
2016 Neptune Novices Hurdle Result
YORKHILL DELIVERS Yorkhill gave trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Ruby Walsh their fourth winner of this year's Festival when producing a devastating turn of foot to land the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham this afternoon. Mullins is now the most... Full Story
Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
   
Queen Mother Champion Chase Result 2016
SPRINTER REIGNS SUPREME Sprinter Sacre ensured that there wasn't a dry eye in the house after he landed an emotional running of the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham this afternoon. The 5/1 second favourite won this race in 2013 but... Full Story
Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
   
Coral Cup 2016 Result
ELLIOTT PROVES THE KING IN CORAL CUP Diamond King, who joined Gordon Elliott's yard in the autumn, triumphed at the Home of Jump Racing when landing today's Coral Cup. The eight-year-old, who was formerly trained by Donald McCain, is owned by Diana... Full Story
Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
   
Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase Result 2016
CURRENCY IS ON THE MONEY FOR KEIGHLEY Any Currency's victory in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase was somewhat overdue - the 13-year-old has finished second in the race for the past two years. Trained locally near Stow-on-the-Wold by Martin Keighley and ridden... Full Story
Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
   
2016 Cheltenham Champion Bumper Result
DOUBLES ALL ROUND AS TWISTON-DAVIES'S TEAM UP WITH BALLYANDY Ballyandy iced the cake on a wonderful day for trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies by landing the Weatherbys Champion Bumper. The winning jockey was the trainer's son, Sam, and Nigel admitted: "It is lovely when... Full Story
Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
   
Neptune Novices Hurdle Jockeys
Neptune Investment Management Hurdle : Ruby Walsh Ten Year Form Jockey Ruby Walsh has won three and been placed in four of the last ten Neptune Investment Management Hurdle making him the man to follow in the race. Ruby has ridden six... Full Story
Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
   
OLBG Mares Hurdle 2016 Result
VROUM SHOWS PLENTY OF HORSE POWER Vroum Vroum Mag made it a day to remember for owner Susannah Ricci, trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Ruby Walsh after she produced an authoritative performance to land the OLBG Mares' Hurdle by two and three... Full Story
Tue, Mar 15th, 2016
   
Arkle Challenge Trophy 2016 Result
2016 Arkle Challlenge Trophy Result DOUVAN IS SHORTEST-PRICED ARKLE WINNER EVER Douvan, ridden by Ruby Walsh, gave trainer Willie Mullins his 42nd Festival winner when taking the Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy by an impressive seven lengths. It was Mullins' second consecutive... Full Story
Tue, Mar 15th, 2016
   
2016 Champion Hurdle Result
ANNIE FLOWERS IN CHAMPION HURDLE Annie Power made amends for her fall at the final flight in last year's OLBG Mares' Hurdle when running away with the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham this afternoon, giving owner Susannah Ricci, trainer Willie Mullins... Full Story
Tue, Mar 15th, 2016
   
The National Hunt Chase 2016 Result
MASSIVE MINELLA GIVES O'NEILL SIXTH WIN Minella Rocco's win in the National Hunt Chase was a record sixth success in the race for trainer Jonjo O'Neill - and his 26th training victory at The Festival in total. It was also a 45th... Full Story
Tue, Mar 15th, 2016
   
Festival Handicap Chase 2016 Result
TEMPS TOUT GOOD Un Temps Pour Tout finally got his act together over fences at Cheltenham this afternoon and produced a commanding performance to land the Ultima Business Solutions Handicap Chase by seven lengths. The 11/1 shot was always travelling well under... Full Story
Tue, Mar 15th, 2016
   
2016 Novices Handicap Chase Trends
WILLIAMS AND WESTWOOD TEE OFF Ballyalton's battling victory in the final race of the day was a first at The Festival for trainer Ian Williams. Ballyalton, owned by golfer Lee Westwood's father John, was second to Faugheen in the Neptune Investment Management... Full Story
Tue, Mar 15th, 2016
   
Supreme Novices Hurdle 2016 Result
ALTIOR LANDS THE OPENER Trainer Nicky Henderson was delighted after Altior landed the opening race of the Festival, the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham this afternoon. The 4/1 second favourite was always travelling kindly under jockey Nico de Boinville and... Full Story
Tue, Mar 15th, 2016
   
Cheltenham Festival Sportsbook Free Bets
We will track Cheltenham offers nearer the meeting but in meantime links to the free bet offers of our promoted sportsbooks are provided below. The offers have different terms and conditions attached but bottom line is that you can claim over £500... Full Story
Mon, Mar 7th, 2016
   
Cheltenham Festival Leading Owner 2016
National Hunt racehorse owners are an interesting group and have a wide range of profiles. We have been gathering snippits on the more high profile of them on our horseracing owners profile thread. It should be useful resource when someone writes the... Full Story
Thu, Mar 3rd, 2016
   
Champion Hurdle Jockeys
Next race up in our series analysing jockey performance in the big races at the Cheltenham Festival is the Champion Hurdle. The Festivals winning most jockeys Ruby Walsh and Barry Geraghty have between them won the Champion Hurdle on 5 occasions in... Full Story
Wed, Mar 2nd, 2016
   
Supreme Novice Hurdle Jockeys
We have looked at the ten year record on the four leading jockeys in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Between them Ruby Walsh, Richard Johnson, AP McCoy and Barry Geraghty have won 6 and been placed in 13 of... Full Story
Sat, Jan 2nd, 2016
   
Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame : Jockey Ruby Walsh
Winning Most Cheltenham Festival Jockey Ruby Walsh is the most successful Cheltenham Festival Jockey of all time. In a pre Cheltenham 2012 Paddy Power vs Ruby Walsh video, the bookies PR man asked him " Which race he had not won and... Full Story
Thu, Apr 2nd, 2015
   
Cheltenham Festival: Winning most jockeys since 1945
Winning Most Cheltenham Festival Jockeys since 1945 (Current Jockeys in Bold) We have analysed the Cheltenham Festival wins of  the top five current jockeys and you will get a perspective of their standing in comparison with those of the past from this table.... Full Story
Thu, Mar 19th, 2015
   
World Hurdle Result 2016
THISTLE CRACKS IT Thistlecrack produced a remarkable performance when running away with a strongly-run renewal of the Ryanair World Hurdle at Cheltenham this afternoon. The even money favourite was always travelling powerfully under jockey Tom Scudamore and was still on the bridle... Full Story
Tue, Mar 17th, 2015
   
Cheltenham : Leading Current Jockeys
Ruby Walsh landed the leading rider award at the 2015 Cheltenham Festival. Walsh also has the most overall wins (45) and the most complete CV of wins in Cheltenham's 27 races. He has notched up at least one success in 18 of... Full Story
Fri, Mar 13th, 2015
   
2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup Odds and Offers
The Paul Nicholls trained Silvinacio Contil remains favourite for the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup but will become only the second horse ever to win the race on his third attempt if succesful. Bookmakers are currently focusing their offers on day 1 of... Full Story
Fri, Mar 13th, 2015
   
Supreme Novice Hurdle 2015 Stats
The opening race of the Cheltenham Festival is the Supreme Novices Hurdle. It is run over the same distance ( 2 miles and 110 yards) as the Champion Hurdle and horses winning this might be expected to contest that race in the following... Full Story
Tue, Mar 10th, 2015
   
2015 Arkle Trophy Chase Odds and Offers
The 2015 Arkle Chase Market is dominated by Un De Sceaux. The Willie Mullins trained chaser has put a fall in his first run over fences behind him to put together back to back wins that have earned him a rating... Full Story
Tue, Mar 10th, 2015
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Trainers: Willie Mullins
Wille Mullins lies third in the table of current Cheltenham Festival trainers ranked by total wins with 33 between 1995 and 2014. Ruby Walsh rode 18 of Mullins winners and the pairing look to have a strong hand for the 2015 Festival headed... Full Story
Tue, Mar 10th, 2015
   
Arkle Trophy Chase: Jockey Form
We have looked at the performance of the four leading jockeys at the Cheltenham Festival in a number of grade one races. Between them Barry Geraghty, Richard Johnson, Tony McCoy and Ruby Walsh have ridden the winner in 4 of the last... Full Story
Tue, Mar 10th, 2015
   
Ultima Business Solutions Handicap Chase Odds
The third race of the 2015 Cheltenham Festival is the Ultima Business Solutions Handicap Chase. This race has been targeted by the Alan King yard in the past and Ned Stark features prominently in the betting.Will Pendra give Tony MCCoy his... Full Story
Tue, Mar 10th, 2015
   
Supreme Novices Hurdle 2015 Odds and Offers
The opening race of the 2015 Cheltenham Festival is the Supreme Novices Hurdle. Douvan heads the market. The Willie Mullins trained hurdler has looked visually impressive in his races to date but ratings experts argue that Nicky Henderson's L'Ami Serge has... Full Story
Tue, Mar 10th, 2015
   
Cheltenham Festival Offers
The Cheltenham Festival will bring a bonanza of free bet offers and enhanced prices. It is one betting event where the canny punter can make money. Bookmakers seem to operate on the theory if they can get you betting on Tuesday -... Full Story
Mon, Mar 9th, 2015
   
Top Cheltenham Jockeys : Michael Scudamore
Eight time Cheltenham Festival winning jockey Michael Scudamore the father of former champion jockey Peter and grandfather of Tom  rode eight Cheltenham Festival Winners between 1956 and 1964. He also won the 1959 Aintree Grand National on Oxo. His biggest Cheltenham win was in the 1957... Full Story
Sun, Mar 1st, 2015
   
GB Cheltenham Preview Evenings 2015
The Cheltenham Preview season for 2015 started with a short session after racing at Ascot on Saturday 14th February.  We will be tracking news and tips from preview nights on our forum and have listed nights we know of below. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY... Full Story
Fri, Feb 20th, 2015
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys : Dessie Hughes
Dessie Hughes sadly died during 2014 prompting Alastair Down to prepare this tribute: Dessie won eight races at the festival including a Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle and a Stayers Hurdle between 1975 and 1979. Mick O'Toole provided him with six of his... Full Story
Sun, Feb 15th, 2015
   
Irish Cheltenham Festival Preview Evenings 2015
The 2015 Cheltenham Preview season is upon us and we will be tracking Preview Night reports on our forum. The first Irish Cheltenham Festival Preview night we have found is in  the Goat Bar on 18th February. The UK previews started with... Full Story
Sun, Feb 15th, 2015
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys:Terry Biddlecombe
Terry Biddlecombe Terry Biddlecombe sadly died in early January 2014 after a lengthy illness. He had a legendary status among the jump racing fraternity and beyond. Jim McGrath put together this tribute for Channel 4 racing. Terry Biddlecombe died on January 5... Full Story
Tue, Jan 27th, 2015
   
Cheltenham Festival Forum
If you are a Cheltenham Festival fan we would love to get your views on our discussion forum. We have dedicated threads for all 27 races and will be gathering stats, quotes and tips in the Countdown to 10 March 2015. CHELTENHAM... Full Story
Tue, Jan 27th, 2015
   
Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame: Nicky Henderson
Nicky Henderson is the Cheltenham Festival's most successful trainer with 51 winners to date. The landmark 50th win  came up in the 2013 Cheltenham Gold Cup with Barry Geraghty riding Bobs Worth to victory. We have been tracking the Henderson Stable on the forum. Henderson's... Full Story
Mon, Jan 19th, 2015
   
Cheltenham Gold Cup Jockeys
We have looked at the Cheltenham Gold Cup records of the four leading jockeys currently still riding. Between them Ruby Walsh, Barry Geraghty, AP McCoy and Richard Johnson have won 5 of the last 10 renewals of the Gold Cup and filled... Full Story
Wed, Jan 14th, 2015
   
Tips for Cheltenham Festival Beginners
If you are going to the Cheltenham Festival this year for the first time or are just intrigued by the increasing hype around the event we have put together this beginners (or bluffers ?) guide. What is the Cheltenham Festival? It is... Full Story
Mon, Jan 12th, 2015
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Paul Carberry
Paul Carberry has had 14 Cheltenham Festival winners and is the 11th winning most jockey at the Cheltenham festival since 1945. Paul is the sixth winning most Cheltenham Festival jockey among current riders. In terms of total wins we make Paul Carberry the  fifth winning most National Hunt jockey... Full Story
Wed, Jan 7th, 2015
   
Cheltenham Festival Top Jockeys : Jamie Osborne
Jamie Osborne rode 11 Cheltenham Festival winner between 1991 and 1997. His biggest wins came on Remittance Man in the 1992 Champion Chase and in two World Hurdles on Nomadic Way and Karshi. He was leading ridder at the 1992 meeting with 5 wins.... Full Story
Fri, Jan 2nd, 2015
   
2015 Cheltenham Festival Dates
The 2015 Cheltenham Festival will run from Tuesday 10th March until Friday 13th March. We anticipate a race schedule as below and will update our race stats well in advance of the event. Tue 10 March 2015 Champion Hurdle Day    ... Full Story
Thu, Jan 1st, 2015
   
Cheltenham Festival Legends: Arkle
Arkle was before our time but here are five reasons why he is the best of all-time 1. Arkle was so far ahead of his contemporaries that the handicapping rules had to be amended to allow for his transcendence. 2. In 29... Full Story
Tue, Dec 9th, 2014
   
Supreme Novices Hurdle Odds
The Supreme Novices Hurdle is probably the best race of the year for bookmaker promotions. ... Full Story
Mon, Dec 1st, 2014
   
Winning Most Cheltenham Jockeys : Richard Johnson
Richard Johnson is the second winning most National Hunt Jockey of all time. He rode his first winner under rules on Rusty Bridge at Hereford on April 30 1994 and became champion conditional jockey in 1995/6. In any other era he would have been... Full Story
Tue, Aug 19th, 2014
   
Winning Most Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Richard Dunwoody
Richard Dunwoody is the fifth winning most jockey at the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival since 1945 . He has had 18 wins including a Champion Hurdle on Kribensis for Michael Stoute and and a Gold Cup on Charter Party for David Nicholson. He... Full Story
Tue, Aug 19th, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame : Jockey Tony McCoy
There really is very little we can say about Anthony Peter McCoy that hasn't been said. He has taken standards in National Hunt jockeyship to a whole new level. At the time of writing he had ridden over 4200 winners and his hunger for the... Full Story
Tue, Aug 12th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Davy Russell
Davy Russell had a incredible 2014 Cheltenham Festival with three wins inclusing the feature on Gold Cup Friday. During the 2011/12 season Davy Russell made it into the Top 20 winning most Cheltenham Festival jockeys since 1945 with victory on the Willie... Full Story
Fri, Aug 8th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Jockeys: Mick Fitzgerald
Mick Fitzgerald rode 14 Cheltenham Festival winners between 1994 and 2006. His second Cheltenham winner, Rough Quest, went on to win the Grand National in 1996. Mick got the Champion Chase/Gold Cup double up on Callequiname and See More Business in 1999 when riding... Full Story
Fri, Aug 8th, 2014
   
2014 Cheltenham Festival Results and Analysis
The 2014 Cheltenham Festival results are tabled below. Cheltenham Festival Results 2014 - Day One Tuesday 11th March 2014 Going - Good to soft, good in places 13:30 - Supreme Novices' Hurdle (2m 110yds) - Grade 1 Pos Horse SP Age Jockey... Full Story
Wed, Mar 26th, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Top Jockeys: John Francombe
John Francombe rode 11 Cheltenham Festival winners between 1975 and 1984 including a Gold Cup on Midnight Court and a Champion Hurdle on Sea Pigeon. We have videos of both wins below. Fred Winter trained 7 of Francombe's 11 Festival winners. 1978 Gold... Full Story
Sun, Feb 16th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Graham Bradley
Graham Bradley rode 9 Cheltenham Festival winners between 1983 and 1997 including a Gold Cup on Bregawn and a Champion Hurdle on Collier Bay. He also holds the record as the jockey with the most wins (4) in the Grand Annual Chase since 1945. Here... Full Story
Fri, Feb 14th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockey: Robert Thornton
Choc has struggled with injury problems in recent seasons and has been sidelined with a back injury  since a fall from Say When on 25 April 2014. It remains to be seen if he will return for the 2015 Chaltenham Festival. He... Full Story
Wed, Feb 12th, 2014
   
Winning Most Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Pat Taaffe
Pat Taaffe died aged only 62 in 1993 but will be long remembered for his Cheltenham Festival success over fences in the 1960s. Pat won 25 festival races in all with a remarkable 22 of those wins coming in Steeplechases. We have lots of video of... Full Story
Thu, Feb 6th, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame: Simon Sherwood
Simon Sherwood notched up seven Cheltenham Festival Winners between 1985 and 1989 recording a rare Champion Chase/Gold Cup Double in 1989 winning the latter race on the magnificent Desert Orchid. The race was later voted best horse race ever by readers of the Racing... Full Story
Tue, Feb 4th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Jonjo O'Neill
Jonjo O'Neill rode nine Cheltenham Festival winners between 1976 and 1986. He has ridden the winner of the Gold Cup ( Alverton, Dawn Run) and Champion Hurdle (Sea Pigeon, Dawn Run) on two occasions. Dawn Run is the only horse to have won... Full Story
Fri, Jan 31st, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Top Jockeys: Charlie Swan
Jockey Charlie Swan rode his first Cheltenham Festival winner on the Mouse Morris trained Trapper John in the 1990 World Hurdle. While his career includes big wins over fences in an Irish Grand National win on Ebony Jane and a Champion Chase on... Full Story
Mon, Jan 27th, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame : Fred Winter
Fred Winter is recognised as one of the greatest figures in the history of National Hunt Racing both as a jockey and trainer. He died aged 77 in April 2004. The Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle run on the Tuesday of the Cheltenham Festival... Full Story
Fri, Jan 24th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Tommy Carberry
Tommy Carberry rode 16 Cheltenham Festival winners between 1962 and 1982. His festival haul includes 3 Gold Cups, 2 World Hurdles and a Champion Chase: Race Year Horse Age Trainer Arkle 1982 The Brockshee 7 Arthur Moore Arkle 1980 Anaglogs Daughter 7... Full Story
Fri, Jan 17th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Jockeys:Steve Smith Eccles
Jockey Steve Smith Eccles was leading rider at the festival in 1985 and won eight Cheltenham Festival Races between 1978 and 1987. He rode his 1st winner on November 28th 1973 at Market Rasen on Ballysilly and went on to ride over 900... Full Story
Thu, Jan 16th, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame: Timmy Murphy
The first currently active jockey to make our Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame is Timmy Murphy. Timmy has notched up eight Cheltenham Festival wins between 1997 and 2009. He needs just one more win to move into the top 20 winning most... Full Story
Thu, Jan 16th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Tim Molony
Tim Molony won 10 Cheltenham Festival races between 1952 and 1956 including 4 on the legendary Wille Stephenson trained Sir Ken. He is the winningmost jockey in the Champion Hurdle and rode the winner four years in succession from 1951. We couldnt... Full Story
Thu, Jan 16th, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Legends: Willie Wumpkins
Willie Wumpkins makes the Fat Jockey Cheltenham Hall of Fame as one of a very small club of horses who have won four times at the Cheltenham Festival. Remarkably the first and last of Willie Wumpkins wins were eight years apart. The first of... Full Story
Mon, Jan 13th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Jimmy Uttley
Jimmy Uttley won races seven races currently run at the Cheltenham Festival ,all of them over hurdles, between 1967 and 1971. Jimmy's partnership with the courageous Persian War was his most rewarding deliverying victories in four successive years (a Triumph and Three Champion Hurdles). Here... Full Story
Sun, Jan 12th, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame:Tommy Carmody
Tommy Carmody's return to the training ranks, working out of Johnny Murtagh's yard, made the news in 2012 but it is his work as a jockey that  gets him into our Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame. Tommy won on his first two rides at the Festival... Full Story
Thu, Jan 9th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Mark Dwyer
Mark Dwyer rode 9 Cheltenham Festival winners between 1983 and 1996 including a Gold Cup on Forgive 'n Forget and a Champion Hurdle on the mare Flakey Dove. Jimmy Fitzgerald trained four of Dwyer's festival winners. Here is the video of the... Full Story
Sun, Jan 5th, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Top Jockeys: Peter Scudamore
Peter Scudamore rode 13 Cheltenham Festival winners between 1986 and 1993 including a  Champion Chase on Pearlyman and Champion Hurdles on Celtic Shot and Granville again. Martin Pipe trained six of his thirteen winners with David Nicholson and Fred Winter each supplying... Full Story
Sat, Jan 4th, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Jockeys: Johnny Haine
Johnny Haine won 9 Cheltenham Festival races between 1963 and 1973 with his biggest win coming in the 1966 Champion Hurdle on the Bob Turnell trained Salmon Spray. He was acknowledged as the most stylish rider of his time with Brough Scott... Full Story
Fri, Jan 3rd, 2014
   
Cheltenham Festival Top Jockeys: Norman Williamson
Norman Williamson rode 11 Cheltenham Festival winners between 1995 and 2003. His breakthrough year in 1995 was particularly noteworthy as he secured the leading rider award and notched a rare Champion Hurdle-Gold Cup riding double on Alderbrook and Master Oats. We have... Full Story
Wed, Jan 1st, 2014
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Horses: Persian War
Persian War was a three time Cheltenham Festival winner and in the space of five years, the horse won a Triumph Hurdle (1967 – then run at the April meeting), three Champion Hurdles on firm (1968), heavy (1969) and good (1970) ground... Full Story
Mon, Dec 23rd, 2013
   
Cheltenham Festival Top Jockeys:Bryan Marshall
Bryan Marshall  was Champion Jumps Jockey in 1947-1948 (66 wins) and won eight Cheltenham Festival Races between 1946 and 1952. His partnership with Fulke Walwyn delivered seven of those wins. He won the now redundant Cathcart Challenge Cup it was effectively replaced by the Ryanair... Full Story
Sat, Dec 14th, 2013
   
Cheltenham Festival Hall of Fame: Big Bucks
Big Bucks is one of a very small number of horses to have won at four successive Cheltenham Festivals  but is sadly being denied an attempt to win at five successive Cheltenham Festivals by a tendon injury. Big Bucks Record Breaking Run... Full Story
Sat, Dec 14th, 2013
   
Cheltenham Racecourse Development
The Jockey Club has submitted an application to Cheltenham Borough Council under reference 13/00661/FUL for the:Erection of a new Grandstand, extension of raised walkway deck viewing area, and realigned horse walkway and raised pedestrian walkway/bridge (over realigned horse walkway). Extension to North... Full Story
Fri, Jul 5th, 2013
   
2013 Cheltenham Gold Cup Contenders and Preview
2013 Gold Cup day is finally here. If you are picking out the 2013 Gold Cup winner checkout at the 10 year trends profile of Cheltenham Gold Cup winners . If  you have a tip for the race let us know on the Cheltenham... Full Story
Sat, Mar 16th, 2013
   
2013 Ryanair Chase Contenders & Odds
There were 39 entries at the initial entry stage for the Ryanair Chase and getting a betting edge might partly involve working out which of these will line up for the race on Thursday March 14th 2013. We would expect the final... Full Story
Tue, Mar 12th, 2013
   
World Hurdle 2013 Main Contenders
It has been a while now since the 2013 World Hurdle market has been thrown into something akin to chaos by the injury to the great reigning champion Big Bucks. The markets have returned to some order now and provided they all... Full Story
Tue, Mar 12th, 2013
   
2013 Champion Chase Contenders and Preview
Sprinter Sacre was a hugely impressive winner of the 2012 Arkle Trophy at the Cheltenham Festival and confirmed the impression that he is a very special horse with a scintillating display in the 2012 Tingle Creek Chase . He is a warm order to... Full Story
Mon, Mar 11th, 2013
   
Cheltenham Festival: Most Profitable Jockeys 2003-2012
A cursory glance at the Cheltenham Leading Jockeys table shows that jumps racings best known pilots Ruby Walsh and Tony McCoy lead the way with 34 and 27 Cheltenham Festival winners respectively. Does this mean that these two legends of the game are... Full Story
Mon, Mar 11th, 2013
   
Champion Hurdle 2013 Contenders
The entries for the 2013 Stan James Champion Hurdle are in. If you have the winner picked lets us know on the Champion Hurdle Thread. If you are still doing some race research it is also worth checking out our Champion Hurdle... Full Story
Sun, Mar 10th, 2013
   
Cheltenham Festival 2013 : Ruby Walsh Rides
With just a few days to the 2013 Cheltenham Festival we have had a look at the likely mounts of the three jockeys heading the betting for the 2013 Thomas Pink leading rider award. It is still a guessing game with a... Full Story
Sun, Mar 10th, 2013
   
Cheltenham Festival 2013 Race Previews
The 2013 Cheltenham Festival runs for the four days from Tuesday March 12th 2013 to Friday March 15th 2013. The Fat Jockey team are putting together a complete guide to all 27 races highlighting previous winners/stats, looking at main contenders and tracking the main... Full Story
Sat, Mar 9th, 2013
   
Barry Geraghty: 2013 Cheltenham Festival Rides
With the Cheltenham Festival countdown well underway we have been looking at the possible mounts of the three jockeys heading the betting for the Thomas Pink leading Rider award. By our reckoning Ruby Walsh, Tony McCoy and Barry Geraghty could be on... Full Story
Sat, Mar 9th, 2013
   
Even Money Sprinter Sacre
It is the most eyecatching bookies offer for the Cheltenham Festival yet as Coral go even money about Sprinter Sacre  ...we thought it was for one day but still available this morning. When it's gone its gone ! The offer is available to new and existing... Full Story
Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
   
Arkle Challenge Trophy 2013 Contenders
There have been 12 horses left in at the latest entry stage for the Racing Post Arkle Trophy at Cheltenham but for most punters already view this as a two horse race. The two horses dominating the market are Nicky Henderson's Simonsig and... Full Story
Thu, Mar 7th, 2013
   
OLBG Mares Hurdle 2013 Entries
Quevega attempts to become the first horse in the pst war era to win at five successive Cheltenham Festivals in the 2013 OLBG Mares Hurdle for the David Nicholson Trophy. Here is her last run at Punchestown Festival in 2012: We are... Full Story
Thu, Mar 7th, 2013
   
Triumph Hurdle 2013: Runners and Riders
The final declaration of runners and riders for the 2013 Triumph Hurdle will not be until 13 March but we thought we would have an early look at the likely runners and riders for the juvenile hurdlers championship race. Since the introduction of the... Full Story
Thu, Mar 7th, 2013
   
Supreme Novices Hurdle 2013 Contenders
The 5 day declarations for the 2013 Supreme Novices Hurdle are in and we have had tried to match declared runners with jockeys. Ruby Walsh seems to be the man with a choice to make with most of the remaining entries looking... Full Story
Wed, Mar 6th, 2013
   
JLT Speciality Handicap Chase 2013 Contenders
The 5 day entries for the 2013 JLT Speciality Handicap Chase  ( he old Willam Hill) have been released but we will have to wait until next Monday for the the final declarations.  If you have a steer on likely runners or have a... Full Story
Wed, Mar 6th, 2013
   
Tony McCoy Cheltenham Festival 2013 Rides
We have been trying to get a handle on the 2013 Cheltenham Festival rides of Ruby Walsh, Tony McCoy and Barry Geraghty. As well as being the three winningmost jockeys at the Cheltenham Festival they each appear to have good books of... Full Story
Tue, Mar 5th, 2013
   
Cheltenham Festival 2013 NRNB
We are tracking the dates that major bookmakers have gone non-runner no bet on all 27 of the 2013 Cheltenham Festival: 1. BetVictor - First major to launch 2013 Non Runner No Bet Concession on 22 February 2013 Bet Victor led the way... Full Story
Tue, Mar 5th, 2013
   
Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle 2013 Contenders
The runners and riders for the 2013 Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle will be confirmed at the overnight stage on March 11 2013. The race is a 2 mile handicap hurdle for four year old horses. The weights for the race have been... Full Story
Mon, Mar 4th, 2013
   
Jewson Novices Chase 2013 Runners and Riders
The runners and riders for the 2013 Jewson Novices Chase will be declared on Wednesday March 13th. There are currently 40 horses entered but we expect that come raceday the field will have no more than the 10 runners who lined up in... Full Story
Mon, Mar 4th, 2013
   
Cheltenham Festival Trainers: Johnjo O'Neill
Johnjo O'Neill trained last years Gold Cup Winner Synchronised in the process becoming only the third peron after Fred Winter and Pat Taaffe to have ridden and trained a winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup. For the record Fred Winter achieved his... Full Story
Thu, Feb 28th, 2013
   
Byrne Group Plate 2013: Contenders
The Byrne Group Plate weights will be out later this week when the BHA handicapper allots ratings to the Irish entries and reassesses weekend runners such as the Racing Plus Chase winner Opening Batsman. At the upper end of the scale Hunt Ball... Full Story
Mon, Feb 25th, 2013
   
Centenary Novices Handicap Chase 2013 Contenders
The weights for the 2013 Centenary Novices Chase were released earlier today. The handicap has been increasingly compressed in this race and assuming Opening Batsman goes elsewhere we expect that there will only be a range of something like 5-7lbs between the top and... Full Story
Sat, Feb 23rd, 2013
   
A-Z of Cheltenham Festival winning jockeys since 1983
Thanks to our friends at racenews for this comprehensive list of Cheltenham Festival winning jockeys over the last thirty years or so... ARMYTAGE, MR MARCUS 3 wins. NH Chase: 1992 Keep Talking, 1994 Christmas Gorse Walwyn Muir: 1992 Tug Of Gold ARMYTAGE,... Full Story
Fri, Feb 8th, 2013
   
2013 RSA Chase Tips & Odds
We have been tracking a number of the main contenders on the jumps horse notebook section of our forum and you will find news and quotes on Dynaste, the pricewise pick Unioniste, Lord Windemere, Boston Bob, Rocky Creek, Sire Collonges and Dedigout... Full Story
Thu, Feb 7th, 2013
   
Top Cheltenham Festival Trainers: Paul Nicholls
Paul Nicholls is the second most prolific current trainer of winners at the Cheltenham Festival with 32. He has a particularly good record in Grade 1 Chases and has four wins in both the Gold Cup and Champion Chase to his credit.... Full Story
Wed, Jan 16th, 2013
   
County Hurdle 2013 Contenders and Odds
The Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle was the traditional conclusion to the Cheltenham Festival but has now been moved to a pre-Gold Cup slot on the Friday. The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual has taken over as Festival finale. Last year Tony McCoy got off the mark... Full Story
Mon, Jan 7th, 2013
   
Grand Annual Chase 2013 Contenders and Odds
The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase is the last race of the Cheltenham Festival and was won in 2012 by the Nicky Henderson trained Bellvano under an inspired Paul Carberry ride. The early favourite for the 2013 renewal is the Paul Nicholls... Full Story
Mon, Jan 7th, 2013
   
2013 Albert Bartlett Hurdle Contender Profiles & Odds
The Albert Bartlett Novice Hurdle over three miles is one of the tricker races to get an antepost angle on with many prospective contenders also likely to be entered in the Neptune Investment Management Hurdle over 2 miles 5 furlongs. Coneygree has shown... Full Story
Mon, Jan 7th, 2013
   
Jewson Novices Chase 2013 Contenders
The Jewson Novices Chase is run on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival over a distance of 2 miles 4 furlongs. It is one of the newest races at the meeting having been introduced in 2011. The race currently enjoys Grade 2... Full Story
Sat, Dec 29th, 2012
   
Cheltenham November Novices Chase (2m)
The two mile November Novices Chase ( previously the Coventry) is seen as an important trial for the Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. Azertyuiop in the 2002-2003 season was the last horse to double up... Full Story
Tue, Nov 13th, 2012
   
Open Meeting: Hyde Novices Hurdle Stats
The Hyde Novice's Hurdle is a Grade 2 race run on the Sunday of the the Cheltenham Open Meeting in November over distance of 2 miles 5 furlongs.  It is seen as an important trial for the Neptune Investment Novices Hurdle at... Full Story
Mon, Nov 12th, 2012
   
Paddy Power Gold Cup 2012
The Paddy Power Gold Cup is the feature event on the middle day of the three day Cheltenham November meeting. It is a handicap chase run over 2 miles 4.5 furlongs. Timmy Murphy had his third win in the race last year. It was... Full Story
Fri, Nov 9th, 2012
   
Sharp Novice Hurdle Stats
Run at the Cheltenham November meeting over 2 miles the Grade 2 Sharp Novices Hurdle is seen as a pointer to the Supreme Novice Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. Last season's race was won by the Jessica Harrington trained Steps to Freedom. Sharp... Full Story
Sat, Sep 29th, 2012
   
Prestbury Novices Hurdle 2012
The Prestbury Novices Hurdle is a Grade 2 race run on the Saturday of the Cheltenham November meeting. It is restricted to three year old hurdlers and therefore will be contested by horses hoping to go on to either the Triumph or Fred... Full Story
Sun, Sep 9th, 2012
   
Champion Chase - Gold Cup Double ?
There is at least a possibility that the last two winners of the two mile Queen Mother Champion Chase, Finian’s Rainbow and Sizing Europe, will be campaigned over a longer distance in the 2012-13, possibly taking in the King George at Kempton... Full Story
Sat, Sep 1st, 2012
   
2012 Fred Winter Hurdle Result
Une Artiste capped a marvellous day for Nicky Henderson and gave Jerry McGrath his first Cheltenham Festival win in the 2012 Fred Winter Hurdle. The winner is likely to be target the 2013 Mares Hurdle for the David Nicholson Trophy. 2012 Fred... Full Story
Sat, Mar 17th, 2012
   
JCB Triumph Hurdle 2012
Countrywide Flame under Dougie Costello caused an upset at 33/1. Here is the full 2012 Triumph Hurdle result: Pos. Horse SP Age Jockey Trainer 1 Countrywide Flame 33/1 4 D C Costello J J Quinn 2 Hisaabaat (IRE) 20/1 4 A E... Full Story
Fri, Mar 16th, 2012
   
Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle 2012
Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle 2012 Race Video from RacingUK   Pre Race Analysis Willie Mullin's trained Boston Bob heads the market and are the clear ratings picks but both might be more likely to run in Wednesday's Neptune Novices Hurdle. Gordon Elliot trained Mount... Full Story
Fri, Mar 16th, 2012
   
Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle 2012
The traditional Cheltenham Festival finale, the County Hurdle moved to its present slot as the second race on Cheltenham Gold Cup Day in 2009. It has been a Walsh Family benefit in recent seasons . Ruby has won two of the last three, with sister... Full Story
Fri, Mar 16th, 2012
   
Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase 2012
The last race of the Cheltenham Festival is the Grand Annual. It is a 2 mile handicap chase. The race was renamed in honour of Nicky Henderson's father in 2004 and since then the Seven Barrows trainer likes to target this race. Henderson trained... Full Story
Fri, Mar 16th, 2012
   
World Hurdle 2012
Big Bucks added a fourth title and confirmed his status as the outstanding staying hurdler of his generation. Voler La Vedette was the biggest danger this time. Andrew Lynch attmpted to switch the mare way from Big Bucks but Ruby Walsh was... Full Story
Thu, Mar 15th, 2012
   
Ryanair Chase 2012
Riverside Theatre was given an inspired ride by Barry Geraghty to deny the gallant Albertas Run a fourth Cheltenham Festival victory. Medermit ran well in third and is likely to be targeted at the 2013 Cheltenham Gold Cup. The full result of the 2012 Ryanair... Full Story
Thu, Mar 15th, 2012
   
Jewson Novices' Chase 2012
Tony McCoy won the first running of this 2m4f race for novice chasers on Paul Nolan's Noble Prince last year. Gigginstown's Sir Des Champs was the early head of  the betting but now look smore likely to be headed for the RSA. Last years... Full Story
Thu, Mar 15th, 2012
   
Queen Mother Champion Chase 2012
Sizing Europe was many peoples idea of a Cheltenham Festival banker but it wsa not to be as the 2011 Champion got overhauled by Finian's Rainbow in a tight finish. This was the fourth leg of Conor Murphy's £50 to £1 miliion... Full Story
Wed, Mar 14th, 2012
   
Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle 2012
Our jockey tips really came good for the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle 2012. Barry Geraghty had been making very positive noises about Simonsig and tipped him in our Cheltenham Festival tipping challenge. We highlighted Tony Mullins claim that the 2nd Felix... Full Story
Wed, Mar 14th, 2012
   
RSA Chase 2012
Barry Geraghty's tips really came good on the second day of the 2012 Cheltenham Festival and he gave Bobs Worth a great ride to see off First Liuetenant in the 2012 RSA Chase. We have the full result  of the 2012 RSA... Full Story
Wed, Mar 14th, 2012
   
Supreme Novices Hurdle 2012
So thats it. CInders and Ashes wins for Jason Maguire and Donald McCain. Darlan finished a never closer second with Trifolium, Mountbazon and Prospect Wells all  tightly grouped behind. The front five pulled well clear of the pack lead by Allure of Illusion. Galileos Choice was... Full Story
Mon, Mar 12th, 2012
   
Arkle Challenge Trophy 2012
Sprinter Sacre turned out to be all that Barry Geraghty said he would be and was a hugely impressive winner of the 2012 Arkle Challenge Trophy. Cue Card ran a fine race to be second and Menorah made it around safely despite... Full Story
Mon, Mar 12th, 2012
   
Champion Hurdle 2012
Rock on Ruby and Noel Fehily caused an upset and gave trainer Paul Nicholls his first victory in the race. Overturn ( tipped by Choc Thornton in our Cheltenham Festival Contest at 28/1) ran a stormer and held onto to second. The... Full Story
Mon, Mar 12th, 2012
   
JLT Specialty Handicap Chase 2012
The joint favourites Hold on Julio and Quantitatave Easing disappointed and the bottom weight Alfie Sherrin gave Richie McLernon, Johnjo O'Neill,and JP McManus their first wins of the 2012 Cheltenham Festival. The full result of the 2012 JLT Specialty Handicap Chase is below... Full Story
Mon, Mar 12th, 2012
   
Glenfarclas Cross-Country Handicap Steeple Chase 2012
Balthazar King gave Richard Johnson a 19th Cheltenham Festival win and broke the Irish dominance of this race. The gallant 14 year old A New Story finished in second place. Pos. Horse SP Age Jockey Trainer 1 Balthazar King (IRE) 11/2 8... Full Story
Mon, Mar 12th, 2012
   
The Pulteney Land Investments Novice Handicap Chase 2012
Nick Schofield steered Hunt Ball to land the 2012 renewal of the Pulteney Land Investments Novice Handicap Chase. Owner Anthony Knott was delighted and has the 2013 Cheltenham Gold Cup as a longer term target. Next up though he will test his charge in Grade 1 company... Full Story
Mon, Mar 12th, 2012
   
OLBG Mares Hurdle Result 2012
Quevega joined a select band of four time Cheltenham Festival winners . He is the full result of the 2012 OLBG Mares Hurdle Pos. Horse SP Age Jockey Trainer 1 Quevega (FR) 4/7 8 R Walsh W P Mullins 2 Kentford Grey... Full Story
Mon, Mar 12th, 2012
   
Barry Geraghty's Cheltenham 2012 Tips
We received Barry Geraghty's tips for the Fat Jockey Cheltenham Tipping Challenge last week and he confirmed that early info when talking to Paddy Power this week. Paddy got a bit more out of him. Here is what he said :  TUESDAY 1.30... Full Story
Sun, Mar 11th, 2012
   
Cheltenham Gold Cup 2012 Result
The Champion Jockey Tony McCoy won the 2012 Gold Cup on Synchronised. Here is the full race result. Pos. Horse Age Jockey Trainer SP 1 Synchronised (IRE) 9 A P McCoy Jonjo O'Neill 8-1 2 The Giant Bolster 7 T Scudamore D... Full Story
Thu, Mar 8th, 2012
   
Ruby Walsh Cheltenham Festival 2012 Tips
Ruby Walsh might not be taking the Fat Jockey Cheltenham Festival Tips Challenge but courtesy of the Irish Examiner we do have his take on the big races at Cheltenham. He sounds very sweet on the prospects of his rides in the... Full Story
Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012
   
Barry Geraghty Cheltenham 2012 Rides
We will be talking to Barry in the run up to Cheltenham and you check out his Cheltenham  Festival Antepost Tips here. If you can't wait for that here he is talking to Sean Boyce at ATR about some of his Grade 1... Full Story
Tue, Feb 21st, 2012