4 Cheltenham Festival Races Irish Horses Are Expected to Dominate in 2019

“Cheltenham Festival winners’ enclosure” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Carine06. A prevailing trend at the Cheltenham Festival in recent years is for Irish trained horses to absolutely tear it up when they come over to England. Nothing illustrates that better than the fact that the Prestbury Cup – a trophy awarded either to Great Britain or … Continue reading 4 Cheltenham Festival Races Irish Horses Are Expected to Dominate in 2019

Cheltenham Festival Tips and Predictions

Even if you’re not entirely invested in betting on horse racing, the opportunity to bet on some of the bigger race meetings is something that a lot of people will take an interest in. This is an occurrence that’s been proven through the sudden interest that vast numbers of people take in the Aintree Grand … Continue reading Cheltenham Festival Tips and Predictions

Cheltenham Festival: No Horsing Around

If ever in doubt about the popularity of horse racing and the excitement it evokes in enthusiasts, bookmakers, and pundits, it is important to note that even with six months to go for the Cheltenham Festival, punters are already analysing horses and jockeys, looking for the next big bet. March 12th will see the commencement … Continue reading Cheltenham Festival: No Horsing Around

The Cheltenham Festival vs. the Grand National

The Cheltenham Festival is a United Kingdom meeting in the National Hunt racing calendar that takes place annually in March at Cheltenham Racecourse in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The meeting usually coincides with Saint Patrick’s Day. The Cheltenham Festival originated in 1860 when the National Hunt Chase was first held at Market Harborough. It was initially titled … Continue reading The Cheltenham Festival vs. the Grand National

Cheltenham Festival – 4 West Ham Players Try Commentary

Four West Ham United Football (UK Soccer) Club players try their hand at English horse racing commentary and see how difficult it is to be a race horse broadcaster. Below is a video showing ITV Racing’s Richard Hoiles attempt to teach West Ham players Joe Hart, Patrice Evra, Mark Noble and James Collins how to … Continue reading Cheltenham Festival – 4 West Ham Players Try Commentary

The Latest Hot Tips for the Cheltenham Festival

As each day passes, the updates on the runners and riders for the forthcoming Cheltenham Festival come in thicker and faster. Many of the most fancied horses hold entries for two or even three races, with the owners and trainers keeping their options open as to which horses they will ultimately run where. Often, it … Continue reading The Latest Hot Tips for the Cheltenham Festival

Nicky Henderson Remains Tight Lipped about Terrefort’s Cheltenham Chances

The Cheltenham Festival is looming ever closer, and champion trainer Nicky Henderson has more at stake than anyone. Over the past 40 years, he has trained countless Cheltenham winners, and 2018 looks set to be no different – he has trained three of the favorites from the four showcase festival races. But while Might Bite, … Continue reading Nicky Henderson Remains Tight Lipped about Terrefort’s Cheltenham Chances

Get Ready for Ladies’ Day at the Cheltenham Festival

Mention the Cheltenham Festival to a non-racing fan, and they will immediately think of glamourous ladies in extravagant dresses and hats, sipping champagne as they watch the action. The showcase event of the day is the Queen Mother Champions Hurdle, a race named in honor of the late wife of King George VI. She was … Continue reading Get Ready for Ladies’ Day at the Cheltenham Festival

A Guide to This Year’s Cheltenham Festival Favorites

Racing is big business in the UK, and while the Grand National might be the most famous event in the National Hunt racing calendar where betting is concerned, the Cheltenham Festival beats it in terms of sheer entertainment. The festival takes place over four days at Prestbury Park, a picturesque racecourse just outside the usually … Continue reading A Guide to This Year’s Cheltenham Festival Favorites

Faugheen Heads to Cheltenham

Following his most recent run, Faugheen certainly has questions to answer but there is no doubting he is one of the greatest horses of recent times. Through his 15 starts he has only tasted defeat on two occasions this being his most recent run and to the ill-fated Nichols Canyon when he clearly badly needed … Continue reading Faugheen Heads to Cheltenham