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Cheltenham Betting Odds

It’s well known that Cheltenham Racecourse hosts some monumental events – the biggest of all being The Festival over St. Patrick’s Day week every year.

There are many other race days held at Cheltenham, too, in fact, there are 16 in total, split into 8 individual events spread over the racing season.

Other events include New Year’s Day, Festival Trials Day, The April Meeting, Race Night, The Showcase, The November Meeting and The International. All of these events are grand in stature and attract crowds in the thousands for every single race day.

The staggering size of these events and the commotion caused by them means bookmakers are doing absolutely everything they can to make sure they are visible when horseracing enthusiast turn to them to place some big bets and add another tier of excitement to their experiences.

The value these events have to the bookies translates very well into great value for customers, too. Customers and potential customers of online betting sites will notice the sheer size of the welcome offers and weekly bonuses that are being thrown around on each of the weeks that Cheltenham Racecourse is hosting an event.

Odds and prices will be as generous as ever, too, with bookmakers competing to offer the best prices to attract and retain customers on their sites.

Festival Trials Day Odds

Festival Trials Day is the penultimate event at Cheltenham Racecourse before The Cheltenham Festival just two months later. It gives riders the perfect opportunity to finalise their plans and decisions before the official Festival.

Featured races

The featured race at this event is The Paddy Power Cotswold Chase (Grade 2). This Steeple Chase is 3m abt 1½ furlongs in length and commences at 14:25.

Previous winners odds

The 2020 winner of The Paddy Power Cotswold Chase was 8-year-old favourite Santini at great favourite odds of 5/4, who then went on to finish second in The Festival Gold Cup.

The Festival Odds

The Cheltenham Festival is truly unmissable. It’s among the biggest events on the racing calendar, a short second behind The Grand National at Aintree.

The Festival stretches over 4 days with 7 races a day to feast your eyes on, each day possessing its own featured race (or two).

Featured races

There are 5 featured races at this year’s Festival:

Day One: 15:30 – The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy, 2m abt ½f, Hurdles.
Day Two: 15:30 – The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase, Abt 2m, Chase.
Day Three: 14:50 – The Ryanair Steeple Chase, 2m abt 5f, Chase. 15:30 – The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle, abt 3m, Hurdle.
Day Four: – 15:30 – The Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase, 3m abt 2½ f, Chase.

Previous winners odds

The 2020 winner of The Cheltenham Gold Cup was 8-year-old Al Boum Photo, who won with a starting price of 10/3.

The April Meeting Odds

It’s not easy to create and plan a racing event that follows The Festival, yet somehow each year, Cheltenham manage to smash The April Meeting out of the park.

Featured races

The featured race for Day One of The April Meeting is the 14:40 Cure Parkinson’s and Hambo Foundation Silver Trophy Steeple Chase which spans 2m abt 5f. The featured race for Day Two is the 14:40 EBF Mares’ Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase Finale, which stretches 2m 5f.

Previous winners odds

The 2019 winner of The Silver Trophy Steeple Chase was the excellent Mister Whitaker and the winner of the 2020 Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase Finale was seven-year-old Imperial Aura.

Race Night Odds

Another April meeting sees Race Night planned for the Friday evening before the May bank holiday. It features amateur riders competing for a chance to win on The Cheltenham Racecourse and gives spectators the opportunity to let their hair down ahead of the 3-day weekend.

Featured races

The race with the highest payout for Race Night is The Cheltenham Open Final Hunters’ Steeple Chase which stretches a fairly lengthy 3m 2½f.

Previous winners odds

The 2019 winner of The Cheltenham Open Final Hunters’ Steeple Chase was Hazel Hill ridden by Alex Edwards and trained by Philip Rowley.

The Showcase Odds

The Showcase may not be the biggest event at Cheltenham Racecourse, however, it is one of the most anticipated since it’s the first event back after the summer break.

This event takes place over two days towards the end of October and has 14 individual races on display.

Featured races

The featured races of The Showcase 2021 will be the 15:50 Matchbook Betting Exchange Handicap Steeple Chase (3m abt 1f) and the 15:35 Bentley Flying Spur Handicap Steeple Chase (Abt 2m).

Previous winners odds

The winner of The Bentley Flying Spur Handicap Chase 2020 was six-year-old 5/1 second favourite Rouge Vif. £10 on a 5/1 horse would return £60, or £50 for a free bet.

The November Meeting Odds

The November Meeting is the second-longest event of the year at Cheltenham Racecourse with its 3 days due to take place from Friday the 12th to Sunday 14th November in 2021. This is the event where excitement for The Festival begins to build.

Featured races

The featured races for The November Meeting 2021 will be the 13:50 Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase on Countryside Day, the 14:15 Paddy Power Gold Cup Steeple Chase on Paddy Power Day, and the 15:00 Unibet Greatwood Handicap Hurdle Race on Sunday.

Previous winners odds

The 2020 winner of The Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase was the magnificent Magic Saint with jockey Bryan Carver and trainer Paul Nicholls OBE. Magic Saint’s starting price was a fantastic 10/3, resulting in many punters more than quadrupling their stakes.

The International Odds

The International at Cheltenham showcases 15 thrilling races over a two-day event, taking place just two weeks before Christmas.

Featured races

The unmissable featured races of this event are the 14:25 Unibet Handicap Steeple Chase on Friday and the 15:00 Unibet International on Saturday.

Previous winners odds

Last year’s Unibet Handicap Steeple Chase winner was second favourite 7-year-old Storm Control at 5/1, and the winner of The International’s Saturday featured race The Unibet International Hurdle was second-favourite 5-year-old Song For Someone at 6/1 after strong favourite Goshen fell back and finished last place.

Cheltenham Races TEst

With the Cheltenham Festival just around the corner, it’s time to get back into the spirit of this grand occasion, and for that, you’ve come to the right place.

With the offset commencing on Tuesday 16th March featuring The Unibet Champion Hurdle, you could be right there experiencing it all up until the final few races trickle through following The Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday 19th March.

Cheltenham Racecourse hosts the most anticipated event of the racing calendar where punters and racing enthusiasts can experience this exciting event from a number of perspectives, whatever the weather.

Four days of extraordinary racing offers a prize pool of over £4.5 million to the hopeful participants, with passion and emotion tantalising the senses of all in attendance.

Kissing the beautiful Cotswold countryside, Cheltenham Racecourse was voted the greatest racecourse in the world by The Racing Post in 2019. Each of the three magnificent Cheltenham Racecourse enclosures gives you a stunning view of the alluring surroundings.

The Cheltenham Festival offers world-class hospitality available to suit a wide range of budgets, so, if you wish, you could step up the quality of your experience to ensure you make the absolute best of this fascinating horseracing occasion.

Besides the racing, you can visit the shopping village featuring approximately 70 bespoke, carefully selected vendors for a mixture of essentials and luxuries. You can also indulge yourself at the bars and listen to live music all throughout the Cheltenham racing calendar.

Betting Tips

If you’re looking for the most diligently researched professional betting tips for the Cheltenham Festival 2021 races, our team of competent, experienced tipsters will provide all the fruitful information you need to make the most lucrative betting decisions possible.

The in-depth information we offer on favourites, horses to look out for, trainers, jockeys and more can mean it won’t just be the horses, trainers and jockeys getting Cheltenham results.

Tickets

Whether you have attended this enthralling event before and you’re looking for your annual fix, or you’ve been intrigued by the captivating aura that surrounds these races inducing the desire to make your Festival debut, you can find all the information you need on Cheltenham tickets right here.

Standard entry tickets are very affordable and there is a range of package options to suit your exact needs, so whatever your budget, The Cheltenham Festival 2021 will be the place to be this March.

Festival Guide

Any information you’re looking for on the festival including dates for the diary, the racecourse, the horse trainers, the jockeys, festival history, where to eat, where to stay and how to get there can be found right here at cheltenham.co.uk.

Race Calendar

The Cheltenham Festival 2021 features a variety of 28 breathtaking races, with 7 per day over the course of the four-day festival. Our race calendar makes it very easy to keep track of exactly what is going on and when.

The highlight of day one will be the Unibet Champion Hurdle with a prize pool of £450,000. Day two sees the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase take place where records continue to be broken.

Day three presents The Ryanair Chase and The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle race, both in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Then Finally, Friday hosts the grand finale in the form of The Cheltenham Gold Cup.

The full Cheltenham race schedule is available right here, from the Tuesday 10:30 gate opening to the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle final race at 5:30 pm on Friday.

Hospitality

The beauty of the Cheltenham races is the sheer quantity of options when it comes to how you want to experience it.

If you head down to The Festival simply to view the races and absorb the exciting atmosphere you don’t need to break the bank. If you’ve set a higher budget for this pulsating occasion, you can get plenty for the money you want to spend.

You can choose from any of the 11 onsite restaurants for your evening meal, with a variety of restaurant types from The Horse & Groom Pub to the Champions Walk restaurant, you can choose the atmosphere that’s served alongside your meal.

Those with a higher budget and more cash to splash will be delighted by the range of luxury experience options, including viewing boxes with private bars, Room With a View packages complete with Bentley and helicopter transfers, and the luxurious Orchard Pods suitable for up to 20 guests with a private balcony.

Free bets

Free bets are a fantastic opportunity to step up the thrill of the races with a chance to recoup some of your festival expenditures, increase your spending money, or even strike it lucky and walk away from your exhilarating day with a smug smile.

Free bets work just like real bets except there is no risk involved. You can place a stake on your favourite horse and if it wins, so do you. Real cash.

The Cheltenham Festival is amongst the busiest periods of the year for bookmakers and betting sites, so they always come up with some incredibly tempting sign-up offers and free bets to lure you in. The high competition between the bookies is good news for you, as they compete to offer the most generous free bet deals.

We scour the web for all the best betting deals – including free bets – and provide you with a one-stop-shop to accumulate your free bet funds, meaning less time searching and more time sitting and sipping.

Odds

It’s thanks to the high competition between bookmakers that you can get such fantastic prices on the horses. Odds are competitive, so very high profits are possible.

We’ll make sure you have access to all the best odds from all the best betting sites, so you can experience how profitable the Cheltenham races can truly be.

Track all the odds as the Festival approaches ever closer so you know exactly who to look out for and back when the big week finally arrives.