Cheltenham Festival 2022 Entries: When are the entries released for each race?

Foxhunters Chase Cheltenham Generic

We are counting down the days until the 2022 Cheltenham Festival kicks off on March 15 and goes right through until March 18, and there are set to be some sensational races over the four day National Hunt extravaganza. As we click into 2022, the entries for the Cheltenham races will emerge sporadically, and here's all you need to know about when the dates of the entries are released...

There's no doubt that the marquee event of the entire festival is the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and this year's renewal will see reigning champion Minella Indo take on the likes of last year's runner-up A Plus Tard and fellow Irish charge Galvin, who was a fine winner of the Savills Chase over the Christmas period. The entries for the Gold Cup are released on January 4, 2022, and it's sure to attract a stellar list of classy staying chasers from the UK & Ireland.

Not only will punters get to see the entries for the Gold Cup, but the potential line-ups for the Queen Mother Champion Chase and Ryanair Chase will also be released. The former is likely to be spearheaded by the top class speedster Shishkin, who is already a warm ante-post favourite for the event, while last year's Ryanair hero Allaho is likely to be the star attraction in the Ryanair Chase entry list.

The following week on January 11, it will be the turn of the hurdlers and Honeysuckle is sure to be among the list of entries for the Champion Hurdle, as the unbeaten mare will attempt to retain the crown she won in such style in March. Not only will we see the Champion Hurdle entries, but the Mares' Hurdle and Stayers' Hurdle entries will also emerge on the 11th of January.

More and more entries will be released as we go through January and head into February, and the novice chase division appears to have some exciting talents set to light up Prestbury Park in March and the likes of Bravemansgame, Galopin Des Champs, Bob Olinger and Ferny Hollow will be just four of the standout names punters look for in the novice chase division.

As we head into February, the handicap entries will be released, and punters will begin to try and decipher the minefields that are the handicap scene, and there are sure to be some significant movers and shakers in the betting. Finally, as we veer into March the final three race entries to be released are the Cross Country, Champion Bumper and Hunters' Chase, which will all attract strong fields.

Cheltenham Festival Entries Release Dates

January 4, 2022

  • Cheltenham Gold Cup
  • Queen Mother Champion Chase
  • Ryanair Chase

January 11, 2022

  • Champion Hurdle
  • Mares' Hurdle
  • Stayers' Hurdle

January 18, 2022

  • Arkle Challenge Trophy
  • National Hunt Chase
  • Brown Advisory Novices' Chase
  • Turners Novices' Chase

January 25, 2022

  • Supreme Novices' Hurdle
  • Ballymore Novices' Hurdle
  • Triumph Hurdle
  • Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle

February 15, 2022

  • Mares' Chase
  • Mares' Novices' Hurdle

February 22, 2022

  • Ultima Handicap Chase
  • Coral Cup
  • Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle
  • Pertemps Final
  • Plate
  • Kim Muir Handicap Chase
  • County Hurdle
  • Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle
  • Grand Annual

March 1, 2022

  • Cross Country Chase
  • Champion Bumper 
  • Hunters' Chase
Cheltenham Festival Odds
Advert Disclaimer
Horseracing.net is a free online resource which endeavour to provide helpful and useful content and odds comparison to its visitors. Please be advised that Horseracing.net accepts affiliate commission from the companies appearing on the site, and agreed commission levels impact the location and order in which the companies (and/or their products) are presented on the website. Any ratings that appear on this site is determined by our subjective opinion of the brand but also based on market share and reputation, each brand's conversion rates, commission paid to us and general consumer interest. Company listings on this page don't imply our endorsement. We do not feature all providers on the market. Except as expressly set forth in our terms and conditions, all statements and warranties regarding the information presented on this page are disclaimed. The information, including odds, which appear on this site is subject to change at any time.

Bet £10 Get £30 Free Bets + £10 Casino Bonus

#AD Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code 30F - A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 placed on any sports market - Minimum odds of 1/2 (1.5) - Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days - Free bet stakes not included in returns - Casino Bonus must be claimed within 7 days • To withdraw bonus/related wins, wager bonus amount x40 within 14 days • Wagering req. vary by game • Withdrawal restrictions and Full T&C’s apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets
#AD 18+. Play Safe. New customers using Promo code H30 only, Min £10/€10 stake,  min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2 x £15/€15, free bets credited after  settlement of first qualifying bet, free bets will expire 30 days after  the qualifying bet is placed, payment method/player/country restrictions apply.
Welcome Offer
#AD Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 Get £20 In Free Bets
#AD Min stake £10. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). First bet only. Free bets expire in 7 days. Cashed out bets won’t apply. Payment method restrictions. Online UK customers only. 30 days to qualify for £20 in Free Bets. 18+. T&Cs apply
Bet £10 Get £40 In Bonuses
#AD 18+ New customers only. Opt in and place a £10 bet on Horse Racing at odds of 2.00+ within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 3x £10 Horse Racing Free Bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00+. Plus, a £10 Slot Bonus, selected games, wager 20x to withdraw a max of £250. Bonuses expire in 7 days. Card payments only. T&Cs Apply. Please Gamble Responsibly.
Bet £10 Get £60 in Bonuses
#AD New UK customers only. Register using the promo code BETFRED60, deposit and place first bet of £10+ on Sports (cumulative Evens+) within 7 days of registration. First bet must be on Sports. £20 in Free Bets to be used on Sports, £10 in Free Bets to be used on Lotto and 50 Free Spins (20p per spin) credited within 48 hours of bet settlement. Further £20 in Free Bets credited 5 days after settlement. Bonuses have a 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS verification and/or Proof of I.D and address may be required. Full T&Cs apply.
Bet £20 & Get It Back As CASH If It Loses
#AD New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any Horse Racing market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using cards will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.
Get Up To £100 In Free Bets
#AD New customer offer. Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to receive maximum £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded. Payment restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.
Money Back As CASH Up To £20 (APP Only)
#AD 18+ Playsafe. New UK users only. The cash refund will equal the amount of your first deposit up to £20. Payment restrictions & T&Cs apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 Get £20 In Free Bets
#AD. New members. £10 min deposit & bet on sportsbook, placed & settled at 1.5 min odds within 14 days of sign-up. Win part of E/W bets. 2 non-withdrawable £10 Free Bet Tokens: accept in 7 days, valid for 7 days from acceptance (ex. E/Ws & Multiples), stakes not returned. Click here for Rules & Exclusions. Bet Responsibly. BeGambleAware.org. 18+
£25 Free Bet + 10 Free Spins
If your account has Sportsbook losses at the end of your first day's betting, QuinnBet will refund 50% of your losses as a Free Bet up to £25 (min 3 bets) Plus 10 Free Spins on Asgard Warriors. Even if your account is up, you're guaranteed a £5 Free Bet Plus 10 Free Spins provided you place at least 1 bet of £10 or greater at the minimum odds. T&Cs apply | 18+ New UK Customers Only | BeGambleAware.org
£10 Welcome Offer
#AD UK & ROI customers only. 18+. Place your first bet on sports pools and if it loses we’ll refund your stake in cash. Max refund is £10. Qualifying bet is the first sports pool bet added to the betslip. Ten to Follow bets do not qualify. Totewin will be the qualifying bet when a Totewin and a Toteplace bet are struck at the same time. BeGambleaware.org T&Cs apply
Latest racing results
Newcastle
19:00
1st Blazing Hot
2nd Portelet Bay
3rd Porfin
Newcastle
18:30
1st Tell'Em Nowt
2nd Clear Angel
3rd Barrington
Newcastle
18:00
2nd Outrun The Storm
3rd Athollblair Boy
4th Sir Benedict
View All Today's Results