The Cheltenham Festival is set to begin in March next year. While most punters have made arrangement plans to travel to Cheltenham to attend the event, those who cannot travel there are looking for alternative ways to watch the exhilarating horse races. If you can’t afford tickets to the event, or can’t make it to Cheltenham to watch the races live, do not worry. There is another way you can watch the event live, and this is on TV.
If you want to watch Cheltenham races live on TV, you need to know a few things. These are the schedule of the Cheltenham races, and the channel that will broadcast it.
The event is scheduled to run for four days, starting on the 14th to 17th March. The event will begin with the Champion Day on 14th featuring 6 different races starting at 1:30pm to 5:30pm. On 15th, the Ladies Day will feature several races starting at 1330hours to 5:30pm. On 16th, St Patrick’s Day will feature 7 horse racing contests.
The events will begin at exactly 1:30pm and the last racing event on that day is scheduled to start at 1730 hours. On the final day, the Gold Cup scheduled for the 17th of March, several races have been organised starting at 1:30pm to 5:30pm. You need to plan your time well so that you can watch your favourite contest live. Each horse racing event has its unique starting time and you need to be on the couch to catch the event live on TV.
You will need to tune to Channel 4 to catch the various races live. The whole festival, which runs for 4 days, will be aired live on Channel 4.
You may not have the resources to travel to Cheltenham to catch the horse races live, but it does not mean you miss out completely from enjoying the festival. With this information, you can watch the whole event aired live at the comfort of your home on your TV.
Watch the 2017 Cheltenham festival live.