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# big-bucks - Friday 16 March, 2012

Poll: So, how was Cheltenham for you?
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Poll: So, how was Cheltenham for you?

Mar 16th 2012, 7:01 PM 311 Views 1 Comment

The four-day Cheltenham Festival has wrapped up at Prestbury Park after 27 races.

Gold Cup win for Synchronised at Cheltenham
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Gold Cup win for Synchronised at Cheltenham

Mar 16th 2012, 3:57 PM 2,238 Views 0 Comments

Dual winner Kauto Star was pulled up at the ninth fence by Ruby Walsh after losing his place.

Henderson hails Irish stable lad's €1.2million accumulator foresight
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Henderson hails Irish stable lad's €1.2million accumulator foresight

Mar 16th 2012, 12:28 PM 5,165 Views 8 Comments

Newly-minted millionaire Conor Murphy is at work today ahead of the Gold Cup despite his good fortune with a €60 bet.

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day 4
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Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day 4

Mar 16th 2012, 11:47 AM 1,168 Views 1 Comment

It’s billed as Kauto v Long Run, but check out our two tips for the final day of the Festival.

Quel Esprit ruled out of Gold Cup run
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Quel Esprit ruled out of Gold Cup run

Mar 16th 2012, 11:23 AM 260 Views 0 Comments

Midnight Club is now the Willie Mullin’s sole contender in the blue riband event.

Follow Friday: It's Barry Geraghty
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Follow Friday: It's Barry Geraghty

Mar 16th 2012, 10:25 AM 273 Views 0 Comments

Every Friday we point you in the right direction for some of the most entertaining sportsmen on the Twitter.

Got that Friday feeling? Download your Gold Cup office sweepstakes kit
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Got that Friday feeling? Download your Gold Cup office sweepstakes kit

Mar 16th 2012, 7:18 AM 1,941 Views 2 Comments

It’s your last chance this week to take some of your colleagues’ lunch money.

# big-bucks - Thursday 15 March, 2012

The winners' enclosure: Walsh delivers on Big Buck's promise
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# That's More Like It

The winners' enclosure: Walsh delivers on Big Buck's promise

Mar 15th 2012, 6:25 PM 244 Views 1 Comment

For the punters who could afford to stick around, there was plenty of joy to be found inside the fog at Prestbury Park.

History-maker Big Buck's wins Cheltenham feature
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History-maker Big Buck's wins Cheltenham feature

Mar 15th 2012, 4:06 PM 2,007 Views 4 Comments

Ruby Walsh rode the champion horse to victory in a thrilling finish as Voler La Vedette pushed it all the way.

As it happened: Cheltenham, day three From The42
Live Mar 15th 2012, 12:47 PM

As it happened: Cheltenham, day three

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Three
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Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Three

Mar 15th 2012, 10:14 AM 1,624 Views 4 Comments

Can Barry Geraghty and Nicky Henderson keep yesterday’s show on the road today? Mark Hobbs runs through today’s card.

You in? Download your office Cheltenham sweepstakes kit
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You in? Download your office Cheltenham sweepstakes kit

Mar 15th 2012, 7:41 AM 2,264 Views 1 Comment

As Hector might be shouting at this very instant in field in the Cotswolds: let yourself go.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Two more fatalities at Cheltenham today
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Two more fatalities at Cheltenham today

Mar 14th 2012, 10:29 PM 879 Views 6 Comments

Yesterday, three horses lost their lives on the first afternoon of racing at the Festival.

The winners' enclosure: Barry and the Hendersons
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The winners' enclosure: Barry and the Hendersons

Mar 14th 2012, 6:58 PM 297 Views 0 Comments

A mixed day for punters, but a landmark day for Irish jockeys, particularly Barry Geraghty who claimed three wins.

In pictures: Spills and thrills on dramatic second Festival day
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In pictures: Spills and thrills on dramatic second Festival day

Mar 14th 2012, 6:44 PM 222 Views 0 Comments

It wasn’t a particularly good day to be a photographer at trackside… but here’s what the snappers at Prestbury Park captured earlier.

Cheltenham controversy in dramatic Champion Chase
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Cheltenham controversy in dramatic Champion Chase

Mar 14th 2012, 4:37 PM 1,090 Views 0 Comments

Finian’s Rainbow comes in first after last fence dolled off in day’s feature race.

As it happened: Cheltenham, day two From The42
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As it happened: Cheltenham, day two

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Two
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Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Two

Mar 14th 2012, 9:18 AM 1,974 Views 0 Comments

Strap yourself in… here we go again.

Put your money where your mouth is with our Cheltenham sweepstakes kit
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Put your money where your mouth is with our Cheltenham sweepstakes kit

Mar 14th 2012, 7:59 AM 1,432 Views 8 Comments

Even if Hurricane Fly’s defeat leaves you broke, today’s another day.

# big-bucks - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Festival’s opening day marred by three horse fatalities
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Festival’s opening day marred by three horse fatalities

Mar 13th 2012, 8:02 PM 518 Views 1 Comment

Glenfarclas Handicap Chase favourite Scotsirish and Garde Champetre were put down after what was the fifth race on the card before Educated Evans fell in the last.

The winners' enclosure: Rock on Ruby saves the day for bookies
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The winners' enclosure: Rock on Ruby saves the day for bookies

Mar 13th 2012, 6:56 PM 371 Views 1 Comment

Paul Nicholls’ runner denied the much fancied favourite Hurricane Fly to put a spring in the step of the turf accountants trackside.

In pictures: And they're off at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival...
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In pictures: And they're off at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival...

Mar 13th 2012, 5:51 PM 566 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how Centenary Day looked on a day when banker Hurricane Fly failed to cash.

As it happened: Cheltenham day one From The42
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As it happened: Cheltenham day one

Cheltenham 2012: who’ll win the race to be crowned top jockey?
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Cheltenham 2012: who’ll win the race to be crowned top jockey?

Mar 13th 2012, 11:15 AM 441 Views 0 Comments

Will it be Ruby Tuesday (and Wednesday and Thursday and Friday) again this year? Or will somebody else steal the headlines? Here’s the three men who would be top jockey.

Mark your card: Cheltenham day one
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Mark your card: Cheltenham day one

Mar 13th 2012, 9:29 AM 1,626 Views 2 Comments

Can’t figure out which tail to pin on which donkey? Mark Hobbs has you, and your hard-earned cash, in his best interests.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
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The Morning Score: Tuesday

Mar 13th 2012, 9:00 AM 186 Views 0 Comments

Every weekday morning we bring you all you need to know by 9AM, except who’s going to win the 2.40.

You in? Download your Cheltenham Festival office sweepstakes kit
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You in? Download your Cheltenham Festival office sweepstakes kit

Mar 13th 2012, 7:28 AM 3,617 Views 5 Comments

On the first day of action at Prestbury Park, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is.

# big-bucks - Monday 12 March, 2012

It's on: Kauto Star will run in Cheltenham Gold Cup
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It's on: Kauto Star will run in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Mar 12th 2012, 1:08 PM 172 Views 0 Comments

Watch out, Long Run. A certain horse beneath Ruby Walsh will be aiming for his third Gold Cup this Friday.

Buckaroo! Here’s what’s happening at Cheltenham today…
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# Horsing It

Buckaroo! Here’s what’s happening at Cheltenham today…

Mar 12th 2012, 12:40 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

We’re not the only ones letting the excitement get to us today.

Winning at Cheltenham: Lies, damned lies and statistics
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Winning at Cheltenham: Lies, damned lies and statistics

Mar 12th 2012, 10:54 AM 746 Views 0 Comments

We study the trends to try to narrow the field ahead of the start of the festival tomorrow. And then just pick the one with the pretty silks.

# big-bucks - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

My big stars are fine: Nicholls plays down stable illness
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My big stars are fine: Nicholls plays down stable illness

Feb 21st 2012, 12:25 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

Trainer Paul Nicholls says that a recent outbreak of coughing is “nothing serious” as he continues his pre-Cheltenham preparations.

# big-bucks - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Voler la Vedette sets her sights on World domination
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Voler la Vedette sets her sights on World domination

Feb 14th 2012, 10:44 AM 192 Views 0 Comments

Colm Murphy’s Voler la Vedette is “more than likely” to compete against Big Buck’s in the Cheltenham World Hurdle, the trainer said yesterday.

# big-bucks - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend’s racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend’s racing

Dec 17th 2011, 7:25 AM 191 Views 0 Comments

Racing tipster Declan Smyth had a 5/2 winner as well as a near miss at big odds last time out. Here are his selections for this weekend’s graded races.

# big-bucks - Thursday 7 April, 2011

The Winners' Enclosure: Brennan proves he's still got the Nac
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The Winners' Enclosure: Brennan proves he's still got the Nac

Apr 7th 2011, 7:58 PM 187 Views 0 Comments

Missed the action on Day One of the Aintree Festival? We’ve got all the best bits here.

Disappointment for Katie as Monty drops out
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Disappointment for Katie as Monty drops out

Apr 7th 2011, 3:38 PM 138 Views 0 Comments

Katie Walsh’s dream of making her Grand National debut has been scuppered by Our Monty’s late withdrawal.

# big-bucks - Thursday 17 March, 2011

The Winners' Enclosure: because it's all just a little bit of history repeating
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The Winners' Enclosure: because it's all just a little bit of history repeating

Mar 17th 2011, 6:53 PM 683 Views 0 Comments

Big Buck’s headed up a trio of last year’s champions who returned to reclaim their thrones on day three of racing in the Cotswolds. Catch up with the highlights and lowlights of the day’s action here.

World Hurdle Preview: Big Buck’s worth every penny
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World Hurdle Preview: Big Buck’s worth every penny

Mar 17th 2011, 12:11 PM 312 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at the runners and riders in the third day’s feature race, the Ladbrokes World Hurdle.

# big-bucks - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Five Steps to Heaven: Cheltenham Special
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Five Steps to Heaven: Cheltenham Special

Mar 15th 2011, 9:45 AM 249 Views 0 Comments

A five-horse accumulator at odds of nearly 900/1 – it couldn’t hurt to have a look, could it?

# big-bucks - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Punchestowns to give Cheltenham a miss
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Punchestowns to give Cheltenham a miss

Mar 3rd 2011, 11:04 AM 157 Views 0 Comments

Trainer Nicky Henderson reveals that the eight-year-old is likely to run in Punchestown and Aintree instead.