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#CheltFest

# cheltfest - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Cheltenham countdown: Geraghty sweet on Sacre’s chances
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Cheltenham countdown: Geraghty sweet on Sacre’s chances

Mar 8th 2012, 7:50 AM 369 Views 0 Comments

“He’s been hugely impressive all year since he has gone chasing and he looks like the one to beat.”

# cheltfest - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Nicholls sets Wincanton test for recovering Kauto Star
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# One Step At A Time

Nicholls sets Wincanton test for recovering Kauto Star

Mar 7th 2012, 10:41 AM 142 Views 0 Comments

Kauto Star will have to prove his Gold Cup fitness during a racecourse gallop at Wincanton this Friday.

# cheltfest - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Running Sacre-d: Peddlers Cross and Bog Warrior pull out of Arkle
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Running Sacre-d: Peddlers Cross and Bog Warrior pull out of Arkle

Mar 6th 2012, 12:22 PM 328 Views 0 Comments

Two of Sprinter Sacre’s main rivals for the Arkle Chase have opted out of next Tuesday’s race at Cheltenham.

# cheltfest - Monday 5 March, 2012

Nicholls: Kauto 'heading in the right direction'
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# On The Mend

Nicholls: Kauto 'heading in the right direction'

Mar 5th 2012, 1:39 PM 151 Views 0 Comments

Paul Nicholls is staying positive about Kauto Star’s recovery as the clock ticks down to next week’s Cheltenham Gold Cup.

# cheltfest - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Jockeys 'pleased' as racing bosses refine controversial whip rules
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Jockeys 'pleased' as racing bosses refine controversial whip rules

Feb 22nd 2012, 11:36 AM 203 Views 0 Comments

Jockeys in Britain will no longer receive automatic bans for breaching the whip rule, the BHA announced yesterday.

# cheltfest - 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 143 Views 0 Comments

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

# cheltfest - Monday 20 February, 2012

Worried Nicholls cancels Cheltenham media day
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# Cough Cough

Worried Nicholls cancels Cheltenham media day

Feb 20th 2012, 11:21 AM 260 Views 0 Comments

Several of trainer Paul Nicholls’ horses have started coughing, just three weeks before the beginning of this year’s Cheltenham Festival.

# cheltfest - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Injury derails Last Instalment's Cheltenham challenge
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# Bad Blow

Injury derails Last Instalment's Cheltenham challenge

Feb 15th 2012, 5:40 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

The dual Grade 1 winner has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a tendon injury.

# cheltfest - 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 206 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.

# cheltfest - Friday 18 March, 2011

The Winners' Enclosure: Step aside, there's a new king in town
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# Evening Wrap

The Winners' Enclosure: Step aside, there's a new king in town

Mar 18th 2011, 6:52 PM 611 Views 0 Comments

The Cheltenham Festival has drawn to a close but not before the chasing torch was passed to a new generation. Catch up with the best bits of the day’s action here.

As it happened: Cheltenham Day Four
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As it happened: Cheltenham Day Four

Mar 18th 2011, 1:17 PM 839 Views 0 Comments

Amateur jockey Sam Waley-Cohen wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup aboard Long Run while Ruby Walsh and Willie Mullins are crowned as the festival’s Champion Jockey and Trainer.

Gold Cup Preview: can the Irish spring one last surprise at Cheltenham?
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# Starter's Orders

Gold Cup Preview: can the Irish spring one last surprise at Cheltenham?

Mar 18th 2011, 11:55 AM 368 Views 0 Comments

The Cheltenham Festival is nearly done and dusted for another year but the biggest race of all is still to come. We throw an eye over the cast for this afternoon’s Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Mark Your Card: Friday
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Mark Your Card: Friday

Mar 18th 2011, 11:15 AM 407 Views 0 Comments

Racing columnist Mark Hobbs’ naps romped home on Wednesday and Thursday at combined odds of 60/1. Who has he gone for on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival?

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 18th 2011, 9:13 AM 416 Views 0 Comments

Once more into the breach my friends, for Gold Cup day at Cheltenham.

# cheltfest - Thursday 17 March, 2011

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

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

Mar 17th 2011, 6:53 PM 690 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.

As it happened: Cheltenham Day Three
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Cheltenham Day Three

Mar 17th 2011, 1:08 PM 755 Views 0 Comments

Get saddled in for another day of racing as the Irish hope to take the spoils again.

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 324 Views 0 Comments

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

Mark Your Card: St Patrick's Day
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Mark Your Card: St Patrick's Day

Mar 17th 2011, 11:35 AM 661 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hobbs’ nap choice romped home yesterday to the delight of those in TheScore office. Find out what he picked today here.

Rough landing? Download your St Patrick's Day office sweepstakes kit
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Rough landing? Download your St Patrick's Day office sweepstakes kit

Mar 17th 2011, 9:51 AM 564 Views 0 Comments

Get in the spirit with our racing game – even if you are off work today.

# cheltfest - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

The Winners' Enclosure: Irish raiders flaunt their six appeal
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The Winners' Enclosure: Irish raiders flaunt their six appeal

Mar 16th 2011, 8:00 PM 683 Views 0 Comments

It was a historic day at Cheltenham as Irish-trained horses won six of the day’s seven races. Catch up with the best bits of the day’s action here.

LIVE: Cheltenham Day Two
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LIVE: Cheltenham Day Two

Mar 16th 2011, 1:09 PM 1,112 Views 0 Comments

Get saddled in for another day of racing as the Irish hope to take the spoils again.

Queen Mother Preview: can Big Zeb mastermind back-to-back victories?
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# Starter's Orders

Queen Mother Preview: can Big Zeb mastermind back-to-back victories?

Mar 16th 2011, 12:38 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

The race-card for Day Two is an absolute cracker. We look ahead to day’s main event, the sportingbet.com Queen Mother Champion Chase.

Ten things you (probably) didn't know about Cheltenham
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# Did You Know?

Ten things you (probably) didn't know about Cheltenham

Mar 16th 2011, 11:51 AM 752 Views 0 Comments

Afraid of uncomfortable silences between races? Amaze (or bore) your friends and co-workers with some festival-themed trivia.

Mark Your Card: Wednesday
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Mark Your Card: Wednesday

Mar 16th 2011, 10:40 AM 448 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hobbs is back to preview yet more racing action at Cheltenham this afternoon.

Got time on your hands? Download your Cheltenham Festival office sweepstakes kit
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Got time on your hands? Download your Cheltenham Festival office sweepstakes kit

Mar 16th 2011, 10:00 AM 675 Views 0 Comments

It’s just a bit of fun – unless the boss draws Big Zeb.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Mar 16th 2011, 8:01 AM 109 Views 0 Comments

The morning after the Cheltenham opening day before. Plus Champions League, cricket and Six Nations stuff too.

# cheltfest - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

The Winners' Enclosure: Hurricane Fly the pick of the bunch on Ruby Tuesday
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# Evening Wrap

The Winners' Enclosure: Hurricane Fly the pick of the bunch on Ruby Tuesday

Mar 15th 2011, 8:00 PM 778 Views 0 Comments

Missed today’s Cheltenham action? We skip through the highlights and lowlights of the day’s racing so that you don’t feel left out.

Who will be champion jockey?
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Who will be champion jockey?

Mar 15th 2011, 1:09 PM 321 Views 0 Comments

Giddy up: meet the men in the driving seat this week.

LIVE: Cheltenham Day One
# Ruby Tuesday
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# Ruby Tuesday

LIVE: Cheltenham Day One

Mar 15th 2011, 1:09 PM 1,412 Views 0 Comments

We have live news, views, tips and analysis from the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.

Champion Hurdle Preview: who will step into Binocular's shoes?
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Champion Hurdle Preview: who will step into Binocular's shoes?

Mar 15th 2011, 12:05 PM 496 Views 0 Comments

With this year’s Cheltenham Festival about to get underway, we take a closer look at the first day’s big race – the Stan James Champion Hurdle.

Mark Your Card: Tuesday
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Mark Your Card: Tuesday

Mar 15th 2011, 11:09 AM 427 Views 0 Comments

It’s better than the Morning Line and the Racing Post rolled into one. Mark Hobbs is here with an overview of today’s Cheltenham card.

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

Mar 15th 2011, 10:00 AM 704 Views 0 Comments

There’s no such thing as a free lunch… unless you win money from your colleagues on the Champion Hurdle this afternoon, of course.

Five Steps to Heaven: Cheltenham Special
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# Flutter

Five Steps to Heaven: Cheltenham Special

Mar 15th 2011, 9:45 AM 262 Views 0 Comments

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

And they're off...
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And they're off...

Mar 15th 2011, 9:03 AM 469 Views 0 Comments

Join us for all the up-to-the-minute news and odds on a week of high-class racing. There may be some shouting.

A Bluffer’s Guide to… the Cheltenham Festival
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# And They're Off

A Bluffer’s Guide to… the Cheltenham Festival

Mar 15th 2011, 8:37 AM 625 Views 0 Comments

A little bit confused by all the talk about Cheltenham? Check out our bluffer’s guide to the festival.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Mar 15th 2011, 8:02 AM 163 Views 0 Comments

We couldn’t sleep last night with Cheltenham getting going today. But we still had to get up for the Morning Score.

# cheltfest - Monday 14 March, 2011

Horse Racing for Dummies
# What's Going On?
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# What's Going On?

Horse Racing for Dummies

Mar 14th 2011, 7:17 PM 4,011 Views 1 Comment

Hoping to pick a big winner at Cheltenham or simply trying to make sense of what’s going on? We give you some basic info on “the sport of kings”.

How to host the perfect Cheltenham Festival house party
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How to host the perfect Cheltenham Festival house party

Mar 14th 2011, 5:04 PM 652 Views 0 Comments

If you couldn’t stretch to for a trip to the Cotswolds this year, never fear. Here’s our guide to making you and your friends feel at home this week.

Irish racing's finest hour: Cheltenham, 2006
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# Irish Invasion

Irish racing's finest hour: Cheltenham, 2006

Mar 14th 2011, 4:48 PM 790 Views 0 Comments

The Irish have had some great years at Cheltenham, but one year stands above them all. We whet the appetite by looking back at the horses that made 2006 a year to remember.

Five simple rules for beating the bookies
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Five simple rules for beating the bookies

Mar 14th 2011, 12:55 PM 6,377 Views 0 Comments

As we saddle up for a busy week of racing, Today FM bookie-botherer John Duggan takes us through his guide to turning a profit with the turf accountants.