How to watch Cheltenham Festival 2023 for FREE: Live stream and TV channel
ne of the biggest meets of the horse racing calendar is almost upon us as Cheltenham Festival gets underway next week.
With 28 races across four days, it’s an action-packed schedule at Prestbury Park with Friday’s Gold Cup the highlight.
You can follow the ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ all week across television and online as more than 200,000 people descend on the famous Gloucestershire racehorse.
How to watch Cheltenham Festival 2023
TV channel: The only place to watch the Festival in its entirety is on Racing TV, which will broadcast all seven races on each day of the meeting. Racing TV is a subscription channel available through Sky and Virgin Media and online via website and app. Build-up coverage starts at 12.30pm every day and coverage concludes after the final race.
ITV1 will broadcast the first five races, with coverage beginning at 1pm from Tuesday to Friday. The preview show ‘The Opening Show’ will be broadcast from 8.30am to 10am across the meeting.
Live stream: Racing TV subscribers can stream the action live via the website or app, or cast to their TV, while ITV viewers can do likewise via the ITVX website and app.
Live coverage: You can also follow all the action LIVE every day with Standard Sport’s dedicated live blog.