Cheltenham Festival is one of the most prestigious and popular horse racing events in the world and we are pleased to bring you our early Cheltenham Festival 2022 betting tips – ante post odds, which, in case of Cheltenham Gold Cup, currently favour Minella Indo at 7.00. In terms of prize money, it does not get much better than the Cheltenham Festival and only the Grand National comes with a bigger prize purse in the United Kingdom.
The four-day festival takes place annually in March and is always staged at Cheltenham Racecourse. The 2022 Cheltenham Festival is due to take place between the 15th and 18th of March and there will be a total of 14 Grade One races across the four days. The meeting usually coincides with Saint Patrick's Day and some of the biggest races include the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Queen Mother Champion Chase, Champion Hurdle, and Stayers' Hurdle.
We hope to have a packed crowd for the event and below you will find our Cheltenham 2022 ante post tips . For those who may be tuning in and having a bet on the Cheltenham Festival for the first time, Cheltenham 2022 ante post means placing a bet on a race, long before it is due to begin, without knowing for sure which horses are going to be participating in the race.
It is worth keeping in mind when taking advantage of Cheltenham Ante post tips that if the horse you back does not participate in the race, this is classed as a losing bet. Armed with that knowledge, let us take a look at some Cheltenham 2022 tips .
When it comes to general Cheltenham Festival 2022 tips , you are advised to look back at the past performances of horses. It is not unusual for the same horse to come back and win the same race multiple times, with Al Boum Photo being the most recent example having won the 2019 and 2020 Cheltenham Gold Cup. The same thing has happened recently in the Champion Hurdle and Queen Mother Champion Chase, with Buveur d'Air winning the former in 2018 and 2018 plus Altior winning the latter twice in succession in the same years. However, we all know that the races can be unpredictable, therefore it is also worth to check experts' opinions when deciding which horses to back.
You’ve got to look for the easiest races, and I don’t see a novice hurdler that would beat Appreciate It in the Arkle Chase over 2m.And I don’t see one that would beat Bob Olinger at 2½m in the Marsh Novices’ Chase either. - Ruby Walsh, Paddypower News
When making Cheltenham Festival 2022 predictions , it is also worth taking note of the most successful jockeys. Nico de Boinville is a good example and he has won the Queen Mother Champion Chase three times in recent years while also winning the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup. Therefore, when making tips for Cheltenham 2022 , knowing which jockey has previously been successful can make a difference although it is not so easy when analysing the Cheltenham ante post odds , as this information is not always to hand.
The same applies to the weather conditions and going as this is impossible to predict when Cheltenham ante post betting .
2. Cheltenham Ante Post Betting
The beauty of Cheltenham ante post betting is you will always get more generous odds than you would close to the time of the race. As highlighted above, the Cheltenham ante post odds are based on a best guess by the bookmakers of which horse is going to be participating in which race. There is no guarantee when using Cheltenham 2022 ante post tips that the horse you are backing is going to even run in the race, never mind win. That is why the odds are always better and if you are confident a specific horse is going to race, it makes sense to take the risk on the greater Cheltenham ante post odds .
Below you will find some of the top the Cheltenham ante post odds for the leading races, beginning with the Cheltenham Gold Cup. All the odds are provided by Bet365 and are correct at the time of writing.
Queen Mother Champion Chase is the third race which we take a closer look on. On March 16, we will find out which horse will be the winner of this race. Take a look at the odds for the favourites below.
4. Cheltenham Festival 2022 - Ante Post Predictions
As previously discussed, when analysing the Cheltenham ante post odds it is worth paying attention to the horses who have previously tasted success in a specific race. Using the Cheltenham Gold Cup as an example, we can see that at the time of writing, Minella Indo is the favourite at 7.00 with Bet365. This is interesting because when making Cheltenham Festival 2022 predictions we can see Minella Indo won this race last year and some horses go on to win the race two, three, four, or even five times.
For those looking for bolder Cheltenham Festival 2022 betting tips , we recommend Mister Fisher at 67.00 with Bet365. Despite making some big errors in 2021, Mister Fisher looked good when closing the gap on the leaders in the Ryanair Chase and could enter the Gold Cup in 2022.
Other good ante post Cheltenham betting tips 2022 include Elle Est Belle at 11.00 for the Marsh Novices’ Chase, Eileendover at 13.00 for the Mares’ Novice Hurdle, Sir Gerhard at 7.50 for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, and Flooring Porter at 13.00 for the Stayers’ Hurdle, all with Bet365. If you need additional information regarding Cheltenham Festival 2022 ante post betting odds, you can find one more article regarding this event on our website.
5. Live Stream of Cheltenham Festival 2022
The best way to watch all the action at the 2022 Cheltenham Festival is via live streaming.
All of the leading online bookmakers offer a live streaming service and it makes it easy to bet and watch all the action in one place. If you have placed a bet using Cheltenham Festival 2022 betting tips – ante post odds, you will still have access to watch the race on which you have bet live at your chosen online bookmaker.