Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
Cheltenham’s first afternoon of its three-day November meeting has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track – and Saturday’s high-profile card must pass a 3pm inspection on Friday.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
Day two of the Cheltenham Festival could be under threat, with officials anticipating "challenging" weather conditions on Wednesday.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
Colin Tizzard expects Cue Card to have just three more runs before heading into retirement, with the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton on Tuesday week looking increasingly unlikely.
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
Annacotty will attempt back-to-back victories in the BetVictor Gold Cup at Cheltenham on November 12.
Thu, 03 Nov, 2016
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Cheltenham clerk of the course Simon Claisse expects the ground to dry out slightly ahead of the start of the four-day Festival on Tuesday.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Gary Moore has raised the possibility of Sire De Grugy wearing a pair of blinkers as he attempts to regain his Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase crown next week.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2016
Prize money at the Cheltenham Festival in March will exceed £4m for the first time.
Fri, 08 Jan, 2016
Connections of Coneygree are leaning towards running him in the Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday rather than in the RSA Chase tomorrow.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2015
It’s here! And I’m losing already.
Ruby Walsh has promised that his head will rule his heart when it comes to making a decision on whether to ride Hurricane Fly or Faugheen in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham next Tuesday.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
Richie McLernon has guided Holywell to Cheltenham Festival glory for the last two seasons and trainer Jonjo O’Neill is banking on the combination coming good once more in the Gold Cup.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
The Nigel Twiston-Davies stable is keen to get on with the work of preparing The New One for the Stan James Champion Hurdle and put aside his unimpressive victory at Haydock on Saturday.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
One of the biggest events in the horse racing calendar gets under way today as thousands of punters descend on Cheltenham for Gold Cup week.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2014
Last Instalmen headed to England yesterday as trainer Philip Fenton delayed a decision on his participation in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup until the middle of the week.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2014
Cheltenham’s clerk of the course Simon Claisse is on guard against further rain with the track shaping up nicely ahead of the Festival in just under two weeks.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2014
It really was the proverbial white-knuckle ride. Monday, at around 4.45pm, we landed at Birmingham Airport to be greeted by snow cascading from a grim sky. More of the white stuff accompanied us as we made our way up to Cheltenham.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2013
This afternoon’s meeting at the Cheltenham Festival has survived an early-morning inspection and goes ahead as scheduled.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2013
The second day of the Cheltenham Festival will go ahead as planned after the track was declared fit to race.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2013
Luck went with the Irish on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival as even the weather could not spoil the racing.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013
This afternoon’s opening day of the Cheltenham Festival is set to go ahead as planned, although the start will be delayed by 35 minutes.
Cheltenham will have to pass a 10.30am inspection if the opening day of the Festival meeting is to go ahead.
Cheltenham clerk of the course Simon Claisse is satisfied the Festival can go ahead without a hitch, despite a freezing cold Monday in the Cotswolds.
All frost covers were in place at Cheltenham by 2pm yesterday ahead of the four-day Festival.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013
Jonjo O’Neill has raised the possibility of Sunnyhillboy running in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
Cheltenham has passed an initial 8am inspection this morning, but a further precautionary check at 7am tomorrow has been called.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013
Cheltenham has called an 8am inspection for Friday ahead of Saturday's big Trials Day meeting at the track.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013
The weather continuing to wreak havoc with turf racing in Britain but the outlook is somewhat brighter in Ireland.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
The cold winter has already hit horse racing in the UK and threatens more in the coming days.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
Cheltenham’s fixture on New Year’s Day has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2012
Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase at Cheltenham goes ahead as planned after the track passed a third inspection.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
Cheltenham will stage an 8am inspection of the Cross Country course on Friday.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
Robbie Power was over 15 lengths behind Finian’s Rainbow and Sizing Europe by the time they breasted the line in yesterda’s Queen Mother Champion Chase.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2012
Three horses suffered fatal injuries on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2012
1. The Tuesday bankers
Mon, 12 Mar, 2012
CHARLES BYRNES believes this weekend’s StanJames.com International at Cheltenham is a realistic target for his intended runner Pittoni.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2011
Ferdy Murphy will send De Boitron and Riguez Dancer on the long journey down from North Yorkshire to Cheltenham for Wednesday and Thursday’s meetings.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2011
Thu, 17 Mar, 2011
Cheltenham clerk of the course Simon Claisse reports the ground to be on the good side as the track gears up for day one of the Festival.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2011
NOEL Meade will keep an eye on the ground before committing Pandorama to a run in Friday’s totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Noel Meade will keep an eye on the ground before committing Pandorama to a run in Friday’s totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2011
Ground preparations for Cheltenham are almost complete ahead of the four-day Festival that starts on Tuesday.
Sun, 13 Mar, 2011
Simon Claisse is prepared to water the track at Cheltenham during the meeting due to the lack of recent rain.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2011
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
NICKY HENDERSON has effectively ruled Punchestowns out of the Cheltenham Festival and is considering giving the chestnut a run at the racecourse which has lent him his name.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2011
This afternoon's meeting at Cheltenham must pass a second inspection at 10.45am.
Sat, 29 Jan, 2011
Frost is posing a threat to Cheltenham’s Festival Trials Day with officials feeling it best to call a precautionary inspection at 8.45am tomorrow.
Fri, 28 Jan, 2011
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