Foot and mouth - 2001. A year and three words I and anybody in agriculture or horse racing will never forget.
Bonnie Tyler was willing to hold out for a hero ’til the end of the night, but the wait has been a bit longer here at Cheltenham.
Tony McCoy once summed up the essential ingredient in the make-up of a champion jump jockey with searing simplicity.
Two days ago, a beaming Davy Russell clambered onto the podium in the winners’ enclosure at Punchestown and had his snap taken as he pretended to take a great, big glug out of the oversized tankard that comes with victory in the Gold Cup.
IT WAS only when the last race ended and the snaking columns of car lights began to illuminate the roads out of Prestbury Park and up towards Cleeve Hill that realisation dawned that we get to do it all again today.
THERE are two tracks.
CHELTENHAM clerk of the course Simon Claisse expects drying conditions over the coming days as the countdown to the 2010 Festival gathers pace.
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