Cheltenham Festival Races


Cheltenham Festival Races

There are of course changes over the years, but as of 2016 this is the running order of the races spanning the four day Cheltenham Festival.

Tuesday

Supreme Novices' Hurdle - Grade 1 - Hurdles - 2m 1/2f
Arkle Challenge Trophy - Grade 1 - Fences - 2m
Festival Trophy Handicap Chase - Grade 3 - Fences - 3m 1/2f
Champions Hurdle - Grade 1 - Hurdles - 2m 1/2f
David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle - Hurdles - Grade 1 - 2m 4f
National Hunt Chase Challenge Cup - Listed - Fences - 4m
Centenary Novices' Handicap Chase Listed - - Fences - 2m 4 1/2f

Wednesday

Baring Bingham Novices' Hurdle - Grade 1 - Hurdles - 2m 5f
RSA Chase - Grade 1 - Fences -     3m 1/2f
Queen Mother Champion Chase - Grade 1 - Fences - 2m
Coral Cup - Grade 3 - Hurdles -    2m 5f
Cross Country Chase - Ungraded - Cross Country -     3m 7f
Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle - Grade 3 - Hurdles  - 2m 1/2f
Champion Bumper - Grade 1 - NFH - 2m 1/2f

Thursday

JLT Novices' Chase - Grade 1 -    Fences     2m 4f    
Pertemps Final -  Listed - Hurdles - 3m
Ryanair Chase - Grade 1 - Fences - 2m 5f
World Hurdle - Grade 1 - Hurdles - 3m    
Mildmay of Flete Challenge Cup - Grade 3 - Fences - 2m 5f
Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup - Ungraded - Fences - 3m 1 1/2f
Dawn Run Mares' Novices' Hurdle - Grade 2 - Hurdle - 2m 1f

Friday


Triumph Hurdle - Grade 1 - Hurdles -    2m 1f    
Vincent O'Brien County Handicap Hurdle - Grade 3 - Hurdles -  2m 1f
Spa Novices' Hurdle - Grade 1 - Hurdles - 3m    
Cheltenham Gold Cup - Grade 1 -    Fences - 3m 2 1/2f
Foxhunter Chase - Ungraded - Fences  - 3m 2 1/2f
Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap - Hurdles - Ungraded - 2m 4 1/2f   
Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase - Grade 3 - Fences - 2m 1/2f