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Gordon Elliott Video Preview: Exclusive thoughts on my main Cheltenham Festival contenders

With less than a week to go to the start of the Cheltenham Festival the Betfair cameras went to visit Gordon Elliott to see what he had to say about some of his leading contenders ahead of next week's National Hunt showpiece... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2018 Day 2 Betting Preview: Min to win Altior rematch

The Champion Chase is the feature of Day Two at the Festival and Tony Keenan thinks Min can get revenge on Altior for his 2016 Supreme defeat... Read More...

Olly Murphy: The verdict on my runners this week and plans for Cheltenham

Although it was a relatively quiet snow affected week for Olly Murphy, the team landed a pair of winners on the flat, with both back in action in the coming days. The Betfair Ambassador returns with his thoughts on all of his runners this week - plus ... Read More...

Timeform’s Cheltenham Festival Horses To Follow: Sam to crow at Cheltenham

Timeform highlight some of their horses to follow at Cheltenham, including five Willie Mullins runners that could be set to play a leading role at the Festival... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2018 Day 1 Betting Preview: Paloma Blue can land Supreme

The Cheltenham Festival is now seven days away and Tony Keenan is previewing each card, a week ahead of time. He has three fancies for Tuesday... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2018 Top Trainer: A close-matched field with Mullins, Elliott and Henderson

There are a number of special markets available on the Exchange for the Festival and with Irish racing wiped out by the snow Tony Keenan has taken an early look at the Top Trainer betting where he has found a three-cornered affair... Read More...

Cheltenham Festival 2018 Bankers: Back, Lay or Stay Away?

With exactly two weeks to go until Cheltenham, Tony Keenan casts his eyes over the apparent bankers of the Festival and advises whether to Back, Lay or Stay Away... Read More...

Tony Calvin on the Gold Cup: Djakadam is no 49/1 shot for the Festival showpiece

With just over two weeks until Cheltenham, Tony Calvin takes a detailed look at the Gold Cup where he has his eye on a seasoned campaigner at a chunky price... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Alan King has another potential Triumph star

With just two weeks until the Cheltenham Festival, the Follow The Money team return with a pair of major moves in the Stayers' and Triumph Hurdle markets... Read More...

Paul Nicholls Exclusive: Cheltenham Festival 2018 Stable Tour

With less than three weeks to go until the Cheltenham Festival, Betfair Ambassador Paul Nicholls provides the latest plans for all of his runners at Prestbury Park... Read More...

Racing on Betfair: History made as four horses trade at 1.01 in one Wetherby race

There was an extraordinary finish to Wetherby's 16:05 race today, causing carnage on the Exchange as three horses hit a low of 1.01 while the winner gets matched at 1000.0. Mike Norman has the details... Read More...

Tony Calvin on the Champion Hurdle: Wicklow looks value against Seven Barrows star

Tony Calvin looks ahead at a Champion Hurdle market dominated by Buveur D'Air but our man thinks he may have found some value in a former Cheltenham Festival winner... Read More...

Gordon Elliott Exclusive: Runner-by-runner guide to my Cheltenham Festival hopes

With a little over three weeks to this year's Cheltenham Festival leading Irish trainer and Betfair Ambassador Gordon Elliott outlines his current plans for the majority of his intended runners... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Waiting game required for Ryanair hope Patiently

It wasn't the most significant weekend in terms of Cheltenham Festival contenders, but the Follow The Money team still noted a few performances that caused the antepost markets to react... Read More...

Tony Calvin: Speredek a lively outsider in Betfair Ascot Chase

Tony Calvin returns with a look ahead to the Betfair Ascot Chase on Saturday with Cue Card aiming to win back-to-back renewals of the race... Read More...

Tony Calvin: Tiara remains a Special each-way bet in Champion Chase

The Dublin Racing Festival produced some solid Cheltenham Festival clues but our big-price tipster Tony Calvin is still sweet on a horse that perhaps didn't gain many plaudits, while our man also looks ahead to Saturday's Betfair Hurdle... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: All the market moves after the Dublin Racing Festival

Leopardstown was the home of some fantastic racing over the weekend, with the Dublin Racing Festival hosting seven Grade 1 races. Many of the horses on show starred ahead of the Cheltenham festival in March. Read More...

Tony Calvin: Brace yourself for a magnificent weekend of racing

The inaugural Dublin Racing Festival will take place at Leopardstown this weekend while the racing in England and Scotland isn't too shabby either says Tony Calvin, as he prepares himself for plenty of Cheltenham Festival clues... Read More...

Cheltenham 2018: Betfair’s Live Preview Evening

Betfair will be hosting our annual Cheltenham preview evening on Wednesday February 28, featuring a number of racing heavyweights on the panel and loads of enhanced prices on key races. Here's the lowdown... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Henderson and Mullins strengthen their hand

As the days begin to get that bit longer, the sense of anticipation for the Cheltenham Festival continues to grow apace with impressive performances on both sides of the Irish Sea within the last seven days, and the Betfair markets reacting accordingly... Read More...

Betfair announces partnership with Rewards4Racing

Great news, racing fans, you can now make fantastic savings on your next racing experience with our new partner, Rewards4Racing. Here's the lowdown... Read More...

Weekend Racing Preview: Coologue to make it third time lucky at Doncaster

After putting up the winner of the Peter Marsh last week at 11/1, Adam Baylis returns with a trio to back at Cheltenham and Doncaster on Saturday... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Un de Sceaux cements his place atop Ryanair market

There were a number of notable performances on both sides of the Irish Sea this weekend but none more so than Un De Sceaux at Ascot. The Follow The Money team provide all the latest Cheltenham Festival market moves... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Another Festival contender leaps off the Mullins production line

With another week of racing gone by and just under two months until the Festival takes place, the Betfair Follow The Money team take a look at the notable moves from the major Cheltenham markets Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Another Festival contender leaps off the Mullins production line

With another week of racing gone by and just under two months until the Festival takes place, the Betfair Follow The Money team take a look at the notable moves from the major Cheltenham markets Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Another Festival contender leaps off the Mullins production line

With another week of racing gone by and just under two months until the Festival takes place, the Betfair Follow The Money team take a look at the notable moves from the major Cheltenham markets Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Another Festival contender leaps off the Mullins production line

With another week of racing gone by and just under two months until the Festival takes place, the Betfair Follow The Money team take a look at the notable moves from the major Cheltenham markets Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Another Festival contender leaps off the Mullins production line

With another week of racing gone by and just under two months until the Festival takes place, the Betfair Follow The Money team take a look at the notable moves from the major Cheltenham markets Read More...

Tony Calvin: My thoughts on the Cheltenham NRNB races and Saturday’s big race at Warwick

This week's antepost preview from our top tipster Tony Calvin features a look at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival's Non-Runner No-Bet races, and some early thoughts ahead of Saturday's racing at Kempton and Warwick... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Summerville could be a Boy to watch in the Spring

The new year is finally upon us and we are eagerly getting closer to the 2018 Cheltenham Festival, and here with the latest market moves is the Follow the Money team... Read More...

Cheltenham Top Trainer Betting: Elliott takes aim at repeat win

The Cheltenham Festival is just under ten weeks away and the Betfair Sportsbook have launched their Top Trainer market, Adam Baylis takes a look at the odds... Read More...

Tony Calvin: Antepost thoughts on the Tolworth, Welsh National and Festival NRNB races

Our top tipster drops in with his thoughts on the weekend action at Sandown and Chepstow as well as a note on the four championship races at the Cheltenham Festival which are now non-runner, no-bet on the Betfair Sportsbook... Read More...

Stopwatch Racing Selections: Four wagers to get your year off to a flyer

There is some cracking racing on ITV from Cheltenham to start 2018 with a bang, and here with his stopwatch selections on four of the afternoon's races is Will Hoffmann... Read More...

The Road To Cheltenham: Seven Barrows star still Gold Cup favourite

At the end of a busy Festive period of racing, the Follow The Money team return to look at what impact the big races have made on the Festival markets... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Destination showing he could be Mullins’ Next star

Cheltenham's high quality International Meeting threw up some more 2018 Festival clues over the weekend, while in Ireland, a Willie Mullins novice hurdler impressed again... Read More...

Saturday Racing Tips: Oscar Rose can be the thorn in opponents side

Tony Calvin returns to give his verdict on the Saturday televised action from Doncaster and day two of the Cheltenham International Meeting... Read More...

Saturday Racing Tips: Oscar Rose can be the thorn in opponents side

Tony Calvin returns to give his verdict on the Saturday televised action from Doncaster and day two of the Cheltenham International Meeting... Read More...

Tony Calvin: Impressive Sceau can be a Royal Cheltenham winner

After Sceau Royal's impressive win on Saturday Tony Calvin believes he'll be the horse to beat if turning up in the Arkle at Cheltenham next March, while Disko is still the one our man likes in the King George in a fortnight's time... Read More...

Road To Cheltenham: Sizing John takes first step towards Gold Cup repeat

On a weekend that saw Politologue triumph in the Tingle Creek and Sizing John make a winning re-appearance in the John Durkan, the Follow The Money team return with all the latest Cheltenham market moves... Read More...

Road to Cheltenham: Major moves throughout the Festival markets

Three days of high-quality racing on both sides of the Irish Sea has brought plenty of moves in Betfair's antepost market Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Bristol, Min and Samcro in stunning weekend wins

More Cheltenham Festival clues were to be seen over the weekend as stars such as Bristol De Mai, Min, and Samcro all put their credentials on the line... and delivered in emphatic fashion. The Follow The Money team have the details... Read More...

Jumpers To Follow: Nine to keep track of through the 2017/18 season

Adam Baylis of betting.betfair provides a selection of National Hunt horses to follow for the rest of the season and gives the latest odds for their potential Cheltenham Festival targets... Read More...

The Road to Cheltenham: Faugheen still a machine with comeback win

There were Festival clues aplenty after three days of action at the Cheltenham November Meeting and across the Irish Sea at Punchestown, the Follow The Money break down the major market moves... Read More...

Paul Nicholls: The verdict on my four Sunday runners at Cheltenham and Fontwell

Betfair Ambassador Paul Nicholls provides the inside track on his runners at Cheltenham and Fontwell on Sunday including Old Guard in the Greatwood... Read More...

Sunday Racing Tips: Old Guard to add a further Greatwood victory?

Tony Calvin provides his best bets for the Greatwood Hurdle on the final day of the Cheltenham November Meeting as well as a selection for the Southern National... Read More...

Saturday ITV Racing Tips: In-form Fry yard can land the day’s big prize

Tony Calvin started off the November meeting at Cheltenham in fine style with a 7/1 winner on Friday, and our man has a further three selections for you to consider on Saturday's televised card... Read More...

Jumps Season Preview: The inside track from the Betfair trading team

Ahead of the Cheltenham November Meeting, the Betfair trading team give their thoughts on the new jumps season and who they think you should keep an eye on for the Festival... Read More...