Cheltenham Festival 2020: Grand Annual preview, tv schedule, race time, tips, runners and riders and odds

THE Grand Annual is run on day four 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 Grand Annual what's the distance and which sort of horses can enter?

The 2020 Grand Annual will take place on Friday, March 13 at 16:50 (4:50pm).

It's a Grade 3 Handicap Chase run over two miles, for horses aged five years and upwards.

Who is running in the 2020 Grand Annual?

The declarations for the race will be made 48 hours before so we'll update you nearer the time.

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 Grand Annual in 2019?

Croco Bay (66-1) caused a big shock when winning last year.

He beat Bun Doran (11-1) into second with Brelan D'As (8-1) in third.

Which jockeys and trainers have won the Grand Annual the most? 

Paul Nicholls is the leading trainer with four wins: St Pirran (2004), Andreas (2007), Solar Impulse (2016), Le Prezien (2018).

Jockey Graham Bradley rode four winners to victory and is the top rider in the race.

What are the top tips for the race? 

Our top tipsters will let you know their best bets once the final entries have been made.


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