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Keep on top of the latest Cheltenham Festival News as it happens. The build up to the 2022 Festival started as soon as the 2020 meeting drew to a close.

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Published by Timeform on 19 Mar 2021
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Published by Timeform on 18 Mar 2021
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Allaho bolts up in Ryanair

Published by Timeform on 18 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

Allaho took apart a high-class field to make virtually all in the Ryanair Chase.

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Chantry House successful in the Marsh

Published by Timeform on 18 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

Chantry House won the Marsh Novices’ Chase as hot favourite Envoi Allen crashed out on day three of the Cheltenham Festival.

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Published by Timeform on 17 Mar 2021
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Shishkin runs out an easy winner of the Arkle

Published by Timeform on 16 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

Shishkin justified his prohibitive odds when taking his winning streak to seven with an easy win in the Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy at Cheltenham.

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Appreciate It powers to Supreme victory

Published by Timeform on 16 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

Appreciate It lived up to his pre-race billing as he cruised to victory in the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham.

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Cheltenham Festival day one offers

Published by Timeform on 16 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

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Altior ruled out of Champion Chase

Published by Timeform on 15 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

Altior has been ruled out of the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at the 11th hour for a second successive year.

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Published by Timeform on 12 Mar 2021
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Shishkin heads 12 entries in the Arkle

Published by Timeform on 10 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

The big three – Shishkin, Energumene and Allmankind – have all stood their ground in the Sporting Life Arkle Trophy for what promises to be one of the races of the week at Cheltenham.

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Buck's is ready to shine at Cheltenham

Published by Timeform on 10 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

Owner Andy Stewart is confident Barbados Buck’s can spark celebrations at his home in the Caribbean with victory in the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham.

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Jack Kennedy delighted to keep Envoi Allen ride in the Marsh

Published by Timeform on 5 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

Jack Kennedy has spoken of his relief and delight at news he will keep the ride on Envoi Allen at the Cheltenham Festival, despite the unbeaten superstar being switched from Gordon Elliott to Henry de Bromhead earlier this week.

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Aura tops strong team for Bailey

Published by Timeform on 3 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

Imperial Aura will lead what Kim Bailey believes is “undoubtedly” his strongest ever team heading into this year’s Cheltenham Festival.

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Barry Geraghty: Champ a big threat to Al Boum Photo in Gold Cup

Published by Timeform on 23 Feb 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival News

Barry Geraghty has labelled old ally Champ “the biggest threat” to Al Boum Photo in next month’s WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup after the RSA Chase winner finished an encouraging second on his belated reappearance in the Betfair Game Spirit Chase at Newbury on Sunday.

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The Big Breakaway heads straight to Cheltenham

Published by Timeform on 18 Feb 2021
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The Big Breakaway will head straight to the Cheltenham Festival, with connections deciding to swerve the Reynoldstown Novices’ Chase at Ascot due to the heavy ground.

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Cheltenham 2022 News

For a successful Cheltenham Festival as a punter, you need to be on top of the latest Cheltenham Festival news as it happens. We’ll be covering the horses, riders, raiders and trainers that you need to know about ahead of the Cheltenham Festival. Watch this space to make sure you’re on top of all the key information before the Festival begins.

Whether you’re at the races, at work, or watching Cheltenham Festival on TV, we’ll keep you up to date with what’s going on behind the scenes. We’ll start to cover the latest Cheltenham Festival news well before it is even on the horizon – with some of our first articles coming as early as October 2020.

Keep a close eye on horses as they follow the path to Cheltenham, entering key meetings and performing (or underperforming) as the Festival draws closer. We’ll keep you up to date on the entries for all the races. In the build-up to the Festival, we’ll also be bringing you updates on the entries for the races and news on the horses straight from the top stables such as Willie Mullins , Nicky Henderson , Paul Nicholls , Colin Tizzard , Gordon Elliott and many others.

What’s the weather looking like and what sort of effect will that have on the racing? What is the going expected to be for the Festival? What is the actual going on the day? Which horses does the favour? Get the latest non-runners – and find out if we feel that might change the face of the race. Keep on top of the market movers – who’s drifting to good value odds? Which unlikely backmarker is shortening to be one of the favourites? Plus, over on our tips section , we’ll keep you up to date with the latest tips – where we think you should be putting your money. We’ll also be providing fast Cheltenham results – with on the post results, followed later by more in depth results that includes the starting price.

If you’re looking for Champion Hurdle News, Champion Chase News, Stayers Hurdle News, Gold Cup News, you’re in the right place. For general horse racing news, make sure you visit the Timeform Horse Racing website where you’ll find the best guide to today’s racing.

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NEXT RACE SMART STATS

60 The number of KAYF TARA's progeny with wins on their hurdling debut (Sires OTTOMAN STYLE)
21% Gavin Sheehan's strike rate at FONTWELL PARK (rides OTTOMAN STYLE)
20% Olly Murphy's strike rate with hurdlers running between 2m2f and up to 2m6f (saddles WALKONTHEWILDSIDE)
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