Thousands gather for day one at Cheltenham festival

This Cheltenham Festival back for 2023 exciting race week In the Cotswolds, racing fans lined up for what’s known as ‘The Greatest Show on the Grass’ as they descended the iconic course.

This Champion Barrier and the Gold Cup split the four-day meeting as perhaps the two highest-profile meetings With Constitution Hill victorious at Tuesday’s Champion Hurdle, rank 1 races show his class victorious in a canter after starting out as the overwhelming, heavily supported favorite.

Meanwhile, Rachael Blackmore returns to Cheltenham to create more history. After a surprising win to retain the Gold Cup in 2022 a victory that helps Irish trainers victory He easily beat his English counterparts to easily secure the prestigious Prestbury Cup with a strong 10 wins compared to just 18 for the home horses.

According to a University of Gloucestershire study, the festival provides a massive £274m boost to the local economy and promises to be an exciting week, although organizers will hope the rains subside. competition whatever happens.

Follow all Day 2 action at Cheltenham below:

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Cheltenham Day 2: who are the favourites?

Today’s race is just over two hours away, so it might be helpful to remind you of the favorites from each of today’s races (odds on Betfair).

The race will start at 13:30 today. Ballymore Novices Barrier. to ruin meat rust favorite at 2/1 out there.

For Brown Desk Novice Chase at 14:10, 8/5 favorite gerry columbus.

Next is the Coral Cup at 14.50. Captain Conby It is estimated at 9/1.

Then we have the biggest race of the day, champion To follow at 3.30. energetic Favorite here on 7/5.

Delta Work Coming at 7/5 for 4.10 Cross Country Runboth of them dinoblue for 11/2 Major Annual Handicap Trackingat 4.50.

Women’s Day ends at 17.30 with the Champion Bumper. A Dream to Share at 9/2.

Chris WilsonMarch 15, 2023 at 11:13

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Lawrence Ostlere15 March 2023 11:08