Cheltenham Festival race times and TV schedule: Day 3 – Thursday 12th March

Cheltenham Festival returns for Day 3 with a packed schedule including the Ryanair Chase and Paddy Power Stayers' Hurdle

Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham Festival enters Day 3 with a full slate of action despite many sporting events being called off due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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The iconic horse racing showpiece will continue at full speed and hope to have the staying power to complete all four days without a fall.

RadioTimes.com rounds up Day 3 of Cheltenham festival race times.

Cheltenham Festival race times

Day Three – Thursday 12th March

1:30pm – Marsh Novices’ Chase (Grade 1) 2m 3f 166y – £150,000
2:10pm – Pertemps Network Final (Handicap Hurdle) (Grade 3) 2m 7f 213y – £100,000
2:50pm – Ryanair Chase (Grade 1) 2m 4f 127y – £350,000
3:30pm – Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m 7f 213y – £325,000
4:10pm – Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (Handicap Chase) (Grade 3) 2m 4f 166y – £110,000
4:50pm – Dawn Run Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2) 2m 179y – £90,000
5:30pm – Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Amateur Riders’ Handicap Chase 3m 2f – £70,000

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You can watch Day 3 for free on ITV from 1:00pm with the final two races broadcast online at Racing.tv.