2021 Cheltenham Festival Tips

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Make the most of this year's Cheltenham Festival with free tips, race results, weather updates, racecourse info and the best free bets and bookie offers selected by our horse racing tipsters at Cheltenham.

Cheltenham Races

The greatest show on turf, the 2021 Cheltenham Festival, is taking place Tuesday 16 - Friday 19 March 2021. Get ready for the roar of the crowd as horse racing fans settle into four days of racing heaven.

The Cheltenham Festival is the highlight jumping festival during the British jumps season. With 13 Grade One races on the card throughout the four-day festival, it's great for punters.

Cheltenham Free Bets

Cheltenham is traditionally a time of year where bookmakers dig deep and offer their most generous free bet offers. Over the years the free bet offers that used to be launched on Tuesday (Day 1) have been coming earlier and earlier, and it's not unusual for firms to showcase their Day 1 offers on the weekend before the off.

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Cheltenham Festival 2021 Dates & Tips

TimeDate 2021Race NameBetting TipsLatest Odds
13:20Tuesday - 16th MarchSupreme Novices' Hurdle
Result: Appreciate It 8/11F
13:55Tuesday - 16th MarchArkle Challenge TrophyWIN: Shishkin to win 4/9F
14:30Tuesday - 16th MarchFestival Handicap Chase
Result: Vintage Clouds 28/1
15:05Tuesday - 16th MarchChampion Hurdle
WON: Honeysuckle to win 11/10
WON: Sharjah (EW) 11/1
15:40Tuesday - 16th MarchMares' HurdleResult: Black Tears 11/1
16:15Tuesday - 16th MarchFred Winter HurdleResult: Jeff Kidder 80/1
16:50Tuesday - 16th MarchNational Hunt ChaseWON: Galvin to win 7/2
13:20Wednesday - 17th MarchNovices' Hurdle
WON: Bob Olinger to win 6/4F
13:55Wednesday - 17th MarchBrown Advisory Novices' ChaseResult: Monkfish 1/4
14:30Wednesday - 17th MarchCoral Cup
WON: Craigneiche (EW) 15/2
15:05Wednesday - 17th MarchChampion ChaseResult: Put The Kettle On 17/2
15:40Wednesday - 17th MarchCross Country ChaseWON: Tiger Roll to win 9/2
16:15Wednesday - 17th MarchGrand Annual ChaseResult: Sky Pirate 14/1
16:50Wednesday - 17th MarchChampion BumperWON: Sir Gerhard to win 9/4
13:20Thursday - 18th MarchMarsh Novices' ChaseResult: Chantry House 9/1
13:55Thursday - 18th MarchPertemps Final
Result: Mrs Milner 12/1
14:30Thursday - 18th MarchRyanair ChaseResult: Allaho 3/1F
15:05Thursday - 18th MarchThe Stayers' HurdleResult: Flooring Porter
15:40Thursday - 18th MarchFestival PlateResult: The Shunter 9/4F
16:15Thursday - 18th MarchMares Novices HurdleResult: Telmesomethinggirl 5/1
16:50Thursday - 18th MarchKim Muir Challenge CupResult: Mount Ida 3/1F
13:20Friday - 19th MarchTriumph HurdleResult: Quilixios 2/1
13:55Friday - 19th MarchCounty HurdleResult: Belfast Banter 33/1
14:30Friday - 19th MarchAlbert Bartlett Novices HurdleResult: Vanillier 14/1
15:05Friday - 19th MarchCheltenham Gold Cup
WON: Minella Indo (EW) 10/1
15:40Friday - 19th MarchHunters' Steeple Chase
Tip 1: Bob and Co to win 6/1
Tip 2: Salvatore (EW) 40/1
16:15Friday - 19th MarchMrs Paddy Power Mares' ChaseTip: Elimay 10/11
16:50Friday - 19th MarchConditional Jockeys' H'cap HurdleTip: Fire Attack (EW) 14/1

2021 Cheltenham Festival Tips

We've covered all 28 races with previews, predictions and betting tips. Our racing experts have hunted out the best bets for the Festival, their value selections for Cheltenham and so big bets to have on your side. Follow the links below to all four days.

Cheltenham Day 1 Tips

Go here for all Tuesday tips & news for the first day of Cheltenham, Champion Hurdle Day.

Cheltenham Day 2 Tips

Go here for all Wednesday tips & news for the second day of Cheltenham, Champion Chase Day.

Cheltenham Day 3 Tips

Go here for all Thursday tips & news for the third day of Cheltenham, Stayers' Hurdle and Ryanair Chase Day.

Cheltenham Day 4 Tips

Go here for all Friday tips & news for the final day of Cheltenham, Gold Cup Day.

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Cheltenham Festival 2021 Results & Replays

TimeDateRace2021 WinnersWatch Replays
13:20Tuesday - 16th MarchSupreme Novices' HurdleWinner: Appreciate It 8/11 F
13:55Tuesday - 16th MarchArkle Challenge TrophyWinner: Shishkin 4/9 F
14:30Tuesday - 16th MarchFestival Handicap ChaseWinner: Vintage Clouds 28/1
15:05Tuesday - 16th MarchChampion HurdleWinner: Honeysuckle 11/10 F
15:40Tuesday - 16th MarchMares' HurdleWinner: Black Tears 11/1
16:15Tuesday - 16th MarchFred Winter HurdleWinner: Jeff Kidder 80/1
16:50Tuesday - 16th MarchNational Hunt ChaseWinner: Galvin 7/2
13:20Wednesday - 17th MarchNovices' HurdleWinner: Bob Olinger 6/4
13:55Wednesday - 17th MarchBrown Advisory Novices' ChaseWinner: Monkfish 1/4F
14:30Wednesday - 17th MarchCoral CupWinner: Heaven Help Us 33/1
15:05Wednesday - 17th MarchChampion ChaseWinner: Put The Kettle On 17/2
15:40Wednesday - 17th MarchCross Country ChaseWinner: Tiger Roll 9/2
16:15Wednesday - 17th MarchGrand Annual Chase
Winner: Sky Pirate 14/1
16:50Wednesday - 17th MarchChampion BumperWinner: Sir Gerard 85/40
13:20Thursday - 18th MarchMarsh Novices' ChaseWinner: Chantry House 9/1
13:55Thursday - 18th MarchPertemps FinalWinner: Mrs Milner 12/1
14:30Thursday - 18th MarchRyanair ChaseWinner: Allaho 3/1F
15:05Thursday - 18th MarchThe Stayers' HurdleWinner: Flooring Porter 12/1
15:40Thursday - 18th MarchFestival PlateWinner: The Shunter 9/4F
16:15Thursday - 18th MarchMares Novices HurdleWinner: Telmesomethinggirl 5/1
16:50Thursday - 18th MarchKim Muir Challenge CupWinner: Mount Ida 3/1F
13:20Friday - 19th MarchTriumph HurdleWinner:
13:55Friday - 19th MarchCounty HurdleWinner
14:30Friday - 19th MarchAlbert Bartlett Novices HurdleWinner:
15:05Friday - 19th MarchCheltenham Gold CupWinner
15:40Friday - 19th MarchFoxhunter ChaseWinner:
16:15Friday - 19th MarchMares' ChaseWinner
16:50Friday - 19th MarchConditional Jockeys' H'cap HurdleWinner:

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Full Results

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Festival Results

Time & Date 2021WinnersRace2nd Place3rd Place
13:20  Tue, 16th MarchAppreciate It 8/11 FSupreme Novices' HurdleBallyadam 6/1For Pleasure 40/1
13:55  Tue, 16th MarchShishkin 4/9 FArkle Challenge TrophyEldorado Allen 33/1Captain Guinness 10/1
14:30  Tue, 16th MarchVintage Clouds 28/1Festival Handicap ChaseHappygolucky 10/3Aye Right 11/2
15:05  Tue, 16th MarchHoneysuckle 11/10 FChampion HurdleSharjah 11/1Epatante 4/1
15:40  Tue, 16th MarchBlack Tears 11/1Mares' HurdleConcertista 10/11 FRoksana 3/1
16:15  Tue, 16th MarchJeff Kidder 80/1Boodles Handicap HurdleSaint Sam 9/2Elham Valley 66/1
16:50  Tue, 16th MarchGalvin 7/2National Hunt ChaseNext Destination 3/1Escaria Ten 11/4
13:20  Wed, 17th MarchBob Olinger 6/4Novices' HurdleGaillard Du Mesnil 9/4Bravemansgame 4/1
13:55  Wed, 17th MarchMonkfish 1/4FBrown Advisory Novices' ChaseFiddlerontheroof 40/1The Big Breakaway 12/1
14:30  Wed, 17th MarchHeaven Help Us 33/1Coral CupCraigneiche 17/2Tea Clipper 33/1
15:05  Wed, 17th MarchPut the Kettle On 17/2Queen Mother Champion ChaseNube Negra 11/1Chacun Pour Soi 8/13F
15:40  Wed, 17th MarchTiger Roll 9/2Cross Country ChaseEasysland 1/1FSome Neck 17/2
16:15  Wed, 17th MarchSky Pirate 14/1Grand Annual ChaseEntoucas 7/1Ibleo 9/1
16:50  Wed, 17th MarchSir Gerard 85/40Champion BumperKilcruit 10/11Elle Est Belle 16/1
13:20  Thu, 18th MarchChantry House 9/1Marsh Novices' ChaseFusil Raffles 14/1Asterion Forlonge 14/1
13:55  Thu, 18th MarchMrs Milner 12/1Pertemps FinalThe Bosses Oscar 10/3FCome On Teddy 10/1
14:30  Thu, 18th MarchAllaho 3/1FRyanair ChaseFakir D'Oudairies 11/2Tornado Flyer 25/1
15:05  Thu, 18th MarchFlooring Porter 12/1The Stayers' HurdleSire Du Berlais 5/1Paisley Park 9/4F
15:40  Thu, 18th MarchThe Shunter 9/4FFestival PlateFarclas 5/1Top Notch 50/1
16:15  Thu, 18th MarchTelmesomethinggirl 5/1Mares Novices HurdleMagic Daze 22/1Mighty Blue 12/1
16:50  Thu, 18th MarchMount Ida 3/1FKim Muir Challenge CupCloudy Glen 33/1Shantou Flyer 11/2
13:20  Fri, 19th MarchTriumph Hurdle
13:55  Fri, 19th MarchCounty Hurdle
14:30  Fri, 19th MarchAlbert Bartlett Novices Hurdle
15:05  Fri, 19th MarchCheltenham Gold Cup
15:40  Fri, 19th MarchHunters' Steeple Chase
16:15  Fri, 19th MarchMrs Paddy Power Mares' Chase
16:50  Fri, 19th MarchConditional Jockeys' H'cap Hurdle

Cheltenham Festival Dates

The 2021 Cheltenham Festival dates have been confirmed by the Jockey Club.

The dates for The Festival™, the Jockey Club's name for the Cheltenham Festival are 16th - 19th March 2021.

The Cheltenham Festival meeting is the highlight of the jumps calendar and the meeting will last for four fun-filled days in March. 

About the Cheltenham Festival

Where is Cheltenham?

The Cheltenham Festival is an annual race meeting held at Cheltenham Racecourse, Evesham Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH, United Kingdom.

When is Cheltenham Festival 2021?

The Cheltenham Festival 2021 runs from Tuesday, 16th March 2021 until Friday, 19th March 2021.

When is the Cheltenham Gold Cup?

The Gold Cup is the feature race of the final day of the Festival, Friday 19th March 2021. Racing starts that day at 1:20 with the Triumph Hurdle building excitement for the all important Gold Cup at 3:05 on Day 4 of the 2021 Chelteham Festival.