Daily Archives: March 5, 2018

Cheltenham Festival 2018

The busy Cheltenham crowds

Recent winners of the Gold Cup Day Championship Races

The Cheltenham Festival is just around the corner and will take place from 13th-16th of March. The best part of this biggest horse racing event is that it never fails to deliver on quality.

Horse racing lovers eagerly wait for this incredible festival. The four day festival includes some notable races such as the Queen Mother Champion Chase, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the World Hurdle, and the Champion Hurdle.

The event will start on March 13 with Champions Day and conclude on March 16 with Gold Cup Day. The Festival comes to a climax on the Friday with the Cheltenham Gold Cup, a hard-fought duel between the best steeplechasers in the world.

Numerous races are held on Cheltenham Gold Cup Day itself and some of the recent winners are listed here –

  1. JCB Triumph Hurdle

A Grade One hurdle for horses aged four. The last two winners were –

  • Ivanovich Gorbatov (2016)
  • Defi Du Seuil (2017)
  1. Vincent O’Brien County Handicap Hurdle

A Grade Three hurdle for horses aged five or over. The last two winners were –

  • Superb Story (2016)
  • Arctic Fire (2017)
  1. Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle

A Grade One hurdle for horses aged four or older. The last two winners were –

  • Unowhatimeanharry (2016)
  • Penhill (2017)
  1. Cheltenham Gold Cup

A Grade One Chase for horses aged five or over. The last two winners were –

  • Don Cossack (2016)
  • Sizing John (2017)
  1. St James’s Place Foxhunter Chase

A race for amateur riders and horses aged five years or older. The last two winners were –

  • On The Fringe (2016)
  • Pacha Du Polder (2017)

On The Fringe was the winner of Foxhunter Chase for back to back years- 2015 & 2016.

  1. Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle

A handicap hurdle for horses aged four or more. The last two winners were –

  • Ibis Du Rheu (2016)
  • Champagne Classic (2017)
  1. Grand Annual Chase

A Grade Three handicap chase for horses aged five or more. The last two winners were –

  • Solar Impulse (2016)
  • Rock The World (2017)

These are the recent winners of Gold Cup Day at the Cheltenham Festival. Do you want to explore more Cheltenham Racecourse results and great odds? With William Hill, you can get the latest Cheltenham Racecourse results and great odds. They have been covering the Cheltenham races for many decades, and have always been a proud supporter of the Festival itself.

Lingfield (Monday)

Today’s Lingfield fancies:

2.10 Ling- Skyline (win).

2.40 Ling- Pull Together (win).

3.10 Ling- Maestro Royal (win).

3.45 Ling- The Hollow Ginge (e/w).

4.15 Ling- Leith Hill Legasi (win).

4.50 Ling- Pray For A Rainbow (win).

5.20 Ling- Finnegans Garden (win).

A young Richard Hoiles in the commentary box.