Cheltenham 2021: How Paddy will make You Feel Like A Favourite this Festival season

Hey you! Yes, you. Has anyone ever told you that you're special?


Everybody wants to Feel Like A Favourite and old Uncle Paddy’s just turned up with a bagful of special Cheltenham Festival 2021 goodies to give you that warm fuzzy feeling. With the Festival looming into view, Paddy’s pulled out all the stops to make this unique event the best ever – for armchair fans at least. Which is, well, everyone.

While we can’t be there this year Paddy has left no stone unturned to make this edition of The Greatest Show On Turf one to remember. That’s everything from free bets to Preview nights to a watch-along with Peter Crouch because… erm.. why not, eh?

We’re paying him so we might as well get him to do something.

In contrast to Steve Bruce and the Toon Army’s ‘special relationship’, Paddy’s helping you Feel Like A Favourite for Cheltenham 2021. Remember when your mum would tell you you were special, hand you a quid and tell you to run along? Well, we’re upping the ante, mum.

For the first race of the day on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th we’re dishing out a FREE £/€5 bet to every Paddy punter.

And if that’s not enough we’re doing it again on Thursday 18th with any race you like. Woof!


Also, if a bit of risk aversion is your thing – as surely it is for everyone by now – then you’ll love our Cheltenham Non-Runner Money Back special on every horse in every race on every day of the 2021 festival. This has been up and running for a while and will continue up to declarations. So, if you back a horse antepost with Paddy and it doesn’t run for whatever reason you’ll get your hard-earned back. There’s no catch.

Millionaire Chase

Paddy’s clearly in a generous mood and he’s stumped up a £50k bonus for connections if the winner of the Paddy Power Imperial Cup goes on to win any race at Cheltenham Festival 2021. The Imperial Cup at Sandown on the 13th of March will also (finally, hopefully, PLEASE GOD!) see the running of the Millionaire Chase where the winner of our sweepstake will win, you guessed it, a Million quid.

There will also be the usual raft of pay-outs for extra places at The Festival but you’ll have to keep your eyes peeled to closer to the time for full details on them.

Justice Refunds

All rise. We’ve also got Judge Paddy residing to dish out Justice Refunds where he feels a sporting abomination has taken place – just like last year when Goshen unseated Jamie Moore at the final fence in the Triumph Hurdle.

Had enough yet?

Tough, there’s still more.

To help you cure the festival withdrawal blues, we’ve got bundles of interactive and exclusive activities for our Ultimate Cheltenham Experience lined up for you lucky lot. We’ve got Crouchy’s watch-along and Paddy’s playing the role of Ed Chamberlin in our Ultimate Cheltenham Preview Night on Monday 8th of March at 7pm with Ruby Walsh, Frank Hickey, Nina Carberry & Tony Mullins.

Both events will be streamed on our Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages so you can catch them wherever you are. Yes, especially on the toilet.

As always you can catch the best tips from the biggest names in the game right here on PP News with the likes of Ruby Walsh, Frank Hickey, Matt Chapman, Paul Jacobs, Mick Fitzgerald, Brendan Duke, Paddy’s traders, The Racing Post and Timeform putting their collective necks on the line for your benefit race after race, day after day. Every bloody day.

You can also watch every race live and completely free on or through the app. You don’t even have to place a bet. All you need to do is sign up or log in, select the race you want and you’re away.

Sure, nothing can beat the hairs-standing-on-end tingle of the Cheltenham roar, but we’ve got plenty to shout about ahead of The Festival 2021. Get following Paddy’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts to make sure you never miss a thing and check back with PP News for the inside track for Cheltenham 2021.

*Paddy will be all over your telly box throughout the Cheltenham Festival sponsoring ITV’s live coverage from Prestbury Park – and you can get free and exclusive tipping columns EVERY DAY from Ruby Walsh, Matt Chapman and Mick Fitzgerald here on PP News.

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