THIRD WIND took a superb victory in the Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham Festival on Thursday afternoon.
In a thrilling finale, jockey Tom O'Brien led the field home to claim the win, pipping Alaphilippe inside the final few metres.
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Mill Green came third, with Winter Fog and outsider Honest Vic rounding out the top five.
Speaking after the win, O'Brien told ITV: "He always been the bridesmaid. I'm lost for words."
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- Third Wind – 25/1
- Alaphilippe – 11/2
- Mill Green – 33/1
- Winter Fog – 11/2
- Honest Vic – 40/1
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What is the Cheltenham race schedule for each day?
Seven races will take place each day, with the marquee race of the day off at 3.30pm.
Thursday, March 17 – St Patrick’s Thursday
- 1.30pm Turners Novices’ Chase (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2.10pm Pertemps Final Handicap Hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2.50pm Ryanair Chase (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 3.30pm Stayers’ Hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 4.10pm Paddy Power Plate (ITV 1)
- 4.50pm Mares’ Novice Hurdle (Racing TV)
- 5.30pm Kim Muir Challenge Cup (Racing TV)
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Friday, March 18 – Gold Cup Day
- 1.30pm Triumph Hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2.10pm County Hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2.50pm Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 3.30pm Gold Cup (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 4.10pm Festival Hunters’ Chase (ITV 1)
- 4.50pm Mares’ Chase (Racing TV)
- 5.30pm Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle (Racing TV)
What TV channel and live stream is Cheltenham Festival 2022 on?
ITV 1 will be showing the first five of the seven races each day, with Ed Chamberlain and Francesca Cumani at the helm.
ITV 1 begin their coverage at 12.50pm following the news.
Then the final two will be shown on Racing TV and also available through bookmakers' websites.
While for radio commentary, talkSPORT will be broadcasting the first four races each day.
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