Cheltenham Festival Day Three Expected To Be Wet And Soft

Cheltenham Festival Day Three Expected To Be Wet And Soft

UK – Day three of the Cheltenham Festival gets underway today and after heavy rain across the country overnight, it is expected to be a wet and damp day with the going soft.

So far, this year’s famous National Hunt meeting has brought many surprises with favourites pulling up, last minute non-runners and long odds winners romping home to victory.

Day 3 Meetings

Today’s meetings are scheduled at starting times of 1:30, 2:10, 2:50, 3:30, 4:10, 4:50, and 5:30pm.

1.30 –  Marsh Novices’ Chase (Grade 1) (Registered As The Golden Miller) (Class 1) (5yo+) Winner £84,405 12 runners 2m3f168y Soft

2.10 –  Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) (Class 1) (5yo+) Winner £56,270 24 runners 2m7f213y Soft

2.50 –  Ryanair Chase (Registered As The Festival Trophy) (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5yo+) Winner £196,945 8 runners 2m4f127y Soft

3.30 –  Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1) (Class 1) (4yo+) Winner £182,878 15 runners 2m7f213y Soft

4.10 –  Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (Class 1) (5yo+) Winner £61,897 24 runners 2m4f127y Soft

4.50 –  Daylesford Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2) (Registered As The Dawn Run) (Class 1) (4yo+) Winner £50,643 22 runners 2m179y Soft

5.30 –  Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Amateur Riders’ Handicap Chase (Class 2) (5yo+ 0-145) Winner £41,510 23 runners 3m2f Soft

Top Picks

Sportsbooks have been quick to update odds following the surprise turn in weather and change in the going.

Top picks for day 3 of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival include: Faugheen, The Storyteller, A Plus Tard, Paisley Park, Simply The Betts, Minella Melody and Champagne Platinum.

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