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2016 Cheltenham Gold Cup Preview

The 2016 Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup promises to be one of the finest renewals in many years and for once, the blue riband looks to be the showcase event of the entire Cheltenham Festival with a whole host of potential claims for a new name to…

Carberry Injured And Out Of Cheltenham

It must seem like the absolute worst case of deja vu for Irish jockey Paul Carberry who finds himself ruled out of Cheltenham due to injury again. Carberry fractured his left femur in a fall at the Listowel festival in September, on-board…
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Cheltenham Gold Cup NRNB

We may still be a way off this year's Cheltenham Festival but already Betfair have gone Non Runner No Bet on the Gold Cup which means that there is plenty of value to be had for those of you willing to take an early chance. With 32 entries…

Nicholls Hoping To Build On Cheltenham With Grand National Win

Champion trainer Paul Nicholls enjoyed a successful Cheltenham Festival, saddling three winners on a memorable Wednesday afternoon at Prestbury Park that included a first victory in the Queen Mother Champion Chase since the heady days of Master…
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Cue Card Out of Cheltenham Festival

A wind problem has prevented Cue Card from taking his chances at the Cheltenham Festival for the second year running and while he will ready in time for Aintree, he will not be contesting the Ryanair Chase, which he won in 2013, and for which…
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A Supreme Way To Start The Cheltenham Festival

The roar when the tape rises for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle can probably be heard across the Irish Sea as it signals the start of the Cheltenham Festival. The opening race of the four-day National Hunt feast of racing is a fascinating…
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Can Mullins Rule Cheltenham?

It's been 20 years since Irish Champion Trainer, Willie Mullins, first tasted the sweet success of a Cheltenham Festival victory and few at the time could have guessed that he would subsequently go on to become the all-time leading Irish trainer…

Use Historical Data For Your Cheltenham Festival Betting

When it comes to trying to pick out some Cheltenham winners, looking through the history books can often be a useful guide. They can help you to spot trends regarding the profile of horses that win certain races, or maybe certain trainers…

Mullins Retains Frighteningly Strong Hand Ahead Of Cheltenham Festival

Although there have naturally been a few hiccups along the way, champion Irish jumps trainer Willie Mullins still has an immensely strong team assembled ahead of his latest assault on the Cheltenham Festival. A glance at the ante-post markets…

Last Instalment Carries Irish Flag

An Irish horse has not won the Cheltenham Gold Cup since War of Attrition obliged for trainer Mouse Morris in 2006. Ireland’s best chance this year of winning the blue riband event in the sport appears to be with Last Instalment, who returned…