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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 Festival 2022 Ante-Post: Champion Hurdle

Published by John Ingles on 23 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

John Ingles takes a long-range look at the 2022 Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival and gives you Timeform’s best ante-post bet.

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Cheltenham Festival 2022 Ante-Post: Gold Cup

Published by John Ingles on 22 Mar 2021
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John Ingles takes a long-range look at the 2022 Gold Cup at the Cheltenham Festival and gives you Timeform's best ante-post bet.

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Cheltenham Gold Cup: Timeform Runner-By-Runner Guide

Published by Timeform on 18 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Get the Timeform verdict for each contender for the Cheltenham Gold Cup on Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival in our runner-by-runner guide.

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Cheltenham Gold Cup pros and cons

Published by John Ingles on 18 Mar 2021
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Timeform’s John Ingles provides the case for and against four of the main players in the Cheltenham Gold Cup

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Stayers' Hurdle: Timeform Runner-By-Runner Guide

Published by Timeform on 17 Mar 2021
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Get the Timeform verdict for each contender for the Stayers' Hurdle on Day 3 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 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Timeform’s John Ingles provides the case for and against the three market leaders for the Stayers’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival – Paisley Park, Sire du Berlais and Flooring Porter.

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Timeform Expert View: Cheltenham Festival - Wednesday

Published by Timeform on 16 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

The Timeform experts discuss their best bets for day two of the Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday, including fancies in the Coral Cup and Champion Bumper

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Runner-by-runner guide: Champion Chase

Published by Timeform on 16 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Get the Timeform verdict on each runner in the Champion Chase on Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival.

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Champion Chase pros and cons

Published by Adam Houghton on 16 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Timeform's Adam Houghton provides the case for and against the three market leaders for the Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival - Chacun Pour Soi, Nube Negra and Put The Kettle On.

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Timeform Expert View: Cheltenham Festival - Tuesday

Published by Timeform on 16 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

The Timeform experts discuss their best bets for day one of the Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday, including fancies in the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle and the Champion Hurdle.

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Champion Hurdle pros and cons

Published by Adam Houghton on 15 Mar 2021
Posted in: Cheltenham Festival Tips

Timeform's Adam Houghton provides the case for and against the three market leaders for the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival - Honeysuckle, Epatante and Goshen.

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Champion Hurdle: Timeform Runner-By-Runner Guide

Published by Timeform on 15 Mar 2021
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Get the Timeform verdict for each contender for the Champion Hurdle on Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival in our runner-by-runner guide.

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Cheltenham Gold Cup: four key trends

Published by Tony McFadden on 13 Mar 2021
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Timeform’s Tony McFadden discusses some of the key trends ahead of the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

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Stayers' Hurdle: four key trends

Published by John Ingles on 12 Mar 2021
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Timeform’s John Ingles discusses some of the key trends ahead of the Stayers' Hurdle.

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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 Facebook 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.

They have been living and breathing every key race in the run up to the Cheltenham Festival, and have key insight.

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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
Ultima Handicap Chase
Champion Hurdle
Mares’ Hurdle
National Hunt Chase
Novices’ Handicap Chase

Day 2 – Ladies Day Tips

Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle
RSA Chase
Coral Cup
Queen Mother Champion Chase
Cross Country Chase
Fred Winter Juvenile Hurdle
Champion Bumper

Day 3 – St Patrick’s Thursday Tips

JLT Novices’ Chase
Pertemps Final
Ryanair Chase
Stayers’ Hurdle
Festival Plate
Dawn Run Novices’ Hurdle
Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir

Day 4 – Gold Cup Day Tips

Triumph Hurdle
County Hurdle
Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle
Cheltenham Gold Cup
Foxhunter Chase
Grand Annual Chase
Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle

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NEXT RACE SMART STATS

20% Alan King's strike rate with hurdlers at up to 2m2f (saddles GRANDEUR D'AME)
27% Paul Nicholls's strike rate with hurdlers at up to 2m2f (saddles HERMES BELLEVUE)
24% Paul Nicholls's strike rate in early season (saddles HERMES BELLEVUE)
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