Cheltenham Festival 2021 Offers

Cheltenham Festival 2021 gets underway on Tuesday 16th March 2021 and there are plenty of offers to get stuck into! Please feel free to bookmark this page, so you can keep a close eye on the available offers. I’ll be updating it as the offers are announced so that you can focus on keeping the profits rolling in!

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When is Cheltenham Festival 2021?

Cheltenham Festival 2021 will take place between Tuesday 16th March 2021 and Friday 19th March 2021. With a full schedule of 28 races to look forward to, it’s simply not to be missed!

What to expect

Over the 4 days of the festival, bookmakers are expected to drop some of their most profitable offers of the year. It’s one of the high points of the matched betting calendar, so you’ll want to make sure you’re prepared!

How to prepare

I highly recommend checking out my price boost, extra place and Bet365 4/1 guides if you haven’t already. These are three of the offer types most likely to come up, so now is the perfect time to get familiar with them and take advantage of a few offers in the lead up.

You should also be looking to build up your bankroll so that you’re in a position to profit from whatever offers come your way. If you’re new, check out my new customer offers, or dig into the reload offers for existing customers.

I’m excited to see what offers the bookies put out this year. As always, expect full guides for all the best offers as they drop!


The offers

10Bet – £5 free bet if there are 28+ non-runners

Offer: Opt in and bet £25+ on any sport at odds of 1.80 (4/5) or greater and get a £5 free bet if there are 28+ non-runners at this year’s Cheltenham Festival.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-10bet/
Link: https://www.10bet.co.uk/promotions/
Promotional period: 20:00 on Monday 15th March 2021 to 13:00 on Friday 19th March 2021.
Potential profit: £3.25


Bet365 – Get a risk-free bet if your horse wins

Offer: Back a winner at odds of 4/1 or more in any live ITV race and Bet365 will give you a risk-free bet equal to your stake, up to a maximum of £50.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-bet365/
Link: https://extra.bet365.com/promotions/en/horse-racing/itv-racing-4-to-1-offer
Eligible races: 13:20, 13:55, 14:30, 15:05, 15:40 and 16:15 every day.
Potential profit: £100.00+


Betfair Exchange – £50 in free bets

Offer: Place £20+ in Exchange bets across UK and Irish racing each Saturday and get a £10 free bet to use on Cheltenham Festival.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-betfair-exchange/
Link: https://promotions.betfair.com/race-to-cheltenham
Eligible races: All UK and Irish racing on Sat 13th Feb, Sat 20th Feb, Sat 27th Feb, Sat 6th Mar and Sat 13th Mar.
Guaranteed profit: £35.00


Betfred – Money back if 2nd

Offer: Back a horse in the selected race each day and if it finishes 2nd, Betfred will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £10.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-betfred/
Link: https://www.betfred.com/promotions/sports/cheltenham-free-bet-if-2nd
Eligible races: Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Tuesday), Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Wednesday), Ryanair Chase (14:30 Thursday) and the Triumph Hurdle (13:20 Friday).
Potential profit: £20.00+


BetMcLean – Money back if 2nd

Offer: Place a bet on any horse and if it finishes 2nd, BetMcLean will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £25. Available to Northern Ireland & ROI customers only.
Link: https://www.betmclean.com/#/promos/?slug=all&news=368582
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £50.00+


Black Type – Money back if leads at the last and loses

Offer: Back a horse in any of the 27 obstacle races and if your selected horse leads at the last fence/hurdle but doesn’t win, Black Type will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £10.
Link: https://www.blacktype.bet/promotions/fallerinsurance/
Eligible races: All races except the 16:50 on Wednesday.
Potential profit: £20.00+


BoyleSports – Money back if 2nd or 3rd to SP fav

Offer: Place a bet on any horse and if your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd to the starting price (SP) favourite, BoyleSports will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £20.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-boylesports/
Link: https://www.boylesports.com/Promotions/PromoTerms?showHeader=true&id=4099
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £20.00+


Genting Bet – £10 free bet if Concertista wins

Offer: Bet £20+ on the Mares’ Hurdle and if your selection loses and Concertista wins, Genting Bet will give you a £10 free bet.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/mares-hurdle-2021-offer-genting-bet/
Link: https://sports.gentingbet.com/promotions/spfav/
Eligible race: Mares’ Hurdle (15:40 Tuesday).
Potential profit: £6.39


Ladbrokes – £5 free bet

Offer: Claim a £5 free bet to use on any race on Day 1.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-day-1-offer-ladbrokes/
Link: https://sports.ladbrokes.com/promotions/details/5FBChelt
Eligible races: Any race on Tuesday 16th March 2021.
Guaranteed profit: £4.08


Ladbrokes – £1 free bet

Offer: Claim a £1 free bet to use on any race on Day 2.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-day-2-offer-ladbrokes/
Link: https://sports.ladbrokes.com/promotions/details/1FBCheltWed
Eligible races: Any race on Wednesday 17th March 2021.
Potential profit: £11.00


Ladbrokes – £1 free bet

Offer: Claim a £1 free bet to use on any race on Day 3.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-day-3-offer-ladbrokes/
Link: https://sports.ladbrokes.com/promotions/details/1FBCheltThu
Eligible races: Any race on Thursday 18th March 2021.
Potential profit: £7.00


Ladbrokes – £1 free bet

Offer: Claim a £1 free bet to use on any race on Day 4.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-day-4-offer-ladbrokes/
Link: https://sports.ladbrokes.com/promotions/details/1FBCheltFri
Eligible races: Any race on Friday 19th March 2021.
Potential profit: £7.50


LiveScore Bet – Bet £20 and get a £5 free bet

Offer: Stake a total of £20+ across a day’s Cheltenham Festival racing and get a £5 free bet. Offer available once each day.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-livescore-bet/
Link: https://help.livescorebet.com/hc/en-gb/articles/360020524939-Cheltenham-Offer-Bet-20-get-5
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Guaranteed profit: £12.00


MansionBet – Cheltmas Tree

Offer: Opt in and back a £10+ winner at odds of 3/1 or more in any UK or Irish race in the run up to Cheltenham and MansionBet will give you a free bet to use on the Festival. 3/1 – 6/1 winner = £5 free bet, 13/2 – 14/1 winner = £10 free bet, 15/1+ winner = £25 free bet.
Link: https://uk.mansionbet.com/promotions/popup/cheltmas-tree-2021/
Promotional period: 00:01 on Monday 1st March 2021 to 23:59 on Sunday 14th March 2021.
Potential profit: £££


MansionBet – Advent Calendar

Offer: Celebrate 12 offers, a new one each day, in the run up to Cheltenham! Simply head on over to the game each day and get ready to clear the first fence behind the panel.
Link: https://uk.mansionbet.com/promotions/popup/advent-calendar-cheltenham/
Promotional period: 18:00 on Thursday 4th March 2021 to 23:59 on Monday 15th March 2021.
Potential profit: £££


MansionBet – Paid as a winner

Offer: Bet between £5 and £10 on a horse in the first race each day and if it finishes 2nd, MansionBet will pay your bet out as a winner, up to a maximum of £250.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-mansionbet/
Link: https://uk.mansionbet.com/promotions/popup/chelt-paid-as-a-winner/
Eligible races: Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Tuesday), Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Wednesday), Marsh Novices’ Chase (13:20 Thursday) and the Triumph Hurdle (13:20 Friday).
Potential profit: £100.00+


MansionBet – Money back if 2nd or 3rd to SP fav

Offer: Opt in and place a bet on selected races and if your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd to the starting price (SP) favourite, MansionBet will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £25.
Link: https://uk.mansionbet.com/promotions/popup/2nd-or-3rd-at-cheltenham/
Eligible races: Ultima Handicap Chase (14:30 Tuesday), Boodles Juvenile Hurdle (16:15 Tuesday), Coral Cup (14:30 Wednesday), Grand Annual Chase (16:15 Wednesday), Pertemps Handicap Hurdle (13:55 Thursday), Kim Muir Chase (16:50 Thursday), County Hurdle (13:55 Friday) and Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle (16:50 Friday).
Potential profit: £20.00+


McBookie – Bet £10 and get a £10 free bet

Offer: Bet £10 or £5 each way on Cheltenham Festival racing and get a £10 free bet. Offer available once each day to Tartan Club members.
Link: https://www.mcbookie.com/?account=terms-and-conditions-promos&notificationId=1833
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Guaranteed profit: £30.00


NetBet – Money back if 2nd to SP fav

Offer: Back a horse in any race (odds of 4.00+) and if it finishes 2nd to the starting price (SP) favourite, NetBet will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £10.
Link: https://sport.netbet.co.uk/promotions/cheltenham-2ndrefund/
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £20.00+


Novibet – Bet £100 and get a £25 free bet

Offer: Place 4 or more single bets on Cheltenham Festival races each day and Novibet will give you a free bet based on your total stake, up to £25.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-novibet/
Link: https://www.novibet.co.uk/sports/promotions/cheltenham-festival-wager-promotion-16-to-190321
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Guaranteed profit: £60.00


Novibet – Money back if 2nd

Offer: Place a £5+ bet on any horse and if it finishes 2nd, Novibet will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £20.
Link: https://www.novibet.co.uk/sports/promotions/horse-racing-insurance-promotion-uk-16-to-190321-2
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £50.00+


Paddy Power – £15 in free bets

Offer: Opt in via the promo banner on Paddy Power’s homepage and claim 3 x £5 free bets to be used on selected races over the first three days of the festival.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-paddy-power/
Day 1 Link: https://promos.paddypower.com/promotion?promoCode=CHELTFBDAY1P
Day 2 Link: https://promos.paddypower.com/promotion?promoCode=CHELTFBDAY2P
Day 3 link: https://promos.paddypower.com/promotion?promoCode=CHELTFBDAY3P
Eligible races: Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Tuesday), Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Wednesday) and any race on Thursday.
Guaranteed profit: £12.00


Partycasino – Money back if 2nd to SP fav

Offer: Back a horse in any race and if it finishes 2nd to the starting price (SP) favourite, Partycasino will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £20.
Link: https://promo.partycasino.com/en/promo/p/promotions/cheltenham
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £20.00+


Partypoker – Money back if 2nd to SP fav

Offer: Back a horse in any race and if it finishes 2nd to the starting price (SP) favourite, Partypoker will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £20.
Link: https://www.partypoker.com/en/p/promotions/runner-up-freebet
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £20.00+


Sky Bet – Money back if your horse loses

Offer: Place a bet on the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and if your horse loses, Sky Bet will refund your bet as cash, up to £10.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/supreme-novices-hurdle-2021-offer-sky-bet/
Link: https://m.skybet.com/horse-racing/cheltenham/event/27202129
Eligible race: Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Tuesday).
Guaranteed profit: £7.50


Sky Bet – Money back if your horse loses

Offer: Place a bet on the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle and if your horse loses, Sky Bet will refund your bet as cash, up to £10.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/ballymore-novices-hurdle-2021-offer-sky-bet/
Link: https://m.skybet.com/horse-racing/cheltenham/event/27299678
Eligible race: Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Wednesday).
Guaranteed profit: £7.48


Sky Bet – Money back if 2nd, 3rd or 4th

Offer: Place a bet on the Marsh Novices’ Chase and if your horse finishes 2nd, 3rd or 4th, Sky Bet will refund your stake as cash, up to £10.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/marsh-novices-chase-2021-offer-sky-bet/
Link: https://m.skybet.com/horse-racing/cheltenham/event/27304818
Eligible race: Marsh Novices’ Chase (13:20 Thursday).
Potential profit: £9.56


Sky Bet – Money back if 2nd, 3rd or 4th

Offer: Place a bet on the Triumph Hurdle and if your horse finishes 2nd, 3rd or 4th, Sky Bet will refund your stake as cash, up to £10.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/triumph-hurdle-2021-offer-sky-bet/
Link: https://m.skybet.com/horse-racing/cheltenham/event/27310266
Eligible race: Triumph Hurdle (13:20 Friday).
Potential profit: £9.62


Sporting Index – Win Barry’s signed breeches

Offer: Place a single Fixed Odds bet of £20+ on the Champion Hurdle Race Winner market and if your selection places in the first five you will gain an entry into the prize draw to win signed Barry Geraghty Breeches from last year’s festival worn on Champion Hurdle winner Epatante. All entrants who don’t win the main prize will receive a £5 Fixed Odds free bet.
Link: https://www.sportingindex.com/fixed-odds/pages/Cheltenham-Barrys-Breeches-Prize-Draw
Eligible race: Champion Hurdle (15:05 Tuesday).
Guaranteed profit: £3.00


Sporting Index – Money back if 2nd to SP fav

Offer: Back a horse in the selected race each day and if it finishes 2nd to the starting price (SP) favourite, Sporting Index will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £20.
Link: https://www.sportingindex.com/fixed-odds/pages/Cheltenham-Money-Back-Special
Eligible races: National Hunt Chase (16:50 Tuesday), Champion Bumper (16:50 Wednesday), Kim Muir Handicap Chase (16:50 Thursday) and the Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle (16:50 Friday).
Potential profit: £10.00+


SportNation – Money back if 2nd

Offer: Back a horse in the 13:55 each day and if it finishes 2nd, SportNation will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £10.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-sportnation/
Link: https://www.sportnation.bet/promotions/mb2ndchelt/
Eligible races: Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase (13:55 Tuesday), Brown Advisory Novices’ Steeple Chase (13:55 Wednesday), Pertemps Network Final (13:55 Thursday), The McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle Race (13:55 Friday).
Potential profit: £20.00+


Spreadex – Money back if 2nd to SP fav

Offer: Place a bet on any horse and if your horse finishes 2nd to the starting price (SP) favourite, Spreadex will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £50.
Link: https://www.spreadex.com/sports/cheltenhamfreebets2021/
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £50.00+


Spreadex – Free bet if your horse places

Offer: Place a bet on the first race each day and if your horse loses and finishes placed, Spreadex will match the stake of your losing bet with a free bet, up to £50.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-spreadex/
Link: https://www.spreadex.com/sports/cheltenhamfreebets2021/
Eligible races: Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Tuesday), Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (13:20 Wednesday), Marsh Novices’ Chase (13:20 Thursday) and the Triumph Hurdle (13:20 Friday).
Potential profit: £50.00+


Star Sports – Win a £500 free bet

Offer: Predict the answer to 10 ‘yes or no’ Cheltenham Festival questions to stand a chance of winning one of thousands of free bets. The player with the most correct entries will win a £500 free bet. 10 correct answers wins a £100 free bet, 9 correct answers wins a £50 free bet and 8 correct answers wins a £20 free bet.
Link: https://www.starsportsbet.co.uk/cheltenham-yes-no-competition/
Deadline: 13:30 on Tuesday 16th March 2021.
Potential prize: £500 free bet


Star Sports – 50% back as a free bet

Offer: Place at least one bet on each of the four days and Star Sports will give you a free bet equal to 50% of your average stake, up to a maximum of £250.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-star-sports/
Link: https://www.starsportsbet.co.uk/cheltenham-50-back-as-a-free-bet/
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Guaranteed profit: £120.00


Toals – Money back if 2nd or 3rd to an Irish trained winner

Offer: Back a horse in any of the nine handicap races and if your selected horse finishes 2nd or 3rd to an Irish trained winner, Toals will refund your stake as a free bet, up to £10.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-toals/
Link: https://www.toalsbet.com/promotions/moneybackatcheltenham/
Eligible races: Ultima Handicap Chase (14:30 Tuesday), Boodles Handicap Hurdle (16:15 Tuesday), Coral Cup (14:30 Wednesday), Grand Annual Handicap Chase (16:15 Wednesday), Pertemps Handicap Hurdle (13:55 Thursday), Paddy Power Plate (15:40 Thursday), Kim Muir Handicap Chase (16:50 Thursday), County Hurdle (13:55 Friday) and the Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle (16:50 Friday).
Potential profit: £20.00+


Unibet – Free bet if your horse wins

Offer: Bet on any race in the 15 minutes before the scheduled start time and if you back the winner, Unibet will match your stake with a free bet, up to £20.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-unibet/
Link: https://www.unibet.co.uk/promotions/sportsbook-promotions/15-to-go
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £50.00+


Virgin Bet – Free bet if your horse wins

Offer: Get your stake matched as a free bet, up to £20, if you back a winner (odds of 4.00+) in any Cheltenham Festival race.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-virgin-bet/
Link: https://www.virginbet.com/promotions
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £50.00+


William Hill – Money back if 2nd

Offer: Place a bet on any horse and if it finishes 2nd, William Hill will refund your stake in cash, up to £10.
Guide: https://matchedbettingblog.com/horse-racing/cheltenham-festival-2021-offer-william-hill/
Link: https://promotions.williamhill.com/offer/money-back-as-cash-up-to-10-13-feb-16-mar-1476
Eligible races: All races, every day.
Potential profit: £25.00+

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