With Cheltenham Festival less than 3 weeks away, we’ve created a really interesting infographic showing the Longest Odds Winners at Cheltenham Festival since 2005 when the festival expanded to 4 days. We’ve also picked the best longest odds shots at this year’s Festival.
In the UK horse racing is the second-most popular spectator sport in Great Britain, and the sport generates over £3.7 million annually for the UK’s economy. Some racehorses – such as Red Rum and Desert Orchid – have become household names in the UK, as have some of the people who ride them professionally: Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and Willie Carson, to name but three.
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