Cheltenham Top Trainer

To be crowned top trainer at The Cheltenham Festival is an ambition for all trainers, it is where the elite of the National Hunt world lock horns to battle for the biggest races.

This year looks to be more competitive than ever with the most recognised horse racing trainers battling on the track with their highest-rated National Hunt racehorses.

Over the years the Cheltenham Top Trainer Award has been fought out between the Irish leading trainers Gordon Elliot and Willie Mullins.

In this Cheltenham Top Trainer guide, we will see whether any of the British trainers can challenge for the top trainer prize, the latest odds and tips on who will secure the most wins at the Cheltenham 2022 Festival between March 15-18.

Find out more about the Cheltenham Top Trainer:

Cheltenham Top Trainer

Cheltenham Top Trainer Odds

Here are the latest odds for the leading trainer for Cheltenham 2022 Festival:

  • Willie Mullins 4/9
  • Gordon Elliott 11/4
  • Henry De Bromhead 7/1
  • Nicky Henderson 14/1
  • Dan Skelton 50/1
  • Paul Nicholls 50/1

The latest betting odds show it is looking likely to be an Irish Trainer who secures the top trainer award.

Cheltenham Top Trainer Predictions

Our betting tipsters have the following tips for the Cheltenham Top Trainer market:

  • James Dooley betting tipster predicts Willie Mullins
  • Mark Dooley betting tipster predicts Willie Mullins
  • David Dooley betting tipster predicts Gordon Elliot
  • OLBG betting tipster predicts Willie Mullins
  • Racing Post betting tipster predicts Willie Mullins
  • At The Races betting tipster predicts Willie Mullins
  • Timeform betting tipster predicts Willie Mullins

Willie Mullins is a worthy favourite in Cheltenham top trainer odds and some tipsters are saying the short price of 4/9 in the Cheltenham Festival top trainer market is actually great odds to back.

Punters enjoy backing in the top trainer market and top jockey betting market because it is a bet that gives a betting interest in the majority of races across the four days in the Cotswolds.

Cheltenham Top Trainer Betting Sites

Here are the best betting sites for the Cheltenham Top Trainer betting market:

Cheltenham Top Trainer Standings

The leading trainer for the Cheltenham festival is the trainer who trains the most horse racing winners across the 28 betting events.

Here are the Cheltenham Festival leading trainer standings since 2009:

  • 2021 Willie Mullins
  • 2020 Willie Mullins
  • 2019 Willie Mullins
  • 2018 Gordon Elliott
  • 2017 Gordon Elliott
  • 2016 Willie Mullins
  • 2015 Willie Mullins
  • 2014 Willie Mullins
  • 2013 Willie Mullins
  • 2012 Nicky Henderson
  • 2011 Willie Mullins
  • 2010 Nicky Henderson
  • 2009 Paul Nicholls

Popular Questions

Who is leading trainer at Cheltenham?

The leading trainer at Cheltenham is Willie Mullins.

Having saddled 65 winners since 1995 Willie Mullins is the most successful trainer in Cheltenham Festival history.

The best from British trainers is Nicky Henderson and was the first horse racing trainer to saddle 50 Cheltenham Festival winners.

Summary of Cheltenham Top Trainers

The cream of the crop of the Irish and British horses will battle on Cheltenham Racecourse, but only one trainer will be crowned Top Trainer at the Cheltenham Festival.

The “top trainer” markets fluctuate daily over the 4 days. The action-packed 2022 Cheltenham Festival is over four days here are our overviews of each of the 4 days of racing action:

With the Irish trainers being so dominant over recent years this has led them to easily secure the Prestbury Cup Annual Challenge Trophy.

The Irish trainers have the best horses according to official ratings with Willie Mullins, Gordon Elliott and Henry De Bromhead all featuring at the head of the top Cheltenham Trainer betting.

The British trainers’ best chances come the way of Nicky Henderson and Paul Nicholls, who have been crowned top trainer at the festival previously.

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