Cheltenham Festival 2018 – St. Patrick’s Day – Live TV Coverage on ITV

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Cheltenham Festival 2018 – St. Patrick’s Day – Live TV Coverage on ITV

The 2018 Cheltenham Festival continues today as the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations get underway.

It is a typically Irish affair with plenty of Guinness available in the Guinness Village plus racegoers are treated to Irish music around the course throughout the day.

Five races will once again be shown live on ITV from 1.00pm as Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani steer viewers through the third day of coverage.

1.30pm – The JLT Novices’ Chase
2.10pm – The Pertemps Network Final
2.50pm – The Ryanair Steeple Chase
3.30pm – The Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle
4.10pm – The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate

AP McCoy, Luke Harvey and Mick Fitzgerald will also be on hand, while there are reports by Matt Chapman, Brian Gleeson, Alice Plunkett, Mark Heyes and Charlotte Hawkins.

Race commentary comes from Richard Hoiles.

Oli Bell kicks-off the day’s coverage with The Opening Show, a hour long programme previewing day three from 9.30am on ITV4.

Updated: Thursday 15 March 2018