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Published: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:44:19 +0000

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Peter Scudamore's view of day three of the Cheltenham Festival: 

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:44:19 +0000

Racing is doing its bit for Sports Relief with ‘The Cheltenham Hill Challenge’ contributing to the charities aim for the nation to do a billion steps a day.


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Peter Scudamore's view of day two of the Cheltenham Festival

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:10:59 +0000

He might not have been as flashy as some wanted but he has the size and stature of a future steeplechaser and he should be even better when he goes over the fences.


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Peter Scudamore's view of day one of the Cheltenham Festival

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:12:38 +0000

The pace, judgment and positional sense shown by Geraghty when winning on Buveur D’Air were top drawer. He had had some big boots to fill but when he is riding well nobody is better.


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Welsh Grand National: Wild West Wind could make his mark

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:30:24 +0000

PETER SCUDAMORE: Conditions look like being arduous at Chepstow. That will make the Welsh National a mighty slog but they should not be a problem for lightly-raced WILD WEST WIND.


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One For Arthur winning the Grand National was like a dream

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:28:20 +0100

PETER SCUDAMORE: Almost every aspect of One For Arthur’s training programme had been thoroughly documented on our stable website by my partner Lucinda Russell — except one.


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Aintree Festival 2017 Day Two: Tips by Peter Scudamore

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 23:06:00 +0100

God's Own, never out of the first two in three runs at the track and winner of the Melling Chase 12 months ago, can land the prize again.


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Aintree Festival 2017 Day One: Tips by Peter Scudamore

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 01:04:27 +0100

Twelve months ago CUE CARD romped home in the Betway Bowl Chase less than three weeks after crashing out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup.  I expect history to be repeated.


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Peter Scudamore's view - his take on day two at Cheltenham

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:02:20 +0000

Trainer Ben Pauling last year suffered disappointment with Barters Hill. But he’s found a star in Neptune Investment Novices’ Hurdle winner Willloughby Court.


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Peter Scudamore's view on day one of Cheltenham Festival

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:12:42 +0000

Gordon EllIott’s rise through the ranks has been accelerated by the support of Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary. Three winners for the trainer shows just how strong his stable is.


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Cheltenham Festival-bound Victoria Pendleton is racing's own version of Jamie Vardy

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:14:52 +0000

PETER SCUDAMORE: Alan Hill, husband of trainer Lawney Hill, has been tutoring Victoria Pendleton since her switch to racing. He says... nearest thing to her story is Jamie Vardy. Victoria Pendleton (centre) talks to trainer Paul Nicholls (right) prior to the Betfair Switching Saddles Hunter Chase at Wincanton Racecourse, Somerset. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 2, 2016. See PA story RACING Wincanton. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire.


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Cheltenham Festival 2016 will be something Victoria Pendleton has never experienced

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:14:02 +0000

PETER SCUDAMORE: Do not underestimate the scale of what Victoria Pendleton has achieved so far in her riding challenge after it was confirmed she would ride at Cheltenham. WINCANTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Victoria Pendleton riding Pacha Du Polder in the Betfair Switching Saddles Hunters' Steeplechase at Wincanton Racecourse on March 2, 2016 in Wincanton, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)


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Peter Scudamore picks his top 10 AP McCoy moments as the 20-time champion jockey prepares to say farewell at Sandown

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:58:01 +0100

Peter Scudamore rode an incredible 1,678 winners but has seen his achievements dwarfed by AP McCoy. Here, he identifies what he believes are the 10 finest achievements of McCoy.


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Grand National 2015: Peter Scudamore - Cause of Causes could come back to haunt AP McCoy

Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:44:56 +0100

All eyes will be on AP McCoy as he bids for a dream end to his career but I have a strong feeling that a horse he could have ridden is going to come back to haunt him. Cause of Causes wins at Cheltenham. 3/2015 Pic Steve Davies


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Peter Scudamore's view: Willie Mullins lines up speed freak Vautour for 2016 Gold Cup

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:23:22 +0000

While Vautour’s 15-length demolition job in the JLT Novices’ Chase was breathtaking, almost as significant was the reaction of trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Ruby Walsh. CHELTENHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Ruby Walsh on Vautour wins the JLT Novices' Chase during St Patrick's Thursday at the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse on March 12, 2015 in Cheltenham, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)


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Cheltenham Festival 2015: Glens Melody keeps run going as Neil Mulholland picks up first win 

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:01:12 +0000

PETER SCUDAMORE: Glens Melody made it seven wins running, Willie Mullins having lifted the prize for the last six seasons with another record-breaker in Quevega before she retired to stud. CHELTENHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Paul Townend riding Glens Melody wins The OLBG Mares' Hurdle Race at Cheltenham racecourse on March 10, 2015 in Cheltenham, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)


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The essential Grand National guide: Sportsmail's Peter Scudamore's guide to the runners and riders for Aintree

Sat, 05 Apr 2014 14:41:51 +0100

On the biggest day in the horseracing calendar, Sportsmail's expert analyst Peter Scudamore - an eight-time champion jockey - marks your card for the Aintree showpiece... The essential guide to all the runners and riders for Saturday's £1m Grand National at Aintree


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PETER SCUDAMORE: Rough justice for Cosgrave if six-month ban is allowed to stand

Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:46:05 +0000

It looks like it could be a bleak summer for Flat jockey Pat Cosgrave if the BHA decide to reciprocate the six-month ban handed to him by the racing authorites in the UAE. Severe: Pat Cosgrave has been given a six-month ban by the Emirates Racing Authority for 'improper riding'


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Scu's View: It's time to revamp stewards inquiries, while Cheltenham should have slowed the ground in interest of safety

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:28:25 +0000

PETER SCUDAMORE: Year after year I leave the Cheltenham Festival thinking that I will never see a better four days’ racing. But for sheer drama and intensity I have never witnessed a better Festival than this year. But can we improve it? Going for Gold: Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up On His Own (left) could now be aimed at the Punchestown Gold Cup and not the Grand National


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Peter Scudamore's view on the Cheltenham Festival 2014

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:45:18 +0000

Former champion jockey Peter Scudamore looks back at the highlights from the Cheltenham Festival, including Sire De Grugy's Champion Chase victory. Acclaim: The crowd cheers as Western Warhorse, ridden by Tom Scudamore, wins the Arkle Chase


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Peter Scudamore's Cheltenham Festival longshots: Imperial rates Gold Cup value

Sun, 10 Jan 2010 23:48:45 +0000

Jump racing may have come to a grinding halt but it is only nine weeks to the Cheltenham Festival. The pecking order in some of the championship races is firmly established but there is plenty still to play for. Master Minded ridden by Ruby Walsh


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