Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival, the most prestigious National Hunt horse racing event of the year, is underway.

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Day two of Cheltenham gets the go-ahead

The second day of the Cheltenham Festival will go ahead as planned after the track was declared fit to race.

The clerk of the course had planned to inspect the track at 8am but was able to give the meeting the go-ahead much earlier than planned.

Temperatures are reported to have fallen to -5c overnight, but a warmer day than of late is expected.

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