The Cheltenham Festival is the World’s biggest and best horse racing festival. Taking place between the 16th March and the 19th March 2010, punters will flock to the course safe in the knowledge that they are set to witness racing of the highest quality.
The public will wager well over £500 million on the outcome of the 26 races and after the roar of the crowd when the tape is raised for the first race, horse racing fanatics will spend four days in bliss.
Practised and inexperienced punters will be in search of the best offers available over the course of the week, with a head start on the bookies vital to a profitable four days betting.
Leading Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has launched the most interesting special ahead of the Cheltenham Festival by announcing they will return all losing bets in the Spinal Research Supreme Novices' Hurdle if “Cheltenham banker” Dunguib wins.
"I didn't sleep a wink last night, I still can't quite believe that we are doing this money back special," said Paddy Power himself.
"Anyone having a bet in the Supreme with any other bookmaker should consult their psychiatrist immediately!”
Paddy Power is also offering new customers a free £50 bet on any of the Festival’s races, sign up with the firm now.
Meanwhile, leading bookmaker Ladbrokes are offering Non-Runner Money Back on all their 26 Cheltenham Festival markets, as of Monday 1st March.
It is more proof that the antepost interest in this year’s Festival is beginning to heat up and Hayley O’Connor of Ladbrokes admitted: "We expect the antepost market for the festival to really heat up. The non-runner money back offer on all 26 festival races will be strong reassurance for punters as Cheltenham draws ever closer"
Ladbrokes are offering their punters a free £25 bet on this year’s Cheltenham Festival, simply enter the bonus code MAXIMUMBONUS when you sign up with the firm.
When it comes to watching replays of all the races at this year’s Festival look no further than Bet365 who are now proud to offer their customers unlimited race replays at no extra cost.
So if you are studying the form of all the key Cheltenham trials you will need no reminding that race replays are an essential tool for any serious gambler and punters should head to Bet365. You can now watch unlimited race replays from all UK and Irish racecourses, at no extra cost. The archive is simple to use and lets you search by either date or by horse name. Full silks and results are also available for each race.
If that wasn’t enough,Bet365 are also offering new customers a remarkable £200 free bet on this year’s meeting, head to the site to sign up now.
Coral are another bookmaker to have gone Cheltenham mad and are on the verge of launching their impressive Festival microsite. The firm will have exclusive news, previews, stable tours, odds and offers and are giving punters the chance to win a £1000 free bet on the 2010 Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Sign up with the site to be part of their Cheltenham Festival build up and enter the bonus code MAXIMUMBONUS when registering to be entitled to a free £20 bet on this year’s meeting.
In the meantime, Blue Square has also opened their enhanced multiples ahead of the Festival and are offering their punters some roll up specials.
Big Buck’s and Kauto Star both to win = 15/8
Master Minded and Big Buck’s both to win = 2/1
Master Minded and Kauto Star both to win = 9/4
Master Minded, Big Buck’s and Kauto Star all to win = 9/2
To bet on these, or any of their other specials markets, head to the site and sign up using the code MAXIMUMBONUS, entitling punters to a free £10 bet on this year’s Festival.
The excitement at Stan James is also building as the Gibralter-based firm get ready for the approach to the most prestigious meeting in the National Hunt racing calendar. They have prices available on all races at the Festival and with the action imminent, their traders have come up with some specials for your betting pleasure, including Festival Top Jockey, Total Festival Favourites and Distances.
Join Stan James now and enter the bonus code MAXIMUMBONUS to get yourself a free £25 bet on the Festival.
William Hill are offering punters their money back if your horse is a non-runner in any of the four championship races; the Gold Cup, World Hurdle, Champion Hurdle and the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
So if you fancy Dunguib for the Champion Hurdle and think he will tackle Tuesday’s feature instead of the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, back him at 5/1 with William Hill and get your money back if he takes his chance in the Festival’s opener.
They are also offering customers a free £25 bet on the Festival, simply enter the code F25 when registering with the firm.
Boylesports are another bookmaker counting down the days to the world’s most exhilarating sporting bonanza and they are on hand to offer punters an enhanced multiple every day between now and Tuesday 16th March. Sign up with the firm and check out the daily offer to be sure not to miss out.
Make sure you enter the bonus code MAXIMUMBONUS when registering to get your hands on a free £20 bet on the Festival.
Victor Chandler are offering punters the chance to get involved in their Cheltenham Festival bankers market and by offering new customers an enormous £100 free bet on the action, they are will be of great interest to favourite backers.
With Dunguib, Master Minded, Big Buck’s and Kauto Star all set to start short-priced favourites at this year’s meeting, they ask their customers how many will follow the script and oblige at jumping HQ.
Victor Chandler can’t see them drawing a blank and make it 25/1 none of them win and 7/2 that only one of them gets their head in front at the Festival. They believe it is far more likely that two will win (6/4) and go 13/8 that three of the four reward odds-on backers over the course of the four days.
It is 8/1 that all four land their respective prizes in what would be a nightmare week for the bookies.
Totesport, the proud sponsors of the 2010 Gold Cup can’t wait for Denman and Kauto Star to go head-to-head once again in this year’s feature. It should be a thriller and following Denman's fall in the AON Chase at Newbury, Kauto Star is now the clear odds-on favourite to land his third Gold Cup.
Use the promotional code MAXIMUMBONUS to secure your £60 free in bets. Simply sign up for a totesport online betting account and get 3 free bets up to the value of £60!
Of more interest to their new customers could be their Gold Cup betting without Kauto Star and Denman.
Imperial Commander 11/4
What A Friend 9/2
Tricky Trickster 7/1
Madison Du Berlais 11/1
Albertas Run 20/1
Calgary Bay 20/1
Casey Jones 20/1
Notre Pere 20/1
Schindlers Hunt 20/1