2021 Cheltenham Festival Tips

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.

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We are in touch with all the bookmakers and will show you when the free bets for Cheltenham come out. Typically we expect a large money back offer or enhancement on the Supreme Novices and the Gold Cup. You can see all the current free bet offers here 

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Dates & Tips

TimeDateRaceOur TipsLatest Odds
13:30Tuesday - 16th MarchSupreme Novices' Hurdle
14:10Tuesday - 16th MarchArkle Challenge Trophy
14:50Tuesday - 16th MarchFestival Handicap Chase
15:30Tuesday - 16th MarchChampion Hurdle
16:10Tuesday - 16th MarchMares' Hurdle
16:50Tuesday - 16th MarchNovices' Handicap Chase
17:30Tuesday - 16th MarchNational Hunt Chase
13:30Wednesday - 17th MarchNovices' Hurdle
14:10Wednesday - 17th MarchRSA Chase
14:50Wednesday - 17th MarchCoral Cup
15:30Wednesday - 17th MarchChampion Chase
16:10Wednesday - 17th MarchCross Country Chase
16:50Wednesday - 17th MarchFred Winter Hurdle
17:30Wednesday - 17th MarchChampion Bumper
13:30Thursday - 18th MarchMarsh Novices' Chase
14:10Thursday - 18th MarchPertemps Final
14:50Thursday - 18th MarchRyanair Chase
15:30Thursday - 18th MarchThe Stayers' Hurdle
16:10Thursday - 18th MarchFestival Plate
16:50Thursday - 18th MarchMares Novices Hurdle
17:30Thursday - 18th MarchKim Muir Challenge Cup
13:30Friday - 19th MarchTriumph Hurdle
14:10Friday - 19th MarchCounty Hurdle
14:50Friday - 19th MarchAlbert Bartlett Novices Hurdle
15:30Friday - 19th MarchCheltenham Gold Cup
16:10Friday - 19th MarchFoxhunter Chase
16:50Friday - 19th MarchGrand Annual Chase
17:30Friday - 19th MarchConditional Jockeys' H'cap Hurdle

2021 Cheltenham Festival Ante-Post Tips

We've covered the four Championship races at the 2021 Cheltenham Festival. See which four runners we fancy at massive prices.

Cheltenham Day 1 Tips

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Cheltenham Day 2 Tips

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Cheltenham Day 3 Tips

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Cheltenham Day 4 Tips

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Cheltenham Festival 2020 Replays & Results

TimeDateRaceOur Tips / 2020 ResultsBet / Watch Replays
13:30Tuesday - 10th MarchSupreme Novices' HurdleWinner: Shishkin 6/1
14:10Tuesday - 10th MarchArkle Challenge TrophyWinner: Put The Kettle On 16/1
14:50Tuesday - 10th MarchFestival Handicap ChaseWinner: The Conditional 15/2
15:30Tuesday - 10th MarchChampion HurdleWinner: Epatante 2/1 Fav
16:10Tuesday - 10th MarchMares' HurdleWinner: Honeysuckle 9/4
16:50Tuesday - 10th MarchNovices' Handicap ChaseWinner: Imperial Aura 4/1 F
17:30Tuesday - 10th MarchNational Hunt ChaseWinner: Ravenhill 12/1
13:30Wednesday - 11th MarchNovices' HurdleWinner: Envoi Allen 4/7 F
14:10Wednesday - 11th MarchRSA ChaseWinner: Champ 9/2
14:50Wednesday - 11th MarchCoral CupWinner: Dame De Compagnie 5/1
15:30Wednesday - 11th MarchChampion ChaseWinner: Politologue 6/1 2ndF
16:10Wednesday - 11th MarchCross Country ChaseWinner: Easysland 16/5
16:50Wednesday - 11th MarchFred Winter HurdleWinner: Aramax
17:30Wednesday - 11th MarchChampion BumperWinner: Ferny Hollow 11/1
13:30Thursday - 12th MarchMarsh Novices' ChaseWinner: Samcro 4/1
14:10Thursday - 12th MarchPertemps FinalWinner: Sire Du Berlais 10/1
14:50Thursday - 12th MarchRyanair ChaseWinner: Min 2/1 2f
15:30Thursday - 12th MarchThe Stayers' HurdleWinner: Lisnagar Oscar 50/1
16:10Thursday - 12th MarchFestival PlateWinner: Simply The Betts 10/3
16:50Thursday - 12th MarchMares Novices HurdleWinner: Concertista 9/2
17:30Thursday - 12th MarchKim Muir Challenge CupWinner: Milan Native 9/1
13:30Friday - 13th MarchTriumph HurdleWinner: Burning Victory 12/1
14:10Friday - 13th MarchCounty HurdleWinner: Saint Roi 11/2
14:50Friday - 13th MarchAlbert Bartlett Novices HurdleWinner: Monkfish 5/1
15:30Friday - 13th MarchCheltenham Gold CupWinner: Al Boum Photo 10/3
16:10Friday - 13th MarchFoxhunter ChaseWinner: It Came To Pass 66/1
16:50Friday - 13th MarchGrand Annual ChaseWinner: Chosen Mate 7/2
17:30Friday - 13th MarchConditional Jockeys' H'cap HurdleWinner: Indefatigable 25/1

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 9th - 12th 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. 

Over 200,000 visitors will enjoy one of horse racing's most exciting spectacles and millions of horse racing fans worldwide will watch and bet on the races.  Estimates vary but over $500m is wagered on most Cheltenham Festivals.

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, 9th March 2021 until Friday, 12th March 2021.

When is the Cheltenham Gold Cup?

The Gold Cup is the feature race of the final day of the Festival, Friday 12th March 2021. Racing starts that day at 1:30 with the Triumph Hurdle building excitement for the all important Gold Cup at 3:30 on Day 4 of the 2021 Chelteham Festival.