Tags ‘Cheltenham’

The Road to Cheltenham: Time to take notice of Any Second Now

It's been a relatively quiet week in terms of Cheltenham Festival contenders making their mark, but thee have still been some significant market movers in some of the key ante-post markets... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Tizzard shows off a pair of Festival contenders

Betfair's Follow The Money team keep us up to speed with all the Festival betting moves in their latest edition of the Road to Cheltenham column... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Thistle ready for a crack at the Gold Cup

A feast of racing took place over the Christmas period and inevitably the markets for the Cheltenham Festival were influenced by some outstanding performances, as outlined here by the Follow The Money team... Read More...

New Year’s Day Racing Tips: Trust Henri to get 2017 off to a flyer

ITV is the new home of televised racing and the channel commences its coverage with a classy looking card at Cheltenham, plus a few races from Musselburgh, and here hoping to start 2017 with a bang is our resident tipster Tony Calvin... Read More...

Tony Calvin: Use your loaf and consider Brain Power for the Champion Hurdle

Racing expert and tipster Tony Calvin is back with an antepost look at Cheltenham Festival 2017, and more specifically the Champion Hurdle... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Harry backed to land knock-out blow in World Hurdle

Thick fog meant we didn't get to see as much of the racing as we would have liked on Saturday, but there were still some eyecatchers with the 2017 Cheltenham Festival firmly in mind... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: The New One tightens for Champion Hurdle

There are a few more Cheltenham clues after some impressive displays this weekend. The Follow The Money team take a look... Read More...

Saturday Racing Tips: Quite has a big Chance in Cheltenham feature

Cheltenham takes centre stage this Saturday afternoon and our big-price tipster Tony Calvin, fresh from tipping an 8/1 winner on Friday, is keen to back an outsider that holds strong claims in the feature race of the day... Read More...

Saturday Racing Tips: Quite has a big Chance in Cheltenham feature

Cheltenham takes centre stage this Saturday afternoon and our big-price tipster Tony Calvin, fresh from tipping an 8/1 winner on Friday, is keen to back an outsider that holds strong claims in the feature race of the day... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: More festival clues after the weekend’s racing

We've had a weekend of high class racing in England and Ireland and as a result there has been three significant market movers ahead of next year's Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Tizzard set for a good Crack at the Gold Cup

It's been a big week of jumps racing with plenty of Festival big guns out on track. The Follow The Money round up the major moves from the Betfair markets... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Sene takes a market walk but Card right on Cue

We saw some more early Cheltenham Festival clues on Saturday afternoon, not least from Cue Card in the Betfair Chase. The Follow The Money team round up the latest antepost market moves... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Will 2017 be the year of the Fox?

A big three days of racing at Cheltenham's Open Meeting has resulted in a few movers in the big Festival markets. Betfair's Follow The Money team fill us in... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Royal and Lido stake their Festival claims

After the weekend's action the Follow The Money team noted some market moves in the Gold Cup and Champion Hurdle markets following impressive wins from a couple of unlikely contenders... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Thistlecrack shortens considerably for the Gold Cup

Follow The Money are back with their antepost look at the Cheltenham Festival and note that Thistlecrack's odds have shortened considerably... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Thief steals the show at Punchestown

Our popular Road to Cheltenham series returns today, a weekly look at the 2017 Cheltenham Festival antepost markets, highlighting the movers and drifters following the previous week's news and racing... Read More...

‘Presenting racing is my dream job’

Ed Chamberlin, who will front ITV's racing coverage next year, talks about his love of the sport more » Read More...

Power to the mares as Annie prevails

Outstanding performances should encourage more owners and trainers to buy mares more » Read More...

Cheltenham Festival: The stars of 2016 that you should back in 2017

The 2016 Cheltenham Festival may be over but that hasn't stopped Mike Norman looking ahead to next year's renewal, highlighting the winners from last week to keep an eye on in 2017 as well as marvelling at the Willie Mullins domination... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Did you get on at any of these tasty prices?

The Follow The Money team round up the highs of what was a fantastic Cheltenham for the ante-post markets and already look forward to next year's Festival... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Did you get on at any of these tasty prices?

The Follow The Money team round up the highs of what was a fantastic Cheltenham for the ante-post markets and already look forward to next year's Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Results: In-play and antepost highs and lows from Friday

All the info you need to know from the Betfair markets on the final day at Cheltenham... Read More...

Cheltenham Follow The Money: Cossack being backed to taste Gold Cup glory

There are plenty of market movers on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival, and the Follow The Money team have three recommended wagers for you to consider, two to back and one to oppose... Read More...

Market Movers: Friday, March 18

We bring you all the main market movers ahead of the final day of this year's Cheltenham Festival, plus the movers from Lingfield and Fakenham... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Bets of the Day: Poli can be the Don of Cheltenham

It's the final day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival and our tipsters are hoping to wrap up a superb week with a few more winners, including another for Willie Mullins in the Gold Cup... Read More...

Through The Card: Cheltenham, Friday March 18

Timeform take you through the card on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival - Gold Cup day. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival: Friday: a whistle-stop guide

Asking the question: can they handle the break-neck speed and unique course of the Cheltenham Festival, Jack Houghton thinks the Gold Cup will go the way of last year's runner up... Read More...

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: The exclusive verdict on my 13 day four runners

Paul sends out a huge team in search of final day silverware at Cheltenham but, arguably, few will command more attention than Victoria Pendleton's mount Pacha Du Polder. Get Paul's exclusive thoughts on the full team here... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Results: In-play and antepost highs and lows from Thursday

All the info you need to know from the Betfair markets on the third day at Cheltenham... Read More...

Cheltenham Day Four Tips: Back Smad to Place or more in the Gold Cup

The 2016 Cheltenham Festival comes to a close on Friday with the Gold Cup and Victoria Pendleton in the Foxhunters taking centre stage. Tony Calvin talks us through the card and picks out a few bets to help you end the week on a high note... Read More...

Timeform Cheltenham Festival SmartPlays: Friday March 18

It's Gold Cup day at Cheltenham on Friday and Timeform have picked out their three best bets on the card. Read More...

Timeform Shortlist: Cheltenham, Friday March 18

Timeform's free Shortlist for Friday comes from Gold Cup day at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Cheltenham Follow The Money: No need to be quiet about well-backed Whisper in World Hurdle

It's World Hurdle day at Cheltenham and the Follow The Money team have three selections for you to consider, two to back and one to oppose on a quality-looking card... Read More...

Market Movers: Thursday March 17

All the big betting moves ahead of the third day of the Cheltenham Festival, as well as the steamers and drifters from Towcester, Down Royal, Wexford and Hexham Read More...

Through The Card: Cheltenham, Thursday March 17

Timeform take you through the card on day three of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Cheltenham Gold Cup 2016: Timeform’s runner-by-runner guide

Timeform bring you their runner-by-runner guide to the 2016 Cheltenham Gold Cup. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Bets of the Day: Get on Garde!

Alan Dudman was in stunning form on day two with both Diamond King and Ballyandy crossing the line ahead of the competition. Alan is back alongside his fellow Bet of the Day contributors for a look at day three... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival: Thursday: A whistle-stop guide

Two more winners on Wednesday to add to his three on Tuesday, this time at 3/1 and 5/1, but it was mainly a day of frustration, with big-priced selections nudged out on the line. For Thursday's card, Jack Houghton has used the trends to identify some ... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Results: In-play and antepost highs and lows from Wednesday

All the info you need to know from the Betfair markets on the second day at Cheltenham... Read More...

Timeform Cheltenham Festival SmartPlays: Thursday March 17

Timeform pick out their three best bets for World Hurdle day at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham Day Three Tips: Back this Giant to Bolster your bank balance

Tony Calvin returns to talk us through the card on day three at Cheltenham and pick out a number of selections at big prices... Read More...

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: The exclusive verdict on my 10 day three runners

A one-two in the Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle ensured day two ended on a positive note for Paul who sends out a 10-strong team on World Hurdle day at the Festival... Read More...

Timeform Shortlist: Cheltenham, Thursday March 17

Timeform's free Shortlist for Thursday comes from World Hurdle day at the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Cheltenham Follow The Money: Back Balthazar to be the King

Welcome to today's Follow The Money focusing, as you would expect, on the terrific card at the second day of the Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Market Movers: Wednesday March 16

All the early betting moves ahead of the second day of the Cheltenham Festival, as well as Southwell and Bangor Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Bets of the Day: Yanworth a popular pick for a winning start

Our three regular Bets of the Day contributors continue their daily look at the pick of the Festival betting and the first race favourite is an eyecatcher for two of our scribes... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival: Wednesday: A whistle-stop guide

With three winners on day one of the Festival - at 4/1, 11/1 and 12/1 - and a host of other highly-placed selections, Jack Houghton continues to focus on the trends that matter. He thinks the Queen Mother Champion Chase is more open than the market su... Read More...