Irish Field Contributor
Bryan Gault of looks at some of the Friday festival trends since the year 2000
25 January 2019 Inside Racing
CHELTENHAM ENTRIES: McManus duo have Arkle hopes
The entries were revealed for the Arkle, RSA Chase, NH Chase and the JLT Chase this week with a strong Irish contingent
24 March 2017 Racing News
SIMON ROWLANDS: Handicaps were the real Festival winners
Ratings suggest that the championship races often struggled for quality while the handicaps produced some high quality winners
SIMON ROWLANDS: Buveur in style but is not superior
He beat the second My Tent Or Yours here by the same margin that Annie Power had beaten that same horse by last year
17 March 2017 Inside Racing
SIMON ROWLANDS: Clock explains Altior's run
Altior was asked to quicken off an unexacting pace, and would have to be truly remarkable to win by the kind of margin expected
17 March 2017 Inside Racing
SIMON ROWLANDS: Un Temps tops on time
David Pipe's gelding produced a borderline Cheltenham Gold Cup quality performance
17 March 2017 Inside Racing
CHELTENHAM TUESDAY: Henderson has the Champion magic
Nicky Henderson took the decision to switch a potentially star novice chaser back to hurdling and Buveur D’Air won the Champion Hurdle; Labaik decided to oblige in the Supreme Novices'
17 March 2017
CHELTENHAM TUESDAY: Labaik surprises himself and wins
The enigmatic Labaik, who has a history of refusing to race, obliged in the best manner to win the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle
17 March 2017
CHELTENHAM TUESDAY: Altior passes the Arkle test
Altior went off at 1/4 in the Arkle Chase and, despite being strongly challenged by Charbel, took home the prize
17 March 2017
CHELTENHAM TUESDAY: Un Temps Pour Tout defies weight burden
Under a burden of 11st 12lb, Un Temps Pour Tout returned to win the Ultima Handicap Chase for the second time
17 March 2017
CHELTENHAM TUESDAY: Champion Buveur give J.P. 50th winner
Brought back to hurdles after winning over fences, Buveur D’Air gave J.P. McManus his 50th Cheltenham winner
17 March 2017
CHELTENHAM TUESDAY: Jade edges it as star mares clash
Apple's Jade toughed out a result from Vroum Vroum Mag and Limini in a fantastic OLBG
17 March 2017