The inaugural Cheltenham Festival took place in 1860 but the meeting found its permanent home at Prestbury Park in 1911. Since then, it has been a staple fixture on the racing calendar.
As previously mentioned, the Cheltenham Festival features 12 Grade One races every year – these four are often viewed as the biggest and most prestigious at the meeting:
The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the showpiece race at March’s meeting but it would be unfair to undermine any of the other Grade One races. Approximately 250,000 spectators head to Prestbury Park for the Cheltenham Festival but millions of punters place bets across the country.
Willie Mullins is likely to have three leading runners in the Cheltenham Gold Cup this year. Al Boum Photo, Bellshill and Kemboy are all high up in the latest Cheltenham Festival betting odds ahead of March’s meeting.
One of the most successful horse racing trainers of all-time, Mullins has never won the Festival’s showpiece race and punters will be hoping for that run to end in March 2020.
Despite his long-term success at the Cheltenham Festival, Mullins has missed out on the Leading Trainer award in each of the last two years. Gordon Elliott, trainer of 2016 Gold Cup winner Don Cossack and 2018 Grand National winner Tiger Roll, is the man to beat after training the most Cheltenham Festival winners in each of the last two years.
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