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The Festival™ Presented by Magners

View below the races for Day One, Day Two, Day Three and Day Four.

 

Racecards for The Festival are available to purchase in advance and on the day. It is possible to get a message put in the racecard, please email cheltenham.racecard@thejockeyclub.co.uk at least seven days in advance of the raceday. 

 

Sponsors, prize money, and race distances are correct as of The Festival 2019, these are subject to change. 

 

Start Times

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 OLBG Mares’ Hurdle Race

2m abt 4f

Hurdle

£120,000

16:50

The Close Brothers 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)

Abt 4m

Chase

£125,000

Sponsors, prize money, and race distances are correct as of The Festival 2019, these are subject to change. 

 

Start Times

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 ½ f

Chase

£175,000

14:50

The Coral Cup Hurdle (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Grade 3)

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

Sponsors, prize money, and race distances are correct as of The Festival 2019, these are subject to change. 

 

 

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

Prize Money

13:30

The JLT 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 Sun Racing 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 National Hunt Breeders Supported By Tattersalls 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

Sponsors, prize money, and race distances are correct as of The Festival 2019, these are subject to change.

 

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

Prize Money

13:30

The JCB Triumph Hurdle

2m 139y

Hurdle

£125,000

14:10

The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race

2m 179y

Hurdle

£100,000

14:50

The Albert Bartlett  Novices’ Hurdle Race

2m 7f 213y

Hurdle

£125,000

15:30

The Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase

3m 2f 70y

Chase

£625,000

16:10

The St. James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup

3m 2f 70y

Chase

£45,000

16:50

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Chase

2m 62y

Chase

£111,000

17:30

Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

2m 4f 56y

Hurdle

£70,000

Our Guide to RAcecards...

 

With colourful, comprehensive guides to the runners in each race, you can try and pick your winner. Whether you're looking for the funniest name, the brightest colour or are wanting to know the latest results of a particular horse, the racecard is the bible to your day with us. Once you know what to look for, the racecard can tell you all the key information on the runners and riders as well as some quick and simple clues to help you pick a winner.

 

Firstly, use the racecard to check the times of each race. This is where the list of the runners and riders will be shown. You will see the horses’ names, the coloured silks worn by the jockeys and saddlecloth numbers.

 

It’s worth checking the horses’ form or most recent performances. This information appears in a series of numbers and some letters next to your horse’s name. A horse that hasn’t been performing well or is out of form might not be your best choice.

 

It is possible to get a message put in the racecard, please email cheltenham.racecard@thejockeyclub.co.uk at least seven days in advance of the raceday.

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