Cheltenham Festival 2017

National Hunt fans love the winter and the jumps action will be coming thick and fast over the next few months with the stars of the sport set to strut their stuff. Willie Mullins has dominated the sport on both sides of the Irish Sea in recent years and he will be targeting March with an army of horses likely to be at his disposal once again, when the Cheltenham Festival 2017 returns on Tuesday, 14th March. 

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Neil Mulholland Column Live

In his latest column for us, Neil Mulholland updates us on his recent winners and looks ahead to the weekend.

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Cracking Altcar In Prospect

The Altcar Novices Chase is one of the highlights of the day at Haydock on Saturday and the betting is equally exciting.

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Ante Post Arkle Chase Preview

It's Min vs Altior Part 2!  Find out who we fancy in our ante-post look at the Arkle Novice Chase

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Superstar Altior Hard To Resist In Ante Post Arkle Market

Few days on the sporting calendar can match the first day of the Cheltenham Festival and the Arkle Chase over 2m is one of the clear highlights of the fixture. Nestled after the Supreme Novices Hurdle, it brings together the best of the best when it comes to the 2m novice chasers, and more often than not we get to see a winner of the highest quality. Read More

Cantlow To Hand Bolger More Cross Country Chase Glory At Cheltenham Festival

With eight weeks to go until the 2017 Cheltenham Festival we begin our ante-post portfolio and firstly turn our attentions to the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase, which is one of the highlights on the second day of the 'Greatest Show On Turf', and while it may lack the quality of some of the other races on March 15 it certainly provides a unique spectacle over a plethora of idiosyncratic... Read More

Paul Nicholls Stars As Festival Countdown Continues

The early weeks of January tend to be quiet ones in terms of top draw racing but that doesn't mean we have been resting on our laurels. We are once again back with the latest in our Road To Cheltenham blog series as we continue our countdown to the biggest four days in the sport. 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

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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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