Your Guide to The Irish Challenge at the 2020 Cheltenham Festival
It’s not just the
Irish-trained, owned and ridden horses that are central to the success of the
Cheltenham Festival. The thousands of Irish punters that follow them in the
annual pilgrimage to the Cotswolds make the four days so very special. We are
firmly in the ‘Green Corner’ ahead of this year’s extravaganza.
We have all the Cheltenham Festival news and stories from
the Irish corner ahead of the annual pilgrimage to Prestbury Park.
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Paul Townend takes time out of his Cheltenham preparations to sit down with his number 1 fan Hogan Byrne who has a few questions for him.
Paul dishes out the gossip on his weight room buddies, including who is the grumpiest and happiest in the weight room.
Click for page: Young racing fan puts Paul Townend under the microscope
For every high in racing there’s a low just around the corner to bring you crashing back down - just ask David Casey, writes Will Jennings.
Click for page: FEATURE | David Casey's Gold Cup miss was disappointing but now the time to move on
The overall entry of 928 is the highest since 2017 but it is the proportion of those potential runners trained in Ireland that catches the eye, helped no doubt by a decent haul of 16 handicap winners across the last three years.
Click for page: NEWS: A record 340 Irish-trained entries across 10 Cheltenham Festival handicaps
Meet Darver Star
The Gavin Cromwell-trained Cheltenham hopeful is aiming to make a mark in the Champion Hurdle in three weeks time
Click for page: RTÉ Visit Gavin Cromwell's yard to meet Darver Star ahead of Cheltenham
for Cheltenham 2020
Irish Dark Horses