Cheltenham Festival Betting

The Cheltenham Festival marks one of the biggest weeks of the year for bookmakers up and down the country thanks to the huge interest in the top class racing action.

Millions of pounds are gambled on the various races that take place at the Cheltenham Festival every year across a variety of different bookmakers and betting stalls, making it one of the most lucrative sporting events of the year.

Many online bookmakers will run a number of different offers and promotions throughout the course of the Cheltenham Festival, enticing new customers in with the opportunity to earn rewards such as free bets.  These types of offers are regularly provided around the time of the Cheltenham Festival and this makes it the perfect time for new customers to get started if they like a flutter on the horses.

Punters will be able to bet on each and every one of the races that takes place across the Cheltenham Festival, with demand being too much to ignore from those who set the markets for customers.

You are even able to watch every race that takes place at the Cheltenham Festival via a number of different betting apps on your phone or tablet, with many of the top bookmakers now providing a live streaming service so you won’t miss any of the action across the week.

For those who attend the Cheltenham Festival in person, you will again see just how big a part betting has to play within the event.  There are stalls set up all across the different enclosures, all giving you a variety of prices for horses in the upcoming race. 

With 28 races taking place in 2019, there were plenty of different opportunities for punters to bash the bookies on a variety of races and those who backed Al Boum Photo, trained by Willie Mullins and rode by Paul Townend, will have come away with a tasty profit.

The 7-year-old went off as a 12/1 shot in the 16-horse field and ended up coming away as the winner and awarded with the eye-watering £351,687.50 winners prize.  Other shock winners at the 2019 Cheltenham Festival include the 66/1 Croco Bay, the 50/1 Minella Indo and the 50/1 Eglantine Du Seuil. 

Such results show how unpredictable and exciting the Cheltenham Festival can be, leaving punters with the opportunity to come away with some significant returns on their investment. Just remember to always gamble responsibly.

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