Friday 20 October 2017

Saddle up with the best team for Cheltenham

Ruby Walsh will be riding Hurricane Fly in the big race, the Champion Hurdle, tomorrow at Cheltenham
Ruby Walsh will be riding Hurricane Fly in the big race, the Champion Hurdle, tomorrow at Cheltenham

UP TO 15,000 Irish racegoers are flocking to Cheltenham for four days of racing – and the Irish Independent’s top team of writers will be right there with them.

Richard Forristal provides top tips and analysis of the Irish contenders while top jockey Davy Condon has the inside track fresh from the gallops.

In the print edition every day, there is a free 12-page supplement offering full-colour cards on Cheltenham with all the form.

Wayne Bailey will have the latest hot whispers direct from the course while Vincent Hogan gives his unique insight to the Olympics of jump-racing.

Online, we’ll have extensive video coverage, including Richard Forristal giving his tips right from the famous course itself. From interviews with punters to the big names of racing, you’ll find it all on Independent.ie.

Our man Cormac Byrne will also provide a live blog every day throughout the hours of racing, passing on the latest information and giving blow-by-blow accounts of each race.

Together with extensive photo galleries and breaking news, we have everything you need to know about Cheltenham.

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