Horseracing remains at the apex of the Cheltenham Festival

Posted on February 28th, 2014 by Tomasz  |  Comments Off

Jockeys, trainers and owners alike look upon the Cheltenham Festival as an event that could earn them a place in the history of horseracing only if they could find a place for themselves on the victor’s podium. Such is the appeal of the festival that remains the most sought after event in the calendar of UK horseracing that gives birth to new stars every year. Notwithstanding the glamour and glitz of the Ladies day fashion awards (as mentioned in http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/competitionnews/395/315920.html), the avid followers of horseracing bet their hearts out at Prestbery Park in pursuit of the champion.
   
A prestigious late winter social event for the elite in the UK, it combines the raw thrills of horseracing and the irresistible charm of the fashion world to give it a premium value. Even if you cannot make it to the venue, you can wager online for the Cheltenham Festival horse races. William hill, the bookmakers are offering the best odds throughout the festival together with advance ante post bets.

The inaugural day will witness traditional Cheltenham Roar reaching to the sky as the tape goes up for the  start of the first race  Supreme Novice’s hurdle. The punters will get an opportunity to bet on all seven races of the day including the Champion Hurdle that will hold centre stage of the events scheduled for the day.

The assembly of the glitterati of the second day of the event, which is the Ladies day, will witness the longest race of the day the national Hunt Steeple Chase along with the Management Novice’s Hurdle race and Juvenile Handicap hurdle race  to name a few of the seven races that has been scheduled  for the day. Of all the 27 races of the event, the jockeys, trainers and owners would vie for The Cheltenham gold cup, the prestigious race on the last day.

It will be worthwhile to flip through the history of previous winners at The Cheltenham Festival to place your bet for the new stars to be born (as per http://www.gloucestercitizen.co.uk/Brave-Beautiful-Compete-Cheltenham-Festival-2013/story-18286950-detail/story.html#axzz2d9IG6sQR. )

The festival has always ushered in new stars every year and this year too should be no exception. You can also analyze the ante post odds to predict the likely winners. It has been seen that the betting trends of Cheltenham Festival are greatly influenced by the trainer’s reputation and the horse’s history. The event has transcended the global boundaries, as punters all over the world are able to wager online for this top event of the year.

Draft 2013

Posted on June 28th, 2013 by Tomasz  |  Comments Off

1 Cleveland Cavaliers 31 Cleveland Cavaliers (via Orlando)
2 Orlando Magic 32 Oklahoma City Thunder (via Charlotte)
3 Washington Wizards 33 Cleveland Cavaliers
4 Charlotte Bobcats 34 Houston Rockets (via Phoenix)
5 Phoenix Suns 35 Philadelphia 76ers (via New Orleans)
6 New Orleans Pelicans 36 Sacramento Kings
7 Sacramento Kings 37 Detroit Pistons
8 Detroit Pistons 38 Washington Wizards
9 Minnesota Timberwolves 39 Portland Trail Blazers (via Minnesota)
10 Portland Trail Blazers 40 Portland Trail Blazers
11 Philadelphia 76ers 41 Philadelphia 76ers
12 Oklahoma City Thunder (via Toronto) 42 Memphis Grizzlies (via Toronto)
13 Dallas Mavericks 43 Milwaukee Bucks
14 Utah Jazz
44 Dallas Mavericks
15 Milwaukee Bucks 45 Portland Trail Blazers (via Boston)
16 Boston Celtics 46 Utah Jazz
17 Atlanta Hawks 47 Atlanta Hawks
18 Atlanta Hawks (via Houston) 48 Atlanta Hawks (via Houston)
19 Cleveland Cavaliers (via LA Lakers) 49 Los Angeles Lakers
20 Chicago Bulls 50 Chicago Bulls
21 Utah Jazz (via Golden State) 51 Orlando Magic (via Golden State)
22 Brooklyn Nets 52 Minnesota Timberwolves (via Brooklyn)
23 Indiana Pacers 53 Indiana Pacers
24 New York Knicks 54 Washington Wizards (via New York)
25 Los Angeles Clippers 55 Memphis Grizzlies
26 Minnesota Timberwolves (via Memphis) 56 Detroit Pistons (via LA Clippers)
27 Denver Nuggets 57 Phoenix Suns (via Denver)
28 San Antonio Spurs 58 San Antonio Spurs
29 Oklahoma City Thunder 59 Minnesota Timberwolves (via Oklahoma City)
30 Phoenix Suns (via Miami) 60 Memphis Grizzlies (via Miami)

NBA Playoffs Mini-movie: The East Week 3

Posted on May 13th, 2013 by Tomasz  |  Comments Off