Paddy Power grabs early Cheltenham action with Money Back Special

Today is of course the first day of the annual Cheltenham Festival, and Paddy Power has moved early to grab as much publicity and punters’ money as possible by offering another of its famous Money Back Specials.

The Irish bookie, which ended up refunding more than €3m in losing bets last year when Spanish giants Barcelona beat Manchester United in the Champions League final, is offering to refund all single stake losing bets up to €100/£100 if favourite Sprinter Sacre wins today’s 2:05 race, the Racing Post Arkle Chase.

With the favourite now offered at evens by the Irish bookie, last year’s Supreme Novices Hurdle winner Al Ferof, which edged out Sprinter Sacre and Cue Card (7/1) to win that race, is currently available at 11/4 at Paddy Power. The seven-year-old has already won at Cheltenham this year. Another former Supreme Hurdle winner, Menorah, is also available at 9/1 at

For those on the move today, Paddy Power is also offering a moblile special – place a bet on the Supreme Novices Hurdles on your mobile or iPad and the bookmaker will give you a free matched bet on Wednesday, up to a value of €20/£20.

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All odds correct at time of writing.

Casino Choice journalist

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