Cheltenham Festival EQUESTRIAN Horse Racing

Cheltenham Festival 2020: It Came To Pass wins the St James’s Place Foxhunter Chase

The final day has got off to a great start as Gold Cup fever hits Cheltenham.

It Came To Pass defied the odds to win the St James’s Place Foxhunter Chase at Cheltenham.

Maxine O’Sullivan rode through to victory to become the biggest winner of the Cheltenham Festival.

It saw off the favourite, Billaway who came through in second with Shantou Flyer finishing in third.

A long field of 21 were shocked by 66-1 shot It Came To Pass to secure a memorable victory.

Monkfish has provided Paul Townend with his second win of the day having previously been vicotrious on Victory Road on the 1:30

Townend, who has really impressed on day two has three top two finishes to his name after finishing 2nd on Aramon in the previous race

In a race that went down to the wire, Latest Exibition finished in second with Fury Road completing the podium.

Favourite Thyme Hill pushed towards the back end of the race but ultimately finished in fourth.

Barry Geraghty won his fourth race of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival riding 11/2 favourite Saint Roi in the Randox Health chase.

The Irish jockey finished ahead of Aramon who had a storming finish to finish a close second ahead of Build Me Up Buttercup.

Geraghty, who has had a impressive festival so far has described his efforts this year “As a dream come true”

Saint Roi came across the line to admiration from the crowd, finishing 4.5 lengths ahead of the competition.

The first race of the day didn’t disappoint as Gold Cup fever hits Cheltenham.

Burning Victory came the JCB coming through a competitive field in front of a vociferous crowd at Prestbury Park.

The 12/1 shot, trained by Gary Moor finished ahead of Aspire Tower and All Man Kind.

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The favorite Gosher had led as the race headed into the final stages but fell at the final hurdle.

Gosher’s odds were slashed to 11/4 before the race with the horse being described as a “BEAST”

The Blue Ribbon event, the Gold Cup

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