Cheltenham Festival 2020: Champion Bumper preview, tv schedule, race time, tips, runners and riders and odds

THE Champion Bumper is the final race on day two of the Cheltenham Festival and we've got you covered for this year's renewal.

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

When is the Champion Bumper, what's the distance and which sort of horses can enter?

The 2020 Champion Bumper will take place on Wednesday, March 11 at 17:30 (5:30pm).

It's a Grade 1 National Hunt Flat race run over two miles, for horses aged four to six.

Who is running in the 2020 Champion Bumper?

The declarations are yet to be made and we'll update you nearer the time who is likely to run.

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 Champion Bumper in 2019?

Envoi Allen (2-1f) battled on gamely to win the race with Blue Sari (7-2) a close second and Thyme Hill (20-1) in third.

Which jockeys and trainers have won the Champion Bumper the most? 

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

He's been successful with Wither Or Which (1996), Florida Pearl (1997), Alexander Banquet (1998), Joe Cullen (2000), Missed That (2005), Cousin Vinny (2008), Champagne Fever (2012), Briar Hill (2013) and Relegate (2018)

Jockey Ruby Walsh has won the race three times.

What are the top tips for the race? 

Check back here nearer the race for your top tips!


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