The Cheltenham November meeting is traditionally considered to be the event that heralds the jump season in British horse racing. Today, betting on the this racing event is huge, making it one of the busiest three days in the bookmakers’ year.
The 2020 Cheltenham Meeting will take place from Friday 13th of November to Sunday 15th of November 2020.
Table of Contents
- Best Betting Sites we Recommend for Cheltenham November Meeting
- Cheltenham November Meeting 2020 Odds, Tips & Predictions
- Popular for Cheltenham November Meeting Markets
- Race Meeting Structure for Cheltenham November Meeting 2020
- History of Cheltenham November Meeting
- Cheltenham November Meeting FAQs
- 🎁 Which are the Best Betting Sites for Cheltenham November Meeting?
- 🏆 Is the Cheltenham November Meeting Flat Racing or Jumps?
- 🎰 When does the Cheltenham November Meeting Take Place?
- 📈 Where does the Cheltenham November Meeting Take Place?
- 💰 Are Placepots Acceptable Bets at The Cheltenham November Meeting?
- ThePuntersPage Final Say
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Cheltenham November Meeting 2020 Odds, Tips & Predictions
Big races for the meeting include the Triumph Hurdle Trial, which often works as a test run for the prestigious Triumph Hurdle held at the Cheltenham Festival in March, the Grade 2 November Novices’ Chase, the Sharp Novices’ Hurdle and the Gold Cup which is the feature race of Day Two.
Cheltenham November Meeting 2020 Odds
We will provide the latest odds for 2020 as soon as they are made available.
Cheltenham November Meeting 2020 Tips & Predictions
Our tips will be added closer to the event start date.
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It is a three day meet with at least six races taking place each day. That’s a lot of great betting opportunities to enjoy. There are many ways to bet on horse racing and all of them fun and easy to achieve. It is one of the reasons why horse racing is the UK’s second most bet upon sport. Below is a mere taster of ways you too can bet on the horses.
To back a horse to win in a race, simply click on the name of your chosen horse to enter it on to your betting slip. Back up your prediction with a stake you are comfortable with and place your bet. For this bet to win, your horse needs to be first past the post. If you prefer you can make the bet an each way bet by doubling up your stake and backing the horse to finish among the places too. If the horse wins, you get paid on both parts of the bet, and if the horse doesn’t win but still finishes among the places, then you still get paid for the place.
With a forecast bet, punters are required to pick the two horses that they believe will finish first and second in a race. For the bet to pay out as a winner the two selected runners must finish in the exact order that the bettor has entered on to the betting slip. If they prefer, a bettor can double the stake and place a reverse forecast which means that the same two horses can come home first and second but in any order. Remember, at some online bookmakers, a minimum £1 bet is all it takes to unlock live streaming of the race you are betting on so you can watch the action in real time.
Over the course of three days, there is a lot of racing and the Jockey Club will crown a Top Jockey for the best performing rider at the meet. If, after looking at the rides for the three days, you believe that you know which jockey is likely to outperform all others, then this is a bet worth considering. For instance, in 2019, Charlie Deutsch won the award for the leading jockey in that year.
Placepots are fun bets that, hopefully, last for an entire day’s racing. Placing a Placepot bet is a simple case of looking at a single day’s race card (see below) and picking a horse or horses to place in each of the day’s races. With any luck, your bet will carry on through the day until the sixth race where it will pay out according to a Tote announced amount applicable to the pound.
Race Meeting Structure for Cheltenham November Meeting 2020
Day One (Friday 13th November) – Countryside Day
|Race Name||Grade||Distance||Race Type|
|Markel Insurance Amateur Riders Handicap Chase||Class 3||3 mile 1 furlong||Hurdle|
|The Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase||Class 2||2 mile||Chase|
|The SSS Novices’ Steeple Chase||Class 2||2 mile 4 furlong||Chase|
|The Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Steeplechase||Class 2||3 mile 6 furlong||Chase|
|The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Race||Grade 2||2 mile 5 furlong||Hurdle|
|The Valda Energy Novices’ Handicap Hurdle Race||Class 3||2 mile ½ furlong||Hurdle|
Day Two (Saturday 14th November) – Paddy Power Day
|Race Name||Grade||Distance||Race Type|
|The JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial||Grade 2||2 mile ½ furlong||Hurdle|
|The November Amateur Jockeys Handicap Steeple Chase||Class 3||3 mile 1 furlong||Chase|
|The From The Horse's Mouth Podcast Arkle Challenge Trophy Trial Novices Steeple Chase||Grade 2||2 mile||Chase|
|The Paddy Power Gold Cup Steeple Chase||Grade 3||2 mile 4 furlong||Chase|
|The Paddy Power 3pm Kick Off Handicap Hurdle Race||Listed||3 mile||Hurdle|
|The Paddy Power One Before The Flat Intermediate Handicap Hurdle Race||Class 3||2 mile 5 furlong||Hurdle|
|The Karndean Design Flooring Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race||Listed||2 mile ½ furlong||National Hunt Flat Race|
Day Three (Sunday 15th November) – Sunday
|Race Name||Grade||Distance||Race Type|
|The mallardjewellers.com Novices' Steeple Chase||Class 2||3 mile ½ furlong||Chase|
|The November Handicap Steeple Chase||Grade 3||3 mile 3½ furlong||Chase|
|The Shloer Steeplechase||Grade 2||2 mile||Chase|
|The Unibet Greatwood Hurdle Race (Handicap)||Grade 3||2 mile ½ furlong||Hurdle|
|The Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle Race||Grade 2||2 mile ½ furlong||Hurdle|
|The High Sheriff of Gloucestershire Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race||Listed||2 mile ½ furlong||National Hunt Flat Race|
History of Cheltenham November Meeting
This racing event came to be in the year 2000 when the Jockey Club had the bright idea of bringing together a collection of races that were already being run at Cheltenham and grouping them together in a three day meet designed to kick off the National Hunt season, just as the Cheltenham Festival traditionally closes the jump season.
Back when it started, the meeting was officially called the Cheltenham Open and was far from an instant success. As the years went by, races of higher and higher quality were added to the schedule until eventually the Cheltenham Open became the second biggest event on Cheltenham’s calendar.
Today, this is one of the most exciting meetings of the entire year. The change in name, which came about in 2017, was made because event organisers the Jockey Club felt that the name clashed with the Open Golf Championship even though that event is held in July each year.
Cheltenham November Meeting Key Stats at a Glance
- In 2000, one of Britain’s all time legendary horses, Best Mate, won the November Novice Chase at this meeting
Cheltenham November Meeting FAQs
🎁 Which are the Best Betting Sites for Cheltenham November Meeting?
🏆 Is the Cheltenham November Meeting Flat Racing or Jumps?
The Cheltenham November Meeting is a National Hunt event that heralds the start of jump season.
🎰 When does the Cheltenham November Meeting Take Place?
The Cheltenham November Meeting is held each year in, unsurprisingly, November.
📈 Where does the Cheltenham November Meeting Take Place?
The Cheltenham November Meeting is held annually at Cheltenham.
💰 Are Placepots Acceptable Bets at The Cheltenham November Meeting?
Yes, placepots are perfect for an event like these and can be placed on all three days.
ThePuntersPage Final Say
Held each year by the Jockey Club in November at one of the UK’s most famous race courses, the Cheltenham Meeting is the perfect way to open Britain’s National Hunt horse racing season. Set over three days with a minimum of six races per day, the meeting is enjoyed by all and is accompanied by live music and entertainment and even camel racing shows. Horse racing is the big attraction though and the Cheltenham November Meeting betting doesn’t disappoint.