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Cheltenham Festival: Delta Work wins the Pretemps Handicap Hurdle

Thrilling finale sees the second favourite beat Glenloe by a nose

Delta Work wins the Pretemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle after beating favourite Glenloe by a nose.

The 6/1 second favourite edged out another Gordon Elliott horse in a thriller to secure a third victory for jockey Davy Russell.

That makes it five festival wins for the Irishman, in a race that was decided by a photo-finish.

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Shattered Love has won the JLT Novices’ Chase to upset the odds on day three of the Cheltenham Festival.

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Gordon Elliott’s trainee landed Grade One glory to beat favourite Terrefort by a considerable distance, ridden by teenager Jack Kennedy.

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Shattered Love wins the JLT, she almost blew it twice but she battles well under Jack Kennedy.

Another for the 🇮🇪. pic.twitter.com/RJnPuNKT3S

— James Stevens (@JamesStevens180) March 15, 2018

Shattered Love becomes the first mare to win a top-class novices’ chase at the Cheltenham Festival for 23 years, also adding to Elliott’s treble on Tuesday.

Fellow Irish horse Benatar finished third in the first race of the day.

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