COMPETITION: Start your Christmas celebrations with a day at the races

Faugheen winning the 2015 Stan James Champion Hurdle NNL-151029-100934002
Faugheen winning the 2015 Stan James Champion Hurdle NNL-151029-100934002

WIN tickets to the International Hurdle at Cheltenham and a £100 free bet

The testing road to the Cheltenham Festival in March continues next month for some of the country’s leading hurdlers, and you could be at Cheltenham on December 12 to get the festive season off to a brilliant start by watching one of the most valuable hurdle races in Europe, the £130,000 International Hurdle.

We’ve teamed up with big race sponsor to offer you the chance to win a pair of Club tickets for a day out at the home of National Hunt racing.

A hugely significant race in its own right, the International Hurdle is one of the leading trials for the Stan James Champion Hurdle and the fifth leg of the seven-race ‘Road To Cheltenham’ series.

You and your guest could be there on Saturday, December 12 to enjoy the superb racing action and that special Cheltenham atmosphere. We have FIVE pairs of tickets to be won and Christmas will come early for one of the lucky winners who will also receive a £100 free bet on the big race with

To be in with a chance of winning answer this question:

Which horse won the International Hurdle in 2014?

Please email your answer with your name, address and daytime telephone number to by 5pm on Friday December 4. Please mark your email with ‘Stan James Competition’ in the subject box.

Terms & Conditions: (Closing date is 5pm Friday, December 4; entrants must be aged 18 and over; hospitality, travel expenses and accommodation are not included; no alternative prize will be offered in the event that racing is abandoned).

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