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

THE Cross Country Chase is run on day two 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 Cross Country Chase, what's the distance and which sort of horses can enter?

The 2020 Cross Country Chase will take place on Wednesday, March 11 at 16:10 (4:10pm).

It's a National Hunt Chase run on the Cross Country Course over three miles and six furlongs, for horses aged five years and upwards.

Who is running in the 2020 Cross Country Chase?

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.

Who won the Cross Country Chase in 2019?

Tiger Roll (5-4f) sauntered home to land the race for the second year running.

Josies Orders (15-2) was 22 lengths behind in second with Urgent De Gregaine (17-2) in third.

Which jockeys and trainers have won the Cross Country the most? 

Enda Bolger is the leading trainer with five wins having trained Spot Thedifference (2005), Heads Onthe Ground (2007), Garde Champetre (2008,2009) and Josies Orders (2016) to win the race.

Nina Carberry teamed up with Bolger to win four of those contests and is the leading jockey.

What are the top tips for the race? 

Cross Country Chase tips

Trends – Tiger Roll (Bet now)

Matt Chapman – Tiger Roll (Bet now)

Templegate – Easyland (Bet now)


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