Cheltenham Races Live Stream » Watch All Races Direct Today

Cheltenham is best known as the home of the mid-March Cheltenham Festival meeting. And you can watch a Cheltenham races live stream featuring every horse race broadcast from this magical racecourse.

Better still, you can see every race without signing up to any paid subscriptions. Read on to find out how to get the video stream.

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2) Follow the ‘Live Streaming’ link and open the Schedule where you will see ‘All Sports’ > ‘Horse Racing’

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Cheltenham Upcoming Live Streamed Races

11 MAR 202513:30Supreme Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1)-2m 87y
11 MAR 202514:10Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase (Grade 1)-1m 7f 199y
11 MAR 202514:50Ultima Handicap Chase (Premier Handicap)-3m 1f
11 MAR 202515:30Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)-2m 87y
11 MAR 202516:10Mares' Hurdle (Grade 1)-2m 3f 200y
11 MAR 202516:50Juvenile Handicap Hurdle (Premier Handicap)-2m 87y
11 MAR 202517:30National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateurs' Novices' Chase (Grade 2)-3m 5f 201y

The racecourse is situated near the Cotswold Hills ridge in Prestbury Park, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The spectacular Cotswold Hills cast their shadow on the course.

Cheltenham Races Live Stream: Course Layout

The main racecourse consists of two individual courses sitting along with each other, the New Course and the Old Course. 

The 2-mile long New Course features a downhill fence with most hurdles being jumped early in the course, leaving only two for the last 7 furlongs. 

The tricky course also has a lengthier run-in than the comparatively meek Old course. For cross-country steeplechases, there is a cross-country course beautifully laid out inside the main course.

Cheltenham’s Colourful Past

The first flat race meeting in Cheltenham was reportedly organised in 1815 on Nottingham Hill and the first stakes on Cleeve Hill were run in 1818. 

Horse Racing quickly gained popularity over the next decade and an annual two-day meeting (which included the 3-mile flat Gold Cup race) attracted over 30,000 racegoers. 

In 1829, the racecourse was subjected to some hatred after the town’s only priest preached his congregation about the evils of horse racing; He forbade them from attending the races. 

As a result, the racecourse did not see any action in 1830 and the only grandstand at the course was burnt down the following year. The racecourse was moved to its current location in 1831 to avoid further opposition. 

Steeplechase races became an annual event at the current course in 1898.

The Jockey Club, previously the Racecourse Holdings Trust, was formed to ensure the future of racecourses, including the Cheltenham racecourse, remains secure. As of now, the club owns and looks after 14 racecourses in the UK.

The profits made at the racecourses are also religiously invested back to English horseracing sport to guarantee its continued success

Cheltenham Viewing

Whether visiting the racecourse on a crisp bright day in October or a clement May evening, Cheltenham’s charisma of the course can be unforgettable.

The racecourse is also home to the largest auditorium in the region, called The Centaur. The 2000-seat auditorium in the grandstand is a used for conferences and musical concerts, and the Steeplechase Hall of Fame is also housed inside it. 

The course at Cheltenham is also frequently used for the graduation ceremony of the University of Gloucestershire.

Since becoming the home of National Hunt racing, the crowds visiting the course on festival days exceed 70,000 people. Thankfully, the 350 acres of the racecourse come in handy for accommodating this. In 2015, the racecourse inaugurated the Royal Princess Anne Stand with a capacity of 6,500 guests.


At present, there are three enclosures at the Cheltenham racecourse. The most exclusive of the three is the Club Enclosure, which is popular for providing breath-taking views of the course and surrounding fields. 

Guests with the Club Enclosure badge will have a range of fine dining and refreshment options on the main grandstand as well as all the amenities available in the other two enclosures. 

The Tattersalls Enclosure provides panoramic displays of the course from the grandstand’s viewing steps. Guests will have access to the Steeplechase Hall of Fame in The Centaur, the paddock, viewing steps of Winner’s Enclosure and a series of food outlets and bars.

The third enclosure, called the Best Mate Enclosure, is placed opposite to the main grandstand and offers a great view of the course. While this enclosure offers several restaurants and bars, it does not provide access to the Parade Ring and Shopping village.

Parking at Cheltenham is free on all race days apart from the festival when visitors wanting to park their vehicles near the track will have to pay 15 Pounds on the day of the festival and 8 Pounds in before-hand for reservation purposes.

Cheltenham Races Calendar Highlights

The 350 acres of the racecourse only sees the action from National Hunt horse racing and organises 16 race days annually.

It attracts crowds from all over Europe, including four days for the Cheltenham Festival.  The festival lasts from 16-19 March, and features numerous Grade 1 jump races. 

It truly is a feast of racing annually at Cheltenham, and these are some of the best live-streamed races:

JanuaryNew YearFairlawne Handicap Chase
JanuaryNew YearDipper Novices' Chase
JanuaryNew YearRelkeel Hurdle
JanuaryTrialsFinesse Juvenile Novices' Hurdle
JanuaryTrialsMurphy Group Chase
JanuaryTrialsCotswold Chase
JanuaryTrialsCleeve Hurdle
JanuaryTrialsClassic Novices' Hurdle
MarchFestivalArkle Challenge Trophy
MarchFestivalFestival Trophy Handicap Chase
MarchFestivalNational Hunt Chase Challenge Cup
MarchFestivalSupreme Novices' Hurdle
MarchFestivalDavid Nicholson Mares' Hurdle
MarchFestivalChampion Hurdle
MarchFestivalCentenary Novices' Handicap Chase
MarchFestivalGlenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase
MarchFestivalNeptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle
MarchFestivalCoral Cup
MarchFestivalRSA Chase
MarchFestivalChampion Bumper
MarchFestivalQueen Mother Champion Chase
MarchFestivalFred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle
MarchFestivalPertemps Final
MarchFestivalStayers' Hurdle
MarchFestivalFulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup
MarchFestivalJLT Novices' Chase
MarchFestivalRyanair Chase
MarchFestivalByrne Group Plate
MarchFestivalCGA Foxhunter Chase
MarchFestivalTriumph Hurdle
MarchFestivalCounty Handicap Hurdle
MarchFestivalMartin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle
MarchFestivalSpa Novices' Hurdle
MarchFestivalCheltenham Gold Cup
MarchFestivalJohnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase
AprilApril MeetingSilver Trophy Chase
NovemberNovember MeetingHyde Novices' Hurdle
NovemberNovember MeetingBetVictor Gold Cup
NovemberNovember MeetingBetVictor Handicap Chase
NovemberNovember MeetingPrestbury Juvenile Novices' Hurdle
NovemberNovember MeetingMares' Standard Open NH Flat Race
NovemberNovember MeetingNovember Novices' Chase
NovemberNovember MeetingSharp Novices' Hurdle
NovemberNovember MeetingGreatwood Hurdle
DecemberInternationalUnicoin Group Handicap Chase
DecemberInternationalBristol Novices' Hurdle
DecemberInternationalDecember Gold Cup
DecemberInternationalInternational Hurdle

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Last updated June, 2024

Here’s a great sample of what to expect from the Cheltenham Races live stream action – The Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase that took place on 13th March 2020.

After winning this race, Al Boum Photo became the first thoroughbred to win three consecutive races since 1972.

Cheltenham Races Live Stream FAQs

🎥 Do I need to pay a subscription for the Live Stream?

No, there is no subscription charge. You’ll need to register on the site first, which only takes a minute.

🏇 Are there other races available, too?

Yes, there are many other races that you can watch – just take a look at the schedule.

⌚ When will the race coverage start?

The race coverage begins approximately two to three minutes before the race is scheduled.