Cheltenham Festival 2014
The final countdown towards the Cheltenham Festival is now well and truly on and the excitement will continue to grow in the build-up to the first race on Tuesday afternoon. The four day racing spectacular is now just days away and although we won't be seeing Sprinter Sacre this year, it is still shaping up to be a brilliant week of sport. Make sure you check out our Cheltenham Festival Top 10 Chart as we track the most popular horses on the site on a weekly basis.
Head over to our new CheltenhamTube videos page to watch and listen to what Tom Lee has got to say about the horses being talked about and those attracting support on the 'Road to Cheltenham'
The JLT Novices Chase was only first run back in 2011 under the old Jewson title but already the race has earned Grade 1 status for the 2014 Festival. The two mile four furlong contest has been popular with trainers and racing fans since it was introduced to the Festival and once again we are set for a competitive renewal next week. It is always a difficult race for ante-post punters to sink... Read More
Willie Mullins has saddled the winner of the Weatherbys Champion Bumper winner for the last two seasons as Champagne Fever and Briar Hill stormed up the hill to land Cheltenham Festival glory on the second day and the Irish handler will unleash another strong battalion on the national hunt flat race and will fancy his chances of bagging the hat-trick in the 2m 110y event. Read More
The Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle may have the longest name of any of the Cheltenham Festival’s 27 races but it also has a long history of being won by some Festival legends. National Hunt heavyweights such as Hardy Eustace, Monsignor and Istabraq all grace this race’s roll of honour and one glance at the past four winners, which include; Peddlers Cross, First... Read More
Since the turn of the Millennium Ruby Walsh has had his name etched into the Cheltenham Festival Top Jockey honours board on seven separate occasions and the Irish superstar will head into next week’s national hunt extravaganza as the man to beat yet again around the undulations of Prestbury Park, as he will partner a plethora of top class horses throughout the four days of top jumping... 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 will be following all the important horses this season as they make 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 - Tom Lee Looking For More Success
Our very own Tom Lee will once again be on duty for us during the Cheltenham Festival 2014 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 couple of years at the Festival including in 2013 when he racked up a number of winners for punters. Anyone who followed Tom at the last Festival will know he picked the likes of Our Conor and Hurricane Fly among others, we know for a fact that he is eager to top that at next year's meeting 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 Jewson Novices and the Kim Muir among the most popular on the card.
National Hunt Race Calendar - Upcoming
Run over just under four miles, four furlongs the Grand National has 30 fences and is an important race on the National Hunt Calendar. Initially established in 1839, it's the most famous race in the sport, for horses aged seven and older. Details
Cheltenham Market Movers
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.