Healthy ticket sales for The Festival & going is mostly Good to Soft

Cheltenham Racecourse played host to the media today ahead of The Festival, which starts on Tuesday, March 14, and healthy ticket sales were reported. Ian Renton, Regional Director of the South West region of Jockey Club Racecourses, related: “We are very fortunate here as we have a fantastic sporting event where everybody comes to enjoy the racing. “We are in a great place regarding ticket sales on Gold Cup Day (Friday, March 17) as we sold out two weeks ago – two weeks ahead of…

95 horses go forward for 2017 Randox Health Grand National

A total of 95 horses go forward for the 2017 Randox Health Grand National following the first scratchings’ deadline, details of which are revealed today. Staged at Aintree on Saturday, April 8, the famous handicap chase offers total prize money of £1 million and is by far the richest Jump race globally staged outside of Japan. It is run over four miles, two furlongs and 74 yards and 30 fences. Heading the market at 10/1 with Betway, official betting partner of the Randox Health Grand…

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