Cheltenham Festival 2022


Cheltenham Festival 2022 Schedule

Champion Day – Tuesday 15th March
1:30 – Supreme Novices Hurdle
2:10 – Arkle Challenge Trophy
2:50 – Ultima Handicap Chase
3:30 – Champion Hurdle
4:10 – Mares Hurdle
4:50 – Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle
5:30 – National Hunt Chase

Ladies Day – Wednesday 16th March
1:30 – Ballymore Novices Hurdle
2:10 – Brown Advisory Novice Chase
2:50 – Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle
3:30 – Queen Mother Champion Chase
4:10 – Cross Country Handicap Chase
4:50 – Grand Annual Handicap Chase
5:30 – Champion Bumper

St Patrick’s Day – Thursday 17th March
1:30 – Turners Novices Chase
2:10 – Pertemps Final Handicap Hurdle
2:50 – Ryanair Chase
3:30 – Stayers’ Hurdle
4:10 – Paddy Power Festival Plate
4:50 – Mares Novices Hurdle
5:30 – Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Cheltenham Gold Cup Day – Friday 18th March
1:30 – Triumph Hurdle
2:10 – County Handicap Hurdle
2:50 – Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle
3:30 – Cheltenham Gold Cup
4:10 – Festival Challenge Cup Hunters Chase
4:50 – Mares Steeple Chase
5:30 – Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle

Your Cheltenham 2022 Questions Answered

Is Cheltenham Festival 2022 Cancelled?
Absolutely not. The UK is open for business and so is Cheltenham! After last years festival with no crowds you can expect an amazing atmosphere in 2022.

Has Cheltenham races ever been Cancelled?
Yes, it was cancelled in 2001 due to the foot & mouth crisis.  It wasn’t cancelled in 2020, just as the Covid-19 pandemic was breaking out in the UK, it was the last major sporting event to survive before restrictions came in. In 2021 the festival took place but without crowds.

What date is Cheltenham Festival 2022?
Cheltenham runs from the 15th to the 18th of March in 2022

Why is Cheltenham so popular?
Simply put it is the biggest jump festival in horse racing anywhere in the world.  Yes the Grand National is 1 big race, Cheltenham is 4 days of all big races featuring the best horses from the UK and Ireland and usually throws up some amazing gambling upsets. The punters absolutely love Cheltenham.

Is Cheltenham Festival on TV This Year?
In the UK the first 5 races of each day will feature free on ITV, this is a shame as it’s a step back from 2021 where 6 were shown.  Racing TV still shows all the races live.  If you’re not a Sky customer then of course Betfair will have all the races live on their streaming platform.

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