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20 roads to Cheltenham Final in Pertemps series

Holywell - 2013 Pertemps final winner

Holywell - 2013 Pertemps final winner

The Pertemps Final, a Listed hurdle, run over 3 miles at the Cheltenham Festival, is for many people one of the “filler” races. It’s not a Championship event, and it doesn’t attract the highest quality horses. Many of the winners don’t go on to bigger or better things, though Forgive ‘n Forget returned to Gold Cup success in 1985, two years after taking the race. Indeed, with a couple of honourable exceptions, I was struggling to remember the names of any of the winners. Read more