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Cheltenham Gold Cup

The Gold Cup is the feature race of the entire Cheltenham Festival 2018 and it brings to the fore the best chaser in Europe and it is run over three miles, two furlongs of the Cheltenham Racecourse.

Paul Nicholls has been the man to beat in the race with Denman and Kauto Star in his stable but with those horses now out of the frame, we are looking to the likes of Thistlecrack and defending champ, Sizing John who are towards the head of the betting for the race this season

Cheltenham Gold Cup Odds

The 2018 Odds are already starting to shape up with Sizing John one of the fancied horses as the defending champion, Coneygree should also not be ruled out having won the race in 2015 although it will be difficult to regain the race. The new kid on the block could be the classy Thistlecrack who won the World Hurdle and looks every inch a Gold Cup star.

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Cheltenham Gold Cup Form

It is thought that the leading trainers will keep the various market leaders apart for the best part of the season where possible, with each horse attempting different path to the showdown in March. We shall keep you updated on their progress as the season unfolds.

Cheltenham Gold Cup Form

Cheltenham Gold Cup Tips

This is one race that everyone will have their own views on and we hope that our man Tom Lee will be of some assistance for those who are sitting on the fence come race day.

Cheltenham Gold Cup Tip

Recent Cheltenham Gold Cup Results

The winners of the Gold Cup this century are:

2017 Sizing John 7 J Harrington 7/1
2016 Don Cossack 9 G Elliott 9/4F
2015 Coneygree 8 M Bradstock 7/1
2014 Lord Windermere 8 J Culloty 20/1
2013 Bobs Worth 8 N Henderson 11/4F
2012 Synchronised 9 J O'Neill 8/1
2011 Long Run 6 N Henderson 7/2f
2010 Imperial Commander N Twiston-Davies 7/1
2009 Kauto Star 9 P F Nicholls 7-4F
2008 Denman 8 P F Nicholls 9/4
2007 Kauto Star 7 P F Nicholls 5/4F
2006 War Of Attrition 7 M Morris 15/2
2005 Kicking King 7 T Taaffe 4/1F
2004 Best Mate 9 Miss H Knight 8/11F
2003 Best Mate 8 Miss H Knight 13/8
F 2002 Best Mate 7 Miss H Knight 7/1
2000 Looks Like Trouble 8 N Chance 9/2

Cheltenham Gold Cup Results


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Cheltenham Festival / Odds

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

CHELTENHAM ODDS
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 works for RTE Racing, 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.

Tom's Tips
Cheltenham Festival / Racing

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