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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.


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