The Cheltenham 2020 Festival is the pinnacle of National Hunt racing and once again be available to watch from anywhere live on ITV or on catchup with free streaming on ITV Hub.
Cheltenham 2020 Festival takes place between 10-13 March with the meeting run over four days with seven races, starting each day with the first race off at 1.30pm; and the final race at 5.30pm. The racing will be shown live on Racing TV and ITV, who will broadcast the majority of races.
Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani host exclusive free to air coverage of the the first major National Hunt festival of the year live from the home of jump racing, Cheltenham.
ITV’s coverage of The Festival presented by Magners showcases the very best of the action on the turf and all the colour the festival has to offer from the Cotswolds racecourse, where horses and their jockeys will battle it out for prize money of more than £4.5 million.
The channel’s coverage which airs from 10 to 13 March features live footage of five races on each of the four days of the festival, going behind the scenes at the course, featuring interviews with key jockeys, trainers and racing legends, sampling the atmosphere in the grandstands, all leading up to the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday afternoon.
Joining Ed and Francesca for expert insight and analysis are Sir AP McCoy, Luke Harvey and Mick Fitzgerald, with reporting from Oli Bell, Alice Plunkett and Sally Ann Grassick. Matt Chapman will have the latest betting news, and Brian Gleeson will provide an Irish angle on the action.
How to watch Cheltenham 2020 anywhere on ITV with Liberty Shield…
The Cheltenham 2019 Festival will be streamed live on the ITV website as well as the various ITV Hub apps on iPhone, iPad, Android, Smart TV, Now TV, FireTV etc.
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Cheltenham Festival 2020 Schedule:
(The Opening Show every morning 9:30am on ITV4)
TUESDAY 10TH MARCH 2020 – CHAMPION HURDLE – ITV
13:30 The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
14:10 The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase (Grade1)
14:50 The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase (Grade 3)
15:30 The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)
16:10 The Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
WEDNESDAY 11TH MARCH 2020 – CHAMPION CHASE – ITV & ITV4
13:30 The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1
14:10 The RSA Insurance Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
14:50 The Coral Cup Hurdle (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Grade 3)
15:30 The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
16:10 The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase
THURSDAY 12TH MARCH 2020 – ST PATRICK’S – ITV
13:30 The Marsh Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)
14:10 The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Listed)
14:50 The Ryanair Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
15:30 The Paddy Power Stayers Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
16:10 The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (Grade 3)
FRIDAY 13TH MARCH – GOLD CUP DAY – ITV
13:30 The JCB Triumph Hurdle (Grade 1)
14:10 The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3)
14:50 The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
15:30 The Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
16:10 The St. James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup