Cheltenham festival

Why are thousands of racehorses being shot?
Racehorse jumping
In Depth

Why are thousands of racehorses being shot?

Racing braces itself for backlash as documentary appears to show widespread maltreatment of horses
19 Jul 2021
Health experts call for inquiry into Cheltenham festival
Cheltenham
In Brief

Health experts call for inquiry into Cheltenham festival

Local health trust has suffered twice the coronavirus deaths of neighbouring regions
22 Apr 2020
Cheltenham Festival: Altior pulls out of Champion Chase
Altior has been withdrawn from the Cheltenham Festival
In Brief

Cheltenham Festival: Altior pulls out of Champion Chase

The biggest week in racing gets underway, but star horse is forced to withdraw
10 Mar 2020
Sports shorts: coronavirus latest, Cheltenham gets underway
Racegoers at the 2019 Cheltenham festival
Daily Briefing

Sports shorts: coronavirus latest, Cheltenham gets underway

Ten things from the world of sport on Tuesday 10 March
10 Mar 2020
Back pages: calls for coronavirus calm as Cheltenham begins
The Daily Telegraph's message to sports fans
In Brief

Back pages: calls for coronavirus calm as Cheltenham begins

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 10 March
10 Mar 2020
Sports shorts: Indian Wells cancelled, Premier League fears
The BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells has been cancelled due to fears over the coronavirus
Daily Briefing

Sports shorts: Indian Wells cancelled, Premier League fears

Ten things from the world of sport on Monday 9 March
9 Mar 2020
Cheltenham Festival: Laurina tipped for Champion Hurdle
Horse racing Cheltenham Festival
In Review

Cheltenham Festival: Laurina tipped for Champion Hurdle

Nicky Henderson, Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins go head to head in the big race on day one
12 Mar 2019

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Cheltenham Festival 2017: Three to back in the Gold Cup
Cue Card, Paddy Brennam, Cheltenham Gold Cup
In Review

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Three to back in the Gold Cup

Cue Card would be a popular winner and Native River has strong support, but could an outsider spring a surprise?
17 Mar 2017
Cheltenham Festival blow: Thistlecrack ruled out of Gold Cup
Thistlecrack and Tom Scudamore
In Brief

Cheltenham Festival blow: Thistlecrack ruled out of Gold Cup

The King George winner was expected to be one of the biggest draws at the tournament this year, but is out with a tendon problem
22 Feb 2017
Cheltenham Festival: Three to back in the Gold Cup
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In Review

Cheltenham Festival: Three to back in the Gold Cup

Will this finally be the year that Willie Mullins is first past the post? Our tips on where to put your money
18 Mar 2016
John Inverdale's C-word slip gives BBC listeners an earful
John Inverdale
In Brief

John Inverdale's C-word slip gives BBC listeners an earful

Inverdale joins an exclusive club of presenters who have inadvertently befouled the airwaves
11 Mar 2015
Week in pictures: 9 - 15 March
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In Brief

Week in pictures: 9 - 15 March

16 Mar 2014
CHELTENHAM: Who to back at this week's Festival
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In Depth

CHELTENHAM: Who to back at this week's Festival

Who to back and what to look for at jump racing's equivalent of the Olympic Games
10 Mar 2014
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