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Cheltenham 2016 – can it get any better?


  Well I suppose the sun could have shined and it could have been about 15 degrees warmer (like last year) but I’ve never had as good a day’s racing as Day 1 of the 2016 Cheltenham festival! Smug? You … Continue reading

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Living the dream! Champions Day – Cheltenham 2015


At 8.30 this morning, a group of friends will embark a double decker bus for Cheltenham Racecourse, watch 7 races and return to London some 12 hours later. I am pleased to say, they have all paid £100 from their … Continue reading

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Join us jolly girls and boys on the bus to Cheltenham 2015


A good way to get through January and February is to have some craic in March. This is what we do in the Pension Play Pen. On Tuesday March 10th . 50 of us will congregate at Paddington for breakfast, … Continue reading

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Why there is nothing- nothing- like the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival


On Tuesday March 11th, 45 members of the Pension PlayPen group will embark a London Double Decker bus at Paddington, drink and sing our way to Prestbury Park on the northern outskirts of Cheltenham and spend an afternoon in the … Continue reading

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Cheltenham tips – day one


At time of writing the bookies have the meeting 4-6 on to go ahead but I’m staring at a blizzard out the window here in Rissington – but 10 miles from the course. Our party divides into two ….those who will … Continue reading

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