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Dominant Irish retain Prestbury Cup with nine races to spare

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 19:07
There was a time when the Irish ‘Banker of the Week’ was often the sole hope of an entire nation at the Cheltenham Festival but that tag doesn’t carry quite as much weight in the modern day as Ireland secured yet another Prestbury Cup this afternoon with nine races to spare.
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The Shunter wins €116k bonus for connections with victory in Paddy Power Plate

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 18:22
The Shunter won a £100,000 bonus for his connections when beating 20 rivals in the Paddy Power Plate Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
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Flooring Porter powers to all-the-way Stayers' Hurdle success

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 16:51
Danny Mullins finally got his first Cheltenham Festival winner when making the most of a chance ride on Flooring Porter in the Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle.
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Envoi Allen crashes out as Chantry House takes Marsh honours

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 15:20
Chantry House took the Marsh Novices’ Chase after Envoi Allen’s untimely and unexpected early exit in the opening race on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival.
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Nolan: I’d prefer if I didn’t get as worked up in build-up to races

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:30
How did you get started in racing?
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Cheeky Melon can land Ryanair spoils – his scope over fences puts him at a huge advantage

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:30
Envoi Allen has looked like the Nureyev of National Hunt racing these past three seasons. His dominance has been total as his record of 11 out of 11 attests. He is a joy to behold over a fence and everything seems to come gracefully to him.
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Michael Verney's Day Three guide - Paisley Park to earn Stayers' Hurdle redemption

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:30
It takes a special beast to regain his crown after tasting defeat and that’s exactly what 2019 winner Paisley Park attempts to do in today’s Stayer’s Hurdle at Cheltenham.
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‘Kettle’ comes to the boil as De Bromhead moves closer to rare treble

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:30
No mare had landed the Champion Chase before Put The Kettle On (17/2) bravely held on in the two-mile chasing showpiece at Cheltenham yesterday and that success leaves Henry de Bromhead on the brink of another piece of racing immortality.
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‘Have I imagined him coming up the hill in front? Oh Jesus, yes’

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:30
It started out as a kind of hayseed idea, an investment they reckoned might win the odd handicap in low-watt places like Kilbeggan or Roscommon.
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Tiger’s Grand National omission will rob us of chance to watch an icon become an immortal

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:30
Even if he cantered off today into a happy and supremely-indulged retirement, Tiger Roll would have nothing left to prove.
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‘Tiger’ could yet roll to Aintree for 2022 Grand National

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:30
The dream of securing three Aintree Grand National successes is off the cards for the mighty Tiger Roll next month, but the people's horse could return for the Liverpool showpiece next year after securing his fifth Cheltenham Festival victory yesterday.
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Honours even in online betting ring battle

Thu, 18/03/2021 - 03:30
Honours between backers and bookmakers remain level-pegging at the half-way point of the Cheltenham Festival.
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Cheltenham Day Three: Wayne Bailey's race-by-race guide as Royal Kahala challenges Mullins' mares

Wed, 17/03/2021 - 21:41
Established in 2016, the Grade Two Dawn Run Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (4.15) has only gone one way so far, and that’s to Willie Mullins.
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'She's an incredible mare' - Put The Kettle On delights Henry de Bromhead with Champion Chase victory

Wed, 17/03/2021 - 19:43
Last year's Arkle heroine Put The Kettle On beat the boys again in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham.
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'He's a sensation' - Tiger Roll delights connections with fifth Cheltenham win in Glenfarclas Chase

Wed, 17/03/2021 - 19:39
Tiger Roll was an incredible winner at the Cheltenham Festival for the fifth time when reclaiming his Glenfarclas Chase crown in scintillating fashion.
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Rachael Blackmore and Sir Gerhard land Willie Mullins 11th Champion Bumper on glorious day for Irish

Wed, 17/03/2021 - 14:51
Willie Mullins won the Weatherbys Champion Bumper for the 11th time as Sir Gerhard held off stablemate Kilcruit to give Rachael Blackmore another winner.
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WATCH: Patrick Mullins talks through his Day Two Cheltenham tips

Wed, 17/03/2021 - 13:39
It's Day Two at Cheltenham. Our man Patrick Mullins may not be riding at this year's Festival, but he will still be providing all his insights and top daily tips.
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