Tag Archives: Cheltenham 2016

bettingexpert research: ‘Millions in misery for bookmakers at Cheltenham 2016’

Leading European betting player portal bettingexpert.com has analysed the four days of Cheltenham Festival 2016 wagering, in what has been dubbed ‘the worst ever Cheltenham’ by UK bookmakers. Publishing detailed analysis of betting trends at Cheltenham 2016, bettingexpert has estimated that bookmakers were approximately down £3.21 per punter. With tens of millions of wagers taken over the course of the …

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Bookmakers lick wounds after ‘Worst Ever Cheltenham’

As Cheltenham Festival organisers clean the stands and pull-down the hospitality tents, UK and Irish bookmakers have left this year’s racing spectacle bruised and battered. Returning to their offices, bookmakers will have to fork out an expensive festival tab of + £60 million as punters cashed in on multiple favourites. Suffering a severe post-festival come-down, nearly all bookmaker PR teams have …

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BetVictor announces development to Lengthen The Odds offering

BetVictor have announced an exciting development to its popular, in-house developed, ‘Lengthen The Odds’ offering. The new facility enhances the customer experience by enabling customers to pick their price on every horse in every UK race. With ‘Lengthen The Odds’, punters can choose up to fifteen prices on every horse in every race, meaning odds-on favourites are a thing of the past in UK Racing. …

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BetBright launches BBTV in time for Cheltenham 2016

In time for the start of The Cheltenham Festival 2016, Dublin-based online bookmaker BetBright has unveiled its live streaming horseracing service BetBright TV – ‘BBTV’, which will be made accessible to all customers. The operator describes its BBTV service as a “one-stop shop for all racing action”, which aims to fulfil all the requirements for online horseracing punters. The free …

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Pendleton on course for Cheltenham Foxhunter Chase with Betfair

Victoria Pendleton Britain’s most successful female Olympian is on course to complete her one-year ‘Betfair #SwitchingSaddles’ challenge, as she gears up to ride the Cheltenham Festival 2016 Foxhunter Chase on 18 March. This weekend three-time Kirin Olympic cycling gold medallist completed a clear ride on Supreme Danehill, finishing seventh in the Novices Riders’ Race at Horseheath Point-to-Point. Trainer Alan Hill …

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William Hill issues 2016 Willie Mullins warning

Preparing for a new UK racing season, William Hill has issued an early warning predicting the domination of Willie Mullins and his champion jockey Ruby Walsh at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival. The bookmaker predicts that the ‘Mullins/Walsh juggernaut’ will once again takeover Cheltenham this March, pricing Mullins at 1-5 to be ‘Festival Top Trainer’ at with Ruby Walsh 4-11 to …

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