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ITV Racing: Cheltenham Festival

  • Episode: 

    4 of 4

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Fri 16 Mar 2018
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    1.00pm - 4.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 11 2018 : Sat 10 Mar - Fri 16 Mar
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ITV Racing: Cheltenham Festival
It's one of the biggest days of the horse racing year as Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani present coverage of Gold Cup Day at Cheltenham. The big race itself is due off at 3.30pm and features a fascinating clash between last year's winner - Sizing John - and King George hero - Might Bite, plus a whole host of other fascinating runners. Supporting races include two Grade One races for Novices' - The Triumph Hurdle (1.30pm) and Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (2.50pm) – plus The County Hurdle at 2.10pm and the Amateur Riders' Gold Cup - the Foxhunters' Chase – at 4.10pm.
Analysis from Sir AP McCoy, Mick FitzGerald and Luke Harvey, reporting from Matt Chapman, Brian Gleeson, Oli Bell and Alice Plunkett and commentary from Richard Hoiles - plus contributions from Brough Scott.
1.30 – The JCB Triumph Hurdle Race
2.10 – The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race
2.50 – The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Chase
3.30 – The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase
4.10 – The St James’ Place Foxhunter Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase