CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL RESULTS

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Cheltenham Festival 2022 Results: Tuesday 15th March
Full result
The Cheltenham Festival 2022 started strong with two world-class performances on day 1. Not only did Constitution Hill pull out a performance for the ages in the Supreme, but Honeysuckle & Rachel Blackmore claimed her second Champion Hurdle win in two years to kick off the Festival in style.

Tuesday 15th March

13:30

Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle

1

Constitution Hill

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

2

Jonbon

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Nicky Henderson

3

Kilcruit

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

14:10

Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase

1

Edwardstone

J: Tom Cannon

T: Alan King

2

Gabynako

J: K M Donoghue

T: Gavin Cromwell

3

Blue Lord

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

14:50

Ultima Handicap Chase

1

Corach Rambler

J: D R Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

2

Gericault Roque

J: T Scudamore

T: David Pipe

3

Oscar Elite

J: H Cobden

T: Colin Tizzard

15:30

Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy

1

Honeysuckle

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2

Epatante

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Nicky Henderson

3

Zanahiyr

J: J W Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

16:10

Close Brothers Mares' Hurdle

1

Marie's Rock

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

2

Queens Brook

J: J W Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

3

Mrs Milner

J: B J Cooper

T: Paul Nolan

16:50

Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle

1

Brazil

J: M P Walsh

T: Padraig Roche

2

Gaelic Warrior

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

3

Bell Ex One

J: H Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

17:30

Ukraine Appeal National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Jockeys' Novices' Chase

1

Stattler

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

2

Run Wild Fred

J: Mr J J Codd

T: Gordon Elliott

Cheltenham Festival 2022 Results: Wednesday 16th March
Full result
Day 2 saw the last ever race of Tiger Roll, with at least half the crowd urging him to win a sixth Cheltenham Festival victory. Despite being pipped at the last by Delta Work, it was still a memorable send-off for a phenomenal horse.

Wednesday 16th March

13:30

Ballymore Novices' Hurdle

1

Sir Gerhard

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

2

Three Stripe Life

J: D N Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

3

Whatdeawant

J: D E Mullins

T: W P Mullins

14:10

Brown Advisory Novices' Chase

1

L'Homme Presse

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

2

Ahoy Senor

J: D R Fox

T: Lucinda Russell

3

Gaillard Du Mesnil

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

14:50

Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle

1

Commander Of Fleet

J: Shane Fitzgerald

T: Gordon Elliott

2

Fastorslow

J: D J O'Keeffe

T: Martin Brassil

3

Ashdale Bob

J: J B Foley

T: Mrs John Harrington

15:30

Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase

1

Energumene

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

2

Funambule Sivola

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

16:10

Glenfarclas Chase

1

Delta Work

J: J W Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

2

Tiger Roll

J: D N Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

3

Plan Of Attack

J: D J O'Keeffe

T: Henry De Bromhead

16:50

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup Handicap Chase

1

Global Citizen

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

2

Andy Dufresne

J: M P Walsh

T: Gordon Elliott

3

Frero Banbou

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

17:30

Weatherbys Champion Bumper

1

Facile Vega

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

2

American Mike

J: Mr J J Codd

T: Gordon Elliott

3

James's Gate

J: S F O'Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

Cheltenham Festival 2022 Results: Thursday 17th March
Full result
Galopin Des Champs will be forever remembered for his disastrous fall at the final fence in the Turner’s Novice Chase, giving the race to Bob Olinger. The slip puts Galopin Des Champs in the same company as the likes of Annie Power, Benie Des Dieux and Goshen as near-certain winners to come unstuck at the last.

Thursday 17th March

13:30

Turners Novices' Chase

1

Bob Olinger

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2

Busselton

J: J J Slevin

T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien

14:10

Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle

1

Third Wind

J: T J O'Brien

T: Hughie Morrison

2

Alaphilippe

J: P J Brennan

T: Fergal O'Brien

3

Mill Green

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

14:50

Ryanair Chase

1

Allaho

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

2

Janidil

J: M P Walsh

T: W P Mullins

15:30

Paddy Power Stayers' Hurdle

1

Flooring Porter

J: D E Mullins

T: Gavin Cromwell

2

Thyme Hill

J: T J O'Brien

T: Philip Hobbs

3

Paisley Park

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Emma Lavelle

16:10

Craft Irish Whiskey Co. Plate Handicap Chase

1

Coole Cody

J: Adam Wedge

T: Evan Williams

2

Imperial Alcazar

J: P J Brennan

T: Fergal O'Brien

3

Spiritofthegames

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

16:50

Ryanair Mares' Novices' Hurdle

1

Love Envoi

J: J J Burke

T: Harry Fry

2

Ahorsewithnoname

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

3

Grangee

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

17:30

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Amateur Jockeys' Handicap Chase

1

Chambard

J: Miss L M Turner

T: Venetia Williams

2

Mister Coffey

J: Mr S Waley-Cohen

T: Nicky Henderson

3

Didero Vallis

J: Mr James King

T: Venetia Williams

Cheltenham Festival 2022 Results: Friday 18th March
Full result
The last day of the festival saw Rachael Blackmore delighting the Cheltenham faithful once more as she righted the wrongs of 2021 by overturning her conqueror Minella Indo in electrifying fashion in the Gold Cup, winning by 15 lengths!

Friday 18th March

13:30

JCB Triumph Hurdle

1

Vauban

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

2

Fil Dor

J: D N Russell

T: Gordon Elliott

3

Pied Piper

J: J W Kennedy

T: Gordon Elliott

14:10

McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle

1

State Man

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

2

First Street

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

3

Colonel Mustard

J: C J Orr

T: Mrs Lorna Fowler

14:50

Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle

1

The Nice Guy

J: S F O'Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

2

Minella Cocooner

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

3

Bardenstown Lad

J: S Bowen

T: John C McConnell

15:30

Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase

1

A Plus Tard

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2

Minella Indo

J: R M Power

T: Henry De Bromhead

3

Protektorat

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

16:10

St. James's Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters' Chase

1

Billaway

J: Mr P W Mullins

T: W P Mullins

2

Winged Leader

J: Mr B O'Neill

T: D M Christie

3

Mighty Stowaway

J: Mr J J Codd

T: Gordon Elliott

16:50

Mrs Paddy Power Mares' Chase

1

Elimay

J: M P Walsh

T: W P Mullins

2

Pink Legend

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

3

Scarlet And Dove

J: B J Cooper

T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien

17:30

Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle

1

Banbridge

J: M M McDonagh

T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien

2

Cobblers Dream

J: Jack Andrews

T: Ben Case

3

Hollow Games

J: J C Gainford

T: Gordon Elliott

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Results: Day 4
Full result
In one of the most exciting final days of the festival in years, the Irish domination of Cheltenham 2021 was confirmed. Blackmore wrapped up the Top jockey award, but it was the race between Willie Mullins and Henry de Bromhead for top trainer that ended in a dramatic fashion in the favour of Mullins as Galopin Des Champs won the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle, the final race of the meeting.

Friday 19th March

13:20

JCB Triumph Hurdle

1

Quilixios

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2

Adagio

J: T Scudamore

T: David Pipe

3

Haut En Couleurs

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

13:55

McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle

1

Belfast Banter

J: K C Sexton

T: Peter Fahey

2

Petit Mouchoir

J: J C Gainford

T: Mrs Denise Foster

3

Milkwood

J: R T Dunne

T: Neil Mulholland

14:30

Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle

1

Vanillier

J: M P Walsh

T: Gavin Cromwell

2

Oscar Elite

J: Jonjo O'Neill Jr.

T: Colin Tizzard

3

Streets Of Doyen

J: S D Torrens

T: John C McConnell

15:05

WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase

1

Minella Indo

J: J W Kennedy

T: Henry De Bromhead

2

A Plus Tard

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

3

Al Boum Photo

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

15:40

St. James's Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters' Chase

1

Porlock Bay

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Will Biddick

2

Billaway

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

3

Staker Wallace

J: M P Walsh

T: E Bolger

16:15

Mrs Paddy Power Mares' Chase

1

Colreevy

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

2

Elimay

J: M P Walsh

T: W P Mullins

3

Shattered Love

J: J W Kennedy

T: Mrs Denise Foster

16:50

Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle

1

Galopin Des Champs

J: S F O'Keeffe

T: W P Mullins

2

Langer Dan

J: Lorcan Williams

T: Dan Skelton

3

Floueur

J: Paul O'Brien

T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Results: Day 3
Full result
Day Three of the Cheltenham Festival saw Blackmore edging closer to the Top Jockey award with another two wins. Not only did she win the Ryanair Chase with ease atop Allaho, but she showed an even greater mastery of horse-racing by her outstanding display upon Telmesomethinggirl in the Mares' Novices Hurdle. She ended the day the far and away favourite to lift the Ruby Walsh Trophy.

Thursday 18th March

13:20

Marsh Novices' Chase

1

Chantry House

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

2

Fusil Raffles

J: D A Jacob

T: Nicky Henderson

3

Asterion Forlonge

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

13:55

Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle

1

Mrs Milner

J: B J Cooper

T: Paul Nolan

2

The Bosses Oscar

J: J C Gainford

T: Mrs Denise Foster

3

Come On Teddy

J: J J Burke

T: Tom George

14:30

Ryanair Chase

1

Allaho

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: W P Mullins

2

Fakir D'Oudairies

J: M P Walsh

3

Tornado Flyer

J: D E Mullins

T: W P Mullins

15:05

Paddy Power Stayers' Hurdle

1

Flooring Porter

J: D E Mullins

T: Gavin Cromwell

2

Sire Du Berlais

J: M P Walsh

T: Mrs Denise Foster

3

Paisley Park

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Emma Lavelle

15:40

Paddy Power Plate Handicap Chase

1

The Shunter

J: J C Gainford

T: Emmet Mullins

2

Farclas

J: J W Kennedy

T: Mrs Denise Foster

3

Top Notch

J: Luca Morgan

T: Nicky Henderson

16:15

Parnell Properties Mares' Novices' Hurdle

1

Telmesomethinggirl

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2

Magic Daze

J: R M Power

T: Henry De Bromhead

3

Mighty Blue

J: J J Slevin

T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien

16:50

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase

1

Mount Ida

J: J W Kennedy

T: Mrs Denise Foster

2

Cloudy Glen

J: R T Dunne

T: Venetia Williams

3

Shantou Flyer

J: H Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Results: Day 2
Full result
Held on St. Patrick's Day last year, the luck of the Irish brought home 6 out of 7 races to trainers from the Emerald Isle. Two of these wins were on horses ridden by the superlative jockey Rachael Blackmore who, on day two of the festival, edged out ahead of her competition for Top Jockey.

Wednesday 17th March

13:20

Ballymore Novices' Hurdle

1

Bob Olinger

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2

Gaillard Du Mesnil

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

13:55

Brown Advisory Novices' Chase

1

Monkfish

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

2

Fiddlerontheroof

J: R M Power

T: Colin Tizzard

14:30

Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle

1

Heaven Help Us

J: R J Condon

T: Paul Hennessy

2

Craigneiche

J: Tom Cannon

T: Nicky Henderson

3

Tea Clipper

J: J J Burke

T: Tom Lacey

15:05

Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase

1

Put The Kettle On

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Henry De Bromhead

2

Nube Negra

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

3

Chacun Pour Soi

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

15:40

Glenfarclas Chase

1

Tiger Roll

J: K M Donoghue

T: Mrs Denise Foster

2

Easysland

J: Felix de Giles

T: D Cottin

3

Some Neck

J: R Johnson

T: John C McConnell

16:15

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup Handicap Chase

1

Sky Pirate

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Jonjo O'Neill

2

Entoucas

J: M P Walsh

T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien

3

Ibleo

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

16:50

Weatherbys Champion Bumper

1

Sir Gerhard

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: W P Mullins

2

Kilcruit

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

3

Elle Est Belle

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Results: Day 1
Full result
In the middle of a global pandemic, the 2021 Cheltenham Festival took place behind closed doors without spectators. The lack of on-course atmosphere did not detract from the occasion as millions watched from the comfort of their own homes and the stars of the show put on an exhibition of top-class horse racing.

Tuesday 16th March

13:20

Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle

1

Appreciate It

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

2

Ballyadam

J: J W Kennedy

T: Henry De Bromhead

3

For Pleasure

J: Harry Bannister

T: Alex Hales

13:55

Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase

1

Shishkin

J: Nico de Boinville

T: Nicky Henderson

2

Eldorado Allen

J: H Cobden

T: Colin Tizzard

14:30

Ultima Handicap Chase

1

Vintage Clouds

J: Ryan Mania

T: Sue Smith

2

Happygolucky

J: David Bass

T: Kim Bailey

3

Aye Right

J: R Johnson

T: Harriet Graham

15:05

Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy

1

Honeysuckle

J: Rachael Blackmore

T: Henry De Bromhead

2

Sharjah

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

3

Epatante

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Nicky Henderson

15:40

Close Brothers Mares' Hurdle

1

Black Tears

J: J W Kennedy

T: Mrs Denise Foster

2

Concertista

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

3

Roksana

J: Harry Skelton

T: Dan Skelton

16:15

Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle

1

Jeff Kidder

J: S W Flanagan

T: Noel Meade

2

Saint Sam

J: P Townend

T: W P Mullins

3

Elham Valley

J: P J Brennan

T: Fergal O'Brien

16:50

Sam Vestey National Hunt Challenge Cup Novices' Chase

1

Galvin

J: J W Kennedy

T: I R Ferguson

2

Next Destination

J: H Cobden

T: Paul Nicholls

3

Escaria Ten

J: Adrian Heskin

T: Mrs Denise Foster

Cheltenham Festival's Biggest Winners

Willie Mullins: Cheltenham’s Trainer Extraordinaire

When Willie Mullins saddled his first Cheltenham winner in 1995, nobody expected that he would go on to dominate the festival for the next three decades! With a phenomenal 78 different winners across 27 years of the Cheltenham Festival, there’s barely a race that Mullins hasn’t yet won. Holding the joint record for training the most winners at Cheltenham Festival with 8, Mullins has been rewarded for his consistent success with his name being engraved in the Cheltenham Hall of Fame. Alongside his remarkable Cheltenham results, he has also won the Irish Gold Cup 11 times, trained winners who ran in the Grand National & at Royal Ascot, and has placed first in races as far flung as Japan, Saudi Arabia, & Australia. In 2017/18 he produced an utterly remarkable 212 winners from 797 runners.

Ruby Walsh: Rider on the Storm

There is absolutely no doubt that Ruby Walsh is one of the finest riders to ever grace British & Irish racing, let alone at the Cheltenham Festival. With a record 59 wins under his belt, no rider has got close to reaching his tally of Cheltenham Festival winners, a tally that was accumulated between the years of 1998 and 2019. Over those years he won the leading jockey award in 11 different years, proving time and again his remarkable skills in the saddle. He has the record for most winners ran across one festival with 7, and most winners ran across a single day of the festival with 4. Ruby and Mullins had a very close working relationship, with Ruby making a significant number of his wins on top of Mullins-trained horses. With Ruby retiring from competitive horse racing in 2019 the question remains to be seen as to whether another jockey will step up to fill his void.

The Prestbury Cup: Bragging Rights

At the end of each festival every year the number of British winners and Irish winners is tallied and the “Prestbury Cup” is gifted to the nation with the most wins. While largely symbolic, the Prestbury Cup is a great way for Britain or Ireland to earn bragging rights over their neighbour for the next year. Over the last 6 years, Ireland has totally dominated the cup, with Great Britain only drawing with them in the 2019 festival. However, as we all know, nothing is ever a surefire bet in the world of horse racing, so who knows whether they’ll manage to repeat their domination at this year’s meet.

Year Winner Ireland Great Britain
2022 (28 races) Ireland 18 wins 10 wins
2021 (28 races) Ireland 23 wins 5 wins
2020 (28 races) Ireland 17 wins 10 wins
2019 (28 races) Tie 14 wins 14 wins
2018 (28 races) Ireland 17 wins 11 wins
2017 (28 races) Ireland 19 wins 9 wins
2016 (28 races) Ireland 15 wins 13 wins
2015 (27 races) Great Britain 13 wins 14 wins
2014 (27 races) Great Britain 12 wins 15 wins
Total (250 races) 148 wins 101 wins

 

Famous Cheltenham results: The Festival’s top 5 winners

5. Istabraq (Champion Hurdle) - 1998

Being the foal of the extremely well-known Sadler’s Wells, Istabraq was reared solely to run flats. However, despite this, it was the jumps that he became famous for, being ridden by Charlie Swan for 29 of them! His first big Cheltenham success was the Champion Hurdle in ‘98, which he won by a whole 12 lengths. Over the course of the next few years, Istabraq won the Champion Hurdle three times in a row, and his grand total of four wins puts him up amongst some of the most successful horses at Cheltenham to this day.

4. Big Buck’s (World Hurdle) - 2009

Big Buck’s never really managed to get a hold in the racing of his home country of France, ruinning 13 times but only winning twice. However, this changed when he moved to England. At only his second Cheltenham festival, Big Buck’s won the World Hurdle before going on to win it another 3 consecutive years! During this dominant time period, he went and won races around the country, but it was the Cheltenham World Hurdle performances which was the spark for the fire.

3. Quevega (Mares’ Hurdle) - 2009

Quevega can easily be said to be one of Willie Mullins’ most successful horses and, considering the sheer number of amazing horses that have been trained by him, that’s no mean feat. The Mares’ Hurdle had only just been established in 2009 when Quevega won it for the first time. What nobody expected to happen would be her winning that race for six consecutive years - a record of successive wins at Cheltenham which stands to this day! 

2. Golden Miller (Gold Cup) - 1932

Possibly one of the greatest horses to ever grace British racing, Golden Miller was truly an exceptional runner. Between 1932 and 36, Golden Miller won the Gold Cup an unprecedented five times consecutively, setting a record that has truly stood the test of time. On top of that, he is the only horse in British racing history to have won both the Gold Cup and Grand National in the same year. Of course, if you’ve been to the festival then you wouldn’t be surprised to see his name on this list, considering there’s a rather large statue of him at the Parade Ring to honour his phenomenal achievements.

1. Arkle (Gold Cup) - 1964

Although Golden Miller might be considered the better runner overall by some, Arkle has a much closer connection with the Cheltenham Festival than any other horse that has run there. Winning the Gold Cup three times in total, Arkle was a truly exceptional horse who outclassed almost every other competitor. Not only did the Irish racing authorities have to create a separate weight system for races in which Arkle was running but he holds the record for the highest Timeform rating ever awarded to a steeplechaser at 212, a whole 20 points ahead of the horse in 3rd place. Arkle’s name is used at the Cheltenham festival, particularly as the name of the first race of the festival, as a means of commemorating this extraordinary horse.