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Cheltenham Festival 2021 Dates: When are the races and what time do they start?

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Dates When are the races and what time do they start

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Date

When is the Cheltenham Festival? What is the Cheltenham Festival date? All details about Cheltenham Festival 2021 are provided right here. Are you wondering when is the Cheltenham Festival 2021? Cheltenham Festival 2021 tickets? Cheltenham Festival 2021 what time does it start? The Cheltenham Festival is the biggest horse race in England, second only to the Grand National in terms of prize money. Watch & Bet on Horse Racing here =>

Day Race Obstacles Distance Class
Tuesday Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Hurdles 2 mi 12 furlong (3.3 km) Grade 1
Tuesday Arkle Challenge Trophy Fences 2 mi (3.2 km) Grade 1
Tuesday Festival Trophy Handicap Chase Fences 3 mi 12 furlong (4.9 km) Grade 3
Tuesday Champion Hurdle Hurdles 2 mi 12 furlong (3.3 km) Grade 1
Tuesday David Nicholson Mares’ Hurdle Hurdles 2 mi 4 furlongs (4 km) Grade 1
Tuesday Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase Fences 2 mi 4 12 furlongs (4.1 km) Listed
Tuesday National Hunt Challenge Cup Fences 4 mi (6.4 km) Grade 2
Wednesday Baring Bingham Novices’ Hurdle Hurdles 2 mi 5 furlongs (4.2 km) Grade 1
Wednesday Brown Advisory Novices’ Chase Fences 3 mi 12 furlong (4.9 km) Grade 1
Wednesday Queen Mother Champion Chase Fences 2 mi (3.2 km) Grade 1
Wednesday Coral Cup Hurdles 2 mi 5 furlongs (4.2 km) Grade 3
Wednesday Cross Country Chase[A] Cross Country 2 mi 7 furlongs (4.6 km) Ungraded
Wednesday Fred Winter Juvenile Novices’ Handicap Hurdle Hurdles 2 mi 12 furlong (3.3 km) Grade 3
Wednesday Champion Bumper NHF 2 mi 12 furlong (3.3 km) Grade 1
Thursday Golden Miller Novices’ Chase Fences 2 mi 4 furlongs (4 km) Grade 1
Thursday Pertemps Final Hurdles 3 mi (4.8 km) Listed
Thursday Festival Trophy Fences 2 mi 5 furlongs (4.2 km) Grade 1
Thursday Stayers’ Hurdle Hurdles 3 mi (4.8 km) Grade 1
Thursday Paddy Power Plate Handicap Chase Fences 2 mi 5 furlongs (4.2 km) Grade 3
Thursday Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Fences 3 mi 1 12 furlongs (5.1 km) Ungraded
Thursday Dawn Run Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Hurdle 2 mi 1 furlong (3.4 km) Grade 2
Friday Triumph Hurdle Hurdles 2 mi 1 furlong (3.4 km) Grade 1
Friday County Handicap Hurdle Hurdles 2 mi 1 furlong (3.4 km) Grade 3
Friday Spa Novices’ Hurdle Hurdles 3 mi (4.8 km) Grade 1
Friday Cheltenham Gold Cup Fences 3 mi 2 12 furlongs (5.3 km) Grade 1
Friday Foxhunter Chase Fences 3 mi 2 12 furlongs (5.3 km) Ungraded
Friday Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase Fences 2 mi 12 furlong (3.3 km) Grade 3
Friday Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle Hurdles 2 mi 4 12 furlongs (4.1 km) Ungraded

Cheltenham Festival Date & Time: When Is Cheltenham Fest 2021?

When is the Cheltenham Festival horse races? Are you wondering about when is the Cheltenham Festival? Here are the dates for the Cheltenham Fest horse races this year! The Cheltenham Festival is annually held in March. So, the Cheltenham Festival is due to be held between 16th and 19th of March at Cheltenham Racecourse in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Across the four days of high-octane racing, fans are treated to at least one Championship race each day. On the first day, we see the Unibet Champion Hurdle and on the final day, the Cheltenham Gold Cup. All 28 races give something memorable with bets and beer mugs flying across the crowd left and right.

Over 500 horses run in the Cheltenham Festival and compete for over £6.12 million in prize money. Only the Grand National ranks higher in terms of prestige and financial glamour in the jump racing calendar. What lies ahead is four days of high drama, exhilaration and money being lost and won.

Cheltenham Festival 2020 Date What Time & When Is The Race

2021 Cheltenham Festival Date & Start Time: What Time Is The Cheltenham Festival 2021 Going To Start?

What time is the Cheltenham Festival 2021? The Cheltenham Festival has been scheduled to take place from Tuesday, 16 March to Friday, 19 March from 1:30 PM BST or CET. The Cheltenham Gold Cup will commence three hours from noon on the final day of the entire festival.

Races start off from 1:30 PM with crowds starting to gather from early morning itself. The first race start time is at 1:30 PM and the last race is usually wrapped up by 4:30 PM each day. The timings for all the big races Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase, and Stayers’ Hurdle are all different.

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Start Time Of Race: 1:30 PM

Cheltenham Festival, what time does it start? The Investec Derby Day has been set to begin at 2 PM on Saturday, 6th June 2021. The Investec Derby race will begin at 4:30 PM. So, make sure to turn out for that one.

Cheltenham Festival Date & Full Timetable 2021: What time do the races start?

When does the races start? Here is the Cheltenham Festival timetable 2021:

Tuesday, 16 March 2021
Time Races
01:30 Supreme Novices’ Hurdle
02:10 Sporting Life Arkle Challenge
02:50 Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase
03:30 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge
04:10 Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle
04:50 Boodles Juvenile Handicap
05:30 National Hunt Challenge Chase
Wednesday, 17 March 2021
Time Races
01:30 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle
02:10 Festival Novices’ Chase
02:50 Coral Cup Hurdle
03:30 Queen Mother Champion Chase
04:10 Glenfarcias Cross Country Chase
04:50 Johnny Henderson Grand Annual
05:30 Weatherbys Champion Bumper
Thursday, 18 March 2021
Time Races
01:30 Marsh Novices Chase
02:10 Pertemps Network Final
02:50 Ryanair Chase
03:30 Paddy Power Stayers Hurdle
04:10 Brown Advisory Stable Plate
04:50 Daylesford Mares Novices Hurdle
05:30 Kim Muir Challenge Cup
Friday, 19 March 2021
Time Races
01:30 JCB Triumph Hurdle
02:10 County Handicap Hurdle
02:50 Albert Bartlett Novice’s Hurdle
03:30 Cheltenham Gold Cup
04:10 Foxhunter Steeple Chase
04:50 Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Chase
05:30 Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle

Cheltenham Festival 2020 Winners

The COVID-19 pandemic had brought on lot of restrictions for this festival last year. It went ahead in line with Government guidlines from 10 to 13 March.

The 2020 Cheltenham Gold Cup was won for the second year in a row by Al Boum Photo, with jockey Paul Townend. Willie Mullins was the trainer. It was called the Magners Gold Cup for sponsorship reasons and was the 92nd annual running of the highly-reputed race.

Cheltenham Festival 2020 Date: What Time & When Is The Race?

Cheltenham Festival 2021 Runners

There are meant to be over 500 horses participating in the Cheltenham Festival. Here are a few, who are tipped to run in the Cheltenham Gold Cup 2021 –

If you want to see the full list of runners for the Cheltenham Festival, check out the official website.

Horses Odds
Al Boum 4.00
Champ 7.50
A Plus Tard 7.50
Royale Pagallile 11.00
Kemboy 13.00
Santini 15.00
Minella Indo 15.00
Native River 15.00
Frodon 15.00
Lostintranslation 34.00
Allaho 43.00
Samcro 51.00
Melon 51.00
Imperial Aura 51.00
Vindication 51.00
Real Steel 67.00
Sanit Calvados 67.00
Burrows Saint 67.00
Battleoverdoyen 101.00
Aso 101.00
Black Op 101.00
Magic Of Light 101.00
Shattered Love 151.00

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