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A record total of 248,521 racegoers attended the 2015 Cheltenham Festival

By Simon Jackson.

A record total attendance of 248,521 racegoers attended the 2015 Cheltenham Festival, an increase of more than 11,000 on the previous best of 237,369 in 2012. 267 more words

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My day at the Cheltenham Festival in 10 photos





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Cheltenham Festival Photos

World Hurdle day….view of parade ring from the new bridge

World Hurdle day….Tony McCoy returning to the ring aboard Uxizandre after his amazing win in the Ryanair Chase for trainer Alan King… 80 more words

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The Most Expensive Fall in History

The delightfully named Annie Power was the $1.65 favourite to win the rich Mares Hurdle at the 4 day Cheltenham Festival of Jumping in the UK earlier this week. 142 more words

Day 1 round up Cheltenham Festival 2015

The roar!

The excitement at the start of the festival that has been heralded the Olympics of horseracing, is captured beautifully here by former Grand National winning jockey Marcus Armytage, writing for Betfair: 251 more words

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Cheltenham Festival (Day 2)

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1) (5YO+)

The Queen Mother Champion Chase is the feature race of Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival. This race is run over 2m, where there are a total of 12 fences to overcome. 1,070 more words

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