Cheltenham Festival 2021 – Live TV Coverage on ITV, ITV Hub

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ED Chamberlin - ITV Horse Racing Presenter (2)

The 2021 Cheltenham Festival will take place this week – 16th-19th March – with live coverage on ITV.

Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani will be live on ITV from 1pm each day.

They will be joined by AP McCoy, Mick Fitzgerald and Ruby Walsh.

Reports will come from Alice Plunkett and Luke Harvey, betting news from Matt Chapman, social stable chat with Oli Bell and Chris Hughes, while race commentary comes from Richard Hoiles.

Oli Bell will present The Opening Show every morning on ITV4 from 9.30am.

All four days of the event will also be streamed live on the ITV Hub.

TUESDAY 16TH MARCH 2021 – 1300 – 1630, ITV

13:20 The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
13:55 The Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase (Grade1)
14:30 The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase (Grade 3)
15:05 The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)
15:40 The Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
16:15 The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3)

WEDNESDAY 17TH MARCH 2021 – 1300 – 1630, ITV

13:20 The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
13:55 The Brown Advisory Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
14:30 The Coral Cup Hurdle (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Grade 3)
15:05 The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
15:40 The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase
16:15 The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Grade 3)

THURSDAY 18TH MARCH 2021 – 1300 – 1630, ITV

13:20 The Marsh Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)
13:55 The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Listed)
14:30 The Ryanair Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
15:05 The Paddy Power Stayers Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
15:40 The Paddy Power Plate (A Handicap Steeple Chase) (Grade 3)
16:15 The Dawn Run Mares Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2)

FRIDAY 19TH MARCH 2021 – 1300 – 1630, ITV1

13:20 The JCB Triumph Hurdle (Grade 1)
13:55 The County Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3)
14:30 The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 1)
15:05 The WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
15:40 The St. James’s Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase
16:15 The Mrs Paddy Power Mares Steeple Chase (Grade 2)

Posted on Tuesday 16 March 2021
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