Cheltenham Festival 2018
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4

Flat Racing Fixtures

Flat Racing Fixtures and Main Events

While we regard the Cheltenham festival as the greatest horse racing in the World, we have to accept that Flat racing has its place and in fact some of the best National Hunt winners at the Cheltenham Festival started life racing on the Flat.

This is why we would like to acknowledge the best of the Flat Horse Racing fixtures from around the World including the 5 English Classics, the very best of the Irish Classics and of course the best from other parts of the globe including the L'Arc De Triomphe from France and the Melbourne Cup from Melbourne Australia.

The English Flat season starts in early April just after the Aintree Grand National and the first two classics of the season the 2000 Guineas and the 1000 Guineas in early May at the home of flat racing Newmarket. These great races are then quickly followed by the English Derby Betting and the Oaks at the beautiful Epsom racecourse

Later in the flat season comes the St Ledger at Doncaster and this is for the real stayers. In between all of these great races there is the Royal Ascot Races meeting and the Glorious Goodwood meeting with top class group races to be won.

After the St Ledger the big flat races move overseas to France and the L'Arc De Triomphe and Australia for the Melbourne Cup. There is the Japan Cup where some really big prize money can be won and of course the Dubai Festival where there are raiders from all over the World. The great coverage on TV allows us to see all these great events live and also all the big Irish Classics including the Irish Derby on attheraces TV.

All of these big race days are covered very well by the leading online bookmakers listed on this site and all feature all the Flat racing ante post betting markets and Flat horse racing free bets for new customers placing bets on their sites.

Stable Chat with Neil Mulholland
Neil Mulholland

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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: