The Prestbury Cup

Tuesday 16th - Friday 19th March 2021


Great Britain 5 Ireland 23

As it happened...


An incredible week comes to a close with Galopin Des Champs winning the Martin Pipe Willie Mullins becomes the Top Trainer.

Willie Mullins wins the first ever Mares' Chase with Colreevy.

Porlock Bay wins the Hunters Chase in the closest finish of the week, as he battles Billaway up the hill to win by a whisker.

A Henry de Bromhead 1-2 as Minella Indo sees off stable companion A Plus Tard in the 2021 WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup for Jack Kennedy.

Vanillier streaks away to win the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell.

Belfast Banter weaves his way through the field to win the McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle.

Quilixios maintains his unblemished formline with success in the Triumph Hurdle under Rachael Blackmore.


Mount Ida makes it 6 Irish-trained winners on the day with a last-to-first win in the Kim Muir for Denise Foster & Jack Kennedy.

Telmesomethinggirl wins the Mares' Novices' Hurdle and yes, it's that lady Rachael Blackmore AGAIN!

The Shunter wins the Paddy Power Plate and lands a £100k bonus after victory at Kelso.

Flooring Porter floors them in the Stayers’ Hurdle under a cracking front-running ride from Danny Mullins.

Allaho absolutely bolts up in the Ryanair Chase under Rachael Blackmore for Willie Mullins.

Mrs Milner and Bryan Cooper land the Grade 3 Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle for trainer Paul Nolan.

Chantry House, who was third in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle last year, wins the Marsh with hot-favourite Envoi Allen a faller!


Sir Gerhard wins the Champion Bumper for Willie Mullins.

One for the Brits! Sky Pirate wins the Grand Annual.

Tiger Roll does it again, returning at 9/2 - the winner of the 2021 Cross Country Chase.

Put The Kettle On won the Sporting Life Arkle 12 months ago, and today she secures the Champion Chase!

Irish trainer Paul Hennessy and jockey Richard Condon are delighted with victory for Heaven Help Us in the Coral Cup!

Monkfish is a workmanlike winner of the Grade 1 Brown Advisory Novices' Chase for Willie Mullins.

A magnificent performance from Bob Olinger who oozes class to win the Ballymore for Rachael Blackmore & Henry de Bromhead.


Three talented horses fight out the finish, but it's Galvin who lands the National Hunt Chase for Ian Ferguson.

Jeff Kidder is an 80-1 winner of the Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle for Noel Meade.

Black Tears chins Concertista in a thrilling Grade One Close Brothers' Mares Hurdle to provide Denise Foster with a first Cheltenham success.

It’s a win for Rachael Blackmore & Henry de Bromhead as Honeysuckle triumphs in the Champion Hurdle.

Eleven-year-old Vintage Clouds wins the Ultima Handicap at the fifth time of asking for Sue Smith.

Shishkin becomes Nicky Henderson's seventh Arkle winner to level it up at 1-1.

Appreciate It ran out a spectacular winner of the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle for Willie Mullins and Paul Townend to give the Irish an early lead.


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