Cheltenham Festival Links
Mon, Mar 11th, 2013
Cheltenham Festival Tips from Top Jockeys
Ruby Walsh and Barry Geraghty are going head to head in a Cheltenham Festival tipping contest on www.fatjockey.com.
The two leading jockeys will be giving “four festival fancies” to the site. Click to see more about the Cheltenham Festival 2013 Jockey tips challenge.
About Ruby Walsh
Ruby Walsh is the winningmost Cheltenham Festival jockey of all time with 34 wins. He has been the dominant jockey at the meeting for most of the last decade winning the leading rider award in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. He rides for the leading Paul Nicholls and Willie Mullins stables. His best chances for 2013 will include Hurricane Fly and Quevega on the opening day.
Ruby Walsh's Cheltenham Festival Tips
About Barry Geraghty
Barry Geraghty was leading rider at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival with 5 wins. He had previously won that award in 2003 and has ridden 25 Cheltenham Festival winners to date. That put him in third place in the all time Cheltenham Festival winners list. Barry rides mainly for the powerful Nicky Henderson stable. He will be jocked up on a host of fancied horses at the meeting including Simonsig and Sprinter Sacre.
Barry won the inaugral Fat Jockey Cheltenham Tips Challenge in 2012. He out tipped Jason Maguire, Choc Thornton and Richard Johnson last time. Four of this five tips last year were in the money.
Barry Geraghty's Cheltenham Festival Tips
No Deposit Free Bets
Open an account with Stan James and deposit £10
Stan James will match your first £10 bet with another free bet for £10. Using the links on this site you can get also get an exclusive and totally free £5 bet. Your £10 deposit will therefore get you two x £10 bets plus one £5 bet. Your total betting bank is £25.
Open an account with Skybet and deposit £10
Skybet will give you a totally free bet of £10 just for registering on the site. Deposit £10 and use it to bet on the Supreme Novice’s Hurdle and they will give you another £10 free bet to use on the National Hunt Chase on Wednesday. Your £10 deposit therefore gives you three x £10 bets. Your total betting bank is £30.
Free Bets and Enhanced Odds
Open an account with Ladbrokes and deposit £10
Ladbrokes will give you a free bet of £10 after you place your first £10 bet. Your £10 deposit therefore can give a minimum of two x £10 bets. They will additionally give you a free bet matching your next four stakes (limited to £10 each time). Your £10 deposit could therefore give you £50 in free bets but you will need to be winning ! Taking a cautious approach we will say your £10 deposit gives you a £20 betting bank.
Open an account with Coral and deposit £20
Coral will give you a free matched bet against your first bet. They also have (for now at least) an enhanced price of even money on Sprinter Sacre (stakes limited to £20) in the Champion Chase. We think the best strategy is to place you £20 on this offer. You can use your second free £20 bet on anything else ! Your £20 deposit has given you a £40 betting bank and a nice price on one of the expected stars of the meeting.
Free Bets and Moneyback Offers
Betfair have added a sportsbook to site which will run along side their exchange business but offer a traditional bookmaker service. They are refunding losing stakes for second place finishers on day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival. Get a Betfair account here.
BetVictor are refunding losses on bets in the Supreme Novices Hurdle as free bet – Max £50. Free matched bet for new accounts. Get a BetVictor Account here.
Paddy Power doing money back all losers in the Champion Hurdle. Up to £250 in free bets for new account holders here.
Cheltenham Preview Night Reports
Check out the Cheltenham Festival Preview Night Report thread on the Fat Jockey forum to see which horses the pundits have been tipping.
Cheltenham Festival Race Stats
The FatJockey Cheltenham Festival section also has Race trends for all 27 Races and lots of preview videos.
Cheltenham Festival Stable Tours
Links to Cheltenham Festival Stable Tours from all the leading trainers ( Nicholls, Henderson, Mullins, McCain etc.)
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