Cheltenham Festival 2023 Schedule

Cheltenham Festival 2023 runs from Tuesday 14th March 2023, until Friday 17th March 2023. 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…

The full schedule! Cheltenham Festival 2023

(featured races in bold)

Day 1 – Tuesday 14th March 2023

Champion Day

Start TimeRace
13:30The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
14:10The Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
14:50The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase (Premier Handicap)
15:30The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)
16:10The Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
16:50The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Premier Handicap)
17:30The National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Steeple Chase) (Grade 2)

Day 2 – Wednesday 15th March 2023

Festival Wednesday

Start TimeRace
13:30The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
14:10The Brown Advisory Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
14:50The Coral Cup Hurdle (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Premier Handicap)
15:30The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
16:10The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase
16:50The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Premier Handicap)
17:30The Weatherbys Champion Bumper (A Standard Open NH Flat Race) (Grade 1)

Day 3 – Thursday 16th March 2023

St Patrick’s Thursday

Start TimeRace
13:30The Turners Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)
14:10The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Listed)
14:50The Ryanair Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
15:30The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)
16:10The Magners Plate (A Handicap Steeple Chase) (Premier Handicap)
16:50The Jack de Bromhead Mares Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2)
17:30Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup (sponsored by the JRL Group) (0-145)

Day 4 – Friday 17th March 2023

Gold Cup Day

Start TimeRace
13:30The JCB Triumph Hurdle (Grade 1)
14:10The McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle Race (Premier Handicap)
14:50The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
15:30The Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
16:10The St. James’s Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase
16:50The Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Steeple Chase (Grade 2)
17:30Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle (0-145)

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 2023 Offers‘ page.

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