Cheltenham Festival 2018
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Irish Grand National Odds - Our Duke The Favourite

The Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse takes place on Easter Monday each season and is one of the highlights on the calendar. It is run over a stamina sapping trip of 3m5f at the track and has been won by some of the best staying chasers in recent memory over the last few years. It is fair to say that the race does live in the shadow of the Aintree version but horses that run well at Fairyhouse will more often than not, be aimed towards Liverpool later in their careers.

A number of Irish Grand National winners have gone onto to win the Aintree Grand National later in their careers with Bobbyjo and Numbersixvalverde the two most recent examples. There is no doubt though that the two most famous winners of the Irish National are Arkle in 1964 and Desert Orchid in 1990 with both considered among the greatest chasers of all time.

Irish Grand National Betting - Click To Bet


Past Winners of the Irish Grand National

  • 2016 - Rogue Angel
  • 2015 - Thunder And Roses
  • 2014 - Shutthefrontdoor
  • 2013 - Liberty Counsel
  • 2012 - Lion Na Bearnai
  • 2011 - Organisedconfusion
  • 2010 - Bluesea Cracker
  • 2009 - Niche Market
  • 2008 - Hear The Echo
  • 2007 - Butler's Cabin
  • 2006 - Point Barrow
  • 2005 - Numbersixvalverde
  • 2004 - Granit d'Estruval
  • 2003 - Timbera
Stable Chat with 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: