With two competitive handicap chases at the weekend Tony Calvin gives us his views from an antepost perspective, as well as providing his...
Cheltenham Festival 2017
|Start Date||Event Name||Race Type||Distance|
|14th March, 13:30||The Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle Race||Hurdle||2m abt ½f|
|14th March, 14:10||The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase||Chase||abt 2m|
|14th March, 14:50||The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase||Chase||3m abt 1f|
|14th March, 15:30||The Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy||Hurdle||2m abt ½f|
|14th March, 16:10||The OLBG Mares' Hurdle Race||Hurdle||2m abt 4f|
|14th March, 16:50||The J T McNamara National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup||Chase||Abt 4m|
|14th March, 17:30||The Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase||Chase||2m abt 4½f|
|15th March, 13:30||The Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle Race||Hurdle||2m abt 5f|
|15th March, 14:10||The RSA Steeple Chase||Chase||3m abt ½ f|
|15th March, 14:50||The Coral Cup Hurdle||Hurdle||2m abt 5f|
|15th March, 15:30||The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase||Chase||Abt 2m|
|15th March, 16:10||The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase||Chase||3m 6f|
|15th March, 16:50||The Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race||Hurdle||2m abt ½f|
|15th March, 17:30||The Weatherbys Champion Bumper||Bumper||2m abt ½f|
|16th March, 13:30||The JLT Novices' Chase||Chase||2m abt 4f|
|16th March, 14:10||The Pertemps Network Final||Hurdle||Abt 3m|
|16th March, 14:50||The Ryanair Steeple Chase||Chase||2m abt 5f|
|16th March, 15:30||The Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle||Hurdle||abt 3m|
|16th March, 16:10||The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate||Chase||2m abt 5f|
|16th March, 16:50||The Trull House Stud Mares Novices' Hurdle||Hurdle||2m abt 1f|
|16th March, 17:30||The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeple Chase||Chase||3m abt 2f|
|17th March, 13:30||The JCB Triumph Hurdle||Hurdle||2m abt 1f|
|17th March, 14:10||The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race||Hurdle||2m abt 1f|
|17th March, 14:50||The Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle Race||Hurdle||abt 3m|
|17th March, 15:30||The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase||Chase||3m abt 2½ f|
|17th March, 16:10||The St. James's Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup||Chase||3m abt 2½ f|
|17th March, 16:50||The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle Race||Hurdle||2m abt 4½ f|
|17h March, 17:30||The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup||Chase||2m abt ½ f|
Cheltenham Festival Races
Tuesday 14 Mar
13:30 Supreme Novices’ Hurdle
15:20 Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy
Wednesday 15 Mar
13:30 Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle
14:05 RSA Steeple Chase
15:20 BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase
Thursday 16 Mar
13:30 JLT Novices’ Steeple Chase
14:40 Ryanair Chase
15:20 Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle
Friday 17 Mar
13:30 JCB Triumph Hurdle
15:20 Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase
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