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Nico de Boinville onboard Pentland Hills clears the last on the way to winning the JCB Triumph Hurdle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Tthe opening event on the final day of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival was marred by the death of hot favourite Sir Erec, who broke down mid-race. Pentla(...)

Barry Geraghty onboard Sire Du Berlais comes home ahead of Tobefair to win the Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

JP McManus’s famous green and gold colours visited the Cheltenham festival winners enclosure three times on Thursday. A Grade One JLT victory for the(...)

Altior will defend his Champion Chase crown on Wednesday. Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA

The weather has relented - to an extent - and Day Two of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival will go ahead, despite fears it could be postponed due to high w(...)

Cheltenham don’t do exhibitions but if they did they’d probably look like Altior in Wednesday’s Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase. The reigning two-(...)

 The Willie Mullins-trained Benie Des Dieux leading  horses on the all-weather gallop in the centre of  Cheltenham racecourse. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Willie Mullins actually has a reduced Cheltenham team this week – something that might seem very unlikely indeed by the end of day one of the 2019 fes(...)

Laurina flies the flag for Willie Mullins in Tuesday’s Champion Hurdle. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Here we are again. Standing on the edge of the cliff, ready to dive head first into the greatest week off the year. The 2019 Cheltenham Festival is u(...)

 Presenting Percy  has only had one run this season.

Ante-post favourite Presenting Percy heads a list of 20 horses left in the Magners Gold Cup at the confirmation stage, as he seeks to win at the Chel(...)

Ted Walsh: “There’s no such thing as us against them. It’s my horse against the others, and where they come from or go home to doesn’t enter into it.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

At the 1989 Cheltenham festival, the Irish knew their fate early on the first day. For the previous two years, Tommy Carmody had ridden Galmoy to win (...)

Apple’s Jade, pictured with Jack Kennedy up, disputes favouritism with Buveur D’Air as she bids to become the fifth mare to claim Champion Hurdle glory. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Buveur D’Air and Apple’s Jade are among 14 confirmations for the Unibet Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday. Nicky Henderson’s dual winner Buve(...)

Willie Mullins at  his yard at Closutton, Carlow. “We’ve got good chances in the Gold Cup. We have our chances in the Champion Hurdle.” Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA

Twenty four hours after Gordon Elliott announced he plans to send his biggest ever festival team to Cheltenham, Willie Mullins confirmed his runners w(...)

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