2016: Cheltenham Festival Order of Running /Racing Timetable

Champion Day – Tuesday 15th March 2016 – Old Course

Time / Race / Distance / Prize Money

1.30pm Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m ½f £120,000
2.10pm Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1) 2m £150,000
2.50pm Ultima Handicap Chase (Grade 3) 3m 1f £100,000
3.30pm Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1) 2m ½f £400,000
4.10pm OLBG Mares’ Hurdle  (Grade 1) 2m 4f £100,000
4.50pm 146th Year Of The National Hunt Chase (Novices) (amateurs) (Listed) 4m £100,000
5.30pm Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase (0-140)  (Listed) 2m 4½f   £65,000

Ladies Day – Wednesday 16th March 2016 – Old Course & Cross Country Course

1.30pm Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle Race  (Grade 1) 2m 5f £120,000
2.10pm RSA Chase (Grade 1) 3m ½f £150,000
2.50pm Coral Cup (Grade 3) 2m 5f £90,000
3.30pm Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1) 2m £350,000
4.10pm Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase 3m 6f £60,000
4.50pm Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3) 2m ½f £75,000
5.30pm Weatherbys Champion Bumper (Grade 1) 2m ½f £70,000

St Patrick’s Thursday – Thursday 17th March 2016 – New Course

1.30pm JLT Novices’  Chase (Grade 1) 2m 4f £130,000
2.10pm Pertemps Network Final (Handicap Hurdle) (Listed) 3m £90,000
2.50pm Ryanair Chase (Grade 1) 2m 5f £300,000
3.30pm Ryanair World Hurdle (Grade 1) 3m £300,000
4.10pm Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (Handicap Chase) (Grade 3) 2m 5f £100,000
4.50pm Trull House Stud  Mares Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2) 2m 1f £75,000
5.30pm Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase (amateurs)(0–145) 3m 2f £65,000

Gold Cup Day – Friday 18th March 2016 – New Course

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