Cheltenham Festival 2020: National Hunt Chase preview, tv schedule, race time, tips, runners and riders and odds

THE National Hunt Chase is the final race run on day one of the Cheltenham Festival and we've got you covered for this year!

To get you in the mood for the race at Prestbury Park, here's all you need to know.

When is the National Hunt Chase, what's the distance and which sort of horses can enter?

The 2020 National Hunt Chase will take place on Tuesday, March 10 at 17:30 (5.30pm).

It's a Grade 2 National Hunt steeplechase run over four milers, for horses aged five years and upwards.

Only amateur jockeys can ride in the race.

Who is running in the 2020 National Hunt Chase?

The declarations are yet to be made and we'll update you nearer the time who is likely to run.

How can I watch the race?

The race will be broadcast live on Racing TV.

You can watch Racing TV on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.

Who won the National Hunt Chase in 2019?

Le Breuil (14-1) came out on top after a terrific battle between him and eventual second Discorama (9-2) up the Cheltenham hill.

Jerrysback (16-1) was miles back in third.

Which jockeys and trainers have won the National Hunt Chase the most? 

Jonjo O'Neill is the leading trainer having landed the race six times.

He trained Front Line (1995), Rith Dubh (2002), Sudden Shock (2003), Native Emperor (2004), Butler's Cabin (2007) and Minella Rocco (2016) to all win the race.

A total of 12 jockeys have won the race twice before, they include Derek O'Connor and Patrick Mullins.

What are the top tips for the race? 

Check back here nearer the race for your top tips!


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