A preview and schedule of the 2014 Cheltenham Festival.
The 2014 Cheltenham Festival is just around the corner as one the biggest horse racing events in the English calendar takes place in the Cotswold’s town.
This festival is the highlight of the National Hunt season and features the best racers from Britain and Ireland.
Four days of racing will start on Tuesday March 11 and continue until Friday March 14, incorporating no fewer than 27 races over four days.
The most famous of which is the Gold Cup, which starts at 3.20pm on the last day and will feature some of the biggest names in the sport, including favourite and reigning champion Bobs Worth and the hotly tipped Silviniaco Conti.
See the full Cheltenham Festival Race Calendar 2014.
Other highlights include the Champion Hurdle on the Tuesday, as Hurricane Fly looks to win the race for the second successive year and third time in total.
There is also the Queen Mother Champions Chase on the Wednesday, which Sprinter Sacre won last year, whilst the World Hurdle is the highlight of the Thursday schedule.