Cheltenham 2024 Schedule

I say the same every year but honestly life seems to be accelerating, just like Christmas it seems to come around quicker and quicker every year, the Cheltenham Festival is here next week. Can 2024 be the year that the British trainers fight back against the dominant Irish (yeah I know we said the same last year and it didn’t happen)? We’ll see. Remember to watch all the action from Cheltenham just check out our Cheltenham streams page.

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Cheltenham 2024 Schedule – All Races

Tuesday, 12 March (Champion Day)

13:30 – Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, 2m 1/2f
14:10 – Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices’ Chase, 2m
14:50 – Ultima Handicap Chase, 3m 1f
15:30 – Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy, 2m 1/2f
16:10 – Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle, 2m 4f
16:50 – Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle, 2m 4 1/2f
17:30 – National Hunt Chase (Novices’ Chase, amateur jockeys), 3m 6f

Wednesday, 13 March (Style Wednesday)

13:30 – Baring Bingham Novices’ Hurdle, 2m 5f
14:10 – Brown Advisory Novices’ Chase, 3m 1/2f
14:50 – Coral Cup Hurdle (Handicap Hurdle Race), 2m 5f
15:30 – Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase, 2m
16:10 – Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase, 3m 6f
16:50 – Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Chase, 2m 1/2f
17:30 – Weatherby’s Champion Bumper (Standard Open NH Flat Race), 2m 1/2f

Thursday, 14 March (St Patrick’s Thursday)

13:30 – Turners Novices’ Chase, 2m 4f
14:10 – Pertemps Network Final (Handicap Hurdle), 3m
14:50 – Ryanair Chase, 2m 5f
15:30 – Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle, 3m
16:10 – Magners Plate (Handicap Chase), 2m 5f
16:50 – Mares Novices’ Hurdle, 2m 1f
17:30 – Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Chase, 3m 2f

Friday, 15 March (Gold Cup Day)

13:30 – JCB Triumph Hurdle, 2m 1f
14:10 – McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle, 2m 1f
14:50 – Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle, 3m
15:30 – Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase, 3m 2 1/2f
16:10 – St James’s Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Chase, 3m 2 1/2f
16:50 – Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Chase, 2m 1/2f
17:30 – Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle, 2m 4 1/2f

In terms of live coverage ITV in 2024, just like 2023 will be covering the first 5 races of each day with the broadcast ending at 16:30.  That leaves you with 2 races each day where you’ll need to find another source, the bookmakers are the obvious bet there with the majority covering all races for each of the Cheltenham festival.  William Hill is still our favourite for ease of use.

We’ve put down some early Cheltenham tips for anybody looking for anything to back so remember to check that out as well.

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