Cheltenham Gold Cup day - as it happened!
Friday 17 March 2017
Get a full round-up of all the action on Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup day from our onsite team at Prestbury Park.
Cheltenham Festival Gold Cup day headlines:
- Jessica Harrington's Sizing John powered to victory in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.
- It was the first time trainer Jessica Harrington had ever had a runner.
- Defi Du Seuil proved he does not need easy ground when an easy winner of the JCB Triumph Hurdle.
- Pennhill kept the Willie Mullins juggernaut rolling in the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle.
- Arctic Fire proved a layoff of over a year was no problem in the Randox Health County Hurdle.
- Paul Nicholls did not leave Prestbury Park empty handed when Pacha Du Polder scored in the St James's Place Foxhunter Challenge Cup.