The 2017 Cheltenham Festival is all set for a return to our screens between the 13th and 16th of March and at easyodds.com you can see the Cheltenham race card for each day of the Festival at Cheltenham racecourse.
Here we give you all you need to know about the 2017 Cheltenham Festival with a day-to-day run down of each day’s race card…
Cheltenham Festival Day 1 – Champion Day
On Tuesday the 15th of March, we get underway as the famous Cheltenham roar greets the first race. The Champion Hurdle is the feature race on this day and was won last year by the Nicky Henderson trainer Beveur D'Air, who went of fa short price but justified th price with an easy victory.
1.30 Supreme Novices Hurdle
2.05 Arkle Challenge Trophy
2.40 Festival Handicap Chase
3.20 Champion Hurdle
4.00 Mares' Hurdle
4.40 National Hunt Chase
5.15 Centenary Novices' Chase
Cheltenham Festival Day 2 – Ladies Day
Day two is always the most polarising for racing fans on social media as Gok Wan spends a lot of TV time detailing what the punters are wearing on Ladies Day! On the track though, the Cheltenham racecard is headlined by the Champion Chase, a race in which Douvan bombed out with an injury last year, resulting in the shortest priced favourite to lose in Cheltenham Festival.
1.30 Neptune Investment Hurdle
2.05 RSA Chase
2.40 Coral Cup
3.20 Queen Mother Champion Chase
4.00 Cross Country Chase
4.40 Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle
5.15 Champion Bumper
Cheltenham Festival Day 3 – St Patrick’s Thursday
Green and gold will be on display on day three as the Cheltenham race cards on the Thursday coincides with St Patrick’s Day but on the track, all the focus will be on the Stayers' Hurdle and the RyanAir Chase.
We were treated to a battle up the stright between Nichols Canyon and UknowhatImeanHarry last year. Will we get another Mullins horse winning this time round? Get the best odds using our odds comparison service.
1.30 JLT Novices Chase
2.05 Pertemps Handicap Hurdle
2.40 Ryanair Chase
3.20 Stayers' Hurdle
4.00 Byrne Group Plate
4.40 Kim Muir Challenge Cup
Cheltenham Festival Day 4 – Gold Cup Day
It doesn’t get any bigger when it comes to the Cheltenham Festival than Friday the 18th. The Cheltenham Gold Cup which gets underway at 15:30, is the feature race. £150m was bet on the Cheltenham Festival last year and this is the jewel in the crown.
Our racing tipster will be on hand with his best Cheltenham festival betting tips throughout the four days but who is he backing in his early ante-post preview?
1.30 Triumph Hurdle
2.05 County Hurdle
2.40 AB Novices Hurdle
3.20 Cheltenham Gold Cup
4.00 Foxhunter Chase
4.40 Conditional Jockeys Hurdle
5.15 Grand Annual Chase