Celebrate St Patrick’s Day on the third day of The Festival.With two big races the Ryanair World Hurdle and the Ryanair Chase.
In 2016 Thistlecrack justified banker status as he bounded away from Irish challenger Alpha Des Obeaux to take the Ryanair World Hurdle in breath-taking fashion and confirmed his total domination of the staying hurdle division.
St Patrick’s Thursday 2017 begins:
Please note times and sponsors correct as of March 2016.
|13.30||The JLT Novices' Chase||2m abt 4f||Chase|
|14.10||The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race)||abt 3m||Hurdle|
|14.50||The Ryanair Steeple Chase||2m abt 5f||Chase|
|15.30||The Ryanair World Hurdle||abt 3m||Hurdle|
|16.10||The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (A Handicap Steeple Chase)||2m abt 5f||Chase|
|16.50||The Trull House Stud Mares Novices’ Hurdle||2m abt 1f||Hurdle|
|17.30||The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeple Chase (0-145)||3m abt 2f||Chase|
Information subject to change.