LISTEN: Our Cheltenham Festival Preview

On Tuesday afternoon, the 2017 edition of the Cheltenham Festival will get underway with the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle to kick-start the biggest week in the jump racing season.

Although the build-up to the four-day showcase has been disrupted by high profile injuries to horses, the excitement is as infectious as always as thousands of punters descend on Cheltenham for one of the most anticipated events in the sporting calendar.

The Gold Cup Trophy is the most prestigious prize at the Cheltenham Festival
The Gold Cup Trophy is the most prestigious prize at the Festival

Throughout the week we will be bring you the latest racing results and breaking news from the Festival, as well as previews and reaction during each day.

We will also bring you LIVE reaction from our racing reporter Patrick Baines, who will be talking to us throughout the day whilst providing exclusive updates for Park Life Sport from the Racecourse.

Follow us on Twitter @parklife_sport and our Facebook page, Park Life – Sport, for our latest radio and television bulletins throughout the day.

Keep up to date with our website – – for articles, opinion pieces and analysis throughout the Festival, along with updates from the latest sports news in Gloucestershire.


Here is our 2017 Cheltenham Festival preview with Carl Innes and Patrick Baines from the Racecourse, featuring Gloucestershire trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies and the stable staff from Tom George’s yard on their preparations ahead of the Festival.


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