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From The42 Eddie O'Leary remains coy over Tiger Roll's Grand National participation Up In The Air

Eddie O'Leary remains coy over Tiger Roll's Grand National participation

The Cross Country Chase winner at Cheltenham may yet defend his crown on 6 April.

From The42 Donn McClean's Cheltenham review: Lasting memories will endure after an extraordinary festival Looking Back

Donn McClean's Cheltenham review: Lasting memories will endure after an extraordinary festival

There were highs and lows during a week of firsts at Prestbury Park.

From The42 'I'll be 93 in April, the same day as the Queen of England' - hoping for All-Ireland club final glory Cheering On Crokes

'I'll be 93 in April, the same day as the Queen of England' - hoping for All-Ireland club final glory

Dr Crokes patron Donie Sheahan on a life of football, racing and his club before tomorrow’s All-Ireland final.

From The42 Willie Mullins: 'I haven't let the Gold Cup burrow into my mind but now it's arrived it's fantastic' Winner Winner

Willie Mullins: 'I haven't let the Gold Cup burrow into my mind but now it's arrived it's fantastic'

Al Boum Photo’s victory helped lift the mood after Sir Erec’s death earlier in the day.

From The42 Al Boum Photo delivers a first Cheltenham Gold Cup for Willie Mullins Win At Last

Al Boum Photo delivers a first Cheltenham Gold Cup for Willie Mullins

The leading trainer had finished second in the race six times.

From The42 4 things to look out for on Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival Golden Ticket

4 things to look out for on Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival

It’s the climax of the week’s racing at Prestbury Park.

From The42 Donn McClean's Day 3 review: The Sport of Queens and Fehily's final ride Cheltenham

Donn McClean's Day 3 review: The Sport of Queens and Fehily's final ride

There was reminiscing and there were emotions – the third day had a sprinkling of everything.

From The42 'It's time to let the young lads get on with it' - emotional Fehily reveals Cheltenham farewell after 50-1 winner Time To Go
From The42 Bryony Frost seals landmark win on Frodon in epic Ryanair Chase Ice Cool

Bryony Frost seals landmark win on Frodon in epic Ryanair Chase

‘He grabbed me by the hands and said don’t you dare give up.’

From The42 Brilliant start to the day for Geraghty and JP with double at Cheltenham Off To A Flier

Brilliant start to the day for Geraghty and JP with double at Cheltenham

Defi Du Seuil and Sire Du Berlais took the opening two races on the third day.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3 And They're Off

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

The Stayers’ Hurdle was the feature race on the third day of the festival.

From The42 4 things to look out for on Day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival Amateur Hour

4 things to look out for on Day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival

It’s St Patrick’s Thursday at Prestbury Park.

From The42 Donn McClean's Day 2 review: Wherever you start, you have to finish with Jamie Codd Coddfather Part II

Donn McClean's Day 2 review: Wherever you start, you have to finish with Jamie Codd

Wednesday’s Cheltenham action was littered with more Irish fairytales, writes Donn McClean.

From The42 Johnny Ward's Day 2 verdict: British racing bosses doing their best to bring an end to the sport Cheltenham

Johnny Ward's Day 2 verdict: British racing bosses doing their best to bring an end to the sport

There was another day of drama and emotion in the Cotswolds, meanwhile.

From The42 'It's a disgrace' - McCoy seethes at Cheltenham ban for Irish amateur jockeys Fury This post contains videos

'It's a disgrace' - McCoy seethes at Cheltenham ban for Irish amateur jockeys

Declan Lavery is among those banned for acting against the welfare of their horse.

From The42 Relief for Gordon Elliott as Tiger Roll trumps cross-country rivals again Roll With It

Relief for Gordon Elliott as Tiger Roll trumps cross-country rivals again

Keith Donoghue was onboard for a seriously impressive display.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2 Good To Go

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2

Storm Gareth didn’t prevent Wednesday’s racing from going ahead on Ladies Day.

From The42 City Island wins the Ballymore for Brassil and Walsh City Slicker

City Island wins the Ballymore for Brassil and Walsh

It’s a first Festival win for trainer Martin Brassil.

From The42 Back-to-back Gold Cups for Native River? 3 tips ahead of Day Four at Cheltenham Heed Your Hunch

Back-to-back Gold Cups for Native River? 3 tips ahead of Day Four at Cheltenham

In the latest edition of Heed Your Hunch, Thom Malone runs the rule over Friday’s races.

From The42 Altior poised to continue remarkable run with another Queen Mother victory Cheltenham

Altior poised to continue remarkable run with another Queen Mother victory

If he can now retain that title his unbeaten run will be extended to 18 races, the jumping world record held by Big Buck’s.

From The42 Cheltenham gets the go-ahead after early inspection We're Off

Cheltenham gets the go-ahead after early inspection

Forecasted high winds had threatened the card.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Chase at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Chase at Cheltenham?

Altior is the huge favourite to win out in today’s feature race.

From The42 Donn McClean reviews a dramatic Day 1 at Cheltenham Column

Donn McClean reviews a dramatic Day 1 at Cheltenham

Wins for Espoir D’Allen, Roksana and Klassical Dream were among the highlights.

From The42 Johnny Ward's Day 1 verdict: Ruby lives to fight another day as Blackmore breaks through Cheltenham

Johnny Ward's Day 1 verdict: Ruby lives to fight another day as Blackmore breaks through

It was an afternoon of high emotion at Prestbury Park.

From The42 4 things to look out for on Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival We Go Again

4 things to look out for on Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival

After a hugely dramatic opening card, here’s what’s coming up tomorrow.

From The42 Cheltenham under threat from Storm Gareth, course inspection due tomorrow morning Weather Warning

Cheltenham under threat from Storm Gareth, course inspection due tomorrow morning

The festival will be extended to Saturday if tomorrow’s racing is postponed.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1 And They're Off

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1

Look back at all the action from Prestbury Park.

'If you stand in front of the mirror with a pink tie and a black shirt and you think you look well – you can’t coach him'

Ted Walsh and Patrick Mullins sat down with The42 for an extensive chat about coaching, Christy Ring and life ahead of the Cheltenham Festival.

From The42 Paisley Park to provide heartwarming story for blind owner: 3 tips for Day Three of Cheltenham Heed Your Hunch

Paisley Park to provide heartwarming story for blind owner: 3 tips for Day Three of Cheltenham

Check out Thom Malone’s Heed Your Hunch picks for ‘St Patrick’s Thursday’ — a nickname he’s not too keen on.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Champion Buveur D’Air is expected to be challenged strongly by Apples Jade and Laurina.

From The42 Widow of trainer who took his own life aiming to continue his legacy with Cheltenham success Inspiring This post contains videos

Widow of trainer who took his own life aiming to continue his legacy with Cheltenham success

After the tragic loss of her husband Richard last year, Kayley Woollacott acquired a trainer’s licence and now she’s got Lalor running in the Arkle.

From The42 4 things to look out for on Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival Cheltenham

4 things to look out for on Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival

Willie Mullins is on the brink of history as the action gets underway at Prestbury Park tomorrow.

From The42 Katie Walsh: My picks for the Cheltenham Festival What Do You Fancy?

Katie Walsh: My picks for the Cheltenham Festival

The retired jockey gives her thoughts on the eve of the opening race.

From The42 Head of the class: Getting Gordon Elliott’s yard ready for Cheltenham Sharples As A Tack

Head of the class: Getting Gordon Elliott’s yard ready for Cheltenham

Camilla Sharples is head girl at Cullentra House.

From The42 McCoy: 'There’s days where I’d give anything to go back and ride at Cheltenham' The Real McCoy

McCoy: 'There’s days where I’d give anything to go back and ride at Cheltenham'

AP McCoy on the magic of the Cheltenham Festival.

From The42 3 tips to get your Cheltenham week off to a great start Fancy A Flutter?

3 tips to get your Cheltenham week off to a great start

In the first instalment of Heed Your Hunch, Thom Malone lays out his picks for Day One of this year’s festival.

From The42 Johnny Ward: 'From having no interest in racing, there are now days when little else consumes me' Starter's Orders
From The42 Sheer grit: Blackmore aiming for big Festival week in race for historic champion jockey title Cheltenham

Sheer grit: Blackmore aiming for big Festival week in race for historic champion jockey title

The 29-year-old sits second in the jockeys’ table in Ireland.

From The42 O'Brien 'confident' Triumph Hurdle favourite will recover in time for Cheltenham Injury Scare

O'Brien 'confident' Triumph Hurdle favourite will recover in time for Cheltenham

The trainer revealed today that Sir Erec has suffered a stone bruise.

From The42 Why this could be a myth-busting year at Cheltenham Festival Ready

Why this could be a myth-busting year at Cheltenham

Follow Willie with the Fillies? Thom Malone breaks down the key trends.

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