Cheltenham Festival 2020: Gold Cup preview, tv schedule, race time, tips, runners and riders and odds01/30/2020
THE Cheltenham Gold Cup is the feature race on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival and we've got you covered for this year's renewal!
To get you in the mood for the race at Prestbury Park, here's all you need to know.
When is the Cheltenham Gold Cup, what's the distance and which sort of horses can enter?
The 2020 Gold Cup will take place on Friday, March 13 at 15:30 (3.30pm).
It's a Grade 1 National Hunt race open to horses five years and older only and is run over a distance of three miles, two and a half furlongs.
The Gold Cup is the pinnacle of National Hunt Racing.
Who is running in the 2020 Gold Cup?
The declarations are yet to be made but last year's winner Al Boum Photo is likely to line up along with a number of tough challengers.
How can I watch the race?
The race will be broadcast live on Racing TV and ITV.
ITV1 is on Sky channel 103 and Virgin channel 103.
You can watch Racing TV on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.
Who won the Gold Cup in 2019?
Al Boum Photo (12-1) stayed on best to land the Gold Cup with outsiders Anibale Fly (22-1) in second with Bristol De Mai (18-1) in third.
Which jockeys and trainers have won the Gold Cup the most?
Pat Taaffe is the leading jockey with four wins while Tom Dreaper has 5 wins to his name including his three victories with the legend Arkle.
What are the top tips for the race?
We'll update you with tips from our tipsters as soon as we have them!
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