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The turf

Cheltenham gave us a taste of what is to come

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

Writing a fortnightly column about a sport happening daily can be cruel. These words had to be delivered before the Cheltenham Festival’s Tuesday opening so I can only declare what I hope might have happened: that England’s trainers have responded as effectively to the advance taunts that they would fold in the face of Irish raiders as the England rugby side did.

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