Cheltenham Festival 2023

March 4th, 2023 | Rebecca's Spotlight

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Cheltenham starts on Tuesday 14 March. Here is a breakdown of the races for each of the four days.



DAY ONE: Tuesday 14 March


13:30 The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)

2m abt ½f Hurdle


14:10 The Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase (Grade 1)

abt 2m Chase


14:50 The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase (Premier Handicap)

3m abt 1f Chase


15:30 The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)

2m abt ½f Hurdle


16:10 The Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)

2m abt 4f Hurdle


16:50 The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Premier Handicap)

2m abt ½f Hurdle


17:30 The National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Steeple Chase) (Grade 2)

3m abt 6f Chase


DAY TWO: Wednesday 15 March


13:30 The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)

2m abt 5f Hurdle


14:10 The Brown Advisory Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1)

3m abt ½ f Chase


14:50 The Coral Cup Hurdle (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Premier Handicap)

2m abt 5f Hurdle


15:30 The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase (Grade 1)

Abt 2m Chase


16:10 The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase

3m 6f Chase


16:50 The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Premier Handicap)

abt 2m Chase


17.30 The Weatherbys Champion Bumper (A Standard Open NH Flat Race) (Grade 1)

2m abt ½f Bumper


DAY THREE: Thursday 16 March


13:30 The Turners Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)

2m abt 4f Chase


14:10 The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Listed)

Abt 3m Hurdle


14:50 The Ryanair Steeple Chase (Grade 1

2m abt 5f Chase


15:30 The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

abt 3m Hurdle


16:10 The Magners Plate (A Handicap Steeple Chase) (Premier Handicap)

2m abt 4½f Chase


16:50 The Jack de Bromhead Mares Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2)

2m 1f Hurdle


17:30 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup (sponsored by the JRL Group) Handicap Steeple Chase (0-145)

3m abt 2f Chase


DAY FOUR: Friday 17 March


13:30 The JCB Triumph Hurdle (Grade 1)

2m abt 1f Hurdle


14:10 The McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle Race (Premier Handicap)

2m abt 1f Hurdle


14:50 The Albert Bartlett  Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)

abt 3m Hurdle


15:30 The Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase (Grade 1)

3m abt 2½f Chase


16:10 The St. James’s Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase

3m abt 2½f Chase


16:50 The Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Steeple Chase (Grade 2)

2m abt ½f Chase


17:30 Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle (0-145)

2m abt 4½f Hurdle