Cheltenham Festival 2015
This weekend is shaping up to be an excellent one for Jump racing fans with Newbury getting ready to host one of its most important fixtures of the season. The card is packed full of top class races, including the Hennessy Gold Cup on Saturday which is always a brilliant contest for punters with the likes of Fingal Bay, Djakadam and Rocky Creek all set to go to post for one of the biggest handicap races of the season.
National Hunt Racing Live
McCoy Wins on Comeback
Great to see @AP_McCoy back in the winners enclosure this afternoon @FontwellPark on his first ride back after injury. #TheChamp
26 Nov / 14:31
Annie the Hatton's Favourite
The Hatton's Grace Hurdle betting for Sunday is live and we have a hot favourite in the form of Annie Power for Willie Mullins.
View Market26 Nov / 12:04
Drinmore Market Headed by Tullow
The Drinmore Novice Chase market is now live ahead of Sunday and it is The Tullow Tank who is the early favourite for the Grade 1 contest at Fairyhouse.
View Market25 Nov / 16:03
A multitude of National Hunt stars produced some memorable displays over the last seven days as Silviniaco Conti was sublime when regaining the Betfair Chase at Haydock Park, whilst an abundance of Willie Mullins-trained raiders recorded some sensational victories and enhanced their Cheltenham Festival claims. We look at the five big stories of the last seven days in our weekly round up. Read More
It has been another hectic week on the Road to Cheltenham with some of the superstar names of the support making their presence felt on the National Hunt scene for the first time this winter. The big races are now coming thick and fast on both sides of the Irish Sea and we are starting to garner clues for the Festival on an almost daily basis. Read More
Willie Mullins stated at the start of the season that he would target some of the premier prizes on offer in the UK with his National Hunt stars and the Co. Carlow handler will unleash one of his real heavyweights on Saturday afternoon, as the unbeaten Faugheen bids for glory in the Coral Hurdle at Ascot and the class act looks to cement his place at the top of the Champion Hurdle market. Read More
The Betfair Chase has grown into one of the premier staying races over the past decade or so and once again some of the best horses in training are set for Haydock Park this weekend. The likes of Kauto Star and Imperial Commander are just two of the recent winners of this race and many now consider it to be the best early season trial for the Gold Cup. Read More
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
Hennessy Gold Cup
Run over more than 3m 2f, the Hennessy Gold Cup has 21 fences and is an important race on the National Hunt Calendar. Initially established in 1957, 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.