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Cheltenham Festival LIVE: 5:30 result, tips and latest odds after exciting Gold Cup race

Cheltenham schedule, racecard and all the action as the Festival concludes on Day 4, Gold Cup Day

Michael Jones
at Cheltenham
Friday 15 March 2024 18:03 GMT
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Cheltenham Festival concludes on Day 4 after a thrilling opening day to ‘the greatest show on turf’ was followed by more Irish dominance on Day 2 before a British revival sparked by the Skelton brothers yesterday.

The opening two days saw plenty of success for Willie Mullins, who finally hit his historic milestone of a century of victories at the Cheltenham Festival but went winless on St. Patrick’s Thursday. However, he’s trained the favourite of the showpiece race with Galopin Des Champs looking to retain the Gold Cup this afternoon.

Harry Skelton and Paul Townend are vying for the leading jockey title with both sitting on four wins heading into the final day while Rachael Blackmore trails behind on two and could be in contention.

More than 60,000 spectators are expected to flock to Prestbury Park again for the Festival’s conclusion looking to beat the bookmakers, with today’s schedule including the Triumph Hurdle first up at 1.30pm, as well as the County Handicap Hurdle, the Albert Bartless Novices Hurdle, and of course, the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Follow all of our coverage from the 2024 Cheltenham Festival below plus get the best each-way odds and tips for Day 4 here and a full analysis of the best bets in the Gold Cup here:


Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle result

Here’s Willie Mullins talking about Majborough’s win: “Fantastic. I was surprised at his price, he was my pick of the day.

“He was fifth or sixth most of the way and he jumped beautifully. That’s how strong the pace was, he couldn’t make it when he wanted to.

“When he came into the yard and they told me he’s for the Triumph Hurdle, I thought he was a Gold Cup horse. Physically that’s what he looks like.

“He is some beast.”

Mike Jones15 March 2024 13:50

Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle result

Classy performance from Majborough. Here’s how he got it done

Luke Baker15 March 2024 13:44

Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle result

  • 1. Majborough 6/1
  • 2. Kargese 4/1
  • 3. Salver 10/1
  • 4. Nurburgring 6/1
Luke Baker15 March 2024 13:39

Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle

Salver took third with Nurburgring in fourth but all about Majborough there. Ends Willie Mullins’ ‘drought’ after not winning at all on Thursday. JP McManus wins the Triumph Hurdle for the third time. Well-ridden by Mark Walsh.

Luke Baker15 March 2024 13:38

Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle

It’s a head to head up the straight and Majborough wins it for Willie Mullins. Kargese pushes into second despite leading over the last

Luke Baker15 March 2024 13:36

Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle

Kargese moves up stylishly as they reach the final hurdle, Majborough on his tail

Luke Baker15 March 2024 13:35

Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle

Salver and Ithaca’s Arrow about five lengths clear, with Majborough in third but they come back to the field with two to go.

Luke Baker15 March 2024 13:35

Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle

High Wind drops to the back, while Salver pushes to the front ahead of Fratas and Ithaca’s Arrow. Bunting set up on the inside. Majborough jumping well and now up to third.

Luke Baker15 March 2024 13:34

Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle

Nurburgring bringing up the rear early on but Fratas, Salver and Ithaca’s Arrow up front, as is Kargese. Most of the Mullins runners in midfield. Four hurdles to go

Luke Baker15 March 2024 13:33

Cheltenham 1.30 - Triumph Hurdle

Fratas and Salver making the early running, with Ithaca’s Arrow also going well. But all bunched and safely over the first few flights

Luke Baker15 March 2024 13:32

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