Odds shown as:

Cheltenham Festival Betting: When Lee Westwood bagged himself £48,000

Lee Westwood has managed to pick six winners on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival in 2019
Lee Westwood has managed to pick six winners on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival in 2019

Lee Westwood finished second in the Players Championship at the weekend but his love for sport does not end at golf. The former world number one also has a passion for horse racing and has been known to have a flutter on the GG’s from time to time.

It’s the Cheltenham Festival this week, a time of the year where most of us realise we are terrible at picking winning horses. However, that’s certainly not the case for a certain Lee Westwood who has made a name for himself for being one of the shrewdest judges around.

It was at Day 2 of the Festival back in 2019 that Westy landed an absolute peach of a bet, netting himself just over £48,000. The 47 year-old from Worksop placed a Super Heinz with a total combined stake of £240.

A Super Heinz bet combines the seven selections into 120 individual bets. It consists of 21 doubles, 35 trebles, 35 four-folds, 21 five-folds, 7 six-folds and a seven-fold accumulator. 

This meant that Westwood could have landed profit on his bet even if just two of his horses had won that day. Things got off to a flyer when City Island romped home in the Ballymore Novices Hurdle in the first race of the day at 8/1.

Next up came Topofthegame who was set off third favourite for the RSA Chase behind Delta Work and Santini. A great leap at the last provided enough for jockey Harry Cobden to fend off Santini by half a length. 

With two legs in already, things were looking up and despite Killultagh Vic failing to perform in the Coral Cup, Altior romped home in the Champion Chase before Tiger Roll claimed the Cross Country by 22 lengths.

Band of Outlaws landed the penultimate race of the day in the Boodles Juvenile Handicap, which left just Envoi Allen, who was priced at 9/2 to win the Bumper. Well supported in the market and sent off at just 2/1, Envoi Allen obliged, and gave WestWood one of sweetest winners he will ever land.

This win also came off the back of when Westwood landed a £22,000 winner off just £128 on the first day of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival when he managed to pick every winner that day.

Owning horses is also a passion of his and the professional golfer has held a stake in Augusta Kate, a horse who he part owned along with Alan Shearer and Ant & Dec. The horse was named after a visit to Augusta one year although the group did not reveal where the ‘Kate’ part of the name came from.

Westwood has even been lucky enough to call himself a winning owner at the Cheltenham Festival. Yorkhill was twice victorious at Prestbury Park, claiming the Neptune back in 2016 and the JLT in 2017. Westwood clearly knows his onions when it comes to racing and although he does not have any horses entered this year, he does have his 11-year-old Bellshill, with an entry in the Grand National entry next month

Free Betting Offers
Advert Disclaimer
Bettingodds.com is a free online resource which endeavour to provide helpful and useful content and odds comparison to its visitors. Please be advised that Bettingodds.com accepts affiliate commission from the companies appearing on the site, and agreed commission levels impact the location and order in which the companies (and/or their products) are presented on the website. Any ratings that appear on this site is determined by our subjective opinion of the brand but also based on market share and reputation, each brand's conversion rates, commission paid to us and general consumer interest. Company listings on this page don't imply our endorsement. We do not feature all providers on the market. Except as expressly set forth in our terms and conditions, all statements and warranties regarding the information presented on this page are disclaimed. The information, including odds, which appear on this site is subject to change at any time.
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets (APP Only)
#AD New UK, IE & Malta customers only. 18+. Min £10/€10 first deposit using Debit Card or Trustly. Place a bet of £10 at min odds of 1.5. Free bets expire in 90 days. Full T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets
#AD 18+. Play Safe. New customers using Promo code H30 only, Min £10/€10 stake,  min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2 x £15/€15, free bets credited after  settlement of first qualifying bet, free bets will expire 30 days after  the qualifying bet is placed, payment method/player/country restrictions apply.
Welcome Offer
#AD Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 Get £60 in Bonuses
#AD New UK customers only. Register using the promo code BETFRED60, deposit and place first bet of £10+ on Sports (cumulative Evens+) within 7 days of registration. First bet must be on Sports. £20 in Free Bets to be used on Sports, £10 in Free Bets to be used on Lotto and 50 Free Spins (20p per spin) credited within 48 hours of bet settlement. Further £20 in Free Bets credited 5 days after settlement. Bonuses have a 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS verification and/or Proof of I.D and address may be required. Full T&Cs apply.
100% Up To £50 Welcome Bonus + 25 Spins
#AD 18+ begambleaware.org; New bettors get 100% of deposit up to £50; Once per household; Min deposit £15 (no Skrill/Neteller); Wager a total of 8 times deposit + bonus, with max qualifying bet stake equal to your initial bonus amount; Bonus expires after 60 days; Min odds of 4/5 on singles, or 2/5 per leg for acca; Some bet types excluded; Free spins validity: 7 days; Free spins max. winnings = £100; See full terms; Terms apply.
Bet £10 & Get £30 In Free Bets + £10 Bonus
#AD Promo code: 30FB • Min deposit £10 • A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 • Min odds 1/2 (1.50) • Free Bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days • Free Bet stakes not included in returns • Casino Bonus must be claimed within 7 days and expires after 14 days • To withdraw any winnings from the Casino Bonus, wager the Bonus amount 40 times within 14 days • Withdrawal restrictions, payment methods, country & Full T&Cs apply. 18+ & Begambleaware
Bet £10 Get £20 In Free Bets
#AD Min stake £10. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). First bet only. Free bets expire in 7 days. Cashed out bets won’t apply. Payment method restrictions. Online UK customers only. 30 days to qualify for £20 in Free Bets. 18+. T&Cs apply
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets + 100 Free Spins
#AD 18+ New customers only. Opt in, bet £10 at odds 2.00+ within 7 days, no cashout. Get 3x £10 Free Bets, set events at odds 2.00+. Plus 100 Free Spins on Big Bass Bonanza, no wagering. Free Bets and Spins expire in 7 days. Card payments only. T&Cs apply. Please gamble responsibly.
Bet £20 & Get It Back As CASH If It Loses
#AD New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any Football market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using cards will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets
#AD Place a min £10 bet on the Sportsbook on odds of min 1/2 (1.5), get £30 in Free Bets. Rewards valid for 30 days. SMS verification required. Only deposits via cards will qualify. T&Cs apply. Please Gamble Responsibly
£40 In Bonuses
#AD Place a qualifying £25 fixed odds bet at odds of 1/2 or greater. Qualifying bet cannot be placed in-play or cashed out early. A first free £5 fixed odds bet will be credited upon settlement of the qualifying bet. 4 x following £5 free fixed odds bets will be added to your account on consecutive days. Free bets and spins must be claimed within 28 days of opening. Free bet/spin stake not included in any winnings. Ts&Cs Apply. 18+ begambleaware.org