Tag: 'Cheltenham Festival'


British racing to move behind closed doors

Britain's racing industry is set to close events to the public at least until the end of March, as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Crowds only slightly down at Cheltenham

Cheltenham chief Ian Renton has admitted his relief after the four days of the famous jumps Festival went ahead without problems.
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Willie Mullins top trainer at Cheltenham

Willie Mullins has been crowned leading trainer at the Cheltenham Festival for a seventh time with seven winners over the four days.

Oscar stays the distance at Cheltenham

Jockey Adam Wedge admits he was not hopeful Lisnagar Oscar could upset Paisley Park in the Stayers' Hurdle at Cheltenham.
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BHA to liaise with government over virus

The British Horseracing Authority says the industry's steering group will continue to liaise with the government regarding coronavirus protocols.

Two winners for comeback jockey Johnson

Richard Johnson has made the perfect return to the saddle at Musselburgh, landing a double from his first two rides back from injury.
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Big Blue with Cheltenham Festival options

Trainer Ciaron Maher will travel to England to watch Big Blue compete at the famous Cheltenham Festival.

Johnson cleared to ride and chase title

Champion British jumps jockey Richard Johnson is set to return to the saddle following his recovery from a broken arm.

Richard Johnson nearing racing return

Champion British jumps jockey Richard Johnson is nearing a return to riding after being out of action with a broken arm.

Honeysuckle extends record at Leopardstown

Honeysuckle has maintained her unbeaten record in the Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown ahead of Cheltenham.

Johnson to have surgery on broken arm

Champion British jumps jockey Richard Johnson is to have an operation on his broken right arm after a fall at Exeter but hopes to be...
Big Blue

Big Blue bound for Cheltenham festival

Ciaron Maher and David Eustace have Big Blue booked for a return trip to Europe with a view to running him at the Cheltenham Festival.

Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy primed for Red Mills challenge

Presenting Percy, ante-post favourite for the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup, heads eight entries for the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday. The Pat...

Native River wins Gold Cup for Tizzard

The Colin Tizzard-trained Native River has won the ultimate prize at the Cheltenhma Festival, the Gold Cup.
Willie Mullins

Willie Mullins sets Cheltenham record

Willie Mullins' two winners on the third day at Cheltenham has given him the record for the most wins by a trainer at the Festival.

Ruby Walsh injured in Cheltenham fall

Champion jockey Ruby Walsh has been injured in a fall at Cheltenham, aggravating a previous leg injury.

Three for Mullins on 1st day at Cheltenham

Irish trainer Willie Mullins has celebrated three winners on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.