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The most dramatic races of Cheltenham 2017

The Cheltenham Festival was not short of drama this year with many of the races leaving punters, pundits and jockeys alike in shock and awe over all four days. Cheltenham 2017 will be remembered mainly … (more)

Fact of the week

Theatre Guide and Paddy Brennan winning The BetBright Chase in cheekpieces.

Cheekpieces

Strips of sheepskin that are attached to the side of a horse’s bridle. They partially obscure a horse’s rear vision, with the aim of getting the horse to concentrate on racing. Horses wearing cheekpieces are denoted on a racecard by a small p next to the horse’s weight.

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