Cheltenham Festival 2019: Ultima Handicap Chase preview, tv schedule, race time, tips, runners and riders and odds

To get you in the mood for the race at Prestbury Park, here’s all you need to know.

When is the Ultima Handicap Chase, what’s the distance and which sort of horses can enter?

The 2019 Ultima Handicap will take place on Tuesday, March 12 at 14:50 (2.50pm).

It’s a Grade 3 Handicap Chase run over three miles and one furlongs, for horses aged five years and upwards.

Who is running in the 2019 Ultima Handicap Chase?

There are a few months to go before the race so we’ll keep you updated as contenders emerge over the coming months.

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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.

What are the latest odds?

Bookies are yet to price up the race with no confirmed runners. We’ll let you know when they do!

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Who won the Ultima Handicap Chase in 2018?

Coo Star Sivola (5-1) won the race for jockey Lizzie Kelly last season.

Shantou Flyer (14-1) was a neck back in second with Vintage Clouds (7-1) well beaten in third.

Which jockeys and trainers have won the Ultima Handicap Chase the most? 

In recent years, David Pipe is the trainer to follow in the race. He’s won it three times since 2008.

What are the top tips for the race? 

That’s a good question!

Check back here nearer the time for all the tips.

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