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#Cheltenham 2015

# cheltenham-2015 - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

AP McCoy escapes unhurt after three-car motorway crash in England
# Unharmed
From The42
# Unharmed

AP McCoy escapes unhurt after three-car motorway crash in England

Nov 18th 2015, 8:34 PM 5,655 Views 7 Comments

The recently-retired champion was travelling on the M4 when the incident occurred.

# cheltenham-2015 - Friday 13 March, 2015

The Irish leave Cheltenham with a bang as AP bows out - The best pics from Day 4
# Caught On Camera
From The42
# Caught On Camera

The Irish leave Cheltenham with a bang as AP bows out - The best pics from Day 4

Mar 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 6,088 Views 0 Comments

It’s all over for another year.

We'll Leave It There So: A Gold Cup thriller, Jose on the warpath and all today's sport
# Friday
From The42
# Friday

We'll Leave It There So: A Gold Cup thriller, Jose on the warpath and all today's sport

Mar 13th 2015, 8:05 PM 9,771 Views 0 Comments

We also hear from Paulie as his century looms large on the horizon while Martin O’Neill laments the quality of young Irish footballers.

Willie Mullins just had the most dominant week in Cheltenham history - and here's the proof
# Unstoppable
From The42
# Unstoppable

Willie Mullins just had the most dominant week in Cheltenham history - and here's the proof

Mar 13th 2015, 6:58 PM 6,021 Views 0 Comments

Six Grade 1 winners, over €1 million in prize money, and a new Festival record. Wow.

For a second, AP McCoy's final Cheltenham race looked set for a fairytale finish
# A Legend Departs
From The42
# A Legend Departs

For a second, AP McCoy's final Cheltenham race looked set for a fairytale finish

Mar 13th 2015, 6:09 PM 4,600 Views 1 Comment

Favourite Ned Buntline went down fighting in AP McCoy’s last-ever ride at the Cheltenham Festival.

Ruby Walsh has to settle for second as Coneygree makes history in the Cheltenham Gold Cup
# Cheltenham 2015
From The42
# Cheltenham 2015

Ruby Walsh has to settle for second as Coneygree makes history in the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Mar 13th 2015, 3:40 PM 26,871 Views 16 Comments

Willie Mullins had two more winners on Friday, taking his total this week to an unprecedented eight.

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy the final day of Cheltenham
# Cheltenham 2015
From The42
# Cheltenham 2015

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy the final day of Cheltenham

Mar 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,322 Views 32 Comments

And hopefully help you pick a winner.

Poll: Who do you think will win today's Gold Cup at Cheltenham?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win today's Gold Cup at Cheltenham?

Mar 13th 2015, 12:10 AM 6,674 Views 15 Comments

It’s the big one on the final day of the festival.

# cheltenham-2015 - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Fergie time, Royal selfies and AP's farewell sealed with a kiss - Best pics from Cheltenham Day 3
# Caught On Camera
From The42
# Caught On Camera

Fergie time, Royal selfies and AP's farewell sealed with a kiss - Best pics from Cheltenham Day 3

Mar 12th 2015, 8:52 PM 6,709 Views 0 Comments

At least somebody backed a few winners.

AP McCoy finally gets a winner on a day of big-priced shocks at Cheltenham
# Cheltenham 2015
From The42
# Cheltenham 2015

AP McCoy finally gets a winner on a day of big-priced shocks at Cheltenham

Mar 12th 2015, 3:30 PM 21,372 Views 39 Comments

McCoy strikes with Uxizandre before 14/1 shot Cole Harden lands shock win in the World Hurdle.

Cheltenham photographer gets these great pics right before a horse crashes into him
# Cheltenham 2015
From The42
# Cheltenham 2015

Cheltenham photographer gets these great pics right before a horse crashes into him

Mar 12th 2015, 2:34 PM 7,031 Views 0 Comments

Patrick McCann fractured his leg in a freak accident yesterday.

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day three of Cheltenham
# CheltFest
From The42
# CheltFest

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day three of Cheltenham

Mar 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 15,945 Views 32 Comments

And hopefully help you pick a winner.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s World Hurdle at Cheltenham?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s World Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Mar 12th 2015, 12:05 AM 4,538 Views 10 Comments

Nail your colours to the mast.

# cheltenham-2015 - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Unlucky photographer gets VERY close to the action at Cheltenham
# Close Call
From The42
# Close Call

Unlucky photographer gets VERY close to the action at Cheltenham

Mar 11th 2015, 4:41 PM 7,375 Views 6 Comments

The snapper has been taken to the race course medical centre.

Dodging Bullets wins the Queen Mother Champion Chase
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Dodging Bullets wins the Queen Mother Champion Chase

Mar 11th 2015, 3:30 PM 6,677 Views 4 Comments

The 9/2 shot stayed on best up the Cheltenham hill.

More success for Mullins as Bryan Cooper returns to the winner's enclosure at Cheltenham
# Cheltenham 2015
From The42
# Cheltenham 2015

More success for Mullins as Bryan Cooper returns to the winner's enclosure at Cheltenham

Mar 11th 2015, 2:40 PM 12,845 Views 9 Comments

Earlier, Davy Russell won the Neptune aboard Windsor Palace.

Poll: Who do you think will win today's Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win today's Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham?

Mar 11th 2015, 12:05 AM 4,622 Views 1 Comment

Nail your colours to the mast.

# cheltenham-2015 - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Why today was a bad day for bookies at Cheltenham, but they don't really care
# Only One Winner
# Only One Winner

Why today was a bad day for bookies at Cheltenham, but they don't really care

Mar 10th 2015, 4:55 PM 21,009 Views 14 Comments

It’s not just about getting their hands on your money for one or two races, you see.

Bookies claim they're spared £50 million after Annie Power's dramatic Cheltenham fall
# Oh So Close
From The42
# Oh So Close

Bookies claim they're spared £50 million after Annie Power's dramatic Cheltenham fall

Mar 10th 2015, 4:35 PM 11,510 Views 25 Comments

Ruby Walsh’s mount looked set for victory but fell at the last.

Ruby and Mullins dominate Cheltenham opening day as Faugheen wins Champion Hurdle
# Ruby Tuesday
From The42
# Ruby Tuesday

Ruby and Mullins dominate Cheltenham opening day as Faugheen wins Champion Hurdle

Mar 10th 2015, 4:10 PM 26,928 Views 22 Comments

But Annie Power’s fall was one of the biggest stories of the day.

Faugheen takes the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham as Mullins makes history
# Cheltenham Glory
From The42
# Cheltenham Glory

Faugheen takes the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham as Mullins makes history

Mar 10th 2015, 3:29 PM 3,348 Views 0 Comments

It was a one-two-three for trainer Willie Mullins.

Ruby Walsh and Willie Mullins have cost Paddy Power quite a bit of money already
# Power Off
From The42
# Power Off

Ruby Walsh and Willie Mullins have cost Paddy Power quite a bit of money already

Mar 10th 2015, 3:02 PM 4,750 Views 0 Comments

Can’t say we’ve too much sympathy for the bookmakers mind.

The42's Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day one of Cheltenham — and pick a winner
# Tipping Point
From The42
# Tipping Point

The42's Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day one of Cheltenham — and pick a winner

Mar 10th 2015, 11:59 AM 9,546 Views 5 Comments

It’s the most wonderful (horse racing) time of the year again.

5 horse selection tips all Cheltenham chancers will understand
# Picking A Winner
From The Daily Edge
# Picking A Winner

5 horse selection tips all Cheltenham chancers will understand

Mar 10th 2015, 10:52 AM 2,957 Views 0 Comments

Abandon all hope of trying to act like you know what you’re talking about, and just go with it.

The42's guide to having a bet at Cheltenham this week
# Have A Punt
From The42
# Have A Punt

The42's guide to having a bet at Cheltenham this week

Mar 10th 2015, 9:00 AM 5,550 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s an expert around this time of year.

11 top tips to help you balance work and Cheltenham this week
# On The Hoof
From The42
# On The Hoof

11 top tips to help you balance work and Cheltenham this week

Mar 10th 2015, 7:00 AM 4,368 Views 0 Comments

Because missing the 15.20 is not an option.

Poll: Who do you think will win today's Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win today's Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Mar 10th 2015, 6:00 AM 3,825 Views 6 Comments

Nail your colours to the mast.

# cheltenham-2015 - Monday 9 March, 2015

Can anybody beat Ruby to the Cheltenham top jockey prize?
# King Of The Hill
From The42
# King Of The Hill

Can anybody beat Ruby to the Cheltenham top jockey prize?

Mar 9th 2015, 11:30 AM 6,016 Views 10 Comments

The short answer is yes, the long answer is ‘yes, but it’s unlikely.’ Here’s why.

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how to bluff your way through this year’s festival
# Giddy Up
From The42
# Giddy Up

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how to bluff your way through this year’s festival

Mar 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 16,101 Views 19 Comments

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

# cheltenham-2015 - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Can you tell the real Cheltenham horse from the ones we've just made up?
# It's Quizziness Time
From The42
# It's Quizziness Time

Can you tell the real Cheltenham horse from the ones we've just made up?

Mar 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 27,755 Views 21 Comments

It’s harder than you think.

'There's just too much at stake for jockeys to really enjoy Cheltenham'
# Hurdles
From The42
# Hurdles

'There's just too much at stake for jockeys to really enjoy Cheltenham'

Mar 8th 2015, 10:52 AM 10,218 Views 5 Comments

With more riders but fewer runners, life isn’t simple for freelancers like Dougie Costello.

# cheltenham-2015 - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Ever hear the story of the 75-year-old Irishman who's cost the bookmakers millions?
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Ever hear the story of the 75-year-old Irishman who's cost the bookmakers millions?

Mar 7th 2015, 10:00 AM 78,091 Views 19 Comments

Nick Townsend, close associate of Barney Curley and author of a new book on the professional gambler, tells us the tale.

# cheltenham-2015 - Thursday 5 March, 2015

'It’s just how he copes with 65,000 people and the noise of the festival' - Ruby on Un De Sceaux
# Tipping Point
From The42
# Tipping Point

'It’s just how he copes with 65,000 people and the noise of the festival' - Ruby on Un De Sceaux

Mar 5th 2015, 1:38 PM 3,640 Views 1 Comment

The odds on shot for the Arkle Chase is temperamental to say the least.

# cheltenham-2015 - Thursday 19 February, 2015

AP McCoy has picked his ride for his final Cheltenham Gold Cup
# Cheltenham 2015
From The42
# Cheltenham 2015

AP McCoy has picked his ride for his final Cheltenham Gold Cup

Feb 19th 2015, 2:24 PM 5,280 Views 3 Comments

It’s 10/1 if you fancy the champ to bow out with a third Gold Cup.