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PADDY POWER SPORTSBOOK WILL BE OFFERING DAILY MONEY-BACK SPECIALS AND EXTRA PLACE BETTING

RBS 6 Nations: Ireland v Wales
Sat 8th March

If Paul O’Connell scores a try at any time Paddy Power will refund all losing try scorer and winning margin bets on the match. Conditions

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL BETTING PREVIEW

PADDY POWER SPORTSBOOK WILL BE OFFERING DAILY MONEY-BACK SPECIALS AND EXTRA PLACE BETTING THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL

PADDY POWER’S CHELTENHAM SPECIALS
Number Of Irish Winners
9/2 Up to and including three
5/1 4 winners
4/1 5 winners
4/1 6 winners
5/1 7 winners
5/2 8 or more winners

On Ireland’s chances at Cheltenham Paddy Power sportbook commented: “Last year wasn’t a vintage Cheltenham for Irish winners but with Irish favourites in more than half of the races next week there could be plenty of Paddy-whackery this time round. And if they all come home we could all be looking for new jobs come St Patrick’s Day!”

THE CHELTENHAM ROAR

Paddy Power himself will be at the very heart of the action and as long as he can juggle the meter device with his betting slips and pint of Guinness the decibel levels of Cheltenham’s famous opening race roar will be recorded. Paddy commented, “The Cheltenham roar is one of sport’s spine-tingling moments, I’m sure the crowd will raise the roof once again – as well as the froth on my beer.”

What Will Be The Decibel Level of The Famous Cheltenham Roar?
14/1 Less than 90 dB (traffic levels)
7/1 90-100 dB (motorbike)
4/1 100-110 dB (powersaw)
7/4 110-120dB (loud rock concert)
5/2 120-130 dB (pneumatic drill)
5/1 130-140 dB (jet engine, gun blast)
7/1 Over 140dB
(Opening race on Tuesday 11th March, decibel level as recorded from betting ring by Paddy Power)

PADDY POWER’S GUINNESS SPECIAL

Paddy Power sportbook famous Guinness betting is back for Cheltenham but can punters match last year’s record-breaking thirst? With no St Patrick’s Day during the four days and a Budget to keep away the thirsty bankers on Wednesday it’s a big ask.

How many pints of Guinness will be consumed at Cheltenham Racecourse over the 4 days?
12/1 Less than 175,000 Pints of Guinness
10/1 175,000 – 185,000 Pints of Guinness
6/1 185,001 – 195,000 Pints of Guinness
9/4 195,001 – 205,000 Pints of Guinness
3/1 205,001 – 215,000 Pints of Guinness
4/1 215,001 – 225,000 Pints of Guinness
5/2 Over 225,000 Pints of Guinness

WHAT’S IN A NAME? KAUTO STAR SPECIAL

He’s the biggest name in jump racing and will go down in histoy as a superstar of the sport should he successfully defend his Gold Cup title on Friday. Yet confusion reigns over the correct pronunciation of Kauto Star’s name. Is it ‘kayto’ or ‘kawto’? Paddy Power are betting on which version is used the most on Channel 4 during their coverage of Kauto’s big day on Friday.

Which Pronunciation of Kauto Star will be used most during Channel Four’s Gold Cup day coverage? (all mentions counted in live afternoon coverage)
1/10 “Kawto” Star
5/1 “Kayto” Star

THOMMO CLICHЙ BETTING

One of Paddy Power’s most famous betting specials in recent times has been our Commentary Clichй betting across a variety of major sporting occasions and now it’s racing’s turn with the voice of Channel 4, Derek ‘Thommo’ Thompson bringing the atmosphere of Cheltenham to millions of viewers with his inimitable style and infectious enthusiasm.

But which of his much-loved catchphrases will he say first during the four day Festival?

What will Derek Thompson say first on C4 during the Cheltenham Festival?

2/1 Well done
6/1 The wait is over
6/1 It’s the big one
6/1 The moment you’ve been waiting for
7/1 What a day we have in store for you
7/1 It doesn’t get any bigger than this
7/1 The Irish invasion
10/1 Fine Looking Filly
10/1 He’s the champ
10/1 Pint Of Guinness
10/1 I can’t wait
12/1 Irish Raider
14/1 Stay with us
14/1 What we all dream of
14/1 Didn’t he do well
16/1 The atmospheres electric
16/1 Cheltenham roar
16/1 The World Cup of racing
25/1 The black stuff
33/1 Who’s gonna get there?
(Afternoon programmes only. Excluding Morning Line)

RACING SPECIALS

6/1 Paul Nicholls to train the first three home in the Gold Cup
4/1 First three home in the Champion Hurdle to be Irish trained
4/5 Kauto Star and Denman to be 1st and 2nd in any order in the Gold Cup

Top Jockey
10-11 R Walsh; 7 AP McCoy, R Thornton; 9 M Fitzgerald; 10 S Thomas; 16 D O’Regan, D Russll; 20 T Scudamore, T Murphy, R Johnson, P Carberry, A McNamara

Top Trainer
1-3 P Nicholls; 13-2 A King; 8 N Henderson; 10 D Pipe; 20 J O’Neill, J H Johnson, W Mullins; 25 T Martin; 33 P Hobbs, N Meade

MAJOR RACE ANTE-POST BETTING

Tuesday – Champion Hurdle
9-4 Sizing Europe; 9-2 Sublimity; 6 Harchibald, Osana; 9 Katchit; 14 De Valira; 16 Catch Me; 25 Ebaziyan, Straw Bear, Afsoun, Blythe Knight; 40 Bar
ј odds 1, 2, 3

Wednesday – Queen Mother Champion Chase
5-2 Master Minded; 11-4 Twist Magic; 3 Voy Por Ustedes; 6 Tamarinbleu; 10 Fair Along; 16 Mansony; Newmill; 25 Schindlers Hunt; 40 Lennon; 200 Bar
ј odds 1, 2, 3

Thursday – Ladbrokes World Hurdle
Evs Inglis Drever; 6 Blazing Bailey; 7 Kasbah Bliss; 9 Wichita Lineman; 10 My Way De Solzen; 11 Hardy Eustace; 16 Lough Derg, Kazal; 20 Aitmatov, The Market Man, 25 Bar
ј odds 1, 2, 3

Friday – Totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup
Evs Kauto Star; 11-8 Denman; 11 Exotic Dancer; 20 Mossbank; 25 Neptunes Collonges, Halcon Genelardais; 33 Star De Mohaison, The Listener, Knowhere; 40 Bar
ј odds 1, 2, 3