Minella Indo beats Rachael Blackmore’s A Plus Tard to win the Gold Cup at Cheltenham

Minella Indo sees off a dramatic late charge from Rachael Blackmore’s A Plus Tard to claim victory in the Gold Cup as Henry de Bromhead creates history by becoming the FIRST trainer ever to win the big three feature races at Cheltenham By Pa Reporter Published: 15:15 GMT, 19 March 2021 | Updated: 16:03 GMT, … Read more

Racing punter stands to win more than £500,000 from a £5 bet if Envoi Allen wins at Cheltenham.

Would YOU cash out? Racing punter stands to win more than £500,000 from a £5 accumulator placed last June if the odds-on favourite wins tomorrow’s first race at Cheltenham… but the bookies have offered him £275,000 to settle NOW! A racing punter won’t rest easy tonight with more than £500,000 on the linePaul Dean placed … Read more

Racing punter stands to win more than £500,000 from a £5 bet if Envoi Allen wins at Cheltenham.

Would YOU cash out? Racing punter stands to win more than £500,000 from a £5 accumulator placed last June if the odds-on favourite wins tomorrow’s first race at Cheltenham… but the bookies have offered him £275,000 to settle NOW! A racing punter won’t rest easy tonight with more than £500,000 on the linePaul Dean placed … Read more

Glamorous revellers don their finery as they celebrate Cheltenham Festival’s Ladies’ Day at home

Pregnant Zara Tindall stunned in a striking forest green fascinator complete with a velvet red rose as she joined in with the Cheltenham Festival celebrations from home today.  The 39-year-old, who is usually a regular face at the event with her husband Mike Tindall, appeared in good spirits as she posed in a £465 Juliette Botterill floral cocktail … Read more

What a difference a year makes at Cheltenham: Horse racing festival is held without crowds this year

Eerie pictures of empty stands and deserted crowd enclosures show the stark reality of Covid restrictions on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival. The four-day horse racing spectacle in Gloucestershire – which attracted 251,684 fans last year – is taking place behind closed doors for the first time in its 161-year history. Drone pictures … Read more

Cheltenham from home! Revellers dress in tweed to celebrate first day of the event during lockdown

Cheltenham from home! Revellers dress in tweed and crack open the gin at 9am to celebrate the first day of the annual racing festival during lockdown This year’s festival taking place without revellers at racecourse due to lockdown Four day event will be marked by fans from home due to ongoing restrictionsMany took to social media … Read more

Cheltenham set to lose out £100m in revenue with Festival taking place behind-closed-doors

Cheltenham set to lose £100m in revenue with festival taking place behind-closed-doors… while prize-money has also been cut by 25 per cent as region counts the cost of the Covid-19 pandemic Cheltenham Festival will take place behind-closed-doors due to the pandemic The region is set to lose out on £100million in revenue because of the changesThe … Read more

ITV Racing presenter Oli Bell on Gordon Elliott and Cheltenham

ITV Racing’s Oli Bell believes there’s no better stage than the Cheltenham Festival to illustrate ‘everything that is great’ about the sport. The horse racing industry has been left reeling after a photo of top National Hunt trainer Gordon Elliott sitting astride a dead horse was leaked on social media last month.  Three-time Grand National winner … Read more

A year ago today, France and Spain went into lockdown

A year ago today, Britons were slowly starting to see the devastating impact of coronavirus. While the country was still months away from the peak of its first wave in April, the UK’s daily Covid death toll of just 10 saw the total fatalities almost double overnight to 21. Boris Johnson finally u-turned and banned mass … Read more

Tom Scudamore’s daughter to watch him race at school after Boris Johnson spoke to her head teacher 

Tom Scudamore’s daughter, 14, will get to watch her father race at Cheltenham on TV from school after Boris Johnson had a word with her head teacher Margot Scudamore, 14, will be able to watch her father race on TV at schoolShe had feared she would miss her father’s race a the Cheltenham FestivalTom Scudamore … Read more