Keyword: Cheltenham

  • Flemenshill (Lot 20) at the 2017 Tattersalls Cheltenham January Sale

    Records Smashed at Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham Sale

    The Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham January Sale saw records smashed as the highest price ever recorded for a point to point horse of £480,000 was achieved along with increases in all the key figures.

  • Rawnaq wins the 2016 Iroquois Hurdle Stakes

    Iroquois, Cheltenham Renew Lucrative Bonus

    A lucrative bonus that helped bring some top steeplechase runners from Europe to North America for the $200,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois Steeplechase in May 2016 has been renewed for 2017 and has a sponsor in place.

  • Demonstrative goes for a third Iroquois win Saturday.

    Mullins Pair Awaits Demonstrative in Iroquois

    For Demonstrative to nail down his third Calvin Houghland Iroquois Hurdle Stakes May 14, the 2014 champion steeplechaser will have to beat a pair of stakes winners from the barn of Ireland's champion steeplechase trainer Willie Mullins.

  • Cole Harden wins the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

    Cole Harden Triumphs in World Hurdle

    Cole Harden triumphed in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival March 12, denying retiring jockey Tony McCoy a success in the only big race of the meeting that he has never won.

  • Jockey to Hospital After Cheltenham Fall

    Experienced amateur jockey Tom Weston was airlifted to Southmead Hospital in Bristol, England, after his mount Benbane Head fell during a jumps race on the March 12 St. Patrick's Day card at Cheltenham.

  • Ireland-Based Sublimity Wins Champion Hurdle

    Sublimity overtook former winners Hardy Eustace and Brave Inca at the last fence and raced clear to win the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, England, on Tuesday.

  • Gold Cup Hat Trick for Best Mate

    Jim Lewis' Best Mate took charge shortly before jumping the 21st of 22 fences and held off a challenge from Sir Rembrandt to win Thursday's $630,000 Totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeplechase (Eng-I) for the third consecutive year.

  • Aqueduct to Carry Live Racing from Cheltenham Festival

    Tickets to see the Cheltenham Gold Cup are sold out, but if you don't have tickets or can't make it across the water, Aqueduct will offer its fans the opportunity to watch and wager on the race from New York.

  • Ascot's Development Plan May Affect 2005 Royal Meeting

    The huge redevelopment plan at Britain's Ascot Racecourse, involving an all-new grandstand and costing £180 million, has yet to receive planning permission but speculation continues to mount about which other British racecourse might host the 2005 royal meeting.

  • Her Majesty the Queen.

    A Royal Affair: Cheltenham Prepares for Queen's Visit

    Her Majesty The Queen will visit Cheltenham Racecourse for the first time in over 50 years on Thursday, Tote Cheltenham Gold Cup Day. The Queen last visited the Racecourse in 1951 when, as Princess Elizabeth, she attended with her mother.

  • Foot and Mouth Implications Extensive; Related Stories

    The implications of the extensive outbreak of foot and mouth disease can be widely seen in the marked reluctance of many British racecourses to stage fixtures. This is happening despite the enthusiasm of the racing authorities that the sport continues, albeit with the most stringent precautions to prevent spreading of the disease.

  • Cheltenham Dates May Be Announced Wednesday

    Officials at Cheltenham Racecourse hope to announce on Wednesday the new dates for its festival cancelled because of the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in England. The well-known three day Cheltenham Festival was originally to be held March 13-15.

  • First Cheltenham; Now Grand National

    First the Cheltenham meeting was cancelled in England, now the foot and mouth outbreak will cause Irish horses not to travel to the Grand National meeting on April 5. This is because the Irish government continues to ask the industry in the country not to ship horses or travel to the country until 30 days after the last confirmed outbreak of the highly contagious disease.