Cheltenham Festival 2017 Preview Evening: Watch it here!

We hosted a several hundred horse racing fans for a night previewing the biggest festival on the calendar
We hosted a several hundred horse racing fans for a night previewing the biggest festival on the calendar
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Last Wednesday, Betfair held a Cheltenham Festival 2017 preview evening for a few hundred lucky punters. It was streamed live online, but if you missed it you can now watch it here...

"I think Outlander has an each-way chance."

- Gordon Elliott on this year's Gold Cup

Our panel featured Betfair Ambassadors and hugely successful trainers Paul Nicholls and Gordon Elliott, racing expert and punter Kevin Blake, The Mirror's Dave Yates and Betfair's Barry Orr. The evening was hosted by At The Races' Gary O'Brien.

Day One

13:30 Supreme Novices' Hurdle (2m 1/2f)
14:05 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase (2m)
14:40 Baylis & Harding Affordable Luxury Handicap Chase (3m 1/2f)
15:20 Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (2m 1/2f)
16:00 Mares' Hurdle (for the David Nicholson Trophy) (2m 4f)
16:40 National Hunt Chase (4m)
17:15 Novices' Handicap Chase (2m 4 1/2f)


Day Two

13:30 Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle (2m 5f)
14:05 RSA Steeple Chase (3m 1/2f)
14:40 Coral Cup (2m 5f)
15:20 Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase (2m)
16:00 Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase (3m 7f)
16:40 Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle (2m 1/2f)
17:15 Weatherbys Champion Bumper (Open NH Flat Race) (2m 1/2f)


Day Three

13:30 JLT Novices' Steeple Chase (2m 5f)
14:05 Pertemps Final (Handicap Hurdle) (3m)
14:40 Ryanair Chase (2m 5f)
15:20 Stayers Hurdle (3m)
16:00 Byrne Group Plate Handicap Steeple Chase (2m 5f)
16:40 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeple Chase (3m 1 1/2f)
17:15 St. Patrick's Derby (Charity Race) (1m 5f)


Day Four

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 Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase (3m 2 1/2f)
16:00 Foxhunter Steeple Chase (3m 2 1/2f)
16:40 Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle (2m 4 1/2f)
17:15 Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Steeple Chase (2m 1/2f)



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