Cheltenham Festival Day 3 Tips

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Stayers Hurdle Day Tips

The third day of the Cheltenham Festival is Stayers Hurdle day. With plenty of betting potential throughout the course of the day, you’ll find all our Cheltenham Day 3 tips on this page. With another 7 races during the day, there is certainly a lot of horses to choose between.

We’ve done just that by breaking down each race and giving you our top picks for each day along with our reasons for why we are backed each horse during day 3. To do this we take a close look at the form of the horse, jockey and trainer to give you an informed opinion of each of our selections.

Tips for Day 3 of Cheltenham

Marsh Novices Chase - 13:30 (1:30)

Thursday’s first race is a 2 and a half mile Grade 1 contest. By using our Marsh Novices Chase Tips you’ll have a greater chance of choosing a winner.

Network Final - 14:10 (2:10)

The final of the series of staying handicap hurdles is one of the most competitive races at the festival. Our Network Final Tips will help you choose a bright spark in this heavily contested race.

Ryanair Chase - 14:50 (2:50)

One of the highlights of day 3, the Ryanair Chase is sure to be one of the most exciting races on not only the day, but the week as a whole. Using our Ryanair Chase Tips you’ll be able to see our thoughts on this highly anticipated race.

Stayers Hurdle - 15:30 (3:30)

This is the main Championship race of the day meaning it’s a race punters want to secure a winner on. With the help of our Stayers Hurdle Tips we can help you find that winner.

Festival Plate - 16:10 (4:10)

Run over a length of two and a half miles, the festival plate is sure to go down to the last. By taking a look at our Festival Plate Tips you’ll get insight as to which horse/s we think have the best chance.

Dawn Run Novices Hurdle - 16:50 (4:50)

This is currently the newest race at the Cheltenham Festival and has been dominated by Willie Mullins over the recent years. Our Novices Hurdle tips will help you decipher the competition to our tips picks.

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir - 17:30 (5:30)

The final race of the card of day 3. This race is just for amateur riders and is run over a distance of three and a quarter miles. Our Kim Muir tips will help you make your final choice of the day.

Stayers Hurdle Tips & Predictions

Day 3 at Cheltenham Festival features the stayers hurdle as the main championship race of the day. With a distance of about 3 miles and 12 hurdles to be jumped, there is plenty of opportunity for any horse to win this one. We’ve put together our Stayers Hurdle tips to ensure you’ve got a clear idea of which horse could win this Grade 1 national hurdle race.

With anywhere between 10-20 runners potentially being entered into the race it is important to compare the odds of all the entries from the different online bookmakers. We’d recommend looking at our Stayers Hurdle odds to compare the different prices being offered by the top UK operators.

How do we pick our tips?

As mentioned before with a field of up to 20 entries there are a lot of different horses to monitor on the lead up to the festival. Our team will do this for you during the lead up to the festival and this will help formulate our Cheltenham Day 3 tips. We take into account the latest form of everyone involved in the race whether it be the horse, trainer or the jockey.

Getting Free Bets for Day 3

Although the festival is now in full swing there is still plenty of scope to acquire some free bets to use with our tips for Day 3. There are many different free bet offers available for the Cheltenham festival, all you need to do to get them is head over to our free bets page and see what's currently being offered.

The tips on this page can be used to qualify for all of the different offers. We’d recommend betting on the first race of the day using your qualifying bet. You’ll then be able to use your free bets or bonus credits on the other races throughout the day. Alternatively, you could use them on one of our tips for the final day of the festival, see our tips here:

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