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2014 Cheltenham Festival – Day Four

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Friday see’s Day Four of the 2014 Cheltenham Festival, also known as Gold Cup day and is the last day of the meeting. Another blank drawn yesterday, in what has become a tough week for the website in regards performance of selections is concerned. Would just like to take a brief moment to congratulate columnist…

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2014 Cheltenham Festival – Day One

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Anthony Sherratt takes Our Conor to land the 2014 Champion Hurdle

We are just hours away from Day One of the 2014 Cheltenham Festival, so I thought I’d quickly make this post to point you towards all our previews for the first day, and you can access them all from one page. The meeting kicks off with the famous roar as the tapes go up at…

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Cheltenham ’14 – Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle

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Blakemount for Sue Smith could be one for Albert Bartlett.

Due to take place on the fourth and final day of the 2014 Cheltenham Festival, the Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle (registered Spa Novices’ Hurdle) is a Grade 1 event run over three miles. Since the inception of this race in 2005, all nine winners have been ridden handily throughout the race so I think it’ll…

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Cheltenham ’14 – Foxhunter Chase

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The CGA Foxhunter Chase is a Class 2 chase run over a distance of three miles and two furlongs. It is run over exactly the same course and distance as the Gold Cup which precedes the race on the Friday of the Festival. The race has been a standing dish at the Festival for over…

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A Bunch Of Fives by Rory Delargy – Part Seven

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Rajdhani Express one of five to look closer according to Rory Delargy.

In this series, Rory Delargy looks at 5 relative outsiders in the Festival Handicaps, horses who haven’t been splashed over the front pages of the trade papers, paraded at Media Days for the leading yards or tipped up at one or more of the legion of preview nights which have littered the past weeks. With…

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A Bunch Of Fives by Rory Delargy – Part Six

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Upswing one of five to keep a close eye on for Pertemps Hurdle

In this series, Rory Delargy looks at 5 relative outsiders in the Festival Handicaps, horses who haven’t been splashed over the front pages of the trade papers, paraded at Media Days for the leading yards or tipped up at one or more of the legion of preview nights which have littered the past weeks. With…

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Cheltenham ’14 – Ryanair Chase

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Al Ferof

The move to a four day Festival led to the creation of more opportunities at intermediate distances, one such addition being the evolution of the Cathcart Chase into the Michael O’Leary-sponsored Ryanair Chase. At two-miles-and-five-furlongs the Ryanair sits between the speed test of the Champion Chase and the outright battle of an extended three-mile-and-two-furlong Gold…

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A Bunch Of Fives by Rory Delargy – Part Five

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Baradari a live threat for Venetia Williams in the Fred Winter.

In this series, Rory Delargy looks at 5 relative outsiders in the Festival Handicaps, horses who haven’t been splashed over the front pages of the trade papers, paraded at Media Days for the leading yards or tipped up at one or more of the legion of preview nights which have littered the past weeks. With…

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Cheltenham ’14 – Champion Chase

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Captain Conan fancied to land the 2014 Queen Mother Champion Chase

The 2014 Queen Mother Champion Chase looks a weaker renewal now that last year’s 19 length winner Sprinter Sacre has been ruled out. Dubbed the ‘Black Aeroplane’, Nicky Henderson’s superstar will be missed and we can only hope he returns fit and healthy next year. However, what the race now lacks in quality it makes…

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A Bunch Of Fives by Rory Delargy – Part Four

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Quiscover Fontaine runs in the Cross Country Chase 2014 for Enda Bolger

In this series, Rory Delargy looks at 5 relative outsiders in the Festival Handicaps, horses who haven’t been splashed over the front pages of the trade papers, paraded at Media Days for the leading yards or tipped up at one or more of the legion of preview nights which have littered the past weeks. With…

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