Cheltenham

Cheltenham Ante Post Betting - Is It Worth It?

Published: Jan 21, 12:20pm Last Updated: Apr 6, 2:28pm Cheltenham 3 Comments 342 Views

The Cheltenham Festival is the most important race meeting in the British calendar.  Betting Odds for the Cheltenham Festival are available in many cases as soon as the previous festival has finished.  We took a look at the Favourites in the Cheltenham Festival Ante-Post prices on the 21st January 2021. These horses you can see below.  We then followed those prices through to the day of the race.   We wanted to see what would have happened in the following... [ Read More ]

2021 Cheltenham Festival Best Trainers

Published: Feb 10, 2:52pm Last Updated: Mar 20, 12:30pm Cheltenham 0 Comments 4005 Views

Straight off the bat, here are the top five performing trainers at the Cheltenham Festival over the past ten years: Willie Mullins with 57 winners Nicky Henderson with 31 winners Gordon Elliott with 30 winners Paul Nicholls with 16 winners Henry De Bromhead with 12 winners Carry on reading as we are going to have a look at the trainer records at the Cheltenham Festival over the past ten years. Who has performed well? which ones are best avoided? Are... [ Read More ]

2022 Cheltenham Festival Handicap Pointers

Published: Feb 11, 4:43pm Last Updated: Mar 20, 12:08pm Cheltenham 2 Comments 5329 Views

We thought it would be a great idea to have a look at the handicaps at the Cheltenham festival. Looking at the handicaps as one to see if there are any factors which stand out and can help us narrow down the fields. We shall be looking at the races combined over the past ten years. As of 2016, there is a total of nine handicap races at the festival since the Cross Country was altered to a non-handicap. The... [ Read More ]

2022 Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle Preview, Trends & Analysis

Published: Jan 28, 1:04pm Last Updated: Mar 20, 11:46am Cheltenham 1 Comment 8011 Views

This Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle was introduced to the Festival menu in 2009, run over two and a half miles and as the title suggests is only open to Conditional Jockeys. Since 2019 this race has a new slot in the schedule and now concludes the four days of the Cheltenham Festival. The race is run on the new course in which the contestants will have to jump nine hurdles and is named in honour of Martin Pipe,... [ Read More ]

2022 Mrs Paddy Power Mares Chase Preview

Published: Jan 8, 12:12pm Last Updated: Mar 20, 11:45am Cheltenham 0 Comments 396 Views

The newest addition to the Cheltenham Festival is the Grade 3 Mares Chase which will be sponsored by Paddy Power with the official title of 'Mrs Paddy Power Mares Chase' and is registered as the 'Liberthine Mares' Chase'. The race was added in 2021 with it replacing the Listed Novices' Handicap Chase which was run on the opening day, there has been some rejigging and this race will feature on the final day of the festival. The race as the... [ Read More ]

2022 Foxhunter Chase Challenge Cup Preview, Trends & Analysis

Published: Jan 27, 4:10pm Last Updated: Mar 20, 11:45am Cheltenham 1 Comment 10508 Views

For many years this race was known as the Foxhunter Chase it is run over the Gold Cup distance of three miles two and a half furlongs and is restricted to amateur riders only, the 'Amateurs Gold Cup' here at Cheltenham. The race is open to runners who have either twice won a Point to Point (PTP) race or those who have finished in the first two of a Hunter Chase at least twice. Many of the older runners will... [ Read More ]

2022 Cheltenham Gold Cup Trends, Preview & Analysis

Published: Jan 27, 3:08pm Last Updated: Mar 20, 11:45am Cheltenham 9 Comments 24834 Views

A Grade One chase run over three miles two and a half furlongs, the Cheltenham Gold Cup features the best UK and Irish trained chasers, the race has also been won by French raiders in the past. The Cheltenham Gold Cup is a true test of a chaser, key attributes required are the ability to jump fluently (those that are prone to fencing errors tend to get found out), tactical race speed as the Gold Cup is usually run at... [ Read More ]

2022 Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle Preview, Trends & Analysis

Published: Jan 27, 2:45pm Last Updated: Mar 20, 11:45am Cheltenham 2 Comments 11878 Views

Previously known as the Brit Insurance Novices Hurdle this race was introduced to the festival in 2005 as there wasn't a novice option beyond the two miles five furlongs of the Ballymore Novices Hurdle run on the second day of the festival. Introduced at Grade 2 status but when current sponsor Albert Bartlett took over it became a Grade 1, giving those with stamina in abundance a chance at the highest level. Run over three miles on the new course... [ Read More ]

2022 County Handicap Hurdle Preview, Trends & Analysis

Published: Jan 27, 1:17pm Last Updated: Mar 20, 11:44am Cheltenham 1 Comment 13837 Views

The County Hurdle is a Grade 3 handicap run on the new course at Cheltenham where runners face eight hurdles over two miles and one furlong. Usually, run at a fast and furious pace and was traditionally the festival finale "Get Out Stakes!" until 2009, whereas it's now the second race on "Gold Cup" Friday. Read on below for our race preview which includes the County Hurdle ten-year trends, trainer stats and via the OLBG forum our expert tipsters thoughts... [ Read More ]

2022 JCB Triumph Hurdle Preview, Trends & Analysis

Published: Jan 27, 1:00pm Last Updated: Mar 20, 11:44am Cheltenham 3 Comments 19140 Views

The JCB Triumph Hurdle is for four-year-old juvenile novices only, negotiating eight hurdles over two miles and one furlong of the new course at Cheltenham and is the opening race on the final day of the festival. Perhaps not as competitive numbers-wise since the introduction of the Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle to the festival in 2005. It's still a tricky race to unravel so we have taken a look at the Triumph Hurdle trends and key stats along with our... [ Read More ]

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