After the famous roar that signifies the start of the most popular race festival in the land there are many more important things to concern yourself with. We’re not talking about drinking to excess here or even concerning yourself with dressing to the nines to impress the finer sex – we’re talking about winning some serious cash. Let’s face it, whilst it’s one of the biggest days (or weeks, if you can handle it) out that many of us have over the course of the year so we want to come out on top.


It’s been said by many people in the racing game that Cheltenham betting is a funny old thing and the dead certs you picked out in the weeks leading up to The Festival can fail to deliver and leave you with a sour taste in your mouth. There have been many occasions where we’ve all been left astounded and horses come from absolutely nowhere to steal the spoils. With this in mind we have decided to list out some of the horses that have been backed so heavily and are fancied so much that they surely can’t lose, can they?