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A five-day Cheltenham Festival? How racing reacted to the news on social media

Plans are being considered to extend the Cheltenham Festival in March to five days
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The news that plans to extend the Cheltenham Festival to five days in 2023 are being discussed has caused widespread debate among the racing community on social media.

Plenty are voicing either their concerns or giving their backing for the new initiative, which would see 30 races take place on six-race cards over the five days.

Here is a pick of how some of the racing world have reacted to the news on Monday.



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I can just about manage four days, but five is just too much
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