Get the inside scoop: 20 Cheltenham Festival preview nights you need to check out

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  • If you are a Cheltenham Festival fan and cannot wait until you hear the famous Cheltenham roar on Tuesday 12 March when the four-day National Hunt racing bonanza gets underway, then make sure you check out at least one of these Cheltenham Festival preview nights to help make sure you know which horses to keep a close eye on when the action gets underway.

    Cheltenham preview nights in the UK

    4 March

    Worcester Rugby Football Club, Hindlip at 6.15pm
    Panel: Richard Newland, Jamie Insole, Harry Skelton and jockey agent Ian Popham.
    Find out more: strichards.org.uk

    6 March

    Alne Cricket Club, Alcester B49 6AD  at 7.30pm
    Panel: Dan Skelton, Olly Murphy, Paul Nicholls and Harry Skelton
    Find out more: eventbrite.co.uk

    Hexham Racecourse at 7pm
    Panel: Rebecca Menzies, Henry Brooke, Tim Reed, Andrew Thornton and Gordon Brown
    Find out more: hexham-racecourse.co.uk

    7 March

    Aintree Racecource, Ormskirk Rd, Aintree, Liverpool L9 5AS at 7.30pm
    Panel: Sir AP McCoy, Barry Geraghty, Leonna Mayor, Lucinda Russell, and Nick Luck
    Find out more: thejockeyclub.co.uk

    Coxlodge & Gosforth District Social Club, Jubilee Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3UR at 7pm
    Panel: Paul Carberry, Fergal O’Brien, Matt Nichols, Ian Robinson and James Griffin
    Find out more: eventbrite.co.uk

    Mister Shenanigans, Coventry at 7.15pm
    Panel: Harry Skelton, Fergus Gregory and Derek ‘Tommo’ Thompson
    Find out more: coventry.gov.uk

    8 March

    Baildon Cricket Club, Shipley, BD17 6RS at 7.30pm
    Panel: Richard Johnson and Tom Scudamore alongside the Racing Post’s David Carr
    Find out more: ticketsource.co.uk

    Club 100, Motherwell at 7pm
    Panel: Gordon Brown, Paul Carberry, Ian Robinson, Paul Ferguson, James Griffin (plus phone calls from Danny Mullins, Harry Fry and Fergal O’Brien)
    Find out more: allevents.in

    Tetley Walker Recreation Club, Warrington at 7.45pm
    Panel: Paul Ferguson, Andy Gibson
    Find out more: email info@northernracingclub.com

    10 March

    The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse at 7pm
    Panel: Oli Bell, Ruby Walsh, Barry Geraghty, Megan Nicholls
    Find out more: thejockeyclub.co.uk

    Uttoxeter Racecourse at 6.30pm
    Panel: Johnny Dineen, Fergal O’Brien, Liam Harrison and Paddy Brennan
    Find out more: uttoxeter-racecourse.co.uk

    Cheltenham Preview Nights 2024: Ireland

    22 February

    The Arches Bar Cheltenham Festival Preview Night, Mallow, County Cork at 7pm
    Panel: Darragh O’Keefe, Sean Flanagan, Brian Arnold, Mark Landers, Eugene O’Sullivan, Shark Hanlon and Paddy Merrigan
    Find out more: facebook.com/thearches

    23 Feburary

    Bardic Theatre with Boylesports, Donaghmore, County Dungannon at 7.30pm
    Panel: David Jennings, Johnny Dineen, Tony Keenan, David Casey, Robert Power, Gavin Cromwell and Paul Nicholls
    Find out more: bardictheatre.com

    24 February

    Crookstown Inn, Crookstown, County Kildare at 8pm
    Panel: Shark Hanlon, Nina Carberry, Gavin Lynch, Kate Harrington and Bryan Cooper
    Find out more: facebook.com

    27 February

    The Teahouse, Adare, County Limerick at 6.30pm
    Panel: Brian Arnold, Jane Mangan, Ted Walsh, Johnny Dineen, Eric McNamara, Darragh O’Keefe and Cathal Byrnes
    Find out more: woodlands-hotel.ie

    1 March

    Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix, County Laois at 6.30pm
    Panel: David Jennings, Johnny Dineen, Ian Amond, Gavin Cromwell, Shark Hanlon, Mikey O’Sullivan and Frank Hickey
    Find out more: abbeyleixmanorhotel.com

    The Farmers Kitchen with Chieftans Bookmakers, Drinagh, County Wexford at 8pm
    Panel: Liam Spratt, Jamie Codd, Sean O’Keefe, Sean Flanagan, J.J. Slevin, Conor Stone-Walsh and Sean Doyle
    Find out more: farmerskitchen.com

    2 March

    Barberstown Castle, Straffan, County Kildare at 8pm
    Panel: Oli Bell, Ruby Walsh, Barry Geraghty, Johnny Dineen
    Find out more: barberstowncastle.ie

    9 March

    Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells, County Meath at 6.30pm
    Panel: AP McCoy, Ruby Walsh, David Casey, Gordon Elliott, Jane Mangan, Kevin O’Ryan, Robbie Power
    Find out more: headfortarms.ie

    Cheltenham Preview Nights 2024: Digital

    28 February

    At The Races Cheltenham Preview Night at 7pm
    Panel: Sean Boyce (MC), Matt Chapman, Jamie Codd, Kevin Blake
    Stream: At The Races YouTube channel

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