Cheltenham Festival 2024 Schedule


Cheltenham Festival 2024 runs from Tuesday 12th March 2024, until Friday 15th March 2024. 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…

A banner showing the full schedule for the Cheltenham Festival 2024.

(featured races in bold)

Day 1 – Tuesday 12th March 2024

Champion Day

Start TimeRace
13:30The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
14:10The My Pension Expert 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 Maureen Mullins National Hunt Novices’ Chase (Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Steeple Chase) (Grade 2)

Day 2 – Wednesday 13th March 2024

Style Wednesday

Start TimeRace
13:30The Gallagher 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 14th March 2024

St Patrick’s Thursday

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

Day 4 – Friday 15th March 2024

Gold Cup Day

Start TimeRace
13:30The JCB Triumph Hurdle (Grade 1)
14:10The 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! Please see my ‘Cheltenham Festival 2024 Offers‘ page for a comprehensive list of available bookmaker offers.

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