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Cheltenham '11 – The Irish Angle

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As the hours tick by the greatest show on turf edges ever closer. The 2011 Cheltenham festival is nearly upon us and from an Irish perspective there has been a rather low key build up this year’s festival. It may be reflective of the state of our country is in at the moment that we are not shouting from the rooftops about our chances at Cheltenham this year. Indeed the first day could be the best one for the Irish…

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Cheltenham '11 – Triumph Hurdle

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The Triumph Hurdle is a race run for four-year-old novices run over a total distance of two miles and one furlong. The race is run on the final day of the Festival and opens the Gold Cup day of The Festival. With this race being for four-year-olds only, it has often pointed to inexperience to…

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Cheltenham '11 – Albert Bartlett Hurdle

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With the race still pretty much in its infancy with just six years in the history books, it has thrown up horses we’ve have proved to be equally good over larger obstacles as hurdles. The ill-fated Pride of Dulcote, Gone To Lunch, Over The Creek and similarly ill-fated Wichita Lineman have all done well over…

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Cheltenham '11 – World Hurdle

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The World Hurdle is regarded as the feature race of Day 3 of the Festival. Some good horses have won this race down the years, including the ill-fated Inglis Drever who won the race on three separate occasions. Paul Nicholls’ Big Bucks aims to repeat the feat of Inglis Drever before him by winning three…

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Cheltenham '11 – D Nicholson Mares Hurdle

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The David Nicholson Mares Hurdle is a Grade 2 event run over two and a half miles, and has been run now for three years. Over the last two years the race has been won by Quevega and trainer Willie Mullins will be sending his superstar racemare to try and complete a historic treble in…

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Cheltenham '10: Champion Chase

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The Queen Mother Champion Chase is a championship race run over two-miles for five-year-old chasers and above at Grade 1 level. The total prize fund for this race stands at around £320,000. The race itself is the feature on the second day of the Festival (Wednesday) and is always filled with high quality entrants. Traditionally…

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Cheltenham '10: Triumph Hurdle

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The Triumph Hurdle is a race run for four-year-old novices run over a total distance of two miles and one furlong. The race is run on the final day of the Festival and opens the Gold Cup day of The Festival. With this race being for four-year-olds only, it has often pointed to inexperience to…

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Cheltenham '10: World Hurdle

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The World Hurdle is regarded as the feature race of Day 3 of the Festival. Some top quality horses have won this race in years gone by and non more so than Inglis Drever who passed away in 2009. Big Bucks was the latest horse to add his name to the roll of honour and…

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