Who is Colin Tizzard? Who is he running at this year's Cheltenham Festival

COLIN TIZZARD is ready for another big Cheltenham Festival and has a number of equine superstars to unleash at Prestbury Park.

The exploits of the extremely popular Cue Card kept the yard in focus for many a year and he now has new young stars such as Lostintranslation to keep him in the spotlight.

Where does Colin Tizzard train?

Tizzard is based at Venn Farm in Milborne Port, roughly 10 miles from local track Wincanton.

He has held a full training license since 1998, with his former stable jockey and son Joe now acting as his assistant trainer.

Tizzard has a string of more than 60 horses at present.

What runners will Colin Tizzard have at Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday?

Colin Tizzard's Tuesday runners

Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle (13.30)

  • Fiddlerontheroof

Ultima Handicap Chase (14.50)

  • Mister Malarky

Northern Trust Company Novices' Handicap Chase (16.50)

  • Highest Sun

National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Novices' Chase (17.30)

  • Lamanver Pippin

How old is Colin Tizzard?

Tizzard is 64 and was born on 7th January 1956 in Milborne Port, Somerset.

What horses has Colin Tizzard trained?

Tizzard's most famous horse is Cue Card, a dual Cheltenham Festival winner and the winner of nine Grade 1's in total.

More recently, Thistlecrack, Native River, Fox Norton and Finian's Oscar and Lostintranslation have landed Grade 1 prizes for Tizzard in recent seasons.


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