Cheltenham Festival recap: 23 Irish winners; Henry de Bromhead completes historic hat-trick; Rachael Blackmore champion jockey.
What horses won at Cheltenham?
The winners since 1997, with wins in brackets, are:
- 2021 Willie Mullins (6)
- 2020 Willie Mullins (7)
- 2019 Willie Mullins (4)
- 2018 Gordon Elliott (8)
- 2017 Gordon Elliott (6)
- 2016 Willie Mullins (7)
- 2015 Willie Mullins (8)
- 2014 Willie Mullins (4)
Who has most winners at Cheltenham?
Ruby is the winning-most jockey at the Cheltenham Festival and retired with a record 59 wins to his name. He was the leading jockey at the Festival on 11 occasions, riding a record seven winners on two occasions.
Who has the most winners at Cheltenham Ireland or England?
Obviously the stats are slightly swung by the presence of Willie Mullins representing Ireland and Nicky Henderson on behalf of the British winning 61 and 60 races respectively, but it’s still an impressive statistic that the Irish have amassed more winners per head than the British have managed during the same time …
Which horse has won the most Cheltenham Gold Cups?
Most successful horse (5 wins):
Golden Miller – 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936.
Has any horses died at Cheltenham today?
A horse has died on the second day of Cheltenham Festival. … Trainer Ben Case wrote on Twitter: “Very sadly we lost Kings Temptation at Cheltenham races today in the cross country race when suffered an injury on the flat.
Who won the 1650 at Cheltenham today?
The winning horse was SIR GERHARD (IRE) who won by ½. SIR GERHARD (IRE) was ridden by Rachael Blackmore. SIR GERHARD (IRE) had an industry starting price (ISP) of 85/40.