The Cheltenham Festival takes place this week at Cheltenham Racecourse in the UK. There are 28 races scheduled for the four-day meeting with the best horses in the UK all in one place for the week.
The Cheltenham Festival is massive in the UK, but there are also many Americans who enjoy betting on these exciting races. On this page I’ve outlined the best sportsbook for Americans to bet on the 2023 Cheltenham Festival races and also outlined the odds for some of the major races and provide a quick 3-step guide to betting on the Festival races.
Where To Bet On The Cheltenham Festival
BetOnline is the best sportsbook for Americans interested in betting on the Cheltenham Festival horse races. BetOnline is taking bets on all 28 Cheltenham Festival races in the BetOnline Racebook.
Betting on each days races is generally added to the BetOnline Racebook one day prior to the race. As I’m updating this page on Wednesday, March 15th and betting is available for the 7 races for the day. Betting lines for the following days will be added as the Cheltenham Festival progresses.
To find the Cheltenham Festival betting options at BetOnline.ag, click ‘Racebook’ from the top menu bar, then open the ‘UK Thoroughbred’ drop down menu and select ‘Cheltenham’.
Here’s a screenshot from last years Cheltenham Festival:
There are a variety of betting options for each race in the BetOnline Racebook. Here’s a brief description of the popular bets you can make on the Cheltenham Festival races:
- Win – A bet on the horse to win the race.
- Place – A bet on the horse to finish 1st or 2nd.
- Show – A bet on the horse to finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd.
- Exacta – A bet on a horse to finish 1st and a horse to finish 2nd (in that order) in the same race.
- Trifecta – A bet on a horse to finish 1st, a horse to finish 2nd, and a horse to finish 3rd (in that order) in the same race.
Bet On 2023 Cheltenham Festival – How To Guide
Follow these three steps to get your bets in on the Cheltenham Festival races this year.
Step 1. Open a BetOnline.ag Account
BetOnline is the best sportsbook for Americans looking to bet on the Cheltenham Festival. They will be taking bets on every race at the Festival both in the racebook section of the site.
New sign ups at BetOnline will receive a 50% matching bonus up to $1000 on initial deposits. Check out our review here.
Step 2. Deposit
BetOnline accepts deposits via MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Bitcoin, Ethereum and more.
Withdrawals can be made through most of those same methods, as well as via bank wire or check through the mail.
Step 3. Bet
- Select ‘Racebook’ from the top menu bar on the BetOnline website.
- Open the ‘UK Thoroughbred’ drop down menu and select ‘Cheltenham’.
- Select the race you want to wager on and the type of bet you want to place (Straight, Exacta, Trifecta, etc).
- Enter your wagers and click ‘Add To Bet Slip’.
- If you are happy with your bets click ‘Place Bets’ to lock in the wagers.
Ready to bet? Click here to visit BetOnline.ag.