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Cheltenham Festival Day Three: Who punters should keep an eye on

Day Three of the Cheltenham Festival is building in anticipation, as fans and punters build their bets and accumulators ahead of another afternoon of excitement and drama.  Firm favourites Bob Olinger and Monkfish ran to storming victories in the 13:20 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle and 13:55 Brown Advisory Novices’ Steeple Chase respectively, whereas outside shots Heaven Help Us at 33/1 and Sky […]

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Cheltenham Festival day two: Sky Pirate wins the Grand Annual Chase

Nick Schofield rode to Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup Handicap Chase glory on Sky Pirate, beating odds-on favourite Embitterred (9/2) in the process. Rachel Blackmore, who was riding Joseph Patrick O’Brien’s horse, was unseated for the third time today only 24 hours after becoming the first-ever female jockey to win the Champion Hurdle at […]

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The Racing Post’s James Stevens on Cheltenham’s “massive loss” as supporters watch from home

The Cheltenham Festival is known as being one of the biggest sporting events of the calendar year, with crowds surpassing 50,000 flooding the streets of Gloucestershire for the historic event. This year, things are going to be expectedly different, as supporters are forced to watch from home and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic means they are […]


International Women’s Day: Are these the 5 greatest female athletes from Gloucestershire?

Gloucestershire has been responsible for producing some outstanding female athletes. Here are the five of the greatest to come out from the county. Zara Tindall Embed from Getty Images As well as being the Queen’s eldest granddaughter, Tindall holds a few other titles. Among her honours Tindall followed in the footsteps of her mother Princess […]