THE Cheltenham Festival is the jewel in the racing crown.
There are no four days quite like it – and this year's renewal looks set to be a stonker after the meeting was held behind closed doors last year.
When is Cheltenham Festival?
Cheltenham Festival starts on Tuesday, March 15 and runs intil Friday, March 18.
The star-studded extravaganza takes place over four days at Cheltenham racecourse in Gloucestershire.
When is St Patrick's Day at Cheltenham Festival?
St Patrick's Day traditionally falls on the Thursday of Cheltenham Festival.
That means it will come on March 17 in 2022 – so get the Guinness ready.
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When is Ladies Day at Cheltenham Festival?
Ladies Day returns this year on Wednesday, March 16.
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Cheltenham Festival race schedule
There are a total of 28 races over the four days, with seven races on each one.
The exact schedule and times are not yet confirmed but we can expect to see the following races on these days.
Tuesday, March 15
Supreme Novices’ Hurdle
David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle
National Hunt Chase
Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle
Ultima Handicap Chase
Wednesday, March 16
Grand Annual Handicap Chase
Ballymore Novices' Hurdle
Brown Advisory Novices' Chase
Cross Country Chase
Thursday, March 17
Paddy Power Plate
Kim Muir Challenge Cup
Mares' Novice Hurdle
Turners Novices' Chase
Paddy Power Stayers' Hurdle
Pertemps Network Final
Friday, March 18
Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle
Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle
Mrs Paddy Power Mares' Chase
Cheltenham Festival TV schedule
The action will be shown live on ITV1.
Every race from the festival will be shown live on subscription channel Racing TV.
Cheltenham Festival live stream info
You can watch every race live on most bookies' websites.
Usually you need to have either money in your account or to have put a bet on the race to watch the stream.
Cheltenham Festival tips, free bets and odds
Sun Racing tipster Templegate and columnist Matt Chapman will bring you their top tips nearer the time.
You can see the favourite for EVERY Cheltenham Festival race in our Cheltenham Festival section.
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