Cheltenham Festival 2021 Schedule

Cheltenham Festival 2021 runs from Tuesday 16th March 2021 until Friday 19th March 2021. With four days of top horse racing action to look forward to, it promises to be one of the highlights of the matched betting calendar! Here’s the full schedule of all 28 races…

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(featured races in bold)

Day 1 – Tuesday 16th March 2021

Champion Day

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

Day 2 – Wednesday 17th March 2021

Ladies Day

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

Day 3 – Thursday 18th March 2021

St Patrick’s Thursday

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

Day 4 – Friday 19th March 2021

Gold Cup Day

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

Don’t miss out on one of the most profitable weeks of the matched betting calendar! For a comprehensive list of available bookmaker offers, please see my Cheltenham Festival 2021 Offers page.

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