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16 - 19 March 2021



Cheltenham Festival is one of the biggest events in the horseracing calendar, and a hugely anticipated event for any horseracing enthusiast. The Festival might not be going ahead as usual this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the thrill and excitement from home!


If you're wondering how to watch the 2021 Cheltenham Races from home, read our guide below.


What TV channel is the Cheltenham Festival on?

The Cheltenham Festival 2021 will be shown live on ITV Racing and Racing TV.


For the first time, ITV Racing will be broadcasting the first six races of the day. The show begins on ITV from 1pm to 4.30pm. This means the WellChild Gold Cup is now at 3.05pm.


ITV Racing is on Sky Channel 103 and Virgin Media Channel 103. You can see the full racing schedule on the ITV website.


While ITV Racing broadcasts the big races of the day, Racing TV will be showing every race live. If you want to watch the 4.10pm or 5.30pm races, you’ll need to join Racing TV. You can watch on your TV, tablet, or mobile. Racing TV is on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.


Can I watch Cheltenham via live stream?

Cheltenham live streaming will be available on the ITV website and Racing TV website, as well as right here on The Jockey Club website! You can live stream the races on your smart TV, laptop, tablet or smartphone if you have an internet connection.


Follow us on social media

For live updates and news during The Cheltenham Festival, follow @cheltenhamraces on Twitter. 


Download The Jockey Club App

For exclusive insider information on The Festival, a digital racecard, tips, tricks, and competitions to enter, download our free mobile app. The Jockey Club app is available on Apple and Android smartphones in the app store

The Festival Official Preview Evening


Join Alice Plunkett, Sir Anthony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, and Festival ambassador Barry Geraghty as they share their top tips and ones to watch at this year's Festival™ supporting WellChild. 

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Results & Re-Live The Action

Racing Replays

Watch all the action from our racecourses, 20 minutes after the winner crosses the line!

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Previous Winners & Raceday Results

Your place for live raceday results on the day of racing throughout our season whilst we race behind closed doors. 

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Be Raceday Ready

Racecard & Order of Running

View the official race schedule for The Cheltenham Festival. 

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Ben's NAP & TOTE Placepot

Our Heads Groundsperson, Ben, will be giving us his top tip for The Cheltenham Festival the day before racing. 

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Claisse's Corner & The Going

For all the racing news, Going map and updates from the course including Simon's Going video ahead of racing each morning. 

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Our Jump Season Hub


This is your place for all the latest news, racecards, and competitions from Cheltenham Racecourse. 

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