For fans of National Hunt Racing, there is only one true home: Cheltenham. The Little Book of Cheltenham explores the remarkable history of this iconic racecourse and charts its progression from the first Gold Cup - a Flat race run on Cleeve Hill in 1819 - to the £45 million redevelopment announced in 2013. From Golden Miller, Arkle and Vincent O'Brien to Best Mate, Ruby Walsh and Sam Waley-Cohen, we meet some of the characters - equine and human - who have become Cheltenham heroes, and go behind the scenes to discover how the heart of jumping racing operates.
This book is packed with fascinating facts about the racecourse and those who have starred there over the years and tells the stories behind the statistics. It is the most essential pocket guide to Cheltenham and its most famous meeting - The Festival, which dominates the modern jump racing calendar.
Written by Catherine Austen
Foreward by Nicky Henderson
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12 page A3 calendar featuring Mel Fordham's colour photographs of the top National Hunt and Flat horses. Full UK and Irish fixtures appear on each page.
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This is the story of the Australian wonder mare who has been hailed as the best sprinter of all time. A horse that concluded her amazing racing career by travelling across the world to run in front of the Queen at Royal Ascot, overcoming all adversities in maintaining her unbeaten 22 race winning sequence.
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Relive the astonishing career of the greatest racehorse of all time. Unbeaten in 14 runs, he won the hearts of many far beyond the regular racing enthusiast. You can follow this beautiful horse's journey to stardom in Frankel - The Official Story. Approx duration 55 minutes.
This action packed box set collection of 10 DVDs from both the flat and the jumps brings home everything there is to love about this incredible sport, history, style, grace, power and excitement.
The 10 DVDs are: 1) A History of The Flat since 1900, 2) A History of The Jumps since 1900, 3) The Greatest Ever Races - The Jumps, 4) The Greatest Ever Races - The Flat, 5) The Year of Dancing Brave, 6) A Horse Called Nijinsky, 7) The Story of Mill Reef, 8) The Year of Sir Ivor, 9) Arkle - Portrait of a Legend, 10) The 12 Greatest Ever Grand Nationals.
This fantastic edition is guaranteed to please any lover of racing.
Running time 13 hours.
The most memorable TV races in their entirety . With narration from the legendary Sir Peter OSullevan, this programme features 12 complete races in their entirety including paddock shots and interviews wherever possible. The Races featured are 1965,1967,1973,1974,1975, 1977,1981,1982,1983,1998, 2001 and 2004. Approx 2 hrs 45 mins. DVD.
Best Mate - the icon Double DVD RV PRODUCTION. This Double DVD is a tribute to the courage of Best Mate and all those involved with the first chaser to win 3 Cheltenham Gold Cups since Arkle.
Disc 1 tells the story of the horse and the humans involved with him. Approx 100 mins.
Disc 2 is a complete record of all his National Hunt races, excluding his last.
The hugely popular 3 part series updated and released in this 3 part DVD pack. This consists of 'Great Gold Cups', ' Great Champion Hurdlers' and 'Festival Favourites'. Approx.4 hours 40 mins.
This is the story of a champion racehorse told by those closest to him - a story of brilliance which ultimately came to a dramatic but happy conclusion. Approx. 90 mins. DVD.
This annual review once again features all the Racing UK Order of Merit races as well as most of the other top contests. For the first time we feature 100 races in all, 6 more than last year. Approx.2 hours 20 mins. Double DVD.
This DVD covers more races than ever before with 79 being shown, each race being chaptered in the DVD. Approx. 120 mins. PAL format only.
Clare Balding reveals the everyday lives of the racing community of Lambourn dubbed "The Valley of the Racehorse". Double DVD. Approx 5 hours. PAL format only.