Cheltenham Betting Odds 2023
Finding the best Cheltenham odds for the Festival is essential for all customers during the busiest four days of the National Hunt season.
Below, you will find the leading Cheltenham Festival odds for all the races, which makes it the perfect place to find value.
Latest Betting Odds For Cheltenham Festival
Every customer during the Festival will be looking for the best value Cheltenham odds for the selection that they want to make. The table above shows the prices set by some of the leading sportsbooks. This will cut down the research time for players before making their wager.
The table is the perfect opportunity for customers to compare the industry prices for all big races. That includes the Gold Cup and the Champion Chase.
How does this odds comparison table work?
You will be able to navigate from race-to-race by selecting the arrows on either the right or left-hand side. The market favourites in the Cheltenham odds will be found at the top of the table.
Meanwhile, those with longer odds for Cheltenham, which customers could find to be each-way value can be located towards the bottom of the table. The feature above will cut down on research time for players considerably. Therefore, customers will know exactly which site to make their bet on to get the most from their potential returns.
How to Understand Cheltenham Betting Odds
You have made your selection for a race at the Cheltenham Festival and you are ready to place your bet. Understanding Cheltenham betting odds is relatively straightforward but here is a quick overview.
Cheltenham Festival odds are a guide to a horse’s chances of winning a race and odds are displayed in two ways - fractions and decimals:
- Fractions: if your winning horse is priced at 4/1 and you place a €1/£1 bet, you will receive €4/£4 back plus your initial €1/£1 stake. Your total return is €5/£5.
- Decimals: the same odds of 4/1 are displayed as 5.0. This is 4 divided by 1 plus your €1/£1 stake. As above, your total return is €5/£5.
When is The Best Time to Bet on Cheltenham?
The biggest concern that customers will have when it comes to the Cheltenham Festival betting odds is when they should make their wager. The leading sportsbooks offer Cheltenham betting odds 12 months before the first race of the Festival, the Supreme Novices‘ Hurdle, gets underway.
But, what important factors should players take into consideration before making a bet on some of the biggest races of the week?
What to Consider Before Betting on Cheltenham 2022
The Champion Hurdle is the feature race on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. The Champion Hurdle odds show the formidable duo of Honeysuckle and Rachael Blackmore as odds-on favourites to defend their Champion Hurdle crown. Superstar mare Honeysuckle is unbeaten in fourteen runs for trainer Henry De Bromhead and will be very hard to beat.
Second favourite in the Cheltenham betting odds is last year’s Supreme Novices’ Hurdle winner, Appreciate It, who hasn’t been seen since winning the Festival opener last year. Trained by Willie Mullins, this talented eight-year-old is among those at the top of the market along with his ultra-consistent stablemate Sharjah, who finished second in 2020 and 2021.
Trainer Nicky Henderson has an excellent record in the Champion Hurdle and has trained the winner on eight occasions. He is represented by Epatante who won this contest in 2020 and his high-class mare can be found towards the top of the Cheltenham odds.
Queen Mother Champion Chase
The Queen Mother Champion Chase is the feature race on the second day of the Festival. This race will bring together the leading two-milers in training. It has been dominated by trainer Nicky Henderson in recent years.
This year’s renewal will be a race to savour as Henderson’s Shiskin and Energemene, trained by Willie Mullins, reoppose following their swashbuckling duel at Ascot in the Clarence House Chase in January. It was Shishkin who landed the prize that day and the latest Cheltenham odds show he is hot favourite in the betting to see off his arch rival once again.
Chacun Pour Soi is among the market leaders in the Cheltenham betting odds and while he disappointed in last year’s renewal, he comes into this off the back of a sparkling performance at the Dublin Racing Festival.
Nube Negra for the Dan Skelton yard may be one to consider for each-way value. Skelton has always thought very highly of this likeable type but he must put a poor run behind him when last seen finishing fourth in the Tingle Creek at Sandown.
Thursday‘s Stayers’ Hurdle is the feature race on day three of the Festival and is the battle of the top-class staying hurdlers. There are a number of horses in contention and this year’s contest is set to be a fascinating one.
Last year’s winner Flooring Porter is back to attempt to win this prestigious prize for the second consecutive year for trainer Gavin Cromwell and the Cheltenham Festival betting odds currently show him as favourite to take the prize.
Emma Lavelle’s Paisley Park bounced back to form last time out in the Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham and he is looking to regain his Stayers’ Hurdle crown having taken the spoils in 2019.
Champ, who finished second to Paisley Park in the Cleeve Hurdle, but pulled up in last year’s Gold Cup is towards the top of the Cheltenham betting having found his form back over hurdles
Don’t rule out Lisnagar Oscar who won this contest in 2020 and has good form at Cheltenham, he can be found further down the betting odds and offers some nice value in the race.
Friday at the Cheltenham Festival is all about the feature race of the meeting, when racing enthusiasts are searching for value among the Cheltenham Gold Cup 2022 odds. The Cheltenham Festival odds show A Plus Tard as favourite to land the spoils for last year’s winning trainer Henry De Bromhead. Galvin, who headed A Plus Tard in the Savills Chase at Leopardstown in December, is second favourite in the Cheltenham betting odds.
Last year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, Minella Indo, is back to attempt to follow up on last year’s victory. Following a disappointing run in the King George at Kempton in December, he made amends in the Irish Gold Cup, where he finished second. This could be a perfect preparation for this blue riband event and his odds for Cheltenham are attractive for those seeking value.
Protektorat is the most fancied of the British challengers and his trainer Dan Skelton is delighted with him in the lead up to the Gold Cup. Irish Gold Cup winner Conflated and King George winner Tornado Flyer shouldn’t be ignored at bigger odds in the market, having proven they have the class to perform on the biggest stage in National Hunt racing.
FAQ On Cheltenham Festival Odds
Find more details in the FAQ section below.
How Do I Bet on Cheltenham Festival?
You can start making bets on the Cheltenham Festival after signing up for a betting account and verifying your account. Furthermore, you will need to add funds to your account before making a bet.
Which are the Most Popular Cheltenham Races to Bet on?
The most competitive Cheltenham odds for customers are typically found in the featured races of each day. However, the most popular race of the week for all customers is the Gold Cup. That race takes place on the Friday of the Festival.
Which Bookmaker has the Best Cheltenham Odds?
All of the leading sportsbooks have competitive odds for the Festival. You can examine all the prices on offer in the table above.
How Do I Get Cheltenham Best Odds Guaranteed?
The best sportsbooks will offer Best Odds Guaranteed on all races throughout the Cheltenham Festival. This means that if the Starting Price is better than the price you took at the time of your bet, you will be paid out at the higher odds.
Where Do I Get the Best Cheltenham Betting Offers?
The best way to start making wagers on the races throughout the week is by claiming a Cheltenham Festival betting offer. All the leading Sportsbooks will offer a welcome bonus to new customers.
These will ensure that customers will get additional money to make bets with. Many of the leading sites also offer excellent promotions throughout the week.