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#Cheltenham Gold Cup

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Vintage Tidal Bay bids to emulate Red Rum in Grand National

The horse has got better with age and this season he has finished third in the Welsh National and a fine second in the Irish Gold Cup.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Friday 14 March, 2014

Compound fracture puts Ruby Walsh out of the Gold Cup

The top jockey had a bad fall in the JCB Triumph Hurdle today.

First Lieutenant is a NON-RUNNER in today’s Cheltenham Gold Cup

Michael O’Leary’s fortunes will rest solely on the Philip Fenton-trained Last Instalment this afternoon.

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POLL: Who do you think will win today’s Cheltenham Gold Cup?

Will Bobs Worth storm up that hill again? Or is it time to crown a new king at Cheltenham?

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

12 Irish horses to watch at the 2014 Cheltenham Festival

From bankers to long-shots, we’ve your Irish horses covered.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Fergie puts his faith in National runners

The Man United boss took time out of his busy schedule to attend the event.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Friday 15 March, 2013

Bobs Worth wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup for Nicky Henderson and Barry Geraghty

Earlier today, Tralee’s Bryan Cooper rode two Irish winners to get the final day off to a flyer.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Infographic: How to pick a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner this week…

They’ve studied the form and put together this attractive guide.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Tony McCoy rocked by death of Synchronised in Grand National

“What happened then is still unclear to all of us, but losing any horse remains the toughest, saddest part of the job.”

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Kauto Star retirement talk ‘very premature’ – Nicholls

The trainer isn’t writing off his star despite Friday’s poor showing at Cheltenham.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Saturday 17 March, 2012

All over for another year: some of the best pics from Cheltenham 2012 CheltFest This post contains images

All over for another year: some of the best pics from Cheltenham 2012

From fallers to photo-finishes, here’s how the Festival looked through a lens.

Kauto Star likely to be retired

Clive Smith, owner of the two-time Gold Cup winner, described himself as “90% sure” he’d raced his final competitive fixture.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Friday 16 March, 2012

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Poll: So, how was Cheltenham for you?

The four-day Cheltenham Festival has wrapped up at Prestbury Park after 27 races.

Gold Cup win for Synchronised at Cheltenham

Dual winner Kauto Star was pulled up at the ninth fence by Ruby Walsh after losing his place.

As it happened: Cheltenham, day four

It’s Gold Cup Friday. Check in on all this afternoon’s action at Prestbury Park.

Henderson hails Irish stable lad’s €1.2million accumulator foresight

Newly-minted millionaire Conor Murphy is at work today ahead of the Gold Cup despite his good fortune with a €60 bet.

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day 4

It’s billed as Kauto v Long Run, but check out our two tips for the final day of the Festival.

Quel Esprit ruled out of Gold Cup run

Midnight Club is now the Willie Mullin’s sole contender in the blue riband event.

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Follow Friday: It’s Barry Geraghty

Every Friday we point you in the right direction for some of the most entertaining sportsmen on the Twitter.

Got that Friday feeling? Download your Gold Cup office sweepstakes kit

It’s your last chance this week to take some of your colleagues’ lunch money.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Thursday 15 March, 2012

The winners’ enclosure: Walsh delivers on Big Buck’s promise

For the punters who could afford to stick around, there was plenty of joy to be found inside the fog at Prestbury Park.

History-maker Big Buck’s wins Cheltenham feature

Ruby Walsh rode the champion horse to victory in a thrilling finish as Voler La Vedette pushed it all the way.

As it happened: Cheltenham, day three

No need to skive off work (much) we’re bringing you all the latest updates from Prestbury Park.

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Three

Can Barry Geraghty and Nicky Henderson keep yesterday’s show on the road today? Mark Hobbs runs through today’s card.

You in? Download your office Cheltenham sweepstakes kit

As Hector might be shouting at this very instant in field in the Cotswolds: let yourself go.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Two more fatalities at Cheltenham today

Yesterday, three horses lost their lives on the first afternoon of racing at the Festival.

The winners’ enclosure: Barry and the Hendersons

A mixed day for punters, but a landmark day for Irish jockeys, particularly Barry Geraghty who claimed three wins.

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In pictures: Spills and thrills on dramatic second Festival day

It wasn’t a particularly good day to be a photographer at trackside… but here’s what the snappers at Prestbury Park captured earlier.

Cheltenham controversy in dramatic Champion Chase

Finian’s Rainbow comes in first after last fence dolled off in day’s feature race.

As it happened: Cheltenham, day two

Get those two-cent coins stacked nice and high, we’re going minute-by-minute for day two of the greatest equine show on earth.

Mark Your Card: Cheltenham Day Two

Strap yourself in… here we go again.

Put your money where your mouth is with our Cheltenham sweepstakes kit

Even if Hurricane Fly’s defeat leaves you broke, today’s another day.

# cheltenham-gold-cup - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Festival’s opening day marred by three horse fatalities

Glenfarclas Handicap Chase favourite Scotsirish and Garde Champetre were put down after what was the fifth race on the card before Educated Evans fell in the last.

The winners’ enclosure: Rock on Ruby saves the day for bookies

Paul Nicholls’ runner denied the much fancied favourite Hurricane Fly to put a spring in the step of the turf accountants trackside.

In pictures: And they’re off at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival… Picture Perfect This post contains images

In pictures: And they’re off at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival…

Here’s how Centenary Day looked on a day when banker Hurricane Fly failed to cash.

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As it happened: Cheltenham day one

No need to sneak out of work (much) we’re bringing you live up to the minute updates from the festival.

Cheltenham 2012: who’ll win the race to be crowned top jockey?

Will it be Ruby Tuesday (and Wednesday and Thursday and Friday) again this year? Or will somebody else steal the headlines? Here’s the three men who would be top jockey.

Mark your card: Cheltenham day one

Can’t figure out which tail to pin on which donkey? Mark Hobbs has you, and your hard-earned cash, in his best interests.

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Every weekday morning we bring you all you need to know by 9AM, except who’s going to win the 2.40.

You in? Download your Cheltenham Festival office sweepstakes kit

On the first day of action at Prestbury Park, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is.

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