Cheltenham Gold Cup Tips

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Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival is highlighted by the most prestigious race in all of jumps racing, the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

The Gold Cup will take place at 3:05pm on Friday, 19th March in 2021, and a strong field will bid to add their name to the illustrious list of winners including Al Boum Photo, who has won the last two renewals.

Cheltenham Day 4 Tips 2021 (Friday)

TimeFriday Races (Day 4)Tips / 2021 ResultsBet / Watch Replay
13:20Triumph HurdleResult: Quilixios 2/1
13:55County Handicap Hurdle
Result: Belfast Banter 33/1
14:30Albert Bartlett Novices' HurdleResult: Vanillier 14/1
15:05Cheltenham Gold Cup
WON: Minella Indo (EW) 10/1
15:40Hunters' Steeple Chase
Tip 1: Bob and Co to win 6/1
Tip 2: Salvatore (EW) 40/1
16:15Mares' ChaseTip: Elimay to win 10/11F
16:50Conditional Jokeys' HurdleTip: Fire Attack (EW) 14/1

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Cheltenham Gold Cup 2021 Betting Tips

The Cheltenham Gold Cup tips and final Gold Cup betting tips are available for the 2021 Cheltenham Festival.

Cheltenham Gold Cup 2021 Runners & Best Odds 15:05

RunnerBest OddsPlace Bet
Al Boum Photo10/3 (50/1 at Novibet)
A Plus Tard (win tip)4/1 (50/1 at Novibet)
Champ6/1 (70/1 at Hills)
Minella Indo (ew tip)8/1
Royale Pagaile16/1
Native River16/1
Black Op200/1
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Cheltenham Gold Cup Key Facts

DateFriday March 19, 2021
Distance3m 2 1/2 f
StatusGrade 1
Prize Money£575,000

Cheltenham Gold Cup Winners

Since the turn of the millennium, Best Mate has recorded three consecutive wins from 2002-2004 and Kauto Star scored twice in 2007 and 2009.  

The recent winners have mostly been well-favoured in the betting, with only Lord Windermere (21.00) scoring at odds higher than 9.00 since 1999. 

Cheltenham Gold Cup Winners
2020Al Boum Photo
2019Al Boum Photo
2018Native River
2017Sizing John
2016Don Cossack
2014Lord Windermere
2013Bobs Worth
2011Long Run
2010Imperial Commander
2009Kauto Star
2007Kauto Star
2006War of Attrition
2005Kicking King
2004Best Mate
2003Best Mate
2002Best Mate
2001No Race
2000Looks Like Trouble

Cheltenham Gold Cup History

First staged in 1924, the Cheltenham Gold Cup offers the biggest prize pot for any non-handicap race in jumps racing.

Three-and-a-quarter miles of the hallowed turf at Prestbury Park have to be crossed, and 22 fearsome fences jumps. The uphill run to the line makes the Gold Cup the truest test of class and stamina in all of jumps racing.

The early years of the Gold Cup were dominated by the great Golden Miller, who won the race five times in a row between 1932 and '36.

The following decade saw Cottage Rake win three successive Gold Cup for legendary trainer, Vincent O'Brien.

The 1960's were dominated by Pat Taaffe's Arkle, who many people regard as the greatest jumps horse of all time. Arkle won the RSA Chase in 1963, before claiming a hat-trick of Gold Cup wins between '63 and '66.

Tommy Carberry guided L'Escargot to successive wins in the early 1970's. In 1986, Dawn Run became just the fourth mare to beat the geldings and win the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Fan's favourites like Desert Orchid, Master Oats, See More Business and Looks Like Trouble all won the Gold Cup.

In 1990, Norton's Coin pulled off the biggest shock in Gold Cup history, carrying odds of 100/1 to victory for lowly trainer, Sirrel Griffiths.

Best Mate claimed a famous hat-trick of Gold Cup wins after the turn of the new century.

Kauto Star and Denman then traded Gold Cup wins, during their storied rivalry between 2007 and '09.

Al Boum Photo added his name to the short list of back-to-back Gold Cup winners in 2020, battling bravely to secure victory for Willie Mullins and Paul Townend.

Cheltenham Gold Cup - All you need to Know

When is the Gold Cup?

The Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup is the fourth race on Day Four of the Cheltenham Festival on Friday, March 19th 2021. The Grade 1 chase provides the highlight of the four-day Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup is the most prestigious contest in jump racing and has been won by some of the greatest horses in racing history.

What time is the Cheltenham Gold Cup?

The Gold Cup is due off at 3.05pm on Friday, March 19th 2021. The Cheltenham Gold Cup is raced over three miles and two and a half furlongs, climaxing with an energy-sapping finish up the famous Cheltenham hill.

Who will win the Cheltenham Gold Cup?

Our Gold Cup betting tips have been carefully selected by pundits and Cheltenham betting experts. They're free, so check them out if you're not sure who to bet on in the 2021 Cheltenham Gold Cup.

When is Cheltenham Gold Cup Day 2021?

Gold Cup Day is Friday, March 19th 2021. The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the fourth race of the day, with the Festival highlight taking place at 15:05 GMT.

What are the latest Gold Cup Cheltenham odds?

Latest Gold Cup odds are updated daily on our website, with market leaders including Al Boum Photo, Santini and Champ.