Cheltenham Preview Evenings Roundup

With Cheltenham Festival drawing ever nearer, have drawn up a list of Cheltenham Festival preview nights – with trainers and jockeys often parting words of wisdom about their runners as well as opinions on main dangers, it’s well worth a trip to your nearest one!

We’ve even bolded the big name jockeys and trainers to make it easier for you to find the star you’re looking for.

Sunday 6nd March

  1. AquaVitae, Cheltenham: Andrew Tinkler, Sam TwistonDavies, Martin Keighly, Alex Steedman, Longshot Ted

Monday 7th March

  1. Northern Racing Club, Haydock Park Racecourse: Brian Hughes, Marten Julian, Andy Gibson, Trevor Harris, Paul Clarkson
  2. Weatherbys Conference Centre, Wellingborough: Will Kennedy, Ian Williams, Lydia Hislop, Lucy Wadham

Tuesday 8th March

  1. Pheasant Inn, Lambourn: Nico de Boinville, Templegate, Tom Jonason (Paul Nicholls’ assistant trainer)
  2. Wetherby Racecourse: Brian Hughes, Sean Quinn, Darren Owen, Jim McGrath, Trevor Harris
  3. Woods Restaurant, Bath: Luke Harvey, Martin Chapman (more to follow)
  4. Wood Norton Hotel, Evesham: Dr Richard Newland, Paddy Brennan, Harry Skelton
  5. County Ground, Bristol: Paul NichollsRichard Johnson, Jonathan Powell, Andy Smith
  6. St Kents Irish Social Club, Manchester: David Yates, Jamie Lynch, Martin Dixon, Dan Barber
  7. Newcastle Racecourse: Graham Wylie, Alan Howes, Gordon Clarkson

Wednesday 9th March

  1. Kings Head Hotel, Cirencester: Nico de Boinville, Camilla Henderson, Tom Clarkson, Tom Symonds, Christian Williams
  2. Middleton Cheney Sports Club, Banbury: Charlie Longsdon, Richard Hoiles, Lawney Hill, Andrew Mount
  3. Sway Bar, London: Tony Calvin, Lydia Hislop, Rishi Persad, Geoff Banks, suprise guest
  4. Sky Bet, Leeds Town Hall: Warren Greatrex, Denis O’ReganEd Chamberlain, Alex Hammond, Donn McClean, Dave Ord, Niall Hannity, Mark Howard

Thursday 10th March

  1. London Racing Club, Kensington: Claude Charlet, Lydia Hislop, Lee Mottershead, Martin Chapman, Phil Smith
  2. Cartmel Racecourse: Jimmy Moffatt, Henry Brooke, Marten Julian, Trevor Harris
  3. Ganley’s Irish Bar, Morden: Tom ScudamoreNoel Fehily, Luke Heavy, Paul Kealey, Mick Fitzgerald
  4. Claddagh Ring, London: Alan King, Daryl Jacob, Sean Boyce
  5. Sydney Arms, London: Nicky Henderson, Barry Geraghty, Oliver Sherwood, Tom Segal, John McCririck, Emma Spencer (Sold Out)
  6. Doncaster Racecourse: Andrew Thornton, Dae Ord, Tom O’Ryan, Martin Dixon
  7. Newbury Racecours: David Bass, Brendan Powell Jr, Oliver Wardle (Alan King’s assistant), Lee McKenzie
  8. Sedgefield Racecourse: Brian Ellison, Micky Hammond, Danny Cook, Henry Brooke, Sean Magee, Steven Powell

Friday 11th March

  1. The Almada Suite, Hamilton: Fergal O’Brien, Mark Howard, Ian Taylor, Ian Robison, Trevor Harris, Gordon Brown plus phone interviews with David Pipe and Gordon Elliott
  2. Taunton Racecourse: Paul Nicholls, Philip Hobbs, David Pipe, Tom Scudamore, Alastair Down, Kyle Drummond
  3. East Garson Village Hall: Oliver Sherwood, Noel Fehily, Jamie Snowden, Colin Brown, Stan Moore

Sunday 13th March

  1. Coral HQ (Live Streamed): Nick Luck, Graham Cunningham, Mark Winstanley, David Stephens

Monday 14th March

  1. Hollow Bottom, Cheltenham: Sam Twiston-Davies, Carl Llewellyn, Gary Wiltshire, Alex Steedman


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