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Cheltenham Festival SmartPlays: Day Two, Wednesday March 11

Timeform's SmartPlays team provide the best bets on day two of the Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Shortlist: Day Two, Wednesday March 11

The Cheltenham Festival continues on Wednesday, and you can view the ultimate one-page form guide: the Timeform Shortlist... Read More...

Queen Mother Champion Chase: Timeform’s Premium Race Card

The Champion Chase is just about the most open race of the 2015 Cheltenham Festival. Get informed with Timeform's Premium Race Card, courtesy of Betfair. Read More...

Champion Chase: Sprinter CAN regain his crown, say Timeform

Questions are being asked of Sprinter Sacre but Timeform ratings still put him top of the Champion Chase bunch Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Day One: As It Happened

The first day of the Cheltenham Festival quickly turned into a flying start for punters with Mullins' market leaders clearing up the first three Grade 1 races, including the Champion Hurdle. However, racing is rarely that straight forward and the last ... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Follow The Money: Faugheen being backed to be crowned champion

It's day one of the Cheltenham Festival and the markets have been extremely busy. Here are the Follow The Money team's three recommended wagers to start off the meeting... Read More...

Cheltenham Market Movers: Tuesday March 10

All the market moves ahead of Day One of Cheltenham - check out the big Festival steamers and drifters... Read More...

Timeform TV Focus: Cheltenham Festival, Day One

Timeform's leading tipsters pick out the best bets from day one of the 2015 Cheltenham Festival. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival: Tuesday – a whistle-stop guide

On a competitive opening day, our contrary ratings' guru, Jack Houghton, agrees with the crowd when it comes to Annie Power, but thinks some value might be lurking at the bottom of the market in one of the handicaps... Read More...

Paul Nicholls: My race-by-race guide to Cheltenham Day One

The waiting is over - the Festival is finally here. Who better than Paul Nicholls to guide you through every single race on Day One? The champion trainer also provides exclusive insight on his four Tuesday runners, including his 'main handicap fancy'... Read More...

Cheltenham Day One Tips: Keltus the bet of the day – but get in quick

Short priced favourites may be dominating the headlines ahead of the opening day of Cheltenham but Tony Calvin's brief is to find big priced winners and he has his eye on a few to get your Festival punting off to a flyer... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival SmartPlays: Day One, Tuesday March 10

After months of preparation and speculation the famous Cheltenham roar is now imminent. Timeform are here to provide you with three bets to give you the edge on day one... Read More...

Champion Hurdle: Timeform’s Premium Card

The Champion Hurdle is the feature race on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival and, thanks to Betfair, you can view a free Timeform Premium Race Card... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Shortlist: Day One, Tuesday March 10

The Cheltenham Festival starts on Tuesday, and you can view the ultimate one-page form guide: the Timeform Shortlist... Read More...

On Course Eye: Cheltenham Festival day one tips

Kiaran O'Brien, our regular on-coure rep, provides mini previews of each of the seven races on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham Handicaps Preview: Jack likely to be Quick to the line in County Hurdle

Irish form student Tony Keenan has gone through the Festival handicap weights to find the value... Read More...

Champion Hurdle: Faugheen to pass test with flying colours

Eight have been declared for the Champion Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday, and Timeform are expecting Faugheen to pass his acid test with flying colours... Read More...

Jamie Lynch’s Cheltenham Festival Preview: Talking Hoarses

Jamie Lynch enlists the helps of equine superstars such as Faugheen, Peace And Co and Dodging Bullets to preview the Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival: Timeform’s Preview Magazine

Betfair and Timeform combine to bring you an in-depth preview of the Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham 2015 Day Three Preview: Most open World Hurdle for 20 years

Our man Alex Steedman looks at Thursday's offering at the Festival, running through the hugely open World Hurdle field and attempting to find the value in the JLT, Pertemps and Ryanair... Read More...

Cheltenham 2015 Day Three Preview: Most open World Hurdle for 20 years

Our man Alex Steedman looks at Thursday's offering at the Festival, running through the hugely open World Hurdle field and attempting to find the value in the JLT, Pertemps and Ryanair... Read More...

Cheltenham 2015 Day Four Preview: Many Clouds and Djakadam can challenge Conti for Gold Cup glory

Alex Steedman turns his attention to Gold Cup day at the Festival where he picks out two to challenge favourite Silvinaco Conte for the flagship race, while also hunting down the value in the Triumph Hurdle, the Albert Bartlett and the Foxhunters... Read More...

Cheltenham 2015 Day Four Preview: Many Clouds and Djakadam can challenge Conti for Gold Cup glory

Alex Steedman turns his attention to Gold Cup day at the Festival where he picks out two to challenge favourite Silvinaco Conte for the flagship race, while also hunting down the value in the Triumph Hurdle, the Albert Bartlett and the Foxhunters... Read More...

Donn McClean on the Champion Chase: Cheltenham specialist can upset Sprinter and Grugy

Completing his look at the championship races Donn McClean this week previews a high class renewal of the Champion Chase, and with questions to answer for the last two winners Donn is expecting a big run from a Cheltenham Festival specialist... Read More...

The quest for the perfect jumper

In recent years, the Cheltenham winner’s enclosure has welcomed many French-breds – but top-class National Hunt horses emanate from a wide range of sources more » Read More...

Timeform Radio Festival Podcast: The hurdles

We've covered the big chases, now here are Timeform Radio with a detailed look at four of the major hurdle races at the Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham 2015 Day Two: Don set to rule Wednesday at the Festival

Alex Steedman continues his look through the four days of the Cheltenham Festival alighting on Champion Chase day where we find his nap bet of the week... Read More...

Jamie Lynch Previews the 2016 Cheltenham Festival

The 2015 Festival is a bit passé, says Jamie Lynch, who thinks there's a better angle in looking back from the eve of the 2016 Festival. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Betting: Four must-have bets from four of BB’s finest writers

Festival anticipation is palpable but many are still to strike an antepost Cheltenham bet - for those whose powder is still dry consider the following 16 options from some of Betting.Betfair's best racing minds... Read More...

Cheltenham: THREE FREE BETS on Day One if you back a Festival winner at 3/1 or more!

Removing any doubt about whether three is the magic number, at 3pm on the third day of the third month, we proudly announce our threediculously generous offer for Day One of the Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham 2015 Day One: Annie the one of the Mullins Four set to Power home

Alex Steedman takes an early look at Day One of the 2015 Cheltenham Festival, and while he acknowledges that Willie Mullins has an extremely strong hand, it's Annie Power who he believes is the best choice of the four jollies... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2015 Top Trainer & Jockey Betting: Mullins a ‘certainty’ but not so Walsh

We have two short price favourites in the Cheltenham Festival Top Trainer and Jockey markets, but while Tony Calvin believes Willie Mullins is "not far shy of a certainty" to land the odds, the same can't be said about Ruby Walsh in the top riding hono... Read More...

Timeform Radio Festival Podcast: The chases

Just one week remains before the Cheltenham Festival so arm yourself with the expert views of Alan Dudman and Adam Brookes who go in-depth on the big championship races over fences at the Festival. Read More...

Cheltenham Novice Races Preview: Tony Keenan’s best bets

Irish racing analyst Tony Keenan finds the edge in four of the Cheltenham Festival novice events... Read More...

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle: Fate of the favourites

Douvan has looked imperious in winning both of his starts since moving to Willie Mullins, not yet having to come off the bridle, and he's sure to go off a well-supported favourite in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Ahead of this year's Festival, Tony McFa... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2015: Five bet types you must consider

We're just a week away from this year's Cheltenham Festival and those of you perhaps betting for the first time might need to know how best to make use of all your selections. Mike Norman has the answers... Read More...

Paul Nicholls Cheltenham Video: Five to follow at the Festival

In this exclusive video Paul runs through the chances of some of his leading chances at the 2015 Cheltenham Festival, from Silviniaco Conti in the Gold Cup to Keltus who goes after the Novice Chasers' prize on the opening day... Read More...

Five times Cash Out would have saved your bacon at Cheltenham!

Following our announcement that Cash Out is now available on all your racing bets - singles, multiples, each-way and in-running - we take a look at five classic races where Betfair's revolutionary tool would have banked you a profit despite your select... Read More...

Donn McClean on the Champion Hurdle: Mullins’ third string could be the value

The Champion Hurdle is one of the most intriguing races at the Cheltenham Festival with an undefeated Faugheen taking on reigning champ Jezki and two-time winner Hurricane Fly as well as last year's third The New One. But Donn McClean is searching for ... Read More...

Each-Way betting arrives on Exchange racing markets

Horse racing punters on the Exchange have always been able to bet on 'win' and 'place' markets but you have told us you wanted traditional Each-Way betting as well so, with Cheltenham just around the corner, we have obliged. Here are the details... Read More...

Five Cheltenham Festival Trends: Ignore or cling to?

The Cheltenham Festival seems to bring an insatiable demand for statistics and trends, writes Jack Houghton, and the racing media are always keen to feed a hungry public what they want. But which of them are bunkum? And which are to be believed? Read More...

Boom! ‘Non Runner No Bet’ on ALL races at Cheltenham

This morning we confirmed we're 'NON RUNNER NO BET' on ALL races at Cheltenham Festival, meaning you can snap up some outstanding ante-post value and if your selection doesn't make it to race-day, you get your hard-earned back. It's as simple as Tap Ta... Read More...

The Masters of Cheltenham: Prestbury Park’s best trainers and the races they dominate

The big yards always attract money but you can't back Paul Nicholls or Willie Mullins to win everything so here is a quick primer to the races the best trainers tend to perform well in  Read More...

AP McCoy: His five greatest Cheltenham Festival rides

This year's Cheltenham Festival will be the last opportunity to witness AP McCoy working his genius in the saddle at the greatest show on turf. Of the 30 winners he has celebrated at the festival, we have pin-pointed the top five. Sit back, take a trip... Read More...

Cheltenham Championship Races Preview: Tony Keenan’s views on the Festival features

Resident Irish form student Tony Keenan provides a whistle-stop tour through the Cheltenham Championship Races... Read More...

Neptune Novices’ Hurdle Preview: Gigginstown challenger Out-standing value

Timeform's Ben Fearnley has an ante-post tip for the Neptune Novices' Hurdle, set to be run at Cheltenham on the second day of the Festival... Read More...

Five Classic Cheltenham Gold Cups

The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the Blue Riband event of the Festival and down the years it has provided some classic renewals. Here, self-confessed Cheltenham Festival junkie Mike Norman tells us about five Gold Cups that will live long in the memory... Read More...

Paul Nicholls: Cheltenham Festival Twitter Q&A

Paul Nicholls took over the @BetfairRacing feed on Monday night and it was a hugely informative hour with the champion trainer covering a whole host of issues on Cheltenham and beyond. Here are the highlights... Read More...

Five Festival Hotshots: Cheltenham favourites going to war for punters

Quevega aside, there hasn't normally been more than one or two well-backed Cheltenham Festival bankers in recent years, but thanks in large to Willie Mullins next month's festival has a plethora of hotshots. Mike Norman highlights just five... Read More...

Five Ways to Pick a Cheltenham Festival Winner

It's the Greatest Show on Turf, the Mecca of Jump Racing and the Equine Olympics. Here, Jack Houghton helps us navigate the analogies, and the best selection methods for those overawed by the task of picking a Cheltenham Festival winner. Read More...