Ben Linfoot blogs live from the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival with Hurricane Fly among the stars in action.
Southwell racecourse is a mixed jumps & flat track in the East Midlands, 15 miles from Nottingham. Opened in 1850, flat fixtures take place on turf in the summer and fibresand in the winter.
Abi Scarlet (5)in, Mappin Time (11/2)in, Star Up In The Sky (11/2)in, Kung Hei Fat Choy (6), OGorman (10)in, King Bertie (12) Show all, Electric Qatar (67/5)out, Profile Star (18)out, Mysterial (22)out, Barkston Ash (28)out, Gabrials Gift (28)out, Powerful Pierre (28)out, Tyfos (40)out
None (All 13 Run)
Dandarrell (2)in, Berkeley Street (11/2), Dozy Joe (7)out, Ewell Place (8)out, Hail Promenader (9)out, Dansili Dutch (10)out Show all, Mitchum (14), Shomberg (25)out, Bond Blade (125)out
None (All 9 Run)
Jacobs Son (16/19)in, A Little Bit Dusty (10/3)in, Naburn (9)out, Docofthebay (12)in, Flamingo Beat (12)out,
Curious Mind (5 Run)
On The Cusp (44/17)in, Reach The Beach (11/4)in, Aureate (9/2)in, Kyllachykov (13/2)in, Bethan (17/2), Dontpaytheferryman (22)
With Hindsight, Claude Greenwood (6 Run)
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