Cheltenham Festival 2019 Free Bets

The Cheltenham Festival is the biggest meeting in the National Hunt calendar, featuring the best horses over fences and hurdles from all the leading stables. Along with much fancied horses from big stables, there are always a few dark horses, waiting to try their luck and perhaps spring a surprise on the betting public and racing fraternity alike. To make the most of the stake money you put aside for this meeting, you can take advantage of the Cheltenham Free Bets offered by various bookmakers both before and during the festival. Matching initial deposits and initial bets from new account holders, the most popular types of free bets are easy to claim and can provide you with a risk-free wager on one of your picks. If you don’t have time to visit all the bookmakers sites to see what they have to offer, there’s no need to worry because you can find all the best deals right here on our site.

What is and When Is This Year’s Cheltenham Festival?

As mentioned above, the Cheltenham Festival is the biggest National Hunt meeting of the year, the culmination of months and sometimes years of effort on the part of horses, trainers and jockeys from around the country and across the Irish Sea. The on-course Cheltenham betting markets are always a lively and competitive affair, as are the off-course markets made by bookmakers both online and in shops across the country, reflecting the high level of interest in races at this meeting. The meeting is always held in March, running from Tuesday to Friday, taking place on the 12th-15th March in 2019. Prior to 2005, the meeting was held over 3 days but was extended to 4 days so that each day could feature one of the meeting’s big championship races.

Cheltenham Free Bets

The Cheltenham free bets that we referred to earlier take the same form as the free bets that are offered by bookmakers for other race meetings and sporting events throughout the year. The two main varieties are matched deposit and matched bonus bets, the former being a free bet of the same amount as your initial deposit and the latter a free bet to the value of your very first bet after opening a new account. You can find all of the very best Cheltenham betting offers on our site both before and during the meeting so whether you are interested in placing Cheltenham ante-post bets or bets on the days of the races in which you are interested, we have you covered.

How to Claim Cheltenham Free Bets

If you would like to take advantage of any of the Cheltenham special offers taking the form of free bets offered by leading bookmakers, all you need to do is to open a new account with the bookmakers in question and either deposit a sum of money equal to the amount of the free bet you wish to make (in the case of matched deposit bets) or place a bet for that amount (in the case of matched bonus bets).

Cheltenham Betting Odds & Markets

You can stay up to date on the betting markets for the big festival by visiting individual bookmakers’ websites. You can do this either by searching for the websites yourself or by using the Claim Now button for the Cheltenham Festival betting offers on our site, which will take you to the websites for the bookmakers in question, where you can claim your free bets and check out the Cheltenham betting odds at the same time. It is, of course, up to you what odds you are happy to accept for the bets you wish to place but we recommend checking several bookmaker’s offers before you make your wagers, to ensure that you get the most competitive odds available.

How to Bet on the Cheltenham Festival

All of the leading bookmakers in the UK offer competitive Cheltenham odds but some may be more competitive for certain races or horses than for others. With this in mind, the first thing you need to do if you wish to place a bet on a race is to check the odds on each bookmaker’s website to see which firm is offering the best deal. Next, if you have not done so already and you would like to take advantage of one of the special offers featured on our site, you will need to open an account with the firm whose offer you are interested in. Once you have done this, placing a bet is as simple as following the on-screen instructions on the site in question.

Best Cheltenham Offers & Markets

It is not possible to predict which company will offer the best Cheltenham 2019 race odds and special offers for those horses you wish to back so the best approach is to check our website on a regular basis in the run up to the big meeting and to make a note of those bookmakers whose odds and offers look appealing. If a particular firm is running a Cheltenham best odds guaranteed offer for a race in which you would like to make a wager, you can take advantage of this offer to ensure that you get the best odds possible.

Cheltenham Betting Tips and Match Previews

Whether you like to pick your own winners or follow the most successful tipsters, you will find a host of betting tips and previews of the most exciting match ups for the festival online and in the sports sections of both daily newspapers and specialist racing publications. From tips for single winners to suggestions for Cheltenham multiple bets, everything you need to know will be covered in great detail by professional racing journalists and amateur pundits alike.

We would like to wish you the very best of luck with your 2019 festival bets and remind you to visit us when the meeting is actually taking place, to check out the latest Cheltenham daily betting offers from leading sports bookmakers.