THE BIGGEST show on Turf, the Cheltenham Festival is here!
All eyes will be on Prestbury Park 28 races – including the famous Gold Cup – follow, and here’s how to watch ALL.
ITV 1 shows the first FIVE races each day, while Racing TV and bookmakers’ websites show the other two.
Date 2022: When is Cheltenham Festival?
the Cheltenham Festival starts on Tuesday March 15th and runs up for four days Friday March 18th.
Racing starts 1.30 p.m each day, starting with the seventh and final race of the day 17:30.
And remember, spectators are BACK at Prestbury Park this year.
SunSport brings you all of that Tips for each race plus full coverage of the week with our dedicated live blog.
What TV channel and live stream is Cheltenham Festival 2022 on?
ITV 1 begins its coverage at 12.50pm after the news.
Then the last two are shown on Racing TV and are also available through bookmaker websites.
While for the radio commentary, talkSPORT broadcasts the first four races daily.
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What is the race schedule at Cheltenham for each day?
There are seven races a day with marquee race of the day at 3.30 p.m.
Tuesday March 15th – champion day
- 1.30 p.m Highest novice hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2:10 p.m Arkle Novices’ Chase (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2.50 p.m Ultimate Handicap Chase (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 3.30 p.m Champion Hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 4:10 p.m Mare Hurdle (ITV 1)
- 4.50 p.m Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle (Racing TV)
- 17:30 National Hunt Novices’ Chase (Racing TV)
Wednesday March 16th – ladies day
- 1.30 p.m Ballymore Rookies’ Hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2:10 p.m Brown Advisory Novices’ Chase (ITV 1 / talkSPORT)
- 2.50 p.m Coral Cup (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 3.30 p.m Champion Chase (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 4:10 p.m Country Chase (ITV 1)
- 4.50 p.m Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Racing TV)
- 17:30 Champion Bumper (Racing TV)
Thursday March 17th – St Patrick’s Thursday
- 1.30 p.m Turner’s Novice Hunt (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2:10 p.m Pertemps Final Handicap Hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2.50 p.m Ryanair Chase (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 3.30 p.m Standing hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 4:10 p.m Paddy Performance Plate (ITV 1)
- 4.50 p.m Mares’ Novice Hurdle (Racing TV)
- 17:30 Kim Muir Challenge Cup (Race TV)
Friday March 18th – Gold Cup Day
- 1.30 p.m Triumph hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2:10 p.m County Hurdle (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 2.50 p.m Novices’ Hurdle by Albert Bartlett (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 3.30 p.m Gold Cup (ITV 1/ talkSPORT)
- 4:10 p.m Pursuit of the Festival Chasers (ITV 1)
- 4.50 p.m Mares’ Chase (Racing TV)
- 17:30 Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle (Racing TV)
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/17905332/cheltenham-festival-live-stream-free-tv-channel-race-schedule/ Here’s how to view EVERY race – start times and schedule