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The Cheltenham Festival is the highlight jumping festival during the British jumps season.

With 13 Grade 1 races on the card throughout the four-day festival, it's great for punters.

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The 2019 Cheltenham Festival dates have been confirmed by the Jockey Club.

Cheltenham Festival Dates 2019
The dates for The Festival™, the Jockey Club's name for the Cheltenham Festival are 12th - 15th March 2019.

The Cheltenham Festival meeting is the highlight of the jumps calendar and the meeting will last for four fun-filled days in March. 

Over 200,000 visitors will enjoy one of horse racing's most exciting spectacles and millions of horse racing fans worldwide will watch and bet on the races.  Estimates vary but over $500m is wagered on most Cheltenham Festivals.

Day 1 race schedule


1:30 Supreme Novices' Hurdle
2:10 Arkle Chase
2:50 Ultima Handicap Chase
3:30 Champion Hurdle
4:10 Mares Hurdle
4:50 National Hunt Chase Cup
5:30 Close Brothers Novices Chase

Day 2 race schedule


1:30 Ballymore Novices' Hurdle
2:10 RSA Chase
2:50 Coral Cup
3:30 Queen Mother Champion Chase
4:10 Cross Country Chase
4:50 Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle
5:30 Champion Bumper

Day 3 race schedule


1:30 JLT Novices' Chase
2:10 Pertemps Final Hurdle
2:50 Ryanair Chase
3:30 Stayers Hurdle
4:10 Brown Advisory Plate
4:50 Mares Novices' Hurdle
5:30 Kim Muir Chase Cup

Day 4 race schedule


1:30 Triumph Hurdle
2:10 County Handicap Hurdle
2:50 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle
3:30 Cheltenham Gold Cup
4:10 Foxhunter Chase
4:50 Conditional Jockeys' Hurdle
5:30 Grand Annual Chase