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LIVE BLOG: Cheltenham Festival Day 2 – Delta Work spoils the Tiger Roll retirement party with a famous win in the Cross Country Chase, Energumene wins dramatic Champions Chase, Commander of Fleet edges thrilling Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

Good afternoon Gloucestershire, stay up-to-date with all the latest from Day 2 at the Cheltenham Festival and more sporting news from across the county.

Tiger Roll was pipped to the finish line by Delta Work in the Cross Country Chase in his final race.

Willie Mullins wins his first Champion Chase as Energumene prevailed in the Champion Chase after Shishkin fails to finish.

Commander of Fleet edges a thrilling race, which featured a photo finish, alongside Fastorslow, to win the Coral Cup Handle Hurdle (Grade 3).

L’Homme Presse wins the Brown Advisory Novices’ Chase (Grade 1) after late pull outs from Bravemansgame and Fury Road.

Sir Gerhard wins the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, while trainer Willie Mullins notches his 80th win at Cheltenham Festival.

Today’s winners:

13:30 Supreme Novices’ Hurdle: Sir Gerhard (Paul Townend)

14:10 Brown Advisory Novices’ Chase (Grade 1): L’Homme Presse (Charlie Deutsch)

14:50 Coral Cup Handle Hurdle (Grade 3): Commander of Fleet (George Elliott)

15:30 Queen Champion Chase: Energumene (Paul Townend)

16:10 Cross Country Chase:

There will also be updates across a variety of sports, including the 2022 All Open England Badminton Championships.

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