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Watch Cheltenham Racing Live 2024

We guide you through how to watch all 28 races at the 2024 Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival is one of the top events on the British sporting calendar, and the 2024 renewal takes place from Tuesday, March 12th, until Friday, March 15th.

The eyes of the horse racing world will be locked on the four-day Festival, with the top horses in the UK and Ireland battling it out over 28 races, including the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the Champion Hurdle, and the Queen Mother Champion Chase.

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In this article, we take an in-depth look at how you can follow the Cheltenham Festival live - both in the UK and worldwide.

Watch Cheltenham 2024 Live Stream with Bet365

The easiest way to follow the action is with bet365, the leading sports betting provider and here’s the simple process you need to follow.

  • Sign up for bet365 through the following link.


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Watch Live Horse Racing with Bet365

  • Place a minimum win bet of £0.50 or a £0.25 each-way bet.
  • After you’ve placed your bet, it’s easy, just click the ‘Watch’ icon when the stream becomes available two minutes before a race begins. This icon can be found on the race card, bet slip, or the ‘Watch Your Live Races’ section.
  • Enjoy the race and hopefully back a winner!

The Best UK Bookmakers to Watch Cheltenham Live Streaming

If you are a UK horse racing fan, there are a number of live-streaming options available to you on sports betting platforms for this year’s Cheltenham Festival.

Here are five of the best bookmakers for Cheltenham live streaming, including their Cheltenham sign-up offers:

If you are new to horse racing betting, check out our guide - How to Bet on Cheltenham.

2024 Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham Festival Live Streaming Race Schedule

We’ve listed below the full race schedule for all four days of the 2024 Cheltenham Festival.

Day One - Tuesday, March 12th

Day Two - Wednesday, March 13th

Day Three - Thursday, March 14th

Day Four - Friday, March 15th

How to Watch the Cheltenham Festival Live Online in the UK

The Cheltenham Festival will be broadcast live in the UK on ITV Racing and Racing TV, but it can also be live-streamed by any of the leading bookmakers, including bet365, Paddy Power, Betfair, BetVictor, and William Hill.

How to Watch the 2024 Cheltenham Festival Live Online Outside the UK

Unfortunately, if you live outside the UK, it might be difficult to gain access to these sports betting platforms in order to watch the coverage of Cheltenham.

This can be due to the location of your IP address and the fact that some sites might be blocked. Some online bookmakers operate globally, however, and you may gain access to streams if you sign up, have a positive account balance and place a bet.

Cheltenham Live Streaming – Top Races

Each day at the Cheltenham Festival, one Championship race is scheduled to be run at 3:30pm.

Tuesday - Champion Hurdle

A test of speed and jumping as the best two-mile hurdlers in the UK and Ireland go head-to-head.

Wednesday - Queen Mother Champion Chase

Another test of speed and jumping over the two-mile trip, but this time over the bigger obstacles.

Thursday - Stayers’ Hurdle

The first staying test of the feature races - run over three miles with with 12 hurdles for the runners to navigate.

Friday - Cheltenham Gold Cup

The pinnacle of National Hunt racing - the ultimate test of stamina, determination, and jumping ability.

Cheltenham Live Streaming FAQs

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Do I need an extra plugin to watch streaming via sports betting platforms?

No, you can watch live Cheltenham racing streams directly on the bookmakers websites on desktop, mobile browser, or, if available, betting app.

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Can I place bets while watching the racing?

Yes. In-play betting is available on the exchanges such as Betfair and also with some traditional online bookmakers such as bet365 and Paddy Power. However, the best place to bet in-running on horse racing is on the Betfair Exchange as they have excellent liquidity (volume of money), and fast moving live markets.

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Are there any terms and conditions attached to live streaming on sports betting platforms?

With some online bookmakers you may be required to place a small bet (usually £1 or less) before you can watch the live feed from the racecourse.

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Which races can I watch via Cheltenham live streaming?

You can watch all 28 Cheltenham Festival races with your chosen streaming bookmaker site provided you have met their minimum bet requirements. On Betfair all Cheltenham races are freely available to stream without any requirement to place a bet.

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Where to watch Cheltenham races 2024?

If you're located in the UK, you have the option to view the 2024 Cheltenham Festival on ITV Racing and Racing TV. Additionally, numerous sports betting sites such as Bet365, Paddy Power, Betfair, Ladbrokes, and Coral will stream each race also, allowing punters to watch all the action while placing a bet.

Scott McGlynn

Famed for his Acca of the Day and Bet Builder selections, Scott provides tips across many sports on Freebets, and is our lead Scottish football writer