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Cheltenham Festival 2021 schedule: Race times, TV channel and live stream

Your complete guide to watching Cheltenham Festival 2021 on TV and live stream with a full schedule including every race.

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Published: Friday, 19th March 2021 at 10:37 am

The final day of Cheltenham Festival is upon us, with a stack of runners and riders all desperate for glory in the iconic Gold Cup.


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Fans can tune in on TV one last time today to watch the end of a fascinating week of action, and hopefully the only time we enjoy this festival without fans in stands. is here to round up all the details you need for Cheltenham Festival, including a full schedule so you know when to tune in for every race of the week.

We've got all the TV and live stream details, as well as details on the latest bet365 odds and deals for the week ahead. You can also find out all the winners by checking our Cheltenham Festival 2021 results page.

When is Cheltenham Festival 2021?

Cheltenham Festival runs from Tuesday 16th March 2021 until Friday 19th March, with today marking the final day.

Cheltenham Festival 2021 schedule

Day 4 - Friday 19th March

1:20pm - The JCB Triumph Hurdle
1:55pm - The McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle Race
2:30pm - The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race
3:05pm - The WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase
3:40pm - The St. James’s Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters' Steeple Chase
4:15pm - The Mrs Paddy Power Mares' Steeple Chase
4:50pm - Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

How to watch Cheltenham on TV

Fans can tune in to watch the event for free on ITV from 1:00pm every day until 4:30pm.

Live stream Cheltenham online

You can also live stream the festival via ITV Hub on a range of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

The last race of each day will be shown online at

Cheltenham Festival odds

In working partnership with the Radio Times, check out bet365 for the latest betting odds for Cheltenham.

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