Cheltenham Festival 2014
|Tuesday 11th - Friday 14th March|
Lord Windermere won a thrilling renewal of the Cheltenham Gold Cup for trainer Jim Culloty and jockey Davy Russell.
Tiger Roars to Triumph Victory 14/03/14
Tiger Roll oozed class when scooting up the hill to win the JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham.
More of That Takes World Hurdle 13/03/14
More of That wins the 2014 World Hurdle! Annie Power in second, huge upset!
Dynaste Delivers Ryanair Chase 13/03/14
Dynaste justified favouritism as he came with a power-packed finish to win the Grade One Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham.
Sire De Grugy is Champion Chaser 12/03/14
Sire De Grugy emphatically silenced the dissenting voices by claiming the BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase, the highlight on day two of the Cheltenham Festival.
O'Faolains Boy Takes RSA Chase 12/03/14
O'Faolains Boy outbattled Smad Place to prevail in a thrilling tussle for the RSA Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
Faugheen Passes Neptune Test 12/03/14
The Willie Mullins-trained Faugheen lived up to his huge reputation by running away with the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle.
Jezki is Just Champion for McManus 11/03/14
Jezki led home a one-two for owner JP McManus in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Quevega Makes it Six of the Best 11/03/14
Willie Mullins' Quevega overcame a determined challenge from stablemate Glen's Melody to take an historic sixth consecutive victory in the OLBG Mares' Hurdle.
Holywell Strikes Again 11/03/14
Holywell followed up last year's win in the Pertemps Hurdle Final with a game victory in the Baylis & Harding Affordable Luxury Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.
Warhorse Wins Arkle Battle 11/03/14
Champion Bumper and Supreme Novices' Hurdle winner Champagne Fever was an 11-4 joint-favourite to complete the Festival hat-trick and jumped superbly at the head of affairs under Ruby Walsh.
Vautour is Supreme for Mullins and Walsh 11/03/14
Vautour, trained by Willie Mullins and ridden by Ruby Walsh, won the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle, the opening race of the 2014 Cheltenham Festival in course-record time.
Market Move For Mullins’ Mare 04/03/14
Annie Power has been backed into ante-post favourite for the World Hurdle, suggesting Willie Mullins’ unbeaten mare is likely to go for the 3m contest at the meeting.
Nigel Twiston-Davies Stable Visit 27/02/14
Nigel Twiston-Davies showed off to the media his pride and joy, The New One, who led the string up the famous stiff Grange Hill Farm gallops.
Tanya's Ten Betting Commandments of the Festival 09/03/14
As the Cheltenham Festival approaches it is so easy to get carried away, giddy with excitement.
Jonjo O'Neill Stable Visit 27/02/14
Jonjo O'Neill has only missed out on a winner at The Festival once since 2000 and he does not mind which race he captures.
Nicky Henderson Stable Visit 25/02/14
Nicky Henderson hosted today a Cheltenham Racecourse-organised media stable visit at Seven Barrows. He showed off his main hopes and said he could have up to 35 runners over the four days of The Festival.
Faugheen Has Neptune Novices’ Hurdle Aim 27/02/14
Irish trainer Willie Mullins’ strong team at this year’s Cheltenham Festival includes Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle fancy Faugheen.
Boodles Leading Jockey Award 19/02/14
This year’s Leading Jockey Award at The Festival will be sponsored by the London jeweller Boodles.
Terry Biddlecombe Honoured at Cheltenham 17/02/14
This year’s National Hunt Chase at the Cheltenham Festival will be run in honour of the late Terry Biddlecombe. The four-mile contest takes place on Champion Day, Tuesday, March 11.
Cheltenham: Home of the Best British Racing 14/02/14
In horse racing circles, the prestige of the Cheltenham Festival is essentially without parallel, here we shed some light on this under-loved horse racing spectacular.
O’Neill Confirms More of That World Hurdle Bid 13/02/14
Still an unknown quantity, the JP McManus-owned rising star should stay the extra distance of the World Hurdle and is as short as 5/1 in the ante-post racing betting with some firms to remain unbeaten.
39 Contenders for Ryanair Chase 12/02/14
Cue Card features among 39 contenders going forward for the £275,000 Ryanair Chase, the chasing highlight over two miles and five furlongs on day three of The Festival, St Patrick's Thursday, March 13.
Cheltenham Novice Hurdle Entries Revealed 30/01/14
A total of 352 entries have been revealed for the four Grade One championship novice hurdles staged at The Festival.
Big Bucks for Nicholls’ Runner 27/01/14
Big Buck’s has been backed into 2/1 with bet365 for the World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, despite finishing third in the Cleeve Hurdle on Saturday.
Festival Novice Chase Entries Revealed 23/01/14
The entries for the four novice chases at Cheltenham 2014 have been revealed and the speculation continues, with many of the protagonists having multiple options across the various trips and conditions.
Our Conor Out to Challenge Hurricane 14/01/14
Hurricane Fly, the only horse other than Comedy Of Errors to regain the Champion Hurdle, remains the one to fear as the 2014 renewal approaches, with all trainers talking up the hopes of their various charges.
Hunt Ball Has Festival Target Again 06/01/14
Hunt Ball's owners are hopeful of running the nine-year-old-chaser at the 2014 Cheltenham Festival, and are planning to give him a run out before then.
Cue Card and The New One Among The Early Season Movers 05/12/13
With Christmas now just around the corner, it feels like an appropriate time to assess where we sit on the 'Road to the Cheltenham Festival'.
Changes to Order of Running on Champion Day and Ladies Day in 2014 05/12/13
Cheltenham Racecourse announces changes to the order of running for the first two days of The Festival in 2014.
The Five Champion Hurdle Contenders Set for Vintage Festival Showdown 04/12/13
The countdown to the 2014 Cheltenham Festival continues and race fans will be preparing for a vintage renewal of the Champion Hurdle at Prestbury Park.
Novices Impress at Cheltenham Open Meeting to Stake Festival Claims 20/11/13
The Open Meeting at Cheltenham is considered by many to be the first major horse racing Festival of the season and once again it has lived up to its reputation.
Stan James Renews Sponsorship of Champion Hurdle 29/10/13
Cheltenham Racecourse has announced that Stan James has renewed its sponsorship of the Champion Hurdle and is backing two more leading trials for the hurdling showpiece on the "Road To Cheltenham".
BetVictor to Sponsor Queen Mother Champion Chase 16/10/13
BetVictor is today announced as the new sponsor of three top two-mile chases run in Britain, including the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
Jewson Tops New Grade One Heats 23/07/13
Cheltenham's Jewson Novices' Chase is one of four races to be upgraded to Grade One status in the 2013/14 jumps season.
£45m Cheltenham Racecourse Development Project Achieves Planning Consent 19/07/13
Cheltenham Borough Council last night gave planning consent to The Jockey Club's proposed £45 million development project at its flagship Cheltenham Racecourse.
Tickets Available for Cheltenham’s 2013/14 Season 16/07/13
Tickets for the 2013/14 season at Cheltenham Racecourse, the home of Jump racing, are now available, significantly earlier than usual.
The Jockey Club Unveils £45m Vision for Cheltenham Racecourse 28/03/13
The Jockey Club, the largest commercial group in British horseracing, today announced plans to make its largest ever investment in racecourse facilities with the unveiling of a £45 million concept for the next stage of development at its flagship Cheltenham Racecourse.
Can Cheltenham Stars Follow Up Festival Glory in 2014? 19/03/13
Many National Hunt fans will be suffering from a Cheltenham Festival hangover this week as the reality dawns that they must wait another 12 months before the enjoyment of the four day meeting comes round again.