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Cheltenham Festival 2017

What a season we were treated to as stars like Annie Power, Douvan, Cue Card, Don Cossack and Thistlecrack lit up the sport with some stunning displays and we are already counting down to next winter. Willie Mullins continues to dominate the sport on both sides of the Irish Sea when it comes to the highest level and he will be hoping to continue that dominance next season with an army of horses likely to be at his disposal once again, when Cheltenham Festival 2017 returns on Tuesday, 14th March. 

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ITV Team Coming Together

Rishi Persad, Mick Fitzgerald and Haley Turner among the names added to the new ITV Racing team for 2017.

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ITV Racing Presenting Team Coming Together Ahead Of New Contract

The racing world has been awash with speculation over the past few months with ITV set to take over exclusive rights to broadcast Horse Racing on terrestrial TV from January 1st 2017. The majority of the attention ahead of the new contract has been on exactly who would form the new presenting team and following a host of announcements in recent days, those questions are now starting to be... Read More

Barters Hill Set for October Chase Debut

Top Class novice hurdler Barters Hill is set to make his Chase debut at the back end of October in the latest news from the Ben Pauling yard. The impressive 6YO proved himself to be among the best staying novice hurdlers in training last term but connections have long thought of him as a chaser and big things are expected of him. Read More

Hot Chasing Prospect Shantou Village Given Early Season Entries

The kids might still be on their summer holidays but we are already starting to see one or two nice jumps horses being given entries. Chief among those is the Neil Mulholland trained Shantou Village who is set to be one of the most exciting novice chasers in training this upcoming winter. Read More

Is Killultagh Vic The Forgotten Horse Of National Hunt Racing?

With September fast approaching, the majority if National Hunt fans are busy preparing a list of horses to follow this winter but one who may have slipped through the net for some is the ultra talented Killultagh Vic. Willie Mullins does already of course have an embarrassment of riches but he will no doubt be looking to get this hugely talented 7YO back on track sooner rather than later and he... Read More

Cheltenham Festival Race Odds

There are 28 top class races at the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, spread out over four days of superb action. The Champion Hurdle, the Queen Mother Champion Chase, the World Hurdle and the Cheltenham Gold Cup are of course the four big Championship races and they will always attract the main betting interest. One of the most popular is The Supreme Novices Hurdle which is of course the first race of the meeting and is always the subject of a flurry of betting activity in the build-up. You can keep track of all the changes in the Cheltenham Festival Betting Odds throughout the season and during the festival with our Odds Comparison charts.

Cheltenham Race Cards and Form

We have been following all the important horses this season as they have made their way to the Cheltenham Festival and the form guides are a top class aid for any punter. Each and every one of the 28 Festival Races has a dedicated form guide attached to it which has been running right through the winter to ensure they are as comprehensive as possible. Cheltenham Festival 2017 Form is vital when it comes to having a bet with the undulations of Prestbury Park often catching horses and punters out when it comes to the big Festival races. The same can be said of the Cheltenham race cards which will be available through each day of the Festival; they will give punters a quick and easy guide to any race including the very latest price for each runner.

The ante-post race cards for the four Championship races are now live on the site and punters can get all the information they need on the biggest races. The cards will be updated at each declaration stage over the coming weeks with the Gold Cup Race Card, the Champion Hurdle, the World Hurdle and the Champion Chase of particular importance.

Cheltenham Festival Tips

Our very own Tom Lee is once again be on duty for us during the Cheltenham Festival this season and he will be making his tips for all the big races on a daily basis. Tom has been in great form over the past few years and he will of course be hoping he can continue that this season. He had a great Festival last year and we know for a fact that he is eager to top that this week making his Cheltenham Festival Tips essential reading.

Cheltenham Festival Races

There are 28 top class races at the Cheltenham Festival spread out over four days of superb action. The Champion Hurdle, the Queen Mother Champion Chase, the World Hurdle and the Cheltenham Gold Cup are of course the four big Championship races and they will always attract the main betting interest. One of the most popular Cheltenham Festival Races is the Supreme Novices Hurdle which is of course the first race of the meeting and is always the subject of a flurry of betting activity in the build-up. The Festival is also well known for its highly competitive handicap races with Coral Cup and the Kim Muir among the most popular on the card.

National Hunt Race Calendar - Upcoming Races

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Gold Cup

Run over about 3m 2f, the Gold Cup has 22 obstacles and is one of the most important races on the National Hunt Calendar. Initially established in 1924, it's one of the most famous races in the sport, for horses aged five and older. Details

Cheltenham Festival Odds

We now have the latest bookmakers betting odds for the main Cheltenham Festival Races.

These odds are updated regularily to ensure that you in touch with all the market moves in the build up to the festival.

Cheltenham Festival - Betting Tips

Tom LeeFollowing on from last year, we are delighted to announce that we are featuring horse racing tips from Channel Four Racing presenter, Tom Lee.

Tom appears on Channel 4's Morning Line & covers live Racing in the afternoon as well fronting RTE's Racing coverage in Ireland, his Cheltenham Festival Tips and previews of each day's Racing will be available during the Festival and supported with opinions and views from our Racing writers.

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Cheltenham Festival Racing

The four days of the Cheltenham Festival play host to a number of exceptional races:

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