Cheltenham Festival ‘18 Sets to Pick Top Horses, Jocks in the World
The 2018 Cheltenham Festival is belting sets of tough race encounters to determine the best horses, trainers, and jockeys in the world.
The famous horse racing festival will run from March 13 to March 16, 2018, and is expected to draw over 200,000 racegoers and gamblers from different countries all over the world.
The Cheltenham Festival is composed of four features to be held on different dates. Comprising the four race categories are Unibet Champion Hurdle, Betway Queen Mother Championship Chase, Sun Bets Stayer’s Hurdle, and the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.
The Unibet Champion Hurdle will be held on March 13, the Betway Queen Mother Championship Chase will be held on March 14, Sun Bets Stayer’s Hurdle will be held on March 15 and the main race, and Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup will be held on March 16.
The Gloucestershirelive have recently released the names of the top runners of each of the race categories.
In the Unibet Champion Hurdle, Buveurd’Air positioned on the frontline after dislodging all his opponents in his eight previous races. According to different reviews, the 23 entries of this category will surely find it hard to lead the class because, according to them, Buveurd’Air has already proven his worth so many times. The winner of the Unibet Champion Hurdle will get £450,000.
Furthermore, betters and horse enthusiasts have all agreed that the Betway Queen Mother Chase would be dominated by Altoir. This horse has never lost in all of the 11 starts and has dominated every route of difficult fences and hurdles. With 11/8 Betway odds, Altoir is expected to launch his arsenal of speed to secure the throne. There are 30 total entries for this category that has £400,000 pot money.
The Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle, on the other hand, will feature 38 total entries to contend for the £325,000 prize money. Sam Spinner is said to be the top contender for this said division. This six-year-old horse recently proved his worth after trashing all his opponents in the Grade One Long Walk Hurdle held at Ascot last December 23. Spinner also recorded five winnings out of seven starts over hurdles which made him one of the primary entries of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival.
The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup, the final leg of the Cheltenham Festival, will cap hype of horse enthusiasts. The organizers of the Cheltenham Festival have informed that there are 38 total entries of this category to battle for the £625,000 grand prize money. Based on the reports, Sizing John is the key contender in this division. According to race insiders, bookmakers around the world have put an absolute trust to Sizing John after he grabbed the Gold Cup Hero title last year.
Cheltenham Festival Odds, Stats, and Race Favors
Based on the article published in gloucestershirelive.co.uk, the Unibet odds recorded a 4/6 slate in favor of Buveurd’Air. Meanwhile, the next top 5 betting stances under Unibet are the following: 5/1 Faugheen, 8/1 Melon, Yorkhill, 12/1 My Tent or Yours, 16/1 Defi du Seuil, and 20/1 for Min, Wicklow Brave.
On the other hand, in the Betway Queen Mother Championship Chase, Altoir got an 11/8 betting advantage. The other top 5 contenders with their race statistics include 7/2 Politologue, 5/1 Min, 6/1 Yorkhill, 8/1 Douvan, and 10/1 Fox Norton.
In the Sun Bets odds, Sam Spinner secured a 7/2 favorable stat from punters. Following Spinner are 5/1 Supasundae, 8/1 Faugheen, 9/1 Yanworth, 10/1 Bacardys, and 11/1 Unowhatimeanharry.
The odds in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup recorded a 5/1 edge for Sizing John. John was followed in the top mark by 7/2 Might Bite, 8/1 Native River, 8/1 Our Duke, 8/1 Coney Island, and 10/1 Road to Respect.
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