Min is the favourite to win the Supreme Novices Hurdle as Cheltenham gets underway for 2016.
Following swiftly after the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle will be the Arkle Chase, with crowd-pleaser Douvan set to be heavily backed to win day one’s second race.
But the biggest attraction on the opening day of Cheltenham will undoubtedly be the 2016 Champion Hurdle which sees Annie Power return to the Cheltenham race course.
On Wednesday, Yanworth will be among the front-runners to win the Neptune Investment Novices’s Hurdle which signals the start of day two of the festival.
Of course, the Queen Mother Champion Chase will be the big attraction at Cheltenham as Un De Screaux looks to scoop the big prize.
With just over eight days until the action begins, here is a round-up of the most-appealing betting offers for new Betfair and Paddy Power customers.
Please note: All of the betting offers featured in this post are time-limited and are subject to removal.
The Supreme Novices’ Hurdle presents punters with a chance to making a winning start to the Cheltenham Festival. Min will be looking to emulate Douvan who won at a short price for Willie Mullins in 2015. The Irishman’s offering for the race this season is Min, who is already priced as 7/4 favourite with most bookmakers. The Tipster is offering new Betfair customers enhanced odds of 9/1 on Min to win the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle. Click here to sign up for this offer.
Douvan will spearhead Mullins’s attempt to win the Arkle Chase as the Irish-trained horse looks to secure successive triumphs at Cheltenham. New Betfair customers can get enhanced odds of 4/1 (currently 2/5) on Douvan to win the Arkle Chase. Click here to sign up for this offer.
Mullins will have Annie Power headlining the Champion Hurdle field. Annie Power has plenty of pedigree at Cheltenham. New Betfair sign-ups can also get 10/1 enhanced odds on Annie Power to win the Champion Hurdle, which is a huge increase on her current price of 2/1 with most bookmakers. Click here to sign up for this offer.
The Queen Mother Champion Chase is one of the highlights of Cheltenham Festival every year. Yet another Mullins horse, Un De Sceaux is one of the most exciting runners at the festival and has established a rivalry with Sprinter Sacre. The Tipster is offering new Betfair customers enhanced odds of 5/1 on Un De Sceaux to win the Champion Chase. Click here to sign up for this offer.
The favourite for the Neptune Novices’ Hurdle is Yanowrth. The British contender is 5/4 favourite to win the opening race on Tuesday. The six-year old will look to upset Mullins’ dominance of the festival. The Tipster is offering new Betfair customers enhanced odds of 6/1 on Yanworth to win the Neptune. Click here to sign up for this offer.
Eight-year-old Thistlecrack is the clear favourite to win the World Hurdle on day three of Cheltenham. Limini is Mullins’s offering for Cheltenham’s new race, the Mares Novice Hurdle, and daughter of Peintre Celebre won at Punchestown earlier this year. New Paddy Power customers can get enhanced odds of 12/1 on Thistlecrack to win the World Hurdle and Limini to win the Mares Novice Hurdle. Click here to sign up for this offer.
Min runs in the Supreme Novices Hurdle at 13:30 GMT on Tuesday 15 March
Douvan runs in the Arkle at 14:10 GMT on Tuesday 15 March
Annie Power runs in the Champion Hurdle at 15:30 GMT on Tuesday 15 March
Yanworth runs in the Neptune at 13:30 GMT on Wednesday 16 March
Un De Sceaux runs in the Champion Chase at 15:30 GMT on Wednesday 16 March
Thistlecrack runs in the World Hurdle at 15:30 GMT on Thursday 17 March
Limini to win the Mares Novice Hurdle at 17:30 GMT on Thursday 17 March
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