Top 5 Favorite Horses and Jockeys for Upcoming 2018 Cheltenham Festival


One of the most highly anticipated events of the year is the 2018 Cheltenham Festival which will start on the 13th of March and will end on the 16th. It will be a four-day event, and many racing enthusiasts and punters will have an unforgettable experience with the event providing 28 races that will feature this year’s top horses and jockeys.

Cheltenham’s 2018 Top 5 Horses

If you’re wondering what the best bets are for the upcoming Cheltenham races 2021, you might want to read the top 5 bets listed below.

  • Footpad

Footpad is a young progressive horse that is now becoming as the event’s Irish banker after creating an excellent start to his racing career.

  • Mr. Whipped

Mr. Whipped is Nicky Henderson’s beginner horse who surprised many when he won a valuable competition at Warwick. He is expected to improve more as he becomes more adult.

  • Elegant Escape

Elegant Escape is a strong galloper that has an outstanding record at three miles along with Black Corton.

  • Ballyhill

Ballyhill is one of those developing handicappers that have impressed a lot of fans. He’s been in everyone’s notebook as an ideal pick at the festival.

  • Might Bite

Might Blue is becoming a Gold Cup favorite due to his popular quirks, and guarantees to become the “Make or Break horse” of the festival for many punters and bookmakers during the final day of the event.

Cheltenham’s 2018 Top 5 Favorite Jockeys

  • Ruby Walsh

Ruby Walsh is also known as the Irish Nation’s retained Willie Mullins regular jockey. Many expect her to be motivated and be able to create a good impression at the festival after several injuries destroyed her season.

  • Noel Fehily

  • Noel already had a few outstanding rides on not well-known horses, along with other jockeys like Anthony Honeyball, Nicky Henderson, and Neil Mulholland and proved to be profitable during the entire season.

  • Sam Twiston-Davies

Paul Nicholls is very confident that his team will have a spot at this year’s festival. Sam Davies is his regular rider with a high motivation to win this year.

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