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.