Cheltenham Festival 2014: Meeting schedule & BBC coverage

Cheltenham Festival 2014

  • Dates: Tuesday 11 to Friday 14 March
  • Times: 13:30-17:15 GMT. Champion Hurdle (Tue), Champion Chase (Wed), World Hurdle (Thur), Gold Cup (Fri) all 15:20

Coverage: All 27 races on BBC Radio 5 live & Sports Extra. Live text commentaries, results, reports on BBC Sport website

Race times in bold on BBC Radio 5 live. Others on 5 live Sports Extra.

Tuesday, 11 March - Champion Day, (Old Course)

13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle 2m ½f

14:05 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase 2m

14:40 Baylis & Harding Affordable Luxury Handicap Chase 3m ½f

15:20 Stan James Champion Hurdle 2m ½f

16:00 OLBG Mares' Hurdle 2m 4f

16:40 Terry Biddlecombe National Hunt Chase 4m

17:15 Rewards4Racing Novices' Handicap Chase 2m 4½f

Wednesday, 12 March - Ladies Day, (Old Course)

13:30 Neptune Novices' Hurdle (Grade One) 2m 5f

14:05 RSA Chase 3m ½f

14:40 Coral Cup 2m 5f

15:20 BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase 2m

16:00 Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase 3m 7f

16:40 Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle 2m ½f

17:15 Weatherbys Champion Bumper 2m ½f

Thursday, 13 March - St Patrick's Thursday (New Course)

13:30 JLT Novices' Chase 2m 4f

14:05 Pertemps Network Final 3m

14:40 Ryanair Chase 2m 5f

15:20 Ladbrokes World Hurdle 3m

16:00 Byrne Group Plate Handicap Chase 2m 4f

16:40 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase 3m 1½f

17:15 St Patrick's Derby 1m 5f

Friday, 14 March - Gold Cup Day (New Course)

13:30 JCB Triumph Hurdle 2m 1f

14:05 Vincent O'Brien County Handicap Hurdle 2m 1f

14:40 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle 3m

15:20 Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup 3m 2½f

16:00 CGA Foxhunter Chase 3m 2½f

16:40 Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle 2m 4½f

17:15 Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase 2m ½f