Over 180 enthusiastic fans gathered at Cheltenham Ladies’ College, Princess Hall last week for Ed Chamberlin’s Festival Focus Preview event! This extra special Cheltenham Festival preview night and fundraiser for WellChild was sponsored by CelebLotto and supported by Martin & Co, the Racing Post and Creed Foodservice.
The evening included top racing panelists sharing their experiences and tips for the racing week ahead.
The panel was made up of, former Racing Post Editor Bruce Millington and trainers Kim Bailey and Richard Phillips, along with Richard Hoiles sharing their experiences and stories along with opinions and tips for the week ahead. The evening also included a chance to win on the WellChild Charity Races, commentated live by ITV’s Richard Hoiles. Along with a game of Heads or Tails, to win the fantastic prize of a morning on the gallops for four with Kim Bailey, Kindly donated by Kim.
Cheltenham Festival tips
Top tips from the panel for the week;
Supreme – Ed Chamberlin: Vision D’Honneur
Bumper – Bruce Millington: Get In The Queue
RSA – Kim Bailey: Drovers Lane
JLT – Richard Phillips: Defi Du Seuil
Pertemps – Richard Hoiles: Notwhatiam
Gold Cup – Panel was split between Native River and Presenting Percy
The event helped raise an incredible £15,000 for WellChild which will go a long way to support our work with seriously ill children, young people and their families.
Colin Dyer, WellChild Chief Executive said: “As a national charity based in Cheltenham it is great to tap into the excitement that the Cheltenham Festival brings to the town. The money raised from this event will have a direct impact on the lives of a growing population of seriously ill children, young people and families who desperately need our help.
A huge thanks to our amazing ambassador Ed Chamberlin and sponsor and supporters CelebLotto, Martin & Co, Creed Foodservice and the Racing Post.”
For even more Cheltenham Festival tips from the evening, check out Target PR’s write up of the event here >>
See all the photos from the event here >>