Cheltenham festival horseracing times

Cheltenham Festival Race Times

The Cheltenham Festival 2020 is almost upon us! Your outfit is sorted, your spending money is at the ready but do you know exactly what is happening on each race day? We’ve listed every race and time for each day of The Cheltenham Festival from Champion Day all the way through to Gold Cup Day to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Cheltenham Festival Day 1: Champion Day – Tuesday 10th March 2020

Start Time Race Distance Type Prize Money
13:30 The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race 2m abt ½f Hurdle £125,000

 

 

14.10 The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase abt 2m Chase £175,000

 

 

 

14:50 The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase 3m abt 1f Chase £110,000

 

 

15:30 The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy 2m abt ½f Hurdle £450,000

 

 

16:10 The Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle Race 2m abt 4f Hurdle £120,000

 

 

 

16:50 The Northern Trust Company Novices’ Handicap Chase 2m abt 4½f Chase £70,000

 

 

 

17:30 The National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Steeple Chase) (Grade 2) 3m abt 6f Chase £125,000

 

 

Cheltenham Festival Day 2: Ladies Day – 11th March 2020

Start Time Race Distance Type Prize Money
13:30 The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Race 2m abt 5f Hurdle £125,000

 

 

14.10 The RSA Insurance Novices’ Steeple Chase 3m abt ½f Chase £175,000

 

 

 

14:50 The Coral Cup Hurdle (A Handicap Hurdle Race) 2m abt 5f Hurdle £100,000

 

 

15:30 The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase (Grade 1) Abt 2m Chase £400,000

 

 

 

16:10 The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase 3m 6f Chase £65,000

 

 

 

16:50 The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3) 2m abt ½f Hurdle £80,000

 

 

 

17:30 The Weatherbys Champion Bumper (A Standard Open NH Flat Race) (Grade 1) 2m abt ½f Bumper £75,000

 

 

Cheltenham Festival Day 3: St Patrick’s Thursday – 12th March 2020

Start Time Race Distance Type Prize Money
13:30 The Marsh Novices’ Chase (Grade 1) 2m abt 4f Chase £150,000

 

 

14.10 The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Listed) Abt 3m Hurdle £100,000

 

 

 

14:50 The Ryanair Steeple Chase (Grade 1) 2m abt 5f Chase £350,000

 

 

15:30 The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1) abt 3m Hurdle £325,000

 

 

 

16:10 The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (A Handicap Steeple Chase) (Grade 3)

 

2m abt 5f Chase £110,000

 

 

 

16:50 The Festival Mares Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2) 2m 1f Hurdle £90,000

 

 

 

17:30 The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeple Chase (0-145) 3m abt 2f Chase £70,000

 

 

Cheltenham Festival Day 4: Gold Cup Day – Friday 13th March 2020

Start Time Race Distance Type Prize Money
13:30 The JCB Triumph Hurdle 2m abt 1f Hurdle £125,000

 

 

14.10 The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race 2m abt 1f Hurdle £100,000

 

 

 

14:50 The Ryanair Steeple Chase (Grade 1) 2m abt 5f Chase £350,000

 

 

15:30 The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1) abt 3m Hurdle £325,000

 

 

 

16:10 The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (A Handicap Steeple Chase) (Grade 3)

 

2m abt 5f Chase £110,000

 

 

 

16:50 The Festival Mares Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2) 2m 1f Hurdle £90,000

 

 

 

17:30 The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeple Chase (0-145) 3m abt 2f Chase £70,000

 

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