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Cheltenham Festival 2017

What a season we were treated to as stars like Annie Power, Douvan, Cue Card, Don Cossack and Thistlecrack lit up the sport with some stunning displays and we are already counting down to next winter. Willie Mullins continues to dominate the sport on both sides of the Irish Sea when it comes to the highest level and he will be hoping to continue that dominance next season with an army of horses likely to be at his disposal once again, when Cheltenham Festival 2017 returns on Tuesday, 14th March. 

National Hunt Racing Live

Supreme Drift For Penhill

Penhill out to 33/1 (from 16s) for the Supreme with @SkyBet following that run @KillarneyRaces. Won't be too many rushing for that price.

14 Jul / 15:10

Road To Riches The Plate Jolly

Noel Meade has confirmed Road To Riches is on target for the Galway Plate later this month and he is the current 8/1 favourite for the race.

View Market06 Jul / 12:17

Chamberlin Confirmed For ITV

Ed Chamberlin confirmed as the main host of ITV Racing next year. #Racing

08 Jun / 10:48

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Racing Mourns As JT McNamara Passes Away

The racing world is in mourning today following the news that top Irish Amateur jockey JT McNamara has passed away at the age of 41. McNamara was paralysed from the neck down following a fall at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival and it is understood that he passed away following complications. Read More

Ed Chamberlin Chosen To Front ITV Racing In 2017

Sky Sports football presenter Ed Chamberlin has been announced as the main presenter for the brand new ITV Racing contract in 2017. Chamberlin, a former employee of Ladbrokes, is a well known racing fan and brings with a host of live presenting experience as he leaves Sky Sports after 16 years. Read More

Sprinter Sacre and Thistlecrack Feature In National Hunt Season Review 2015/16

What a winter it has been in the world of jump racing. We have seen new stars emerge, old heroes regain their crowns and even a cyclist having a ride at the Cheltenham Festival! Read More

The A To Z of the Grand National

This week is one of the biggest ones of the entire season as the eyes of the National Hunt world fall on Aintree for the Crabbies Grand National Meeting. There are three days of stunning sport to take in before the Grand National itself takes centre stage on Saturday afternoon with the whole nation set to tune in for one of the biggest sporting events of the year. Read More

Cheltenham Festival Race Odds

There are 28 top class races at the 2017 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 28 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 2017 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 this season and he will be making his tips for all the big races on a daily basis. Tom has been in great form over the past few years and he will of course be hoping he can continue that this season. 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 28 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

Old Roan Chase

Featured Race
Gold Cup

Run over about 3m 2f, the Gold Cup has 22 obstacles and is one of the most important races on the National Hunt Calendar. Initially established in 1924, it's one of the most famous races in the sport, for horses aged five and older. Details

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.

View Tom's Tips

Cheltenham Festival Racing

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

Cheltenham Festival Tickets

Please note: This is not the official site, if you wish to buy tickets for the festival please visit the official site

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