Cheltenham Festival
Tuesday 14th - Friday 17th March 2017

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TVV Capital to sponsor year two of Iroquois Cheltenham Challenge 17/02/17
Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle kicks off transatlantic race for $500,000 bonus.

Tizzard and Elliott top Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Entries 15/02/17
Trainers Colin Tizzard and Gordon Elliott dominate the 29 remaining entries for the Grade One Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup which takes centre stage on the fourth and final day of The Festival, Friday, March 17.

Douvan Stars Among Champion Chase Entries 15/02/17
Douvan headlines 20 acceptors for the £350,000 Grade One Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on the second day of The Festival, Ladies Day, Wednesday, March 15.

Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack
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Cheltenham Festival Preview 02/02/17
It's just under six weeks now until National Hunt's pay per event, the Cheltenham Festival. Over 200,000 punters will visit Prestbury Park over four fantastic days in March, taking in 28 races.

Jezki and Yanworth among 19 for Champion Hurdle 15/02/17
Leading owner J P McManus holds a strong hand in the £400,000 Stan James Champion Hurdle on Champion Day, Tuesday, March 14 with Jezki and Yanworth.

Big Guns Among 34 Acceptors for Ryanair 15/02/17
Douvan, Djakadam and Un De Sceaux are among 34 entries going forward for the £300,000 Ryanair Chase over an extended two and a half miles on St Patrick's Thursday, March 16.

36 Remain for Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle 15/02/17
Leading owner J P McManus is responsible for Timeform's top three rated contenders going forward in the £300,000 Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle.

Get 40/1 Willie Mullins To Train A Winner On Cheltenham Day 1

Five Horses Who Could Become Huge Stars at Cheltenham This Year 12/01/17
We are just a couple of months away from the 2017 Cheltenham Festival now and over the next few weeks we are going to get a lot more clues about who the leading contenders are for the 28 races at the meeting.

Prize Money Boost to The Festival 06/01/17
The Festival at Cheltenham in March has received a significant prize money boost, leading to a new record total of £4,305,000 over the four days of the best of Jump racing.

J P McManus, Big Buck's & Quevega inducted into Cheltenham Hall Of Fame 10/10/17
Cheltenham Racecourse has announced three new inductees to the Hall Of Fame ahead of the new season at the Home of Jump Racing - J P McManus, Big Buck's & Quevega.

Don Cossack Has His Golden Day 18/03/16
Don Cossack too strong for his rivals in the Gold Cup. A huge winner for Bryan Cooper, Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown.

Thistlecrack Rules The World 17/03/16
Thistlecrack confirmed his position as the stand-out in his division as he comfortably won the Ryanair World Hurdle.

Sprinter Sacre King of Two-Milers 16/03/16
Sprinter Sacre raised the roof by regaining his crown in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase.

Annie Power Pounces in Champion Hurdle 15/03/16
Annie Power proves a supersub for Willie Mullins and wins the feature £436,000 Grade One Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on day one of The Festival.

Douvan Delivers Arkle Masterclass 15/03/16
Douvan demolished his rivals in the Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.

Altior Rules Supreme for Henderson 15/03/16
Altior gave Nicky Henderson his first win in the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle since Flown in 1992 when proving too good for Willie Mullins' Min in the curtain-raiser at the Cheltenham Festival.

Nashville's Iroquois Steeplechase Sweetens the Pot for Inaugural Brown Advisory Cheltenham Challenge 09/03/16
The Brown Advisory Iroquois Cheltenham Challenge is to win both the Grade One Ryanair World Hurdle and the Grade One Calvin Houghland Iroquois Hurdle Stakes.

Will it be “Ruby Tuesday” at the Cheltenham Festival again this year? 15/02/16
In 2015, punters were overjoyed as Ruby Walsh rode a treble on the opening day of Cheltenham to cripple the bookmakers for an estimated £10 million pay-out.

Get On The Road To Riches In The Ryanair 15/02/16
The Ryainair Chase, in which the Irish hold a strong hand, is currently Non Runner Cash Back with Boylesports, so now is a great time to get involved.

Trooper Cooper Can Take Ruby’s Festival Crown 11/02/16
The question facing punters looking to get involved in the top jockeys market is: can anyone prevent Ruby Walsh from winning a seventh Cheltenham Festival top jockey title in eight years?

Save Some Time and Enjoy the Mullins Domination 27/01/16
Over the next few weeks there will be endless discussion about how to get the Willie Mullins good things beaten at The Festival.

cheltenhamCheltenham Racecourse
For four extraordinary days in the middle of March the National Hunt racing community from all around the world converges on the elegant spa town of Cheltenham. The twenty races are the most hotly contested of the entire racing calendar with more than £2 million in prize money and £20 million in bets riding on these Championships.

best mateCheltenham Gold Cup History
In the Gold Cup's history only seven horses have won more than once, and the most recent of them is Kauto Star in 2007 and 2009. The others were Best Mate (2002/03/04), L'Escargot (1970/71) Easter Hero (1929/30), Golden Miller (1932/33/34/35/36), Cottage Rake (1948/49/50) and Arkle (1964/65/66). All the successes were in consecutive years except for Kauto Star, the only horse to regain the title.Cheltenham Festival is one of the highlights of the English sporting year.

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