1978 Cheltenham Festival Winners

Winners at the 1978 Cheltenham Festival

The Gold Cup and Triumph Hurdle were run in April after the original Thursday 16 March fixture was postponed due to snow

1978 National Hunt Meeting at Cheltenham

Race Winner Jockey Odds
Sun Alliance Novices Hurdle Mr Kildare T Carmody 8/11
Two Mile Champion Chase Hilly Way T Carmody 7/1
Joe Coral Golden Hurdle Final Water Colour K Whyte 11/1
Sun Alliance Chase Sweet Joe S Smith-Eccles 12/1
National Hunt Chase Gay Tie Mr J Fowler 10/1
Grand Annual Chase Young Arthur A Webb 3/1
Waterford Crystal Supreme Novices Hurdle Golden Cygnet Mr N Madden 4/5
Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase Alverton G Thorner 5/2
Waterford Crystal Champion Hurdle Monksfield T Kinane 11/2
Waterford Crystal Stayers Hurdle Flame Gun Mr N Madden 14/1
Foxhunter Champion Hunters Chase Timmie’s Battle Mr P Greenall 7/2
Mildmay of Flete Handicap Chase King Or Country P Leach 7/1

Races Run In April

Race Winner Jockey Odds
Daily Express Triumph Hurdle Connaught Ranger John Burke 25/1
Gold Cup Midnight Court John Francome 5/2