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Cheltenham Festival Bets of the Day: Wednesday’s selections from our resident tipsters

Winners were hard to find on day one of the Festival but undeterred the Bets of the Day boys are back with their selections for Champion Chase day at Cheltenham... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Wednesday’s best Each Way Edge bets

Douvan might not be the certainty people think, writes Jack Houghton, and Each Way Edge makes Special Tiara a compelling alternative... Read More...

Cheltenham Day 2 Tips: Percy Street my pick for the Fred Winter

Tony tipped up Tiger Roll at 19/1 to cap a successful first day of the Festival and is back with his look at day two with three big-priced fancies for your consideration, including a 33/1 shot in the Fred Winter... Read More...

Gordon Elliott at Cheltenham: The thoughts on my second day runners

After opening the Festival in absolutely superb fashion with a treble in the shape of [42.0] winner Labaik in the Supreme, Apple's Jade in the Mares' Hurdle and Tiger Roll in the National Hunt Chase, Gordon Elliott is back with his exclusive thoughts o... Read More...

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: The verdict on my Wednesday runners at the Festival

Paul Nicholls is targeting two of the hugely competitive handicaps on day two of the Festival, and here the Betfair Ambasador talks exclusively about his four runners going for glory... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Market Movers: Tuesday, March 14

We bring you all the market movers from the first day's action of this year's Cheltenham Festival, plus the significant movers from Southwell and Sedgefield... Read More...

Through The Card: Cheltenham, Tuesday March 14

Timeform take you through the card for day one of the Cheltenham Festival, providing recommended bets and a Placepot permutation. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Bets of the Day: Tuesday selections from our trio of tipsters

Its finally here, after all the talking and Ante Post carnage it's time to enjoy the greatest show on turf. Our regular Bets of the Day columnists have come together to give us their best bets for the opening day of the festival... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Tuesday’s best Each Way Edge bets

In the competitive crucible of the Cheltenham Festival, more-generous each-way terms can save your week, writes Jack Houghton, who thinks My Tent Or Yours can go close in the Champion Hurdle... Read More...

Cheltenham Day 1 Tips: Five big price bets for Tuesday at the Festival

It's time to sit back and enjoy the biggest week in the national hunt calendar as the 2017 Cheltenham Festival commences, and here with his quintet of big-price selections for Tuesday afternoon is our resident tipster Tony Calvin... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Timeform’s Preview Magazine

Betfair have enlisted the help of the experts at Timeform to bring you the best analysis and for the 2017 Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: The views on my Tuesday runners at the Festival

With Movewiththetimes out of the Supreme through lameness and Romain De Senam missing the cut by one in the finale, Paul Nicholls has just four runners on the opening day of the Festival, and here are his thoughts on all their chances... Read More...

Gordon Elliott at Cheltenham: The verdict on my opening day runners

Betfair Ambassador Gordon Elliott has five runners on the opening day of this year's Cheltenham Festival, including Apples Jade in the Mares Hurdle... Read More...

Cheltenham Handicaps 2017 Betting Preview: Harvey can score for Skelton in County Hurdle

Tony Keenan has been through the graded races day-by-day last week but now gets to his beloved handicaps to conclude his series of Festival previews... Read More...

The Road To Cheltenham: Mullins set up Mares’ Hurdle 1-2

The Festival gets under way on Tuesday and the Follow The Money team take one last chance to study the markets before the off... Read More...

Gordon Elliott Exclusive: Don Poli out of Cheltenham Gold Cup

Betfair Ambassador Gordon Elliott has sad news to announce about two-time-festival-winner Don Poli, who was being targeted for another tilt at the Gold Cup after last year's third place... Read More...

Paul Nicholls Video: The verdict on my Gold Cup day runners at the Cheltenham Festival

A pair of Festival winners feature on the final day of Cheltenham 2017 when Diego Du Charmil and Dodging Bullets go for Paul alongside a suite of other hopefuls including Pacha Du Polder and Brio Conti Read More...

Gordon Elliott Video: The verdict on my runners on Gold Cup day at Cheltenham

Friday is Gold Cup day at the Cheltenham Festival and Betfair Ambassador Gordon Elliott has more than a couple of fancies. Here, he gives us his exclusive thoughts on all of them... Read More...

Cheltenham Day 4 Betting Preview: Sizing John can step out of Douvan’s shadow

Tony Keenan concludes his daily previews of the Cheltenham Festival with his take on the Gold Cup card and he fancies an Irish horse to provide a minor upset in the main event... Read More...

Paul Nicholls Video: The verdict on my day three runners at the Cheltenham Festival

Paul has a host of horses with chances on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival including JLT Novice Chase hopeful Politologue and longer odds shots El Bandit, Bouvreuil and Coillte Lass Read More...

Cheltenham Day 3 Betting Preview: Harden the one to chase Harry home

The Irish don't have a great record on the Thursday of Cheltenham but Tony Keenan fancies a pair of their runners to fight out the Ryanair... Read More...

Paul Nicholls Video: Thoughts on my Wednesday runners at the Cheltenham Festival

Paul Nicholls has some live chances in both the Coral Cup and Fred Winter on day two of this year's Festival and here you can watch the Ditcheat handler give us his exclusive thoughts about each one... Read More...

Gordon Elliott Video: The verdict on my day two runners at the Festival

Grand old servant Cause of Causes will be hoping to win at the Festival for the third successive year for Gordon Elliott on Wednesday, and here you can watch the Betfair Ambassador discuss all his day two runners... Read More...

Cheltenham Betting: Finding the value in the ‘other’ Festival races

Much of the focus at Cheltenham is on the the Grade 1 Championship contests and big handicaps but there is often value in the less 'fashionable' races. Alan Dudman could never be described as unfashionable, but here he takes a look at best bets in the ... Read More...

Cheltenham Day 2 Betting Preview: Shattered Love a mare to note in Neptune

Having cast his eye over Day 1 at the Festival yesterday, Tony Keenan returns with the second of his day-by-day Cheltenham previews and fancies some big-priced runners on Wednesday... Read More...

Gordon Elliott Video: The views on my day one runners at this year’s Cheltenham Festival

It's shaping up to be a low key start to the Cheltenham Festival for Gordon Elliott who has just a handful of runners intended on day one. Watch below for the Betfair Ambassador's exclusive thoughts on his chances of bagging a winner or two... Read More...

Paul Nicholls Video: My opening day runners at the 2017 Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival is nearly upon us and anticipation is building. Paul Nicholls boasts several with live chances on the opening day including Movewiththetimes in the Festival opener, the Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Get his thoughts on all his first ... Read More...

Cheltenham 2017: Everything you need to know about betting with Betfair

How does each-way betting actually work? What happens if there is a dead heat? What is BSP when it's at home? Get your guide to all things racing ahead of the Cheltenham Festival in our handy glossary... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2017 Preview Evening: Watch it here!

Last Wednesday, Betfair held a Cheltenham Festival 2017 preview evening for a few hundred lucky punters. It was streamed live online, but if you missed it you can now watch it here... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: A trio of movers as the Festival approaches

A very quiet week on the racing front with the Festival being just around the corner, but there were still some market movers for the Follow The Money team to report... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2017: Each Way Edge your way to profit

In the competitive crucible of the Cheltenham Festival, more-generous each-way terms can save your week, writes Jack Houghton... Read More...

Top Cheltenham Moments: Paul Nicholls and Gordon Elliott reveal all

With just over a week until the beginning of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, we asked Betfair Ambassadors Paul Nicholls and Gordon Elliott for their top Festival moments... Read More...

Tony Calvin: Back Cole Harden to regain Stayers crown

There's very little racing to go at this weekend so Tony Calvin takes a look at a couple of the Cheltenham Festival antepost markets and he hopes an old friend can do him a favour in Thursday's feature race... Read More...

Tony Calvin: Why was Thistlecrack backed in for the Gold Cup?

Having seemingly been ruled out through injury and trading at [990.0] for the Gold Cup, Thistlecrack was suddenly backed in to as short as [8.0] over the weekend after it emerged he was being sent for a further scan. Tony Calvin tries to work out what ... Read More...

Top Cheltenham Trainer Preview: Is Mullins’ reign about to end?

Tony Keenan has had his calculator out to work out some of the probabilities around the top trainer prize at the Festival and finds Willie Mullins a bit short in the market... Read More...

Paul Nicholls: Join me as I takeover @BetfairRacing for a Cheltenham Q&A

With Cheltenham now just two weeks away, Paul Nicholls is joining us to conduct an hour-long live Q&A session on Twitter and Facebook, to discuss his thoughts on the Festival and answer your burning questions... Read More...

Gordon Elliott: Join me as I take over @BetfairRacing Twitter and Facebook Live tonight!

A fortnight ahead of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, Betfair ambassador Gordon Elliott is joining us on Twitter and Facebook Live to discuss everything that's happening at his stables ahead of the big event... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: All the latest antepost moves rounded up

With Cheltenham somehow only two and a half weeks away, the markets are taking shape. This week's Road To Cheltenham looks at what happened over the weekend and some midweek action to notable runners and their target races. Read More...

Tony Calvin: Some early Cheltenham thoughts and a tip for the weekend

With two competitive handicap chases at the weekend Tony Calvin gives us his views from an antepost perspective, as well as providing his latest thoughts on Cheltenham as the Festival edges ever closer... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Antepost Tips: One to back on each of the four days

With less than three weeks to go before the start of this year's Cheltenham Festival, racing enthusiast Mike Norman has gone through the antepost markets and come up with one wager for each of the four days... Read More...