Richard Austen

Richard Austen was born in Cheltenham and works for the Racing Post. He was previously with Timeform

At the Festival

With the Cheltenham Festival the sport of horseracing is in the grip of a year-round obsession. When one Festival ends, betting is already underway for the next, and with almost any good horse that emerges in the 12 months in between the question always seems to be whether it is…