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Cheltenham Race Card: Your ultimate Festival guide to day 4 on Friday

The week has been building to this… it’s Gold Cup day at the 2024 Cheltenham Festival!

Galopin Des Champs is bidding to join the exclusive club of multiple winners of Jump racing’s Blue Riband event but he faces a stiff test of his credentials against the likes of Fastorslow, Gerri Colombe and last year’s runner-up Bravemansgame.

Proceedings begin with the leading juveniles on the block – minus Sir Gino – tackling the Grade 1 Triumph Hurdle and the Joseph O’Brien-trained Nurburgring looks the principal opposition to Willie Mullins’ battalion.

The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle is the other Grade 1 on the card and features a clash between Mullins’ top-level winners Dancing City and Readin Tommy Wrong.

We’re sponsoring the Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Chase as the leading girls over fences get their chance to shine, the County Hurdle and Martin Pipe provide the big-field betting options for each-way punters, while the

Cheltenham Festival odds can be found on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app, otherwise, everything you need to know about day four of the mega meeting is below.

Cheltenham Races

Our Racecards page has details of the runners and riders plus Timeform’s horse-by-horse analysis for every renewal on the Cheltenham Festival schedule.

The following seven races take place at Cheltenham on Friday, March 15:

13:30: JCB Triumph Hurdle (Grade 1)
14:10: County Handicap Hurdle (Premier Handicap)
14:50: Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)
15:30: Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase (Grade 1)
16:10: St. James’s Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Chase
16:50: Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Chase (Grade 2)
17:30: Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

Cheltenham Going

The latest report conducted at Cheltenham on Thursday, March 14 has the official going as Soft.

Cheltenham TV Schedule

ITV Racing are broadcasting five of the seven races at Cheltenham on Friday.

ITV1: 13:00 – 16:30
Virgin Media One: 13:00 – 16:30

ITV Racing’s The Opening Show will build up to Friday’s action with a 90-minute preview show.

ITV4: 08:30 – 10:00

Cheltenham Live Stream

You can live stream every single race at Cheltenham on Friday on the Paddy Power website and via the Paddy Power app for FREE!

Just head to paddypower.com or the Paddy Power app and sign up or log in. Once you’ve done that, find the betting page for the renewal you wish to watch and click the button that says ‘Watch Live’.

You don’t even have to place a bet to catch all the action.

Cheltenham Tips

Paddy Power News is your home for Cheltenham Festival betting tips. Our superstar stable of pundits includes former jockeys Ruby Walsh and Mick Fitzgerald, shrewd tipster Rory Delargy and ITV Racing personality Matt Chapman.

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