When will Cheltenham Festival 2022 take place? Date, ticket information, race schedule, as well as TV and live coverage.

The Cheltenham Festival is the crown jewel of the racing crown.

There are no four days like this, and this year’s update looks set to be overwhelming after the meeting was held behind closed doors last year.


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When is the Cheltenham Festival?

The Cheltenham Festival starts on Tuesday 15 March and runs until Friday 18 March.

The stellar extravaganza takes place over four days at Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire.

When is St Patrick’s Day at the Cheltenham Festival?

Saint Patrick’s Day traditionally falls on a Thursday Cheltenham Festival.

That means it’s coming on March 17, 2022 – so get your Guinness ready.

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When is Women’s Day at the Cheltenham Festival?

Women’s Day returns this year on Wednesday, March 16th.

Zara Tindall, Duchess of Cornwall and Olivia Attwood are among those who attended Women’s Day.

Cheltenham Festival Race Schedule

A total of 28 races are scheduled over four days, with seven races each.

The exact schedule and times have not yet been confirmed, but we can expect the next races these days.

Tuesday, March 15

1.30 Higher hurdles for beginners

2.10 Arkle Rookie Chase

2.50 Handicap Ultimate Chase

3.30 Championship obstacle

4.10 Barrier mares

4.50 Handicap Obstacle Boodles

5.30 National Hunt “Rookie Chase”

Wednesday, March 16

1.30 Ballymore Novice Hurdle

2.10 Rookie Chase by Brown Advisory

2.50 Coral Cup

3.30 Champion Chase

4.10 Cross Country Chase

4.50 Grand Annual Handicap Chase

5.30 Champion Bumper

Thursday, March 17

1.30 Turner Rookie Chase

2.10 Obstacle for final handicap Pertemps

2.50 Ryanair Chase

3.30 Obstacle to Styers

4.10 Power Plate Paddy

4.50 Mares Rookie Barriers

5.30 Kim Muir Handicap Chase

Friday, March 18

1.30 Triumphant obstacle

2.10 County handicap hurdle

2.50 Beginner Obstacles by Albert Bartlett

3.30 Cheltenham Gold Cup

4.10 Festival Hunter Chase

4.50 Mare chase

5.30 Martin Pipe Handicap Obstacle

Cheltenham Festival TV Schedule

The action will be broadcast live on ITV1, but only a certain number of races each day.

ITV’s coverage, directed by Ed Chamberlain and Francesca Cumani, is currently scheduled to show the first five races each day.

Each race from the festival will be streamed live on the Racing TV subscription channel, or you can stream it live on the bookmaker’s website.

Information about the live streaming of the Cheltenham Festival

You can watch every race live on the websites of most bookmakers.

Usually, to watch the stream, you need to either have money in your account or place a bet on the race.

Cheltenham Festival tips, free bets and odds

Tipster Sun Racing Templegate and columnist Matt Chapman will share their top tips with you closer to the time.

You can see the favorite of EVERY Cheltenham Festival race in our Cheltenham Festival section.

And don’t forget to check out our best horse racing free bets.


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