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Thursday, St Patrick's Day

Thursday’s Results

1:30JLT NovicesSee Result
2:10Pertemps FinalSee Result
2:50Ryanair ChaseSee Result
3:30Stayers’ HurdleSee Result
4:10Brown Advisory PlateSee Result
4:50Mares Novices’ HurdleSee Result
5:30Kim Muir Handicap CupSee Result

All Today’s Races:

1:30JLT Novices’ Steeple Chase Tips2m 5fChase
2:10Pertemps Final Tips3m HurdleHurdle
2:50Ryanair Chase Tips 2m 5f Chase2m 5fChase
3:30Stayers’ Hurdle Tips3mHurdle
4:10Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Plate Handicap Chase Tips2m 5fChase
4:50Mares’ Hurdle Tips2m 2fHurdle
5:30Kim Muir Challenge Cup Tips3m 1 1/2fChase

Thursday – St Patrick’s Day

Thursday 12th March 2020

The third day of racing at the Cheltenham Festival is known as St. Patricks Day and the throngs of traveling racing fans from the Emerald Isle will ensure the Guineas tent is bouncing throughout the entire afternoon. Our experts’ Cheltenham day 3 tips will be trying to find the winner of the Stayers’ Hurdle, the oldest of the four Championship race at Cheltenham. The role of honor for the Stayers’ Hurdle reads like a who’s who of the hurdling game, with greats like Silver Bay, Inglis Drever and Big Buck’s standing out amongst their counterparts, handing over the legacy to A PLUS TARD and PAISLEY PARK, amidst the Cheltenham day three tips

One thing you can guarantee on St. Patrick’s day (Cheltenham races day 3) is an unforgettable atmosphere and the crowd reaches fever-pitch when the runners in the JLT Novices’ Chase are let loose on the track. Once the winner of that opening Grade One has departed the scene, a large field of hurdlers descends upon Prestbury Park to take part in the finale of the Pertemps Handicap Hurdle series. 

Before we reach the Stayers’ Hurdle, a talented field of chasers takes to the track to battle it out in the Ryanair Chase and our Cheltenham day 3 top tips will be out to find the winner. Cheltenham’s unofficial fifth Championship race has been won by many top horses during its short history, with fans’ favourites like Alberta’s Run, Cue Card and Vautour claiming Grade One glory on day three of the Festival. 

The Brown Advisory and Merriebelle Plate are up next before a field of talented young mares battles it out in the Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle. The final race on St. Patricks day is the thrilling Kim Muir Challenge Cup – a handicap chase which has provided its winner with a platform from which to launch assaults on the Gold Cup and even the Grand National over subsequent seasons – a prognosis in our Cheltenham day 3 tips you won’t want to miss out on. 

Cheltenham Festival Day 3 Tips

There might be only one more day of racing left, but with the Gold Cup still to come there are lots more great racing action and Cheltenham Festival offers to come. See our tips for the final day and the rest of the Festival here.

With just one day of racing left, get all your Cheltenham day 4 tips here and get the best out of the last day of this year’s Festival. Friday features seven amazing races, and we’ve got bets and analysis for every single one, including our Cheltenham Gold Cup tips.

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