Cheltenham Ready with Dom Joly

The countdown to The Festival™ has already started and this year we’ve teamed up with one Cheltenham Local who has decided if you can’t beat them join them in his quest to become Cheltenham Ready. Dom Joly, local resident and best known as the star of Trigger Happy TV will film a four part series where he discovers how to get ready for the Cheltenham Festival.

Dom admits he is horse savvy but when it comes to knowing much about horse racing and understanding racing terminology and jargon this is where he stumbles.

Join us as we help TV star and comedian Dom Joly enjoy the intricacies and confusion of getting ready for the legendary Cheltenham Festival.

Ep. 3 –  Sounding The Part
With just two weeks to go we catch up with Dom Joly as he continues to get ‘Cheltenham Ready’ ahead of this year’s Festival. Watch as he learns all about sounding the part from those in the know at the racecourse.
Ep. 2 – What’s all this about horses?
The second episode sees Dom visit the yard of trainer Fergal O’Brien. Getting up ridiculously early (his words!), Dom has a tour of the yard and watches the horses on the gallops, while Fergal chats to him about life as a trainer and most importantly the chances of the three horses running that afternoon.
Ep. 1 – Looking the part
The first episode follows Dom to London where he visits tailors, Dress2Kill who are on hand to advise on what Dom should wear to the races. With the help of SKY TV presenter Rachel Wyse, he chooses his tweed outfit that he will wear on Ladies Day, Wednesday 14th March.