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The third day of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival boasts a bumper seven-race card at Prestbury Park.
You can keep up to date with all the racing via our superb racecard feature HERE – or simply click on the ‘Racecards’ tab at the top of the page.
You will find every single confirmed runner and rider for today and tomorrow at the Festival there, as well as details of each race, weights and latest odds.
If you like, you can head over there now to learn everything you need to know about day three’s races – but here is a quick round up of what you can expect today.
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We get underway with the Marsh Novices’ Chase which features, arguably, the most exciting horse in training – Envoi Allen.
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The Pertemps Network Final follows hot on the heels with 23 qualifiers hoping to land the Grade 3 handicap hurdle. There’s just enough time to make a brew as some of the smartest chasers in the game tackle the Ryanair Chase at 2.30pm.
Thursday’s action takes place on the New Course, after Tuesday and Wednesday’s races were run on the Old Course and Cross Country Course.
Keep our racecard tab among your favourites for the latest information and key details you need to stay clued up.
CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL DAY THREE SCHEDULE
13.20 – Marsh Novices’ Chase (Grade 1) 2m 3f 168y
13.55 – Pertemps Network Final (Handicap Hurdle) (Grade 3) 2m 7f 213y
14.30 – Ryanair Chase (Grade 1) 2m 4f 127y
15.05 – Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m 7f 213y
15.40 – Paddy Power Plate (Handicap Chase) (Grade 3) 2m 4f 166y
16.15 – Daylesford Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2) 2m 179y
16.50 – Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup 3m 2f
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