British Olympic heroine Victoria Pendleton to swap the velodrome for the Cheltenham Festival
Even in her wildest dreams whilst competing at the London Olympic Games, the Cheltenham Festival would have seemed a million miles away for cycling champion Victoria Pendleton.
But, like all retired sporting heroes, new challenges are sought after to satisfy the desire to always be the best.
Very rarely does that challenge lead to something as daring as attempting to win at Cheltenham’s showcase race meeting, though.
Despite having no previous experience of horses, Pendleton […]