Cheltenham Festival 2017: Running Order

The following has the running order for the Cheltenham Festival, including all the times, length and prize money of the races across the four-day Cheltenham Festival 2017.

Running Order Tables: Time–Race–Distance–Prize Money

Champion Day – Tuesday 14th March – Old Course

1:30pm            The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle                                      2m ½f              £125,000

2:10pm            The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase         2m                   £175,000

2:50pm            The Ultima Festival Handicap Steeple Chase                           3m 1f               £105,000

3:30pm            The Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy          2m ½f              £400,000

4:10pm            The OLBG Mares’ Hurdle Race                                                   2m 4f               £110,000

4:50pm            The JT McNamara National Hunt Steeple Chase                    4m                   £120,000

5:30pm            The Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase                        2m 4½f            £70,000


Ladies Day – Wednesday 15th March – Old Course and Cross Country Course

1:30pm            The Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle         2m 5f               £125,000

2:10pm            The RSA Steeple Chase                                                                   3m ½f              £175,000

2:50pm            The Coral Cup Hurdle                                                                      2m 5f               £95,000

3:30pm            The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase               2m                   £350,000

4:10pm            The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase                            3m 6f               £65,000

4:50pm            The Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race                   2m ½f              £80,000

5:30pm            The Weatherbys Champion Bumper                                           2m ½f              £75,000


St Patrick’s Thursday – Thursday 16th March – New Course 

1:30pm            The JLT Novices’ Chase                                                              2m 4f               £150,000

2:10pm            The Pertemps Network Final Hurdle                                       3m                   £95,000

2:50pm            The Ryanair Steeple Chase                                                        2m 5f               £300,000

3:30pm            The Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle                                                    3m                   £300,000

4:10pm            The Brown Advisory and Merriebelle Stable Plate               2m 5f               £105,000

4:50pm            The Trull House Stud Mares Novices’ Hurdle                       2m 1f               £80,000

5:30pm            The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup                        3m 2f               £70,000


The Cheltenham Gold Cup – Friday 17th March – New Course

1:30pm            The JCB Triumph Hurdle                                                           2m 1f               £125,000

2:10pm            The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle                       2m 1f               £95,000

2:50pm            The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle                                         3m                   £125,000

3:30pm            The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase               3m 2½f            £575,000

4:10pm            The St James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase                    3m 2½f            £45,000

4:50pm            The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Hurdle                     2m 4½f            £65,000

5:30pm            The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Steeple Chase         2m ½f             £105,000

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