Cheltenham Festival live: Today’s ITV Racing coverage – race schedule and times


THE Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle is the big race on day three of the Cheltenham Festival.

ITV will once again be heading to Prestbury Park to broadcast the first five live races.

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What channel is Thursday’s live racing from the Cheltenham Festival on?

ITV will be showing the first five races from Cheltenham on Thursday.

Racing TV will show the full card.

Racing TV can be found on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.

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The brilliant new app, which is free to download ahead of the Cheltenham Festival, features:

  1. Best Odds – our odds comparison tool keeps the bookies honest
  2. Predictor – rank the field by 18 different categories, such as weight, draw, career prize money and jockey wins
  3. Tips & news – get a steer from the best tipsters in the business in our news tab

Head over to the App Store to download it for free.

What time will the racing start on ITV on Thursday?

Coverage kicks off at 1pm and ITV are scheduled to show the following five races:

  • 13.30 The JLT Novices’ Chase LIVE ON ITV/RACING TV
  • 14.10 The Pertemps Network Final LIVE ON ITV/RACING TV
  • 14.50 The Ryanair Steeple Chase LIVE ON ITV/RACING TV
  • 15.30 The Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle LIVE ON ITV/RACING TV
  • 16.10 The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate LIVE ON ITV/RACING TV



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