Cheltenham New Year’s Day Betting Offers
Paddy Power will be sponsoring several races on the New Year’s Day card at Cheltenham in 2022, and will be lining up a host of offers for new and existing customers, with the UK horse racing bookmakers usually offering a risk-free £20 bet for new customers – money refunded if your first bet loses. Check out the full list of free bets on the major races including Cheltenham New Year’s Day meeting.
Cheltenham New Year’s Day Meeting 2022 Free Bets:
- Paddy Power: best odds and £20 in free bet
- William Hill: up to £30 in bonus funds
- Ladbrokes: 100% match deposit bonus
- bet365 UK: 100 in bet promo credits
Cheltenham New Year’s Day Key Betting Trends
With the chances of selecting all seven winners on the day at Cheltenham remote at best, with course form usually key to your selection, a popular bet is the placepot where punters select a horse in each race to finish in the places. In 2020 the pool prize was just over £200,000 shared by around 40 lucky gamblers, each receiving £3,600.
The home of national hunt racing leads the bonanza of New Year’s Day action in Britain and Ireland, and racegoers will flock to Prestbury Park from around the country to blow away the cobwebs from their partying the night before. The action on the track is sure to be exciting, and who can forget the feature race in 2020, the Paddy Power Handicap Chase, which produced one of the best finishes ever seen at the course, with the Dan Skelton-trained Old Grangewood winning by a nose from Saint Calvados, with Lalor another nose back in third.
If you’re looking for some expert guidance in a bid to help you start the new year with a winner or two, then the Racing Post and Sporting Life provide free tips from some of the best in the business, and also direct you to the bookmakers providing the best odds for each race.
As well as terrestrial TV screening all the big races from Cheltenham and the other new year meetings on ITV, Racing UK offers comprehensive coverage of every race at Prestbury Park.