Cheltenham Festival 2015
We can look forward to a thrilling card at Leopardstown on Sunday as they host one of their biggest days of the year. The Irish Champion Hurdle is the big race with Hurricane Fly and Jezki set to do battle once again after a number of tight battles over the past few months while the Irish Arkle should be a beauty as Un De Sceaux takes on Clarcam and Gilgamboa.
National Hunt Racing Live
Steel Plate and Sections Result
16:10 Steel Plate And Sections Handicap Hurdle
1.Lightentertainment - C Gordon - T Cannon - 7/2
2.Dell'Arca - DPipe - T Scudamore - 2/1f
3.Minstrels Gallery - L Wadham - L Aspell - 17/2
24 Jan / 16:19
Tom Gordon Claims The Last
Lightentertainment gets up to win the last race from Dell Arca for Tom Gordon. The last two hurdles were taken out. #TrialsDay
24 Jan / 16:17
Saphir Cut For The World
Saphir Du Rheu cut from 10/1 into 7/1 for the World Hurdle by @WillHillBet as a result of that Cleeve win.
View Market24 Jan / 15:49
Hurricane Fly will aim to surpass the mighty Istabraq on Sunday afternoon and land his fifth consecutive Irish Champion Hurdle crown at Leopardstown, but the perennial Grade One winner will have his old adversary Jezki to beat in the third heavyweight clash between the hurdling superstars this season. We are also set to be treated to a fascinating Irish Arkle, where a small, but select... Read More
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Cheltenham Festival Race Odds
There are 27 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 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 27 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 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 in 2015 and he will be making his tips for all the big races on a daily basis. Tom has been in great form already this week with two winners on the first day and he is looking for more of the same through the Festival. 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 27 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
Irish Champion Hurdle
Run over about 2m, the Irish Champion Hurdle has eight obstacles and is an important race on the National Hunt Calendar. Initially established in 1950, it's one of the most famous races in the sport, for horses aged four 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
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.