Tag: Cheltenham Gold Cup

Will Cheltenham Rigours Affect Grand National Hopefuls?

Cheltenham Festival is in the book and has provided great entertainment as well as some surprise results in the big events. Native River took the major prize from the Festival, delivering a brilliant performance in the Cheltenham Gold Cup to beat out the favourite Might Bite. The duel between the two horses was the highlight […]

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3 Horses That Could Go Well in the 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup

“Cheltenham Gold Cup” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Carine06 This year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup looks a hotly competitive renewal of the extended 3m 2f blue riband chase that is the centrepiece of the four-day Festival. The 2018 Festival starts on Tuesday, March 13 with the big race taking place, as ever, on the final day of the meeting, Friday, March 16. […]

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Sizing John Eyes Chase Triple Crown This Season

Last season’s Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John is attempting to become the first horse to win the Chase Triple Crown when he returns to action next month. His first target is set to be the Betfair Chase at Haydock in what will be his opening visit to the Lancashire track. Sizing John became the […]

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Craziest & Most Inventive Hats at the Races

Ladies Day at the races began way back in the 1800’s when Queen Charlotte used to attend day 3 of Royal Ascot with King George III. The dress-code requirements are pretty much the same now as they were then, specifying that a hat or fascinator must be worn. Throughout the years this has not only […]

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