Cheltenham Festival Racing 2018

The 2018 Cheltenham Festival will take place in March at Cheltenham Racecourse in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK. The Festival 2018 will take place over 4 days from Tuesday March 13th with the Cheltenham Gold Cup taking place on Friday March 18th. The date of the horse races usually coincides with Saint Patrick’s Day which makes it … Continue reading Cheltenham Festival Racing 2018

Cheltenham Betting Tips You Cannot Afford to Overlook

Considered one of the most looked forward to and popular horse racing festivals in the United Kingdom, the Cheltenham Festival offers a great number of betting opportunities to the interested punters. Although you can avail Cheltenham free bets, offers and tips from several reputed online bookmakers, are you aware how to make them count? Let’s … Continue reading Cheltenham Betting Tips You Cannot Afford to Overlook

Horse Racing Cheltenham Festival Champion Hurdle – National Hunt Racing

The Cheltenham Festival is a meeting in the National Hunt racing calendar in the United Kingdom, with race prize money second only to the Grand National in Aintree. The event brings in more than £20M through ticket sales, hospitality, sponsorship and other income, and there is some £4.3M in prize money on offer, the most … Continue reading Horse Racing Cheltenham Festival Champion Hurdle – National Hunt Racing

John Ferguson Discusses His Cheltenham Festival Runners With Emma Spencer

Newmarket handler John Ferguson is hoping to end his training career with a bang at the Cheltenham Festival, and feels he has a good chance of doing so with Champion Bumper contender High Ridge. Ferguson is leaving the training ranks next month to become chief executive at Godolphin, for whom he has had a long association … Continue reading John Ferguson Discusses His Cheltenham Festival Runners With Emma Spencer

Fun & Fashion at the Cheltenham Festival

Horse racing and eventing fans benefit from something very few other sports can truthfully claim: there is no real off-season. However, while there are professional racing events that happen during the winter, the next couple of months will bring about at a slight decline in the interest that is paid to the sport. This means … Continue reading Fun & Fashion at the Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham Gold Cup, England

March 16th 2013 – Quarter of a million racing enthusiasts descended on Cheltenham last week, Britain’s premier jumping racecourse, for the four day Annual Festival, the pinnacle of the National Hunt racing season. Irish trainers launched their usual formidable challenge with 599 Irish trained entries and finished marginally ahead of Great Britain, winning 14 of … Continue reading Cheltenham Gold Cup, England

Take Advantage of Top Tips Ahead of the Cheltenham Festival

The build-up to the Cheltenham Festival is a special time of year for horse racing fans.  The wet tracks of the winter are a thing of the past and the sport’s premier jumpers are gearing up for the biggest meeting of all.  To really get the most out of the four-day Cheltenham Festival, check out … Continue reading Take Advantage of Top Tips Ahead of the Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham Gold Cup, England, by Lynn Lawson

March 16th, 2012 – The Cheltenham Gold Cup was the climax of another spectacular week of National Hunt racing at this annual festival in the picturesque Cotswolds. Run over a distance of 3 miles 2 furlongs in a natural amphitheatre of rolling hills, this coveted race has a prize fund of £284,750. The two most … Continue reading Cheltenham Gold Cup, England, by Lynn Lawson

CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP, ENGLAND, by LYNN LAWSON

LONG RUN became the youngest horse to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup for nearly 50 years in a truly enthralling race. The showpiece of the festival lived up to its name when the Nicky Henderson trained horse powered to a seven length victory ridden by amateur jockey Sam Waley-Cohen. Kauto Star and Denman, the previous … Continue reading CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP, ENGLAND, by LYNN LAWSON