Rachael Blackmore is set to ride Henry de Bromhead trained A Plus Tard in the WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup, with Jack Kennedy on stablemate, Minella Indo. Blackmore partnered A Plus Tard to victory in the Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase at the Festival in 2019 and when third in the 2020 Ryanair Chase. Jockey Darragh […]
Quote: ‘It is understandable a number of businesses are reassessing their future marketing and hospitality commitments in the current climate’ – Ian Renton, The Jockey Regional Director for Cheltenham and the South West. By Andrew Atkinson Cheltenham’s longest running sponsor has ended its relationship – days before racing is set to resume at the racecourse […]
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By Andrew Atkinson Racehorse owner Richard Hutchings has pointed a finger at the controversial 2020 Cheltenham Festival in March going ahead – having a backlash in managing to get his horse into a race. “We have a share in a horse with a small trainer on the edge of Dartmoor,” said Richard. “The horse is […]
Quote: ‘There are a lot of developments happening almost daily. Those will help us change the way we live in society – not just in sport. As the rules stand it is unlikely we could be ready for a normal Cheltenham’. By Andrew Atkinson Amid the ongoing controversy of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival taking place […]
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Quote: ‘When do we go back, is it too soon, or is it not too soon, if we lose more lives at the end of it all. I don’t know. Hindsight is a great thing I think no one knows’ – AP McCoy By Andrew Atkinson Retired jockey AP McCoy believes lives have been lost […]