Horse Racing

The Coral Cup Handicap Tips, Odds, Betting Offers & 2023 Preview

The first handicap of the second Cheltenham Festival day and one of the toughest handicaps of the entire week.

This two miles and five furlongs handicap hurdle usually throws up a gamble or two on the day of the race so it is always worth trying to pick out an early fancy. Read on to see on Coral Cup Handicap betting tips, odds and offers.

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Race Details
When:Wednesday 15th March, 2.50 pm
Race TypeGrade 3 Handicap Hurdle
CourseOld Course
Where to watch?ITV, Racing UK, Bookmaker Streams

Coral Cup Tips

One of the biggest handicaps of the year. A puzzle to solve, and our tipsters love nothing more than that!

We’ve taken a dive into the race, and you can check out Alan Kelly’s racing tips and Charlie McCann’s racing tips if you would like to follow our experts.

Check out the latest odds and all our Cheltenham day 2 Tips.

More Cheltenham Tips from that day

Check out our predictions and tips for all the other Cheltenham Day 2 races:

Coral Cup Betting Odds

There won’t be too many of these sent off at a single figure price, and the favourite is unknown, and may not be known until just before the off.

Look out for Camprond, who appears to have been set up for this, and Langer Dan, who could both be favourite by off time.

Looking for betting offers for this race? Check out our Cheltenham Betting Offers page for all the latest ones!

What Happened in 2022?

A big, competitive field went to post for the Coral Cup, and it gave us a dramatic finish. We saw outsider Commander Of Fleet win the race, coming home with a huge SP of 50/1 and winning the race by a short head in what was a photo finish.

Coral Cup Key Stats

  • Only three favourites have won in the last twenty years with the latest being last year.
  • Eight of the last 11 winners were aged between five and seven.

Previous Winners of the Coral Cup

  • 2022 - Commander Of Fleet
  • 2021 – Heaven Help Us
  • 2020 – Dame De Compagnie
  • 2019 – William Henry
  • 2018 – Bleu Berry

Cheltenham Coral Cup FAQ’s

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What day is the Coral Cup at Cheltenham?

The Coral Cup race takes place on Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival which in 2023 falls on Wednesday, 15th March.

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What distance is the Coral Cup at Cheltenham?

The Coral Cup is run over a distance of two miles and five furlongs (4,225 metres).
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Who won the Coral Hurdle in 2022?

In 2022, we saw 50/1 shot Commander Of Fleet come home in front to win the Coral Cup.

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What time is the Coral Cup?

The Coral Cup is the third race on Day 2 (Ladies Day) and due off at 2.50pm.

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What is the purse for the Coral Cup?

In 2022, the Coral Cup prize fund total was £75,000 with £42,203 of it going to the winner.