Cheltenham Festival 2014 dates in full

The Cheltenham Festival starts on March 11th (credit: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

The 2014 Cheltenham Festival takes place next week, with the four-day spectacular getting underway on Tuesday, March 11th.


The Cheltenham Festival 2014 runs from March 11th through to Friday, March 14th, with over 200,000 racing fans expected to attend Cheltenham racecourse.

Here is the full schedule for next week's Cheltenham Festival (all times GMT):

Tuesday, March 11th - Centenary Day

1.30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle (2m 1/2f)
2.05 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase (2m)
2.40 The Festival Handicap Chase (3m 1/2f)
3.20 Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (2m 1/2f)
4.00 OLBG Mares' Hurdle (for the David Nicholson trophy) (2m 4f)
4.40 National Hunt Steeple Chase (4m)
5.15 Rewards4Racing Novices' Handicap Chase (2m 4 1/2 f)

Wednesday, March 12th - Ladies Day

1.30 Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle (2m 5f)
2.05 RSA Steeple Chase (3m 1/2f)
2.40 Coral Cup (Handicap Hurdle) (2m 5f)
3.20 BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase (2m)
4.00 Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase (3m 7f)
4.40 Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle (2m 1/2f)
5.15 Weatherbys Champion Bumper (Open NH Flat Race) (2m 1/2f)

Thursday, March 13th - St Patrick's Day

1.30 JLT Novices' Steeple Chase (2m 5f)
2.05 Pertemps Final (Handicap Hurdle) (3m)
2.40 Ryanair Chase (2m 5f)
3.20 Ladbrokes World Hurdle (3m)
4.00 Byrne Group Plate Handicap Steeple Chase (2m 5f)
4.40 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeple Chase (3m 1 1/2f)
5.15 St. Patrick's Derby (Charity Race) (1m 5f)

Friday, March 14th - Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Day

1.30 JCB Triumph Hurdle (2m 1f)
2.05 Vincent O'Brien County Handicap Hurdle (2m 1f)
2.40 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (3m)
3.20 Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase (3m 2 1/2f)
4.00 CGA Foxhunter Chase (3m 2 1/2f)
4.40 Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle (2m 4 1/2f)
5.15 Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Steeple Chase (2m 1/2f)

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