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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...

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

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

Cheltenham Day Two Tips: Four big-priced fancies on Champion Chase day at the Festival

The Festival rolls on with another top-quality card so Tony Calvin returns for a look at the pick of the action, and our star man leads off with a value alternative to the big names in the Champion Chase... Read More...

Timeform Cheltenham Festival SmartPlays: Wednesday March 16

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

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: The exclusive verdict on my seven Day Two runners

Dodging Bullets returns to defend his Champions Chase crown for Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham on Day Two of the Festival, and the Betfair Ambassador also has some strong claims in the two handicap hurdles. Read Paul's exclusive thoughts below... Read More...

Timeform Shortlist: Cheltenham, Wednesday March 16

Timeform's free Shortlist for Wednesday comes from day two of the Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Through The Card: Cheltenham, Wednesday March 16

Timeform take you through the card at Cheltenham on Wednesday. Read More...

Cheltenham Follow The Money: Vroum Vroum being backed to power to victory

It's the first day of the Cheltenham Festival and the money has come in for warm favourite Vroum Vroum Mag in the Mares Hurdle. However, she is just one of the Follow The Money team's three selections at Cheltenham... Read More...

Market Movers: Tuesday March 15

All the early betting moves ahead of the first day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival, as well as the betting from Sedgefield and Southwell Read More...

Through The Card: Cheltenham, Tuesday March 15

Timeform take you through the card at Cheltenham on Tuesday. Read More...

Cheltenham Festival Bets of the Day: Tuesday’s wagers from our top tipsters

For the four days of Cheltenham our regular Bets of the Day contributors will all be supplying tips to offer maximum opportunities to win! Here are their picks for Champion Hurdle day... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival: Tuesday: A whistle-stop guide

With most Festival trends previously debunked, Jack Houghton focuses on what matters: the ability to run a fast pace and proven Festival form. On that basis he thinks Annie Power is an unconvincing favourite for the Champion Hurdle... Read More...

Cheltenham Day One Tips: Five bold bets for Tuesday at the Festival

Short-priced favourites are not for our star tipster Tony Calvin who is seeking major profits on day one of the Festival with a quintet of massive odds selections... Read More...

Timeform Shortlist: Cheltenham, Tuesday March 15

Timeform's free Shortlist for Tuesday comes from day one of the Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Timeform Cheltenham Festival SmartPlays: Tuesday March 15

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

Paul Nicholls at Cheltenham: The exclusive verdict on my five Day One runners

Paul Nicholls is sending a strong team to Cheltenham this week including a number with strong chances on Day One. Here are the Betfair Ambassador's exclusive thoughts on each of his five Tuesday runners at the Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham Handicaps Preview: Velvet Maker the value in Festival finale

Tony Keenan has been up and down the formbook for the Cheltenham handicaps and has found a host of big-priced horses to keep onside over the next four days... Read More...

Paul Nicholls: Old Guard will miss Cheltenham

Paul Nicholls' Champion Hurdle runner, Old Guard, will miss the 2016 Cheltenham Festival having succumbed to a minor muscular problem Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2016: Looking for a winner? Ignore the ‘trends’

Jack Houghton will be using trend-analysis to highlight some value bets at this year's Cheltenham Festival, but before he gets started, he outlines why most of what is written about 'trends' is nonsense and should be treated with suspicion... Read More...

Bets Of The Day: Hunting high and low for a Taunton winner

Alan Dudman's pre-Cheltenham instalment comes from Plumpton and Taunton on Monday, and he picks two tricky horses for two tricky cards..... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Movement in the Champion Hurdle market as Festival approaches

With just two days to go until racegoers stream through the gates at Prestbury Park for the beginning of what is dubbed the greatest show on turf, we have one last look through the market movers and the most recent eye-catching news... Read More...

Paul Nicholls: Old Guard to have Monday schooling session before being confirmed for Champion Hurdle

With just two days to the start of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival, Betfair Ambassador Paul Nicholls has an update on his Champion Hurdle hopeful Old Guard... Read More...

Bets Of The Day: Showboater can turn on the style at Rasen

Chepstow winner Sandy Beach scored yesterday for Alan Dudman to boost his total profit this year. With plenty of action on Sunday, Alan likes the look of a pair of bets at Warwick and Market Rasen... Read More...

Bets Of The Day: Life’s a beach backing Chepstow runner Sandy

Alan Dudman drew a blank yesterday, but hopes for better on Saturday with two win selections at Sandown and Chepstow... Read More...

Sizing up Henry

Henry de Bromhead has established a successful stable – but there’s always room for more quality, says the man chasing Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott in the Irish trainers’ table more » Read More...

Paul Nicholls Video Exclusive: The views on some of my intended Cheltenham runners

With less than a week before the start of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival Betfair took their cameras down to Ditcheat, home of Betfair Ambassador Paul Nicholls, to get the lowdown on some his leading contenders for the four day extravaganza... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2016: Timeform Podcast

Jamie Lynch is joined by a host of other Timeform experts to preview all four days of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival... Read More...

Bets Of The Day: All roads lead to Temple at Chelmsford

Alan Dudman returns for his seven days of tipping. Victory for Franco's Secret last time made for a profitable week, and he hopes to continue with selections from Ayr and Chelmsford on Friday... Read More...

Cheltenham Novice Races Preview: Take Dance and Clan to Triumph

It's getting closer now and Tony Keenan has been through the novice and shoulder races at the Festival for his best bets... Read More...