European Racing

Cheltenham Countdown: Seuil makes his case for absent Altior’s crown

David Cleary rounds up the best of the week's jumping action, headlined by a top-class renewal of the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown... Read More...

Tony Calvin: Adventure my only antepost bet ahead of Betfair Tingle Creek day

Tony Calvin takes an early look at the weekend's superb action, including the Betfair Tingle Creek, but not before he tells us why a star Chaser might be on course for the Champion Hurdle... Read More...

Cheltenham Countdown: Paisley primed for further pattern success

David Cleary focuses mainly on Newbury's two-day Winter Carnival in this week's review, with Paisley Park and Champ among the notable names on show... Read More...

Cheltenham Countdown: Cyrname and Lostintranslation lay down Kempton gauntlet

David Cleary reflects on two mouthwatering clashes from Ascot and Haydock at the weekend, as well as picking over the rest of the week's action... Read More...

Kevin Blake on the Betfair Chase: Tizzard’s softly-softly approach sets up intriguing Haydock clash

Bristol de Mai is a renowned Haydock lover but the odds say Lostintranslation could well end the three-time Betfair Chase winner's run. Kevin Blake takes a look at this battle of the staying chase heavyweights... Read More...

Cheltenham Countdown: Diva fans happy after big-race triumph

David Cleary extends a warm welcome to regular readers and latecomers, as the jumping roadshow returns to Cheltenham for the November meeting... Read More...

Sunday ITV Racing Tips: Torcello can go well in Greatwood

The Greatwood Hurdle is the big betting heat at Cheltenham on Sunday afternoon and Tony Calvin has a 16/1 selection for you to consider... Read More...

Cheltenham Countdown: Santini scrapes home in Future Stars

David Cleary looks at the best of the week's action, including a bumper haul for Nicky Henderson, as the jumps season steps up a gear... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2020 Countdown: Frodon repeat scuppered by low sun

David Cleary picks out the highlights from a busy week of jumping action, which included the Showcase meeting at Cheltenham and Aintree's Old Roan Chase... Read More...

Cheltenhan Festival 2020 Countdown: Streak stakes early Champion Hurdle claim

David Cleary returns with his weekly column looking at all the latest action over jumps, particularly at Chepstow and Kempton, with a view to the 2020 Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham Live Blog: Market movers, tips and fast results from Day 4 at the Festival

It's the most exciting day as the Cheltenham Festival comes to an end. Will there be more fairytale stories to come on Gold Cup Day? Get the latest from the markets, our ambassadors and tipsters here... Read More...

Cheltenham Day 4 Tips: Two Willie Mullins bets in this year’s Gold Cup

It's the final day of the Cheltenham Festival for our three-man Bets of the Day team as they give you their best bets and each-way wagers for the Gold Cup and more. Read More...

Gordon Elliott at Cheltenham: Dallas Des Pictons should end the Festival on a high

It's the final day of the Cheltenham Festival and Betfair Ambassador Gordon Elliott has a host of runners to tell you about as he aims for a winner on Friday. Read More...

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: Improving Clan has a big chance in the Gold Cup

It's a big day for Paul Nicholls on the final afternoon of the Cheltenham Festival as he saddles no less than 10 runners, including Clan Des Obeaux in the Gold Cup... Read More...

Joseph O’Brien at Cheltenham: Form horse Sir Eric can hopefully win us the Triumph

Sir Eric is Joseph O'Brien's big chance of a winner on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival where the Betfair Ambassador will saddle four runners on the afternoon... Read More...

Cheltenham Day 4 Tips: My money’s on Mullins for Gold Cup glory

Tony Calvin concludes his marathon stint in the Festival tipping chair with a full rundown of Friday's Gold Cup card including bets for all seven races... Read More...

Cheltenham Gold Cup: Timeform’s runner-by-runner guide

Timeform bring you their comprehensive runner-by-runner guide to Friday's Cheltenham Gold Cup on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival, and pick out their 1-2-3... Read More...

Cheltenham Day 3 Tips: Best bets and each-way wagers for St Patrick’s Day

The Stayers' Hurdle is the feature race on St Patrick's Day and our 'bets of the day' tipsters return with their fancies for the third day of the Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: Frodon goes to the Ryanair in sparkling form

Betfair Ambassador Paul Nicholls has a big chance in the Ryanair Chase on day three of the Cheltenham Festival while he also has good opportunities elsewhere on the card... Read More...

Cheltenham Day 3 Tips: Yanworth worth a dart at a huge price in the Stayers

Fresh from backing the winner of the Coral Cup at 33/1, Tony Calvin returns with seven bets for day three of the Festival, including a huge priced outsider for the Stayers... Read More...

Cheltenham Live Blog: Market movers, tips and fast results from Day 2 at the Festival

The Betting.Betfair team returns for the second day of the Cheltenham live blog. Bringing you the build-up to all the races, as well as full in-play, antepost and BSP results service... Read More...

Cheltenham Day 2 Tips: Get your Cracking Smart best and each way bets from our tipsters

Our three-man Racing Bets of the Day team return to give you their best bets and each way tips from the second day of Cheltenham including one aptly named horse in the Coral Cup Hurdle... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2019: Altior is no certainty in Champion Chase

With three successful lays out of three on Tuesday, Jack Houghton thinks he's uncovered some other dodgy market leaders for Cheltenham's day three... Read More...

Champion Chase: Timeform’s runner-by-runner guide

Timeform bring you their comprehensive runner-by-runner guide to Wednesday's Champion Chase on day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival, and pick out their 1-2-3... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2019: Three lays for Tuesday

In the competitive crucible of the Cheltenham Festival laying can be your saviour says Jack Houghton, who is opposing a a trio of horses on Champions Hurdle day... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2019: Timeform’s Preview Magazine

Betfair have enlisted the help of the experts at Timeform to bring you the best analysis and tips for every race at the 2019 Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Timeform Shortlist: Cheltenham, Tuesday 12 March

Timeform's free shortlist comes from Cheltenham on Tuesday, where it is day one of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: Grand Sancy could get our Festival off to a flyer

Paul Nicholls fields just three on the first day of the Festival, but the trio all have chances of giving the Betfair Ambassador another big-race winner... Read More...

Cheltenham Tips: Tony Calvin’s verdict on every race with five to back at big prices

The Festival is finally here and, strapped in and ready for tipping action across all four days is Tony Calvin, who kicks off with five to back on Tuesday... Read More...

Olly Murphy at Cheltenham: Thomas Darby can make an impact in the Supreme

Betfair Ambassador Olly Murphy has two runners in the Supreme Novices Hurdle. Read how he hopes to get on in the first day of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Gordon Elliott at Cheltenham: ‘Couldn’t be happier’ with Apple’s Jade

Betfair Ambassador Gordon Elliott gives us his exclusive thoughts on his 12 runners on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival, and looks forward what could be 'one of the races of the season'... Read More...

Cheltenham Day Two Antepost Tips: Murphy’s Storm can reverse form with Champ in Ballymore

Champion Chase day at the Cheltenham Festival offers up some devilishly difficult supporting races, but David Clearly has found a couple of runners to keep on-side... Read More...

Gordon Elliott Exclusive: Samcro is definitely out of Cheltenham

Gordon Elliott has today told us that Samcro is definitely out of Cheltenham, despite working well in recent weeks. The Betfair Ambassador gives us the lowdown... Read More...

Cheltenham Day One Antepost Tips: Hoping for a Grand start to the Festival

David Cleary's Cheltenham previews continue this week with a look at the non-Championship races over the four days, beginning with Tuesday's Champion Hurdle card... Read More...

Cheltenham Betting: How analysing the small details can deliver big results

With Cheltenham just over a week away, Will Hoffmann takes a forensic look at some key principles that can help you deliver a profitable Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham Antepost Tips: Thistlecrack overpriced for Gold Cup glory

David Cleary completes his antepost previews of the Championship races at Cheltenham with an in-depth look at the Gold Cup, in what looks a fascinating renewal of the blue riband race at the Festival... Read More...

Joseph O’Brien: Arkle favourite Le Richebourg injured and out of 2019 race

In a bad blow to our new ambassador's Cheltenham hopes, Arkle favourite Le Richebourg will not run again this season after suffering an injury... Read More...

Cheltenham Antepost Tips: 28/1 Verdana a lively outsider in Champion Hurdle

The Champion Hurdle is the latest Championship race that David Cleary has cast his eye over ahead of the Cheltenham Festival, and our man is keen on a big-name stable second string and a popular Irish contender... Read More...

Cheltenham Antepost Tips: God’s Own a bet at 20/1 in Champion Chase ‘without Altior’ market

David Cleary continues his series of antepost previews for the Championship races at Cheltenham with a look at the Champion Chase, where his eye is on the 'without Altior' market... Read More...