Cheltenham Festival 2020: Marsh Chase preview, tv schedule, race time, tips, runners and riders and odds

THE Marsh Chase is one of the main races on day three 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 Marsh Chase, what's the distance and which sort of horses can enter?

The 2020 Marsh Chase will take place on Thursday, March 12 at 13:30 (1:30pm).

It's a Grade 1 National Hunt novices' chase run over two miles and four furlongs, for horses aged five years and upwards.

Who is running in the 2020 Marsh Chase?

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 and ITV.

ITV1 is on Sky channel 103 and Virgin channel 103.

You can watch Racing TV on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.

You can also listen to the race live on talkSPORT.

Who won the Marsh Chase in 2019?

Defi Du Seuil (3-1f) reigned supreme in the race with Lostintranslation (4-1) second and Mengli Khan (9-1) in third.

Which jockeys and trainers have won the Marsh Chase the most? 

Willie Mullins is the leading trainer having won the race FOUR times.

Mullins has won the race with Sir Des Champs (2012), Vautour (2015), Black Hercules (2016) and Yorkhill (2017).

Jockey Ruby Walsh has won the race three times.

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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