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#Cheltenham 2013

# cheltenham-2013 - Monday 22 April, 2013

JT McNamara transferred to Dublin hospital to continue recovery
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JT McNamara transferred to Dublin hospital to continue recovery

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:18 AM 9,658 Views 8 Comments

The amateur jockey suffered a neck injury in a serious fall at Cheltenham last month.

# cheltenham-2013 - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Racing fan writes touching letter to paralysed JT McNamara with €100 donation
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Racing fan writes touching letter to paralysed JT McNamara with €100 donation

Apr 10th 2013, 11:51 AM 27,732 Views 36 Comments

The amateur was seriously injured at Cheltenham recently.

# cheltenham-2013 - Saturday 16 March, 2013

'Oi Simonsig, Get Your Hands Off My Gold Cup' Pic of the Day
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# Cheltenham 2013

'Oi Simonsig, Get Your Hands Off My Gold Cup' Pic of the Day

Mar 16th 2013, 11:32 AM 932 Views 0 Comments

Simonsig v Bobs Worth v Sir des Champs in the 2014 Gold Cup? Yes please!

Injured Irish jockey JT McNamara in 'stable condition' following neck surgery
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# Get Well Soon

Injured Irish jockey JT McNamara in 'stable condition' following neck surgery

Mar 16th 2013, 10:47 AM 7,185 Views 11 Comments

The 37-year-old remains in an induced coma in Bristol’s Frenchay Hospital.

# cheltenham-2013 - Friday 15 March, 2013

Trinity students go absolutely mental as Salsify claims thrilling Foxhunter finish
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# Cheltenham 2013

Trinity students go absolutely mental as Salsify claims thrilling Foxhunter finish

Mar 15th 2013, 8:15 PM 4,583 Views 1 Comment

Do you reckon they had a few euro on the winner?

6 tips we learned from the celebrities at Cheltenham this week
# Runners And Riders
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# Runners And Riders

6 tips we learned from the celebrities at Cheltenham this week

Mar 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,508 Views 1 Comment

‘And you say those horses are far away?’

Ireland win Cheltenham: how 14 Irish horses made history in the Cotswolds
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# Cheltenham 2013

Ireland win Cheltenham: how 14 Irish horses made history in the Cotswolds

Mar 15th 2013, 6:23 PM 13,217 Views 18 Comments

It’s all over but Ireland left their mark on Cheltenham, coming home from Prestbury Park with a record-breaking 14 winners to Britain’s 13. Here’s how it happened.

Bobs Worth wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup for Nicky Henderson and Barry Geraghty
# Cheltenham 2013
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# Cheltenham 2013

Bobs Worth wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup for Nicky Henderson and Barry Geraghty

Mar 15th 2013, 3:32 PM 5,617 Views 2 Comments

Earlier today, Tralee’s Bryan Cooper rode two Irish winners to get the final day off to a flyer.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 4 From The42
Live Mar 15th 2013, 2:40 PM

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 4

Irish jockey JT McNamara fractured 2 vertebrae in Cheltenham fall
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Irish jockey JT McNamara fractured 2 vertebrae in Cheltenham fall

Mar 15th 2013, 12:27 PM 9,792 Views 7 Comments

The 37-year-old amateur rider was in an induced coma following a serious fall during racing yesterday.

AP McCoy set to ride top Irish hope Sir des Champs in Cheltenham Gold Cup
# Cheltenham 2013
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# Cheltenham 2013

AP McCoy set to ride top Irish hope Sir des Champs in Cheltenham Gold Cup

Mar 15th 2013, 10:25 AM 4,316 Views 12 Comments

Further updates are expected today on the condition of JT McNamara, who suffered a “serious neck injury” yesterday.

Friday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today
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# Cheltenham 2013

Friday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today

Mar 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,824 Views 11 Comments

We’ve got one more day of horse-racing goodness before we wave goodbye to Cheltenham for another 12 months. Here’s what’s coming up.

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Where's The Zapper?
From The42
# Where's The Zapper?

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Mar 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,039 Views 10 Comments

Get on that couch.

# cheltenham-2013 - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Irish jockey JT McNamara airlifted to hospital from Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Irish jockey JT McNamara airlifted to hospital from Cheltenham

Mar 14th 2013, 6:55 PM 16,667 Views 18 Comments

The 37-year-old rider was seriously injured when his Galaxy Rock fell at the first fence in the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3 From The42
Live Mar 14th 2013, 5:00 PM

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

Irish raid continues as Solwhit storms to World Hurdle win
# Cheltenham 2013
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# Cheltenham 2013

Irish raid continues as Solwhit storms to World Hurdle win

Mar 14th 2013, 4:50 PM 984 Views 0 Comments

Davy Russell missed his rides on First Lieutenant and Bog Warrior after he was taken to hospital with a collapsed lung earlier today.

Caption time: What was Michael O'Leary saying to himself at Cheltenham earlier?
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# Cheltenham

Caption time: What was Michael O'Leary saying to himself at Cheltenham earlier?

Mar 14th 2013, 4:40 PM 13,227 Views 57 Comments

‘I left the immersion on again!’

Thursday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today
# Cheltenham 2013
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# Cheltenham 2013

Thursday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today

Mar 14th 2013, 11:17 AM 4,448 Views 3 Comments

Here are some things to talk about when racing kicks off — apart from the inevitable “Have you got any money left?”

Racing fans again cross fingers as Cheltenham course set for early inspection
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# Cheltenham

Racing fans again cross fingers as Cheltenham course set for early inspection

Mar 14th 2013, 6:17 AM 3,050 Views 0 Comments

Organisers will carry out an 8am precautionary inspection ahead of the third day of the Festival.

# cheltenham-2013 - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

How Day 2 of Cheltenham unfolded in 16 images
# In Pics
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# In Pics

How Day 2 of Cheltenham unfolded in 16 images

Mar 13th 2013, 6:30 PM 1,526 Views 0 Comments

It’s was Ladies’ Day at Pretbury Park.

Sprinter Sacre puts on champion display at Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Sprinter Sacre puts on champion display at Cheltenham

Mar 13th 2013, 4:15 PM 4,475 Views 3 Comments

The seven year-old gelding — trained by veteran English handler Nicky Henderson — recorded his eighth win in eight starts.

Day 2 of Cheltenham goes ahead as ill John McCririck vows to make return
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# Cheltenham

Day 2 of Cheltenham goes ahead as ill John McCririck vows to make return

Mar 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,162 Views 13 Comments

The iconic, former Channel 4 man was hospitalised yesterday.

# cheltenham-2013 - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Ruby Tuesday: Hurricane storms to Champion Hurdle victory
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Ruby Tuesday: Hurricane storms to Champion Hurdle victory

Mar 12th 2013, 4:34 PM 1,862 Views 6 Comments

The Willie Mullins-trained gelding is the the first horse to regain the Champion Hurdle since Comedy Of Errors in 1975.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival: Day 1 From The42
Live Mar 12th 2013, 4:25 PM

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival: Day 1

Infographic: How to pick a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner this week...
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# Cheltenham

Infographic: How to pick a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner this week...

Mar 12th 2013, 12:31 PM 5,934 Views 1 Comment

They’ve studied the form and put together this attractive guide.

Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week?
# Cheltenham 2013
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# Cheltenham 2013

Poll: Will you have a flutter on the action at Cheltenham this week?

Mar 12th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,801 Views 22 Comments

It’s the calm before the Hurricane (Fly). But will you get involved with the racing this week?

Tuesday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today
# Cheltenham 2013
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# Cheltenham 2013

Tuesday at Cheltenham: 5 things to say when the office chat turns to racing today

Mar 12th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,682 Views 8 Comments

The best horse racing festival in the world kicks off this afternoon (as if you needed reminding). Here’s what we have to look forward to today.

# cheltenham-2013 - Monday 11 March, 2013

'I rode her mother' -- Ted Walsh honoured in song ahead of Cheltenham Festival
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# Cheltenham 2013

'I rode her mother' -- Ted Walsh honoured in song ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Mar 11th 2013, 9:18 PM 3,936 Views 3 Comments

It’s about time someone wrote this song.

5 Irish horses that can pay the bills, bust the bailout at Cheltenham
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5 Irish horses that can pay the bills, bust the bailout at Cheltenham

Mar 11th 2013, 7:00 PM 15,491 Views 26 Comments

Angela Merkel thinks we’re in the bookies — here are five Irish fancies that you need to keep an eye on.

7 horse-racing clichés you'll hear this week (and what they actually mean)
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# Cheltenham 2013

7 horse-racing clichés you'll hear this week (and what they actually mean)

Mar 11th 2013, 12:00 PM 10,630 Views 26 Comments

Drop these into the office conversation this week and you’ll sound like a racing pro.

21 steps for the authentic Cheltenham experience… even if you’re stuck at home
# Cheltenham 2013
From The42
# Cheltenham 2013

21 steps for the authentic Cheltenham experience… even if you’re stuck at home

Mar 11th 2013, 8:00 AM 5,348 Views 7 Comments

Didn’t make it to Cheltenham this year? That doesn’t mean you can’t have all the craic.

# cheltenham-2013 - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s what you will need to get through the week
# Cheltenham 2013
From The42
# Cheltenham 2013

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s what you will need to get through the week

Mar 10th 2013, 9:00 PM 12,534 Views 23 Comments

If you can’t tell Ruby Walsh from Ruby Wax, we’re here to help.

‘Sizing Europe can play in midfield’ — The perfect Cheltenham 4-4-2
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# Cheltenham 2013

‘Sizing Europe can play in midfield’ — The perfect Cheltenham 4-4-2

Mar 10th 2013, 10:00 AM 1,759 Views 0 Comments

We all dream of a team of Hurricane Flys.