Once again, the Cheltenham festival is around the corner. Although preparations for this year’s event commenced immediately the winner last year was announced, the approaching of the race could now be felt more clearly. As such, for all the punters out there, if there is a time you need to keep yourself posted, it is now. With the return of great names in the event and the unveiling of some of the most competitive horses for the 2019 Cheltenham Festival novice chases, the event this year is promising to be quite eventful. The event is still expected to take place between the 12th and 15th of March and the excitement around might make one think that we are already in the month of March. Nevertheless, whether for entertainment or income-generating purposes, it is more intriguing to watch the event with some expectations in mind and the only way to develop such is to follow up on emerging news concerning the race.
To begin with, Saturday the 26th of January is expected to be a course trials day with the Cleeve Hurdle event. Representing the Prince fans (kings and queens) is Paisley Park and the commentary will be live on BBC Radio 5. This horse has been able to achieve a total of three wins at Haydock, Aintree, and Ascot in the Grade One Long Walk Hurdle. His trainer Emma Lavelle together with her husband who is an ex-jockey express confidence that Sign o’ the Times (as the horse is nicknamed) is in great order and he has what it takes.
If you are not regularly online looking for the trending news on the Cheltenham festival, you are most definitely searching for the best Cheltenham Betting Tips 2019 or both. If you do not fall in either of the two categories, you really need to get your enthusiasm for the Cheltenham event in check! Wagering on this event has never been better as gambling sites are outdoing themselves to ensure that punters get value for their money. In Betfair, a minimum bet of £10 on at least 1/5 odds will earn you free bets worth £30 if you are a new customer. Paddy power is also offering a free bet where for every £10 placed they are giving £40 for new customers. Dafabet is guaranteeing gamblers the best odds while Betfred offers 4 Places for every Each Way bet placed. Several sites have also come forward to give the Non-Runner No Bet offer and these include Totesport, Paddy Power, and Betfred. Other sites such as Sky Bet are boosting their odds such as the one they had on Real Steel and Derby both to win. The odd they are now giving for this race is 10/3.
For the Gold Cup, Presenting Percy is leading the markets with most betting sites giving a 5/1 odd for his victory. Another people’s favorite is Native River whose odds are given at 13/2 by Blacktype. As a punter, the first day of the race is an important day as that is where you will derive your motivation to gamble in the other chases. For the first race, the Supreme Novices Hurdle, the top favorite horse is Claimantakinforgan and the best site for this bet is Unibet which is giving an odd of 23/1. If you have doubts on this horse, you can consider going with Kalashnikov for whom Betfair has given a 6/1 odd. For the next race, the Arkle Challenge, Footpad is the most favorite with Betfair once more giving the best odd, 1.91. Again, if you feel Footpad is too risky, you can consider betting on Brain Power at Betfair with an odd of 15/1. In the Ultima Handicap Chase, the best horse to place a bet on is none other than Singlefarmpayment with an odd of 9 at Unibet. Start your betting moods right for the Cheltenham 2019 Festival by giving these tips a consideration.
On to other interesting news, Presenting Percy, a favorite of Cheltenham Gold Cup made a successful return to action at Gowran Park during the John Mulhern Galmoy Hurdle on Thursday. At 8 years, the horse was the 9-4 most preferred to win the Grade Two for the second successive year. Since he managed to secure himself victory in the Cheltenham Festival for the second time in March during the RSA Chase, the horse owned by Pat Kelly has been off the track. Surprisingly, despite his late reappearance, Presenting Percy still heads the market for the blue riband expected to take place at Prestbury Park in about six weeks. The horses Killutltagh Vic, Bapaume and Limini, all trained by the legendary Willie Mullins were in hot pursuit of Presenting Percy but the latter was quite responsive to Davy Russell’s (his rider’s) urgings, which put him on the top spot. It will be interesting to see how events will unfold at the Cheltenham 2019 event and if you really want to get into betting, there is no other better time or event.