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2018 Cheltenham Festival Betting Tips and Predictions

Cheltenham Festival 2018 Betting Tips and Predictions

The Cheltenham Festival is upon us, and like the World Cup, we’re excited and cannot wait to show you our Cheltenham Festival betting tips. 


Cheltenham Festival 2018 Betting Tips

Cheltenham Accumulator – Odds 20/1.

Cheltenham Lucky 15 – 4-fold odds 190/1.

Cheltenham Festival Each-Way Accumulator – Odds – 15,000/1!


When Is This Year’s Cheltenham Festival & How Do I Watch It?

Put March 13 in your diaries everyone as the 2018 Cheltenham Festival will see its first race on this date.

The week will be shown live on ITV and goes right through to March 16 with each day including the following meets…

Cheltenham Festival 2018 tips


Day One, Tuesday 13 March 2018:

  • Supreme Novices’ Hurdle
  • Arkle Challenge Trophy
  • Festival Trophy Handicap Chase
  • Champion Hurdle
  • David Nicholson Mares’ Hurdle
  • National Hunt Challenge Cup
  • Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase

Buveur D'Air - 2017 Champion hurdle winner

Can Buveur D’Air defend his Champion Hurdle crown on day 1 of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival?


Cheltenham Festival Day 1 Offers:


Day Two, Wednesday 14 March 2018:

  • Baring Bingham Novices’ Hurdle
  • RSA Chase
  • Queen Mother Champion Chase
  • Coral Cup
  • Cross Country Chase
  • Fred Winter Juvenile Novices’ Handicap Hurdle
  • Champion Bumper


Day Three, Thursday 15 March 2018:

  • Golden Miller Novices’ Chase
  • Pertemps Final
  • Festive Trophy
  • Stayers’ Hurdle
  • Mildmay of Flete Challenge Cup
  • Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup
  • Dawn Run Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle


Day Four, Friday 16 March 2018:

The last day of the Cheltenham Festival is of course Cheltenham Gold Cup day.

One of the biggest events in the sporting calendar, you’ll find so many Gold Cup betting offers as we get closer to the event. The full schedule for Friday is below…

  • Triumph Hurdle
  • County Handicap Hurdle
  • Spa Novices’ Hurdle
  • Cheltenham Gold Cup
  • Foxhunter Chase
  • Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle
  • Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase

SIzing John - 2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner

Sizing John wins a memorable 2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup.


Previous Cheltenham Gold Cup Winners:

2017: Sizing John

2016: Don Cossack

2015: Coneygree

2014: Lord Windermere

2013: Bobs Worth


Cheltenham Betting Odds

As the week approaches we’ll bring you all the very best Cheltenham betting odds from the UK’s best bookmakers, alongside our up to date 2018 Cheltenham Festival betting tips.

With around three months to go, bookies are already beginning to price up the contenders, with the Cheltenham Gold Cup favourites looking as follows…

Sizing John: 5/1

Might Bite: 5/1

Thistlecrack: 5/1

Douvan: 7/1

Yorkhill: 8/1

Our Duke: 12/1

Native River: 12/1


What Cheltenham Betting Markets To Back

What we love about Cheltenham, is the number of markets out there to back. It’s often a good time to start your Cheltenham betting as the odds are generally longer due to less form being taken into account.

Right now a good market to back is the To Win Any Race At Cheltenham market which you can back with William Hill. With it being unsure as to what races horses will run, it gives you the chance to have a punt with less chance of you  having to rely on a No Runner No Bet market.

You can bet on almost every race already however. Naturally, Cheltenham Gold Cup odds are the most popular to bet on alongside the likes of the RSA Chase, the Stayers’ Hurdle and the Queen Mother Champion Chase.


Where Can I Find the Latest Cheltenham Festival Betting Tips?

At Thatsagoal we’ll make sure we keep you up-to-date with all the latest Cheltenham betting tips.

From now until March we’ll be supplying you with news, views and all the best Cheltenham free bets to make sure you’re completely ready for March 13.

Make sure you keep checking this very page to be in the know on all the movers and shakers as the Gold Cup approaches.

Additionally, follow us on social media where we post all our top Cheltenham tips and news to Twitter. Follow @thatsagoal today!


What if the Horse I Backed Doesn’t Run Cheltenham 2018?

From now until March, Bookmakers will be offering punters Cheltenham Non Runner No Bet opportunities which essentially means, if the horse doesn’t run the race, the bet won’t stand.

You’ll find the betting market across most bookmakers and they’re well worth keeping an eye out for so you don’t lose out when having a bet on Cheltenham 2018.


How To Get Cheltenham Free Bets

We’ll be bringing you all the very best Cheltenham free bets as soon as they arrive.

You’ll find them all below and on our free bets page. Most will arrive with us much closer to March so make sure you keep your eyes on our social media where we will let you know once they’re live.

At Thatsagoal we only work with the best and most respected bookies meaning you’ll also only get the best value deals from us.

Within our Cheltenham Festival previews we will also include our favourite free bets, so you know exactly how to make the most of our tips.


Where to Find the Best 2018 Cheltenham Betting Tips

Our experts know an awful lot about horse racing and will be providing some of the best Cheltenham betting tips on the market on this very page.

Not only will you find analysis of the latest races and insight into the Gold Cup contenders, we’ll also pair each preview post with a series of top Cheltenham betting offers so you can make the most of your betting.


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