Cheltenham Festival 2018
The winter is now fast approaching and that means we are getting ready for the meat of the jumps season to kick in. The stars of the show are getting ready to strut their stuff with horses like Might Bite, Altior, Sizing John and Fayonagh expected to steal the limelight over the next few months.
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Altior v Douvan is a heavyweight clash that would be worthy of a pay-per-view subscription in boxing terms, but this titanic equine tussle is our subject of discussion in the next instalment of our 50-day countdown series, which looks at the Tingle Creek Chase, which takes place at Sandown Park on December 9. Read More
A mouth-watering eight-race card will take place at Punchestown on Thursday afternoon, as a host of top quality performers take to the track, and there could be some early Cheltenham Festival clues throughout the afternoon, with the likes of Samcro and Death Duty aiming to enhance their already lofty reputations. Read More
Our 50-day countdown series moves quickly on to its third instalment and this time it's the Ladbrokes Trophy that comes under scrutiny. Known as the Hennessy Gold Cup for decades, this Newbury showpiece may be run under a new guise on December 2, but one thing is for sure it will not diminish in stature, and we are set for a crackerjack renewal in just over seven weeks. Read More
Cheltenham Festival Race Odds
There are 28 top class races at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival, spread out over four days of superb action. The Champion Hurdle, the Queen Mother Champion Chase, the Stayers' 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 2018 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 Stayers' 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 horse races on the card.
National Hunt Race Calendar - Upcoming Races
Stable Chat with Neil Mulholland
Read the thoughts and views from Neil Mulholland on a weekly basis this season.
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
Following 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.