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Get the inside scoop: 36 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 15 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

    3 March

    Brownsbarn Thoroughbreds, Sheephaven Bay, Camden, London at 7.45pm
    Panel: Milton Harris, Jerry McGrath, Brendan Powell, Tommy Dowson, Tom Bull.
    Find out more: www.brownsbarnthoroughbreds.com

    Tiverton Golf Club, Tiverton, Devon at 7.30pm
    Panel: Philip Hobbs, David Pipe, Tom Malone, Roger Bush, Simon Nott, Ben Head.
    Find out more: twitter.com/SimonNott

    7 March

    Coniston Hotel, Skipton, North Yorkshire at 7.30pm
    Panel: Brian Hughes, Harry Bannister, Charlie Mann, Mark Howard, Michael Shinners, Jonathan Doidge.
    Find out more: www.theconistonhotel.com

    8 March

    Baildon Cricket Club, Shipley, West Yorkshire at 7.30pm
    Panel: Ryan Mania, David Carr, Luke Elder, Ross Brierley, Ross Todd.
    Find out more: www.ticketsource.co.uk

    Sixways Stadium (in aid of St Richard’s Hospice), Worcester, Worcestershire at 6.15pm
    Panel: Richard Newland, Paddy Brennan, Harry Skelton.
    Find out more: www.strichards.org.uk

    9 March

    Birmingham City Football Club, St Andrew’s, Birmingham at 7pm
    Panel: Robbie Power, Bridget Andrews, Leon Blanche, Derek Thompson.
    Find out more: www.bcfc.com

    Ginge Army (in aid of Stamp Out Suicide), Bierkeller Liverpool, Merseyside at 7.30pm
    Panel: Tom Bellamy, Carl Llewellyn, Willy Twiston-Davies, Luke Tarr, John Nield Jnr.
    Find out more: www.eventbrite.co.uk

    10 March

    Ganleys, 43/47 London Road, Morden, Surrey at 7.30pm
    Panel: Luke Harvey, Mick Fitzgerald, Paul Kealy, Joe Chambers
    Find out more: ganleysirishbar.com

    Star Sports at Banbury Cricket Club, Oxfordshire at 7.45pm
    Panel: Charlie Longsdon, Tom Messenger, Richard Hoiles, Paul Jones and Martin Chapman
    Find out more: twitter.com

    London Racing Club, Holiday Inn, Kensington High Street at 7pm
    Panel: Lee Mottershead, Lydia Hislop, Matt Tombs
    Find out more: http://londonracingclub.org

    Warwick Racecourse, Warwickshire at 7pm
    Panel: Dan Skelton, Olly Murphy, Tom Ryall, Tommy Williams, Rupert Bell.
    Find out more: www.thejockeyclub.co.uk

    Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire at 7.30pm
    Panel: Jerry McGrath, Page Fuller, Harry Whittington, James Burn, Lee McKenzie.
    Find out more: www.westberksracingclub.org.uk

    Rawdon Cricket Club, Rawdon, Leeds, Yorkshire at 7.30pm
    Panel: Jonathan Doidge, Harry Bannister, Dan Barber, David Carr.
    Find out more: www.pitchero.com

    Imperial Racing’s Newcastle preview, Coxlodge and Gosforth social club, Tyne and Wear at 7.30pm
    Panel: Fergal O’Brien, Paul Carberry, Mat Nicholls, James Griffin, Ian Robinson, Darren Hughes, Gordon Brown.
    Find out more: www.eventbrite.co.uk

    11 March

    Taunton Racecourse, Somerset at 7pm
    Panel: Philip Hobbs, Harry Derham, Tom Scudamore, Tom Malone.
    Find out more: tauntonracecourse.co.uk

    East Garston Village Hall, Berkshire at 7.30pm
    Panel: Colin Brown, Stan Moore, Pat Murphy, Jamie Snowden, Jerry McGrath.
    Find out more: www.eastgarston-pc.gov.uk

    Tynemouth Cricket Club, North Shields, Tyne and Wear at 7pm
    Panel: John Dance, Megan Nicholls, Rebecca Menzies, Will Smith Gareth Topham.
    Find out more: www.ticketsource.co.uk

    Imperial Racing’s Scottish preview, Club 100, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire at 7pm
    Panel: Paul Carberry, Mark Howard, James Griffin, Ian Robinson, Darren Hughes, Gordon Brown.
    Find out more: www.eventbrite.co.uk

    13 March

    Ludlow Racecourse (in aid of MIND), Shropshire at 7pm
    Panel: Nick Scholfield, Alastair Ralph, Tom Scudamore, Johnny Burke, Ed Bailey.
    Find out more: www.wegottickets.com

    Cheltenham Racecourse (in aid of WellChild), Gloucestershire at 6pm
    Panel: Ruby Walsh, Barry Geraghty, Emma Lavelle, Oli Bell.
    Find out more: www.thejockeyclub.co.uk

    14 March

    The Hollow Bottom, Guiting Power, Cheltenham at 7pm
    Panel: Sam Twiston-Davies, Carl Llewellyn, Paul Kealy, Alex Steedman, Luke Tarr.
    Find out more: luckyonionevents.wearegifted.co.uk

    Racehorse Club, Wheatsheaf Inn, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire at 6.30pm
    Panel: Davy Russell, Christian Williams, Lisa O’Neill, Jonny Burke, Charlie Johnston, Matt Hall, Niall Hannity.
    Find out more: racehorseclub.com

    Cheltenham Town Football Club (in aid of the IJF and Hope House Children’s Hospice), Gloucestershire at 7.30pm
    Panel: Davy Russell, David Crosse, Tom Bellamy, Gordon Clarkson Michael Shinners.
    Find out more: twitter.com

    Cheltenham preview nights in Ireland

    3 March

    The Rock Cloyne (in aid of Crumlin Children’s hospital), Cloyne, Co. Cork at 8pm
    Panel: Davy Russell, Jane Mangan, Gary O’Brien, Johnny Dineen, Patrick Mulcahy.

    Skelper Quanes (in aid of Help Rode Bloom), Blennerville, Tralee at 7pm
    Panel: Pat Healy, Philip Enright, Gordon Elliott, Bryan Cooper and Jack Kennedy
    Find out more: Contact Tom on 0868281491

    Tower Hotel, Waterford (time TBC)
    Panel: Finishing Line Podcast, Gavin Lynch, Darragh O’Keeffe and Andrew Blair White

    4 March

    The Farmers Kitchen, Drinagh, Co. Wexford at 8pm
    Panel: Liam Spratt, Sean O’Keeffe, Jamie Codd, Sean Doyle, Mikey Fogarty, JJ Slevin and Chieftain Bookmakers

    8 March

    The Castle Glanmire, Glanmire, Co. Cork at 8pm
    Panel: Gordon Elliott, Davy Russell, Jamie Codd, David Casey, Gary O’Brien, Kevin O’Ryan.
    Find out more: www.eventbrite.ie

    9 March

    Mountnugent GFC, Mountnugent, Co. Cavan at 6.30pm
    Panel: Davy Russell, Jamie Codd, David Casey, Ian Almond, Gary O’Brien, Kevin O’Ryan.
    Find out more: www.facebook.com

    10 March

    Harcourt Hotel, Dublin at 8pm
    Panel: Gordon Elliott, Davy Russell, Jamie Codd, David Casey, Gary O’Brien, Kevin O’Ryan.
    Find out more: www.eventbrite.ie

    11 March

    Moynalvey GFC, Kiltale Clubhouse, Co. Meath at 9pm
    Panel: Gordon Elliott, Gavin Cromwell, Robbie Power, Joe Corrigan.
    Find out more: www.moynalveygfc.ie

    2022 Cheltenham Festival preview nights: live stream

    Sky Sports Racing preview

    3 March at 8pm
    Panel: Kevin Blake, Matt Chapman, Jamie Codd and Tony Ennis
    Stream: Live on YouTube, Facebook and on the AtTheRaces TV channel

    Unibet Preview

    7 March at 7.30pm
    Panel: Mark Pougatch, Nicky Henderson, Nico de Boinville, Lizzie Kelly and Jamie Codd
    Stream: Live on Unibet’s YouTube and Facebook

    Betfair Paul Nicholls preview

    8 March at 7pm
    Panel: Paul Nicholls, Dave Orton, and Vanessa Ryle
    Stream: Check Betfair’s Twitter channel for more information

    Betfair tipsters preview

    9 March at 7pm
    Panel: Hugh Cahill, Kevin Blake, Tony Calvin, Kate Tracey and Barry Orr
    Stream: Check Betfair’s Twitter channel for more information

    Value Racing Club (in aid of the IJF)

    11 March on Zoom at 7pm
    Panel: Johnny Burke, Tom Lacey, Gary O’Brien, Richard Hoiles, Mark Howard.
    Stream: On Zoom
    Find out more: twitter.com/ValueRacingClub


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