Visitors to Middleham Open Day will be able to meet two previous Cheltenham Festival winners, Peddlers Cross and Cinders and Ashes, at Ann Duffield’s Sun Hill Farm.

Both trained by Donald McCain, Peddlers Cross was a winner of the 2010 Neptune Investment Management Novice’s Hurdle at the Festival. In the 2010 season he was also a victor in the John Smith’s Mersey Novices Hurdle at Aintree and the Fighting Fifth at Newbury. In 2011 he was runner up in the Champion Hurdle to Hurricane Fly.

Cinders and Ashes was a Cheltenham Festival winner in 2012, taking the Supreme Novice’s Hurdle.


Both horses will be meeting members of the public at Ann Duffield’s Sun Hill Farm, which will be open from 11am until 3pm. The horses will also be parading at 12pm and 2pm.