Sean Clancy – a fan for life – gives thanks to all who made the Cheltenham Festival one of the best weeks of the year
Sean Clancy looks back at some of the feel-good moments of last weekend on the US scene and also a personal high point at Newbury
Altior won easily by four lengths from Politologue and looked very much like the Altior of old
The respective times of the Arkle and Champion Chases showed once again that, in the absence of Sprinter Sacre, the best of the experienced two-mile chasers are a long way behind the novices.
The relatively slow final time clocked by Valdez (31-pace adjusted 38) in the Grade 2 Lightning Novices Chase at Doncaster last Saturday is misleading.
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