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“It’s a dream come true” – Faivoir defies the odds to win McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle

Faivoir defies the odds to win the County Handicap hurdle by a neck. Trained by Dan Skelton, Faivoir went head-to-head with Pied Piper down the home straight, eventually edging the race on the line. Speaking to ITV, jockey Bridget Andrews was overjoyed with the result: “I just cannot believe it. Coming here just for a […]

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Honeysuckle wins in final career race, much to the joy of Rachael Blackmore: “She’s just a phenomenal mare for my career”

Honeysuckle has claimed victory in her final race of her career, as the sheer class of four-time winner Rachel Blackmoore was shown. Speaking to ITV Racing after the historic race, Blackmore was emotional and didn’t have much to say: “The way Henry has produced her every day is just phenomenal. “As a jockey, I am […]

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Nico de Boinville can’t stop smiling as he wins with Constitution Hill: “What a horse, we were just absolutely delighted”

Constitution Hill continues his unbeaten runs as he claims victory in the Champions Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival and jockey Nico de Boinville couldn’t stop smiling once he came over the finish line. After the race, he spoke to ITV Racing and said: “What a horse, we were just absolutely delighted, I didn’t think we […]

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Michael O’Sullivan over the moon on win with Marine National: “I’m just so lucky to be on this horse”

The Cheltenham Festival has just got underway and Michael O’Sullivan with Marine National did enough to overcome favourite Facile Vega in the Supreme Novices Hurdle. After the race, O’Sullivan spoke to ITV Racing and couldn’t contain his happiness, he said: “It’s unbelievable, a massive relief, I’m just so lucky to be on this horse and […]

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“We just ordered ten barrels of Guinness” – Local pubs and inns brace themselves as Cheltenham Festival frenzy begins

The Cheltenham Festival always has a massive impact on the town, creating an atmosphere only able to be witnessed in this one golden week out of the calendar year. But the impact of the race week is not limited to the buzz of the city and the immense crowds, the festival has a far more […]

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Cheltenham Festival update: Horse confirmations, bookies’ favourites and fear over dangerous weather conditions

The Cheltenham Festival returns for 2023 next Tuesday, welcoming fans from all over the world back to the famous course for another four days of racing. As the town braces for a massive rush of tourists and visitors, the first horse confirmations are set to be released this Wednesday. The confirmations will continue on a […]