Race Schedule

It’s the greatest show on turf!

Yes the Cheltenham Festival 2021 takes place from Tuesday 16th March 2021 until Friday 19th March.

Four days of top quality horse racing action and even though none of us can be there this year, it promises to be one of the highlights of the sporting and indeed betting calendar.

Here’s the full schedule of all 28 races…

Day 1 – Tuesday 16th March – Champion Day

13:20 The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)
13:55 The Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
14:30 The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase (Grade 3)
15:05 The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)
15:40 The Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
16:15 The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3)
16:50 The National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Steeple Chase) (Grade 2)

Day 2 – Wednesday 17th March – Ladies Day

13:20 The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)
13:55 The Brown Advisory Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
14:30 The Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)
15:05 The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
15:40 The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase
16:15 The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Grade 3)
16:50 The Weatherbys Champion Bumper (Grade 1)

Day 3 – Thursday 18th March – St Patrick’s Thursday

13:20 The Marsh Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)
13:55 The Pertemps Network Final (Handicap Hurdle) (Listed)
14:30 The Ryanair Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
15:05 The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)
15:40 The Paddy Power Plate (Handicap Steeple Chase) (Grade 3)
16:15 The Parnell Properties Mares Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2)
16:50 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup (Handicap Steeple Chase) (0-145)

Day 4 – Friday 19th March – Gold Cup Day

13:20 The JCB Triumph Hurdle (Grade 1)
13:55 The McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3)
14:30 The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
15:05 The WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
15:40 The St. James’s Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase
16:15 The Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Steeple Chase (Grade 3)
16:50 Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle


Check out all the latest free bets and bookmaker offers for The Festival here