The Cheltenham Festival is one of the most prestigious horse racing events in the world. Thousands of people attend the festival in person, to marvel at the jockeys and the expertise of the horses. However, some of us are unable to attend the event in person.
For people who cannot go to the festival to see it live for various reasons, there are many options to see it on your TV or computer screen in glorious HD. If you live in India, there are several ways you can follow the Cheltenham Festival live.
In this article, we’ll go over some of the ways you can watch horse racing at home, and we will guide you on exactly how to do it. Stick around till the end, to see what this guide has in store for you. For more information, check this website out on the Cheltenham Festival. It has a lot of details that you might want to read up on, especially if you are new to horse racing, and the Cheltenham Festival.
What Does The Festival Have To Offer For Horse Racing Fans?
A four-day horse racing event, absolutely a must-watch for any horse racing fan anywhere in the world. There are a total of 28 races over four days where jockeys and horses face off in marvellous races. You can watch the Cheltenham Festival Live from anywhere in the world.
With the Cheltenham Festival fast approaching, it will take place in March, Tuesday to Friday, March 17, with a total of seven races each day. The first day of four Grade 1’s will take place, as well as the Champion Hurdle, and the headline for day two will be the Champion Chase.
Furthermore, the Ryanair Chase and The Stayer’s Hurdle will both share the spotlight on the third day, and for the main event on the final day, we have the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
How Can I Watch The Cheltenham Festival In India?
You can follow the Cheltenham Festival online in India if that’s where you live. There are several streams online, some free and some paid that will allow you to follow the event live, as the races happen. You do have to keep in mind that the time zone is different, and some of the races may be at inconvenient times in India, but that shouldn’t be a problem for a horse racing fan.
Some of the live streams available directly from British media are Sky and Virgin Media, and they can be streamed online through a web browser. The stream can be accessed through any browser, and if you are unable to access it from India, using a VPN might be a good option to bypass the geo-restrictions.
Furthermore, The Racing Post and Racing TV website also stream the race live. Their video quality is great. If you want to view the race from a mobile phone or a tablet, they also have an iOS and Android application you can download and use to stream the races live. Again, using a VPN to bypass the geo-restriction is also an option when using a mobile application as well.
One OTT application that is reliable when it comes to streaming the festival life is Sky go. They will be streaming the Grand National through their IPTV service via ITV Sports. Do keep in mind that this service is tied regionally, but using a VPN will help you bypass those restrictions. Sky go can be used on any device you can think of, so there is a lot of flexibility in that regard.
Other online and on-demand streaming services will stream the Grand National through an IPTV server. All in all, if you have doubts about any of these applications, a quick Google search will set your mind at ease.
Overall, it would be a good idea to do some research on what the best IPTV provider is for someone in India, to see whether there are other options than the ones we’ve mentioned in our article. Or if you are an IPTV user, you might have a favourite service you like to use as well.
As long as you get to watch the Cheltenham Festival live, there is no bad option for streaming.