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At Exeter Racecourse

Tuesday 3 March 2020

Join us for our Cheltenham Preview Raceday, ahead of The Festival™ presented by Magners.

 

As the Jump racing world has all eyes on The Cheltenham Festival, we enjoy a day of thrilling racing to get everyone excited for world class racing at Cheltenham Racecourse.

 

Join us for our preview ahead of The Cheltenham Festival where Mattie Batchelor will be hosting a panel with 11-times champion trainer Paul NichollsLuke Tarr from Star SportsDavid Pipe, and Philip Hobbs whose stable stars Defi Du Seuil and Sporting John have both raced at Exeter.

 

Entry solely for the Preview Evening Panel will be FREE after 5:00pm.

 

Make the most of your day and use the FREE return bus service from St David's on a first-come, first-serve basis. Find the bus times below or here.

Gates Open

12:00

First Race

2:00

Last Race

4:30

With all eyes on  The Festival™ presented by Magners at Cheltenham, from 10-13 March, Exeter’s preview evening is a must-attend event for racing’s aficionados.

 

Taking place straight after racing on Tuesday, March 3, the panel includes 11-times champion trainer Paul Nicholls OBE, Luke Tarr from Star SportsDavid Pipe, and Philip Hobbs whose stable stars Defi Du Seuil and Sporting John have both raced at Exeter.

 

The latter won at the track in November and December and is now being considered for both the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle, while pocket rocket Defi Du Seuil could run in the Betway Queen Mother Chase. Host for the evening is Mattie Batchelor.

 

Save the date and enjoy a great afternoon of racing, followed by an entertaining hour with the UK’s top trainers.

 

Entry to this is FREE after 5:00pm.

 

Are you looking for transport to The Cheltenham Festival? Secure your space on the Neon coach travel here

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race Schedule

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Gates open: 12:00noon

Exeter St. David's

Bus Station

Return

12:50

12:30

5:00

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

2:00

The Jockey Club Novices' Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2m 7f 25yds

Hurdle

2:30

The Weatherbys Hamilton Steeple Chase (A Novices' Limited Handicap) (Class 3)

3m 54yds

Chase
3:00

The Exeter Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 5)

3m 54yds

Chase

3:30

The Kate Brook Maiden Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2m 175yds

Hurdle

4:00

The Haldon Hill Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 4)

2m 175yds

Chase

4:30

The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2m 175yds

Hurdle

The Going

Heavy

PLAN YOUR DAY

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