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Cheltenham Festival Day One: They said what?

| 10.03.2015

We round up all the news from the opening day of this years Cheltenham festival according to the Twittersphere!

Shocks in the Coral box this morning

Great conditions for racing today

The Walsh and Mullins dream team got off to a great start in the Supreme novices’

Much to the delight of our punters new and old!

They cleaned up in the Arkle too, again much to the delight of our punters!

Mullin’s described Un De Sceaux as a ‘freak’

Things went from bad to worse for the bookies as Faugheen made it look easy

And the day just got better and better for Mullins

The mares Hurdle produced the shock of the day (and possibly kept us in business)


Thankfully she and Ruby were both fine and will live to race another day, as will everyone who took our fallers insurance!

And don’t forget the check out our first #cheltenHAM race highlights!



David Metcalf

A lifelong Manchester United supporter, David has over 25 years’ experience in the media industry having worked for regional and national newspapers. He is a huge horse racing, football and greyhound fan and has done interviews on various radio and TV stations, including talkSPORT and Sky Sports, whilst working as a PR front man for a betting firm. David has also written for most of the top Premier League football fan websites, and produced a Cheltenham Festival guide with former eight-times champion national hunt jockey Peter Scudamore, MBE, after helping him to set up a syndicate for his trainer son Michael.