Cheltenham Festival

Betfair has announced they’ll be paying 7 places on today’s Coral Cup at Cheltenham. The usual each-way places for the race would be 4.

Betfair is paying 7 places @ 1/5 odds in the 14:30 Cheltenham. Applies from 10am 15th March. If less than 22 runners take part, they’ll pay 6 places. If less than 16 runners take part, they’ll pay 5 places. If less than 11 runners take part, standard place terms will apply.

The Coral Cup takes place at 14:30 and you can read a full race preview with tips on this page. Along with the enhanced places on the Coral Cup, Betfair is also giving customers extra place specials on the following races today: 1:20pm, 3:40pm, 4:15pm and 4:50pm.



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Who can take part?

  • The promotion is available for new and existing customers with registered Betfair accounts, aged 18 or over.

What races are we paying extra places?

  • Paying 7 places @ 1/5 odds in the 14:30 Cheltenham.  Applies from 10am 15th March.
  • Applies to bets on the Betfair Sportsbook.

What else do I need to know?

  • If there are less than 16 starters, we will pay 4 places.
  • If there are less than 8 starters, we will pay 3 places.
  • If there are less than 6 starters, we will pay 2 places.

Other boring but essential stuff:

  • Betfair Horse Racing rules apply.
  • Betfair reserves the right in its discretion to exclude and/or limit the availability of the offer to certain customers. If any term of the Offer is breached, or if there is evidence that a customer is abusing the Offer or using the Offer to guarantee profits regardless of the outcome (whether individually or as part of a group), Betfair reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to reclaim the bonus element of such offer and/or void the Offer and any bet funded by the Offer and/or take any other action it deems necessary.
  • The full terms and conditions of Betfair also apply to this offer.