Edwulf chasing Gold Cup a year after Cheltenham feared the worst

Edwulf chasing Gold Cup a year after Cheltenham feared the worst
 

One of the oddest sights at the last Cheltenham Festival was the talented novice chaser Edwulf doing a fair impression of a gazelle in the late stages of the National Hunt Chase, his powerful stride suddenly becoming a most unnatural lope. “Odd” is how it looks now, in the comforting knowledge that he made a full recovery; at the time, it was a cause for alarm and then despair.
Having been in second place after the last of 25 fences, Edwulf slowed to a stop in a matter of yards. As the cameras averted their gaze, one TV pundit mourned “what seems to have happened to him”, perhaps knowing,... read more

 
10 March 2018 in Sport, Views: 28
Source: Guardian
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