Paul Jacobs’ Cheltenham Betting Tips
Before and during Cheltenham Festival, one of the most famous names in the tipping game, Paul Jacobs, will be on hand to find value on your ante-post bets and your bets on the day of each race.
Paul Jacobs is a record breaking 5x winner of the Racing Post NAPS table. Paul currently writes for the Daily Star Sunday as Moorestyle and pens a weekly tipping blog with PaddyPower. A regular on the corporate tipping circuit at most of the big meetings, voice overs outside of racing have also been a significant part of his career for several national outputs.
Paul started his career in horse racing at Ladbrokes becoming senior broadcaster there with the likes of Angus Loughran and John Hunt.
He then became the first Racing Editor on the Channel 4 Teletext service at ITN’s headquarters at Grays Inn Road. The Racing Tipster for Channel 5 TV and one of the first continuity announcers at the newly formed TV station followed before he changed tack and started broadcasting for Talk Sport. Paul started as the daily horse racing commentator from three meetings a week and went on to anchoring the Saturday Sports Show for nine months. At the same time Paul became the senior horse racing tipster for Easyodds.com and made regular appearances on CNN.
Apart from National radio, Paul also presented the drive-time talk show on Liverpool’s City Talk from the famous Radio City tower form 2010 and did a solo commentary for Radio City from 2005 thru 2013 for the Bauer output.
Paul was also the lead presenter for Ireland’s Setanta Sports on their Cheltenham and Aintree TV output for a couple of years from 2016.
Bet on Cheltenham Festival
The Cheltenham Festival offers horse racing fans and betting enthusiasts the chance to wager on the biggest names in National Hunt jumps racing. The Cheltenham Festival sees hundreds of millions of pounds bet on the 28 races that take place during the four-day-long race meeting. Throughout the legendary event, Cheltenham Betting Tips from Expert Tipsters will be available on Cheltenhambetting.com. Our knowledgeable horse racing staff will cover the entire race meeting, offering you tips and picks for the races at Prestbury Park.
If you are looking for the latest tips and picks before making a selection, then be sure to read the articles at Cheltenhambetting.com before making your next wager. You will be glad you did.
Our expert Cheltenham Festival tipsters will begin posting their tips in the weeks and days leading up to the 2020 Cheltenham Festival. Much of the focus will be on the biggest races taking place at the Cheltenham Festival — Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase, The Stayers’ Hurdle, and Gold Cup. The four marquee races will see plenty of column inches from our expert Cheltenham tipsters.
All Cheltenham tips and articles will be posted early allowing you to place your wagers as soon as possible. This gives you the chance to lock in the best ante-post odds. Cheltenhambetting.com’s staff spend hours poring over research to find the best tips possible. They search out any tidbit of information to give you the edge to make a great bet. Whether there is some insight on the jockey in the saddle or the racecourse’s going, our expert staff will find it and pass the information onto you.
Cheltenham Champion Day Tips
Day one of the festival starts on Tuesday, 10 March. Four of the races on the first day of action are Grade 1 events. Champion Day is headlined by the Champion Hurdle. The race features horses four-years-old and older and is run over a distance of slightly more than two miles.
The Champion Hurdle has some big names listed for the 2020 edition. Epatante is the early favourite to win the Champion Hurdle. The Nicky Henderson trained horse is 4/1 antepost to win the race. The Champion Hurdle may be the top race on day one, but the other races on tap will be followed by punters from around the globe.
Champion Day Lineup:
- Supreme Novices’ Hurdle
- Arkle Chase
- Ultima Handicap Chase
- Champion Hurdle
- Mares Hurdle
- Close Brothers’ Novices’ Chase
- National Hunt Chase Cup
Cheltenham Ladies Day Tips
Ladies Day will feature the Queen Mother Champion Chase. The two-mile race features some of the fastest sprint horses at the Cheltenham Festival. The race features horses five-years-old and up competing for one of the richest prizes at the race meeting. Nicky Henderson’s Altior has won the Queen Mother Champion Chase in back to back years. Altior is 3/1 to win a third straight Queen Mother Champion Chase. This year’s race will feature a number of excellent speedsters. Defi Du Seuil, the winner of last year’s JLT Novices’ Chase, is the current antepost odds leader at 2/1 according to major sportsbooks. Other top horses heading into the Champion Chase are Cyrname, Un De Sceaux, and Duc Des Genievres.
Ladies Day Lineup:
- Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle
- RSA Chase
- Coral Cup
- Queen Mother Champion Chase
- Cross Country Chase
- Boodles’ Handicap Hurdle
- Champion Bumper
Cheltenham St Patricks Day Tips
Thursday, March 12 is St. Patrick’s Day at Cheltenham. The Stayers’ Hurdle is the race many bettors and horserace enthusiasts come out to see. Three Grade 1 races will be run on the day including the JLT Novices’ Chase (Golden Miller Chase), Ryanair Chase, and The Stayers’ Hurdle. All three races see some of the best horses on offer. The JLT Novices’ Chase is often a launching pad for horses to go onto even bigger races at the Cheltenham Festival. Faugheen leads odds ahead of the JLT Novices’ Chase at 8/1.
The JLT Novices’ Chase may start the day on Thursday, but The Stayers’ Hurdle is the premier race on St. Patrick’s Day. The two-mile, seven-furlong race will see Paisley Park (8/11), Benie Des Dieux (6/1), Summerville Boy (10/1), and more battling it out for the race win.
St. Patrick’s Day Lineup:
- JLT Novices’ Chase
- Pertemps Final Hurdle
- Ryanair Chase
- The Stayers’ Hurdle
- Brown Advisory Plate
- Dawn Run Mares Hurdle
- Kim Muir Chase Cup
Cheltenham Gold Cup Day Tips
Three more Grade 1 races take place on the fourth and final day of the Cheltenham Festival, Gold Cup Day. Day four of the Cheltenham Festival is the biggest as it features the most famous race in British and Irish horseracing. The Gold Cup is the premier race in National Hunt racing. Winning the Gold Cup ensures a horse is entered into history and long remembered.
The Grade 1 Triumph Hurdle starts the day in style. Race fans will get to see top-class horses and jockeys in the build-up to the Gold Cup, which is run in the middle of the race card. The 2020 Gold Cup favourite is Al Boum Photo. The horse, ridden by Paul Townend, won last year’s edition of the race. Al Boum Photo is 4/1 to repeat as Gold Cup champion. Santini will give Al Boum Photo stiff competition and goes into the race at odds of 6/1.
A lot can change in the build-up to the Gold Cup, so check back with Cheltenhambetting.com for the latest odds and information from our expert tipsters.
Gold Cup Lineup:
- Triumph Hurdle
- County Handicap Hurdle
- Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle
- Cheltenham Gold Cup
- Foxhunter Chase
- Grand Annual Chase
- Conditional Jockeys’ Hurdle
The Cheltenham Festival will be live at Prestbury Park on Tuesday, 10 March to Friday, 13 March. Four days of great horse racing will take place with hundreds of millions of pounds wagered on the races. Don’t miss out on the action and check back with Cheltenhambetting.com regularly for Cheltenham Betting Tips from Expert Tipsters at Cheltenhambetting.com.