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“I’m not joking we could end up being promoted” says ‘Celery Boys’ skittles captain Mark Williams

The Cheltenham skittles teams are littered with rich history and tradition. However in recent years the interest has taken a hit for skittles due to pubs shutting on COVID losses. Despite Cheltenham pubs closing, Mark Williams’ Celery Boys still fight on after a weird run of form this season. Four draws so far in the […]

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Cheltenham Festival 2024: Victorious Paul Townend and Willie Mullins delighted with back-to-back Galopin Des Champs Gold Cup victories

Cheltenham Gold Cup 2024 winner Galopin Des Champs’ jockey Paul Townend and trainer Willie Mullins have hailed their “champion” horse who secured a second successive win. The bookies’ favourite saw plenty of competition in the early stages of the 100th race, The Real Whacker strode ahead in the first circuit, meanwhile stray horse Fastorslow cut […]

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Varsity 2024 – All you need to know ahead of the University of Gloucestershire and the University of Worcester’s biggest clash

Monday kick’s off Varsity 2024 for the University of Gloucestershire as they face Worcester in their biggest battle of the year. Monday 18th – Gloucester Sports Park Day 8:00AM Trampolining – Show Court 9:00AM Women’s Hockey – Hockey pitch 10:30AM Women’s Futsal – Show Court 10:30AM Men’s Tennis – Tennis Centre 11:30AM Men’s Hockey – […]

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Cheltenham Festival 2024: Galopin Des Champs secures 100th edition of Cheltenham Gold Cup in second successive triumph

Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Galopin Des Champs triumphed to win the 100th edition of racing’s most coveted jumping prize, defending his title from last year. Ridden by Paul Townend, the French horse showed the horse racing world why he was the bookies favourite before the event. A quiet first circuit left The Real Whacker unchallenged […]

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“The crowd was just unbelievable, biggest boom I’ve ever heard in my life” – Former Jockey, Tom Morgan relives racing in the Cheltenham Gold Cup

In 1989, one of the craziest endings in Cheltenham Gold Cup history took place as Desert Orchid and jockey, Simon Sherwood won the trophy by beating Yahoo and jockey, Tim Morgan by small margins after two horses fell over the final jumps.  Voted the greatest race by Racing Post readers, the 1989 Gold Cup was […]

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Introducing the Cheltenham estate with streets inspired by a host of famous Festival Gold Cup winners

The Cheltenham Festival captivates millions, but perhaps the most intriguing thing about the four-day event is its influence on the town, not just financially, but structurally. In a nook just outside of the town centre, Wyman’s Brook, which is situated just over a mile from the famous Prestbury Park – pays homage to numerous Gold […]

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“We don’t want drunken people” – New barbershop sceptical but excited as Cheltenham Festival arrives in perfect time

New business owners Kieran Lusher and Lewis Phelps are sceptical, whilst excited as their new establishment, Lush Barbershop opened on Bath Road in Cheltenham, ahead of the Cheltenham Festival. The pair have been friends ever since they started their barber journeys back in 2021, when they both joined well-known Gloucestershire barbers, Sweeney Tom’s. Fast forward […]