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Cheltenham Festival Tips

Get Cheltenham Festival tips and feature betting articles from the top Timeform stable of expert tipsters. As well as scouring the ante-post betting markets, to look for the best bets with the non-runner no bet concession, for each day of the Festival we’ll bring you free Cheltenham tips to help you make your Festival betting more profitable.

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Cheltenham Gold Cup: Pros and cons

Published by John Ingles on 18 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

John Ingles provides the case for and against the three market leaders for the Gold Cup at the Cheltenham Festival – A Plus Tard, Galvin, Minella Indo.

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WATCH: Cheltenham Festival day four best bets

Published by Timeform on 17 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Dave Ord is joined by Ben Linfoot and Matt Brocklebank to preview the final day of the Cheltenham Festival.

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Cheltenham Gold Cup: Timeform Runner-By-Runner Guide

Published by Timeform on 17 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Get the Timeform verdict for each contender for the Cheltenham Gold Cup on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival in our runner-by-runner guide.

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Stayers' Hurdle: Pros and cons

Published by John Ingles on 17 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

John Ingles provides the case for and against the three market leaders for the Stayers’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival – Flooring Porter, Thyme Hill and Klassical Dream

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Stayers' Hurdle: Timeform Runner-By-Runner Guide

Published by Timeform on 16 Mar 2022
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Get the Timeform verdict for each contender for the Stayers' Hurdle on day three of the Cheltenham Festival in our runner-by-runner guide.

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WATCH: Cheltenham Festival day two best bets

Published by Timeform on 16 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Dave Ord is joined by Matt Brocklebank and Phil Turner to preview day two of the Cheltenham Festival.

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Champion Chase: Pros and cons

Published by John Ingles on 15 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

John Ingles provides the case for and against the three market leaders for the Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival – Shishkin, Energumene and Chacun Pour Soi.

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WATCH: Cheltenham Festival day one best bets

Published by Timeform on 15 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Ben Linfoot is joined by Matt Brocklebank and David Johnson to preview day one of the Cheltenham Festival.

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Champion Hurdle: Pros and cons

Published by John Ingles on 14 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

John Ingles provides the case for and against the three market leaders for the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival – Honeysuckle, Appreciate It and Teahupoo

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Cheltenham Festival: What the traders say

Published by Timeform on 13 Mar 2022
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Kieran Betteley of Sky Bet and Niall O'Reilly of Paddy Power Betfair give their views on the 2022 Cheltenham Festival.

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Rich Ricci's team: a look at the leading owner's strong Festival squad

Published by John Ingles on 13 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Established chasers Chacun Pour Soi and Royale Pagaille head the Ricci string at this year’s Festival but there are also a couple of younger unknown quantities with plenty of potential. John Ingles assesses the key runners.

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Rating the bankers

Published by Andrew Asquith on 12 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Andrew Asquith takes a look at some of the well-fancied horses of the week and rates their chance.

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Cheltenham trends: Gold Cup

Published by Timeform on 12 Mar 2022
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Timeform highlight the key trends to consider for the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the feature race on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival.

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Ante Post Cheltenham Festival Tips

Betting for The Festival starts early, not long after the final race has been run that ante post markets are up for some of next year’s biggest races.

The greatest appeal of ante post betting is some of the prices you can get for a horse that is sure to be much shorter if it runs at The Festival.

We’ll be scouring the markets week after week as the racing develops, looking for top ante post tips ahead of the festival.

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Daily Cheltenham Festival Tips

Once The Festival comes around, we’ll have the tipping covered on a daily basis as the week unfolds – giving you the latest tips for the latest conditions.

If you’re looking for horse racing tips at more than just Cheltenham Festival, then head over to our main site for daily tips in every race in the UK and Ireland.

Cheltenham Festival Video Tips

Keep an eye out on our Twitter page or Youtube channel the night before the next day’s racing, as we’ll be producing tipping videos for each days racing.

We’ll be grabbing the top Timeform tipsters to give us their best bets for the next day’s racing – including their NAP, and an each way fancy.

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Expert Festival Tips and Cheltenham Tipsters

Timeform are steeped in history – having been founded in 1948 – we have led the way in independent handicapping since.

Our ratings system is used as a barometer for the top horses in the sport, and is made to help you pinpoint winners.

Our expert handicappers and tipsters watch the racing closely so they can analyse a horse’s performance, and predict how it may run next time.

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What will we be tipping?

We’ll be providing a tip in every race for The Festival – so keep an eye out as the days unfold.

Day 1 - Champion Day Tips

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle
Arkle Challenge Trophy
Festival Handicap Chase
Champion Hurdle
Mares’ Hurdle
Boodles Juvenile Hurdle
National Hunt Chase

Day 2 - Ladies Day Tips

Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle
Festival Novices’ Chase
Coral Cup
Queen Mother Champion Chase
Cross Country Chase
Grand Annual Chase
Champion Bumper

Day 3 - St Patrick's Thursday Tips

Golden Miller Novices’ Chase
Pertemps Final
Festival Tropghy Chase
Stayers’ Hurdle
Plate Handicap Hurdle
Dawn Run Novices’ Hurdle
Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir

Day 4 - Gold Cup Day Tips

Triumph Hurdle
County Hurdle
Spa Novices’ Hurdle
Cheltenham Gold Cup
Foxhunter Chase
Liberthine Mares Chase
Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle

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NEXT RACE SMART STATS

3 K. R. Burke's number of winners in past 10 runnings. (saddles AL HITMI)
£19.25 David Loughnane's profit to a £1 level stake with debutants (saddles DEGUELLO)
71 The number of DARK ANGEL (IRE)'s progeny that have won on flat debut (Sires DEGUELLO)
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