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Cheltenham Festival

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The Cheltenham Festival is a meeting in the National Hunt racing calendar in the United Kingdom, with race prize money second only to the Grand National. [1]

81 relations: Arkle Challenge Trophy, Ascot Racecourse, Ballymore Group, Baracouda, Baring Bingham Novices' Hurdle, Barry Geraghty, BBC Sport, Belfast Telegraph, Betway, British Horseracing Authority, Centenary Novices' Handicap Chase, Champion Bumper, Champion Hurdle, Charlie Swan (horse trainer), Cheltenham, Cheltenham Gold Cup, Cheltenham Racecourse, Close Brothers Group, Coral Cup, County Handicap Hurdle, David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle, Davy Russell, Dawn Run Mares' Novices' Hurdle, Festival Trophy Handicap Chase, Flat racing, Foot-and-mouth disease, Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle, Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup, Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase, Glenfarclas distillery, Golden Miller Novices' Chase, Gordon Elliott (racehorse trainer), Graham Lee (jockey), Grand National, Hurdling (horse race), Jamie Osborne, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, JCB (company), John Francome, Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase, Jonjo O'Neill, Ladbrokes Coral, Martin Pipe, Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle, Mick Fitzgerald, Mildmay of Flete Challenge Cup, National Hunt Chase Challenge Cup, National Hunt flat race, National Hunt racing, Nicky Henderson, ..., Norman Williamson, Paul Nicholls (horse racing), Pertemps Final, Peter Scudamore, Queen Mother Champion Chase, Racing Post, Randox Laboratories, Richard Dunwoody, Richard Johnson (jockey), Robert Thornton (jockey), Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, RSA Insurance Group, RSA Insurance Novices' Chase, Ruby Walsh, Ryanair, Ryanair Chase, Saint Patrick's Day, Sky Betting & Gaming, Spa Novices' Hurdle, St James's Place Foxhunter Chase, Stayers' Hurdle, Steeplechase (horse racing), Supreme Novices' Hurdle, Timico, Tony McCoy, Triumph Hurdle, Unibet, Warwick Racecourse, Weatherbys, Willie Mullins, 2001 United Kingdom foot-and-mouth outbreak. Expand index (31 more) »

Arkle Challenge Trophy

| The Arkle Challenge Trophy is a Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse ("ascot" pronounced, often incorrectly pronounced) is a British racecourse, located in Ascot, Berkshire, England, which is used for thoroughbred horse racing.

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Ballymore Group

Ballymore Group is an Ireland-based international property development company.

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Baracouda

Baracouda was a top staying hurdler for racehorse trainer François Doumen in the late 1990s and early first decade of the 21st century.

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Baring Bingham Novices' Hurdle

| The Baring Bingham Novices' Hurdle (known as the Ballymore Novices' Hurdle for sponsorship reasons) is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older.

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Barry Geraghty

Barry Geraghty (born 16 September 1979) is an Irish jockey.

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BBC Sport

BBC Sport is a department of the BBC North division providing national sports coverage for BBC Television, radio and online.

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Belfast Telegraph

The Belfast Telegraph is a daily newspaper published in Belfast, Northern Ireland, by Independent News & Media.

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Betway

The Betway Group (commonly referred to Betway and stylized as betWay) is a global online gambling company providing entertainment across a number of brands including Betway Sportsbook, Betway Casino, Betway Vegas, Betway Bingo and Betway Poker.

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British Horseracing Authority

The British Horseracing Authority, also known simply as the BHA, is the regulatory authority for horse racing in Great Britain.

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Centenary Novices' Handicap Chase

| The Centenary Novices' Handicap Chase, known for sponsorship purposes as the Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase, is a Listed National Hunt steeplechase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Champion Bumper

| The Champion Bumper is a Grade 1 National Hunt flat race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four to six years.

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Champion Hurdle

| The Champion Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older.

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Charlie Swan (horse trainer)

Charlie Swan (born 20 January 1968) is a former top National Hunt jockey in Ireland in the 1990s.

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Cheltenham

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England.

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Cheltenham Gold Cup

| The Cheltenham Gold Cup is a Grade 1 National Hunt horse race run on the New Course at Cheltenham Racecourse in England, over a distance of 3 miles 2½ furlongs (5,331 m), and during its running there are 22 fences to be jumped.

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Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Racecourse is a racecourse for horse racing events, located at Prestbury Park, near Cheltenham in Gloucestershire.

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Close Brothers Group

Close Brothers Group plc is a UK merchant banking group, providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management and securities trading.

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Coral Cup

| The Coral Cup is a Grade 3 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older.

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County Handicap Hurdle

| The County Handicap Hurdle is a Grade 3 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle

| The OLBG Mares' Hurdle (known as the David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle until 2011) is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to mares aged four years or older.

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Davy Russell

Davy Russell (born 1979) is an Irish National Hunt jockey.

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Dawn Run Mares' Novices' Hurdle

| The Dawn Run Mares' Novices' Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to fillies and mares aged four years or older.

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Festival Trophy Handicap Chase

| The Festival Trophy is a Grade 3 National Hunt steeplechase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Flat racing

Flat racing is a form of horse racing which is run on a level racecourse.

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Foot-and-mouth disease

Foot-and-mouth disease or hoof-and-mouth disease (Aphthae epizooticae) is an infectious and sometimes fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild bovids.

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Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle

| The Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle is a Grade 3 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years.

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Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

| The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup is a National Hunt chase in Great Britain for amateur riders; it is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase

| The Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase is a National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Glenfarclas distillery

Glenfarclas distillery is a Speyside whisky distillery in Ballindalloch, Scotland.

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Golden Miller Novices' Chase

| The JLT Novices' Chase is a Grade One National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Gordon Elliott (racehorse trainer)

Gordon Elliott is a County Meath-based National Hunt racehorse trainer from Ireland who was 29 when his first Grand National entry, the 33 to 1 outsider Silver Birch won the 2007 race on 14 April 2007.

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Graham Lee (jockey)

Graham Lee (born 16 December 1975 in Galway, Ireland), grand-national.me.uk, accessed 3 April 2010.

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Grand National

The Grand National is a National Hunt horse race held annually at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England.

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Hurdling (horse race)

A hurdle race in Great Britain and Ireland is a National Hunt horse race where the horses jump over obstacles called hurdles that are over three and a half feet high.

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Jamie Osborne

Jamie Osborne is a jockey and race horse trainer.

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Jardine Lloyd Thompson

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc, also known as JLT Group or simply JLT, is a British multinational corporation that has its headquarters in London, England.

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JCB (company)

J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited, universally known as JCB, is an English multinational corporation, with headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, manufacturing equipment for construction, agriculture, waste handling and demolition.

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John Francome

John Francome MBE (13 December 1952) is a former National Hunt Champion Jockey, television pundit and author.

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Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase

| The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase is a Grade 3 National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Jonjo O'Neill

John Joseph "Jonjo" O'Neill (born 13 April 1952) is an Irish National Hunt racehorse trainer and former jockey.

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Ladbrokes Coral

Ladbrokes Coral Group plc is a British-based betting and gambling company.

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Martin Pipe

Martin Charles Pipe CBE (born 29 May 1945), was a racehorse trainer until his retirement in April 2006.

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Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle

| The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle is a National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain for conditional jockeys which is open to horses aged four years or older.

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Mick Fitzgerald

Mick Fitzgerald (born 10 May 1970) is a retired Irish National Hunt jockey and current television racing presenter.

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Mildmay of Flete Challenge Cup

| The Mildmay of Flete Challenge Cup is a Grade 3 National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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National Hunt Chase Challenge Cup

| The National Hunt Challenge Cup is a Grade 2 National Hunt steeplechase in Great Britain for amateur riders which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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National Hunt flat race

National Hunt Flat races, informally known as Bumper races, are a type of Flat racing but run under National Hunt racing rules in Britain and Ireland.

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National Hunt racing

In horse racing in the United Kingdom, France and Ireland, National Hunt racing requires horses to jump fences and ditches.

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Nicky Henderson

Nicholas John Henderson (born 10 December 1950) is a British racehorse trainer.

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Norman Williamson

Norman Williamson (born January 16, 1969) is a retired professional jockey in the Irish National Hunt.

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Paul Nicholls (horse racing)

Paul Nicholls (born 17 April 1962) is a British National Hunt horse trainer with stables at Ditcheat, Somerset.

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Pertemps Final

| The Pertemps Final is a Grade Three National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Peter Scudamore

Peter Scudamore MBE (born 29 June 1958), often known as 'Scu', is a former jockey and trainer in National Hunt racing.

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Queen Mother Champion Chase

| The Queen Mother Champion Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Racing Post

Racing Post is a British daily horse racing, greyhound racing and sports betting newspaper, appearing in print form and online.

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Randox Laboratories

Randox Laboratories is a global market leader within the in vitro diagnostics industry, developing innovative diagnostic solutions for hospitals, clinical, research and molecular labs, food testing, forensic toxicology, veterinary labs and life sciences.

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Richard Dunwoody

Thomas Richard Dunwoody MBE (born 18 January 1964 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a retired British jockey in National Hunt racing.

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Richard Johnson (jockey)

Richard Johnson (born 21 July 1977 in Hereford) is an English National Hunt jockey.

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Robert Thornton (jockey)

Robert "Choc" Thornton (born 14 July 1978 in Darlington) is a retired English National Hunt jockey.

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Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is a charity operating in England and Wales that promotes animal welfare.

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RSA Insurance Group

RSA Insurance Group plc (trading as RSA, formerly Royal and Sun Alliance) is a British multinational general insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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RSA Insurance Novices' Chase

| The RSA Insurance Novices' Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Ruby Walsh

Rupert "Ruby" Walsh (born 14 May 1979 in Kill, County Kildare, Ireland) is an Irish jockey.

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Ryanair

Ryanair is an Irish low-cost airline founded in 1984, headquartered in Swords, Dublin, Ireland, with its primary operational bases at Dublin and London Stansted airports.

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Ryanair Chase

| The Ryanair Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Saint Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.

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Sky Betting & Gaming

Sky Betting & Gaming is a British-based gambling company, majority owned by CVC Capital Partners, with headquarters in Leeds, West Yorkshire and offices in Sheffield, London, Guernsey, Rome and Germany.

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Spa Novices' Hurdle

| The Spa Novices' Hurdle, also known as the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle, is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older.

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St James's Place Foxhunter Chase

| The St James's Place Foxhunter Chase is a National Hunt chase in Great Britain for amateur riders which is open to horses aged five years or older.

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Stayers' Hurdle

| The Stayers' Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older.

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Steeplechase (horse racing)

A steeplechase is a distance horse race in which competitors are required to jump diverse fence and ditch obstacles.

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Supreme Novices' Hurdle

| The Supreme Novices' Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older.

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Timico

Timico is a market leading end-to-end managed service provider internet service provider in the United Kingdom, supplying a comprehensive range of business-enabling solutions from consumption-based models through to fully managed infrastructure and aggregated cloud offerings.

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Tony McCoy

Sir Anthony Peter McCoy, OBE (born 4 May 1974), commonly known as AP McCoy or Tony McCoy, is a Northern Irish former horse racing jockey.

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Triumph Hurdle

| The Triumph Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years.

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Unibet

Unibet is a part of Kindred Group - an online gambling operator which consists of 13 brands along with Maria Casino, Stan James, 32Red, and iGame.

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Warwick Racecourse

Warwick Racecourse is a horse racing course in Warwick, England.

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Weatherbys

Weatherbys is a privately owned English company, established 1770, and currently based in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

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Willie Mullins

William Peter Mullins (born 15 September 1956) is an Irish racehorse trainer and former jockey from Goresbridge, County Kilkenny, but is based at Closutton, Muine Bheag, County Carlow, Ireland.

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2001 United Kingdom foot-and-mouth outbreak

The outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the United Kingdom in 2001 caused a crisis in British agriculture and tourism.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheltenham_Festival

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