Cheltenham Racecourse Hospitality & News

Cheltenham Festival 2021: Handy Guide

Take a look back at the history of the event and find out more about what to expect from the upcoming 2021 festival.

Cheltenham Festival Fun Facts

We’ve compiled together a list of Cheltenham Festival fun facts! You might think you know everything about The Festival but there’s a few that may surprise.

Cheltenham Festival 2020: Gold Cup Day Results

The coronavirus didn’t stop Cheltenham Festival Gold Cup Day from coming to life in 2020!

Cheltenham Festival 2020: St Patrick’s Thursday Review

A full review of the action from every race during St Patrick’s Thursday at The Cheltenham Festival 2020

Cheltenham Festival 2020: Ladies Day Recap

Cheltenham Festival Ladies Day 2020 got off to a fabulous start, although there were a lot of shock and surprises in the races!

Cheltenham Festival 2020: Champion Day Review

We take a look at the successes and struggles during every race from the fantastic Champion Day

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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Cheltenham Festival 2021: What To Expect

New features and delights which could be making its way into the Cheltenham Festival in 2021 and beyond.

Horse Racing Specialist Picks 5 Cheltenham Festival Hopefuls

Eventmasters horse racing specialist has identified 5 Cheltenham Festival hopefuls who may achieve glory in 2020.

Cheltenham Festival’s Best and Most Iconic Moments

Look back at the best moments from Cheltenham Festival, which are also some of the most recognised in racing history.