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Cheltenham Festival Races 2016

The festival is all about big betting with 600 million pounds expected to change hands during the 27 Cheltenham Festival Races. The feature race will now be the fourth race on the card each day supported with grade one races and handicaps. We have the best odds comparison tables for each of the races where you an check out the best price about your selection and you can open an account with the relevant bookmaker by clicking on the price. This will take you to the home page of that bookmaker and registering is very straight forward and you can be up and running in just a few minutes, remember that all these bookmakers offer a Cheltenham Festival free bet.

The full race cards are now available for each of the races on day one including the latest odds and the race analysis and they can be accessed by clicking on the race links below.

Tuesday March 15th - Day One

The first day of the Festival is many peoples favourite with three massive races for punters to sink their teeth into. The Supreme Novices Hurdle is the first race of the meeting while the Arkle Chase is just as exciting over the bigger fences at Prestbury Park. The feature race of the day is of course the brilliant Champion Hurdle over two miles and it promises to be a classic renewal.

Time Race
1:30 Supreme Novices Hurdle Free Bets
2:10 Arkle Challenge Trophy Free Bets
2:50 Festival Handicap Chase Free Bets
3:30 Champion Hurdle Free Bets
4:10 David Nicholson Mares Hurdle Free Bets
4:50 National Hunt Steeple Chase Free Bets
5:30 Centenary Novice Chase Free Bets

Wednesday March 16th - Day Two

The feature race on day two of the Cheltenham Festival is of course the brilliant Queen Mother Champion Chase over two miles. It is one of the biggest races of the season and always proves to be a massive race for punters both on and off course, the main support race on Wednesday is the three mile RSA Chase.

Time Race
1:30 Neptune Investment Hurdle Free Bets
2:10 RSA Chase Free Bets
2:50 Coral Cup Free Bets
3:30 Queen Mother Champion Chase Free Bets
4:10 Cross Country Chase Free Bets
4:50 Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle Free Bets
5:30 Champion Bumper Free Bets

4/1 Live Channel 4 Offer

Back any single winner at 4/1 or more on any race televised live on Channel 4 and you can have a risk free bet to the same stake (up to £50*) on the next live Channel 4 race.

Thursday March 17th - Day Three

The big race on day three of the Cheltenham Festival in 2016 will of course be the excellent Ladbrokes World Hurdle. The stayers have their moment in the limelight on day three and it is already shaping up to be a cracking renewal.

Time Race
1:30 JLT Novices Chase Free Bets
2:10 Pertemps Final Handicap Hurdle Free Bets
2:50 Ryanair Chase Free Bets
3:30 Ladbrokes World Hurdle Free Bets
4:10 Byrne Group Plate Free Bets
4:50 Kim Muir Challenge Cup Free Bets
5:30 Mares Novices Hurdle Free Bets

Friday March 18th - Day Four

The final day of the meeting features the Cheltenham Gold Cup and we all await to see if Coneygree can repeat his success of 2015, or will Lord Windermere bounce back and win the race for the second time. The Triumph Hurdle and Albert Bartlett Hurdle race are other really good races on Cheltenham Festival Day Four of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival.

Time Race
1:30 JCB Triumph Hurdle Free Bets
2:10 County Handicap Hurdle Free Bets
2:50 Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle Free Bets
3:30 Cheltenham Gold Cup Free Bets
4:10 Foxhunter Steeple Chase Free Bets
4:50 Conditional Jockeys Hurdle Free Bets
5:30 Grand Annual Chase Free Bets

Cheltenham Preview
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.

Cheltenham Festival Racing

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

Cheltenham Festival Runners

Some of the biggest names in horse racing are scheduled to run in the 2014 Cheltenham Festival.

Runners including:

Cheltenham Festival Tickets

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