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Cheltenham Week — On the Inside

cheltenhamSteeplechasing is hugely popular in England, and the Cheltenham Festival equates to our Triple Crown, Breeder’s Cup, and Gold Cup all rolled into one. So when I spoke with George Wagner, who runs Horse Racing Trips Worldwide in Ontario and takes groups to the great races of the world, I latched onto Cheltenham as the trip for foxhunters.

"Sixty thousand racing fans come for championship week at Cheltenham, half of whom are Irish!" says Wagner.

Now if that isn’t a recipe for a good time, I don’t know what is.

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