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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).

Day 1 Horse Racing odds:

The Sky Bet Supreme Novices Hurdle Race odds

The Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase odds

The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase odds

The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy odds

The Close Brothers Mares Hurdle Race odds

The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race odds

The National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup odds

Day 2 Horse Racing odds:

The Ballymore Novices Hurdle Race odds

The Festival Novices Steeple Chase odds

The Coral Cup Hurdle odds

The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase odds

The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase odds

The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup odds

The Weatherbys Champion Bumper odds

Day 3 Horse Racing odds:

The Marsh Novices Chase odds

The Pertemps Network Final odds

The Ryanair Steeple Chase odds

The Paddy Power Stayers Hurdle odds

Paddy Power Plate Handicap Chase odds

Parnell Properties Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle odds

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeple Chase odds

Day 4 Horse Racing odds:

The JCB Triumph Hurdle odds

McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle odds

The Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle odds

WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase odds

St. James’s Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Chase odds

The Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Chase odds

Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle odds

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.

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