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‘The total economic impact seemed to have more than doubled’-Dr. Charles Afriyie on how the Cheltenham Festival 2022 affected the local area

After the Cheltenham Festival was staged behind closed doors in 2021, the fans returned to Cheltenham in 2022 in their droves as it broke records in terms of attendance. Dr Charles Afriyie from the University of Gloucestershire conducted a survey of the festival and stated that the economic impact of the 2022 festival was almost […]

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Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup 2023: Galopin Des Champs wins

Galopin des Champs justified favouritism to land the sport’s biggest prize of the Gold Cup at the Cheltenham Festival. Paul Townend timed his ride to perfection to calmly pass Bravemansgame and power up the hill to secure a third victory for himself and Willie Mullins in the sport’s prestigious event. The King George winner Bravemansgame […]

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Trainer Harry Derham loving life and thrilled at having first Cheltenham Festival runner

Having stepped out from being Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls’ assistant, Harry Derham has begun life as a trainer and started promisingly, having eight wins from 33 runners operating at a 24% strike rate. It’s a big move to join the training ranks but the former jockey has relished the challenge up to this point. “Exciting, […]

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Judgement Day: Galopin Des Champs looks to justify favouritism in Boodles Gold Cup

In last year’s Turners Novice’s Chase Galopin Des Champs’s dramatic fall at the last did little to dissuade people that he looked every bit a Gold Cup winner in waiting. Since that defeat the Willie Mullins machine has been faultless. Winning at Fairyhouse and Punchestown with ease before quelling many doubters with a superb victory […]

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Gloucester Rugby’s George Mcguigan forced to withdraw from England Six Nations camp due to knee injury

Having earnt his first England call up, Gloucester Rugby’s George Mcguigan has now been ruled out of the England squad due to a knee injury and is replaced by Bath’s Tom Dunn. The hooker, who joined the Cherry and Whites from Newcastle Falcons in December, played 76 minutes on Saturday as Gloucester secured their place […]