A Wyse Lady and a Gentleman

Rachel Wyse, the Sky Sports News presenter, and Billy Twelvetrees, the Gloucester rugby player and part of this summer’s British Lions team, have been selected as Ambassadors for Cheltenham Racecourse this Jump season.   In an exciting new move for Cheltenham, this is the first time that the Home of Jump Racing will have two Ambassadors.   Both Rachel and Billy know Cheltenham Racecourse well and have been racing often at the Cotswold venue. Two years ago, Rachel took part in the St Patrick’s Derby,…

Henderson targets The Showcase with Life Of A Luso

11th October 2013 – Life Of A Luso is on course for the £50,000 Showcase Trophy Handicap Chase (3.45pm), run over an extended three miles at Cheltenham on the second day of The Showcase, Saturday, October 19. The nine-year-old scored impressively by 10 lengths in the Goldsmiths Handicap Chase over an extended three miles and a furlong at The April Meeting when giving his trainer Paul Henderson a first success at Cheltenham. Life Of A Luso returns to the Home of Jump Racing at the…

Pertemps renews sponsorship of handicap hurdle series which culminates at The Festival

10th October 2013 – Cheltenham Racecourse is delighted to announce the Pertemps Network Group has renewed and expanded its sponsorship of the Pertemps Series for a further three years. The announcement of the sponsorship coincides with the launch of an ambitious re-brand of the Pertemps Network Group and the new group logo will be on display at racecourses featuring in the series. The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Series is the premier race series for staying handicap hurdlers. Pertemps Group, the UK’s leading independent recruitment company,…

Racing returns to Cheltenham with The Showcase

The new season at Cheltenham starts with The Showcase on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 and Hampshire trainer Emma Lavelle is targeting the two days of exciting action at the Home of Jump Racing. Saturday’s seven-race card features a pair of £50,000 handicaps, including the Equus-Fine Dining At The Festival Handicap Chase (2.35pm) over two and a half miles, which Lavelle is going for with last year’s runner-up Easter Meteor. The lightly-raced seven-year-old found subsequent Paddy Power Gold Cup third Nadiya De La…

Charity preview night at Cheltenham on eve of The Open

  8th October 2013 – Cheltenham Racecourse stages a Ladbrokes-sponsored charity preview evening, featuring five racing professionals, in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund on Thursday, November 14, the day before The Open commences.   The panel, chaired by Richard Hoiles, includes seven-time champion Jump trainer Paul Nicholls and jockey Sam Twiston-Davies.   The quintet will discuss their hopes for The Open and expectations and potential dark horses for the Jump season ahead.   The preview will start at 7pm in the Centaur, with doors…

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