ITV Racing Schedule: What Horse Racing Is On ITV Today, How To Watch & Which Channel

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See below the upcoming ITV racing schedule for which horse racing is on today, tomorrow and this weekend. Plus, how to watch the ITV racing and the channel the action is on.

What Racing Is On ITV This Week?

With ITV racing on at least once a week, this page will help highlight the upcoming ITV racing schedule, which fixtures the channel is covering, how to watch and also times and which of its family of channels will be broadcasting the horse racing.

What Horse Racing Is On ITV Today?

The next ITV Racing is on Thursday (18th) of April at Newmarket, for their Craven Meeting and also jumping from Cheltenham – with all the action on ITV4

ITV Horse Racing This Week (Mon 15th April – 21st April 2024)

See below the ITV racing schedule for the week 15th April – 21st April 2024 and which races will be shown LIVE.

ITV Racing: Thursday 18th April 2024

  • 1:50 Newmarket: bet365 Handicap Cl2 (3yo 0-100) 6f ITV4
  • 2:05 Cheltenham: Sporting Agenda Challenger Series Mares’ Chase Final Handicap Chase (Series Final) (GBB Race) Cl2 (5yo+) 3m1½f ITV4
  • 2:25 Newmarket: bet365 Wood Ditton Maiden Stakes (GBB Race) Cl2 (3yo) 1m ITV4
  • 2:40 Cheltenham: Catesby Estates Mares’ Challenger Series Final Handicap Hurdle (Series Final) (GBB Race) Cl2 (4yo+) 2m4½f ITV4
  • 3:00 Newmarket: Connaught Access Flooring Abernant Stakes (Group 3) Cl1 (3yo+) 6f ITV4
  • 3:35 Newmarket: bet365 Craven Stakes (Group 3) Cl1 (3yo) 1m ITV4

ITV Racing: Saturday 20th April 2024

  • 1:15 Ayr: Scotty Brand Handicap Chase (Premier Handicap) (GBB Race) Cl1 (5yo+) 2m½f ITV
  • 1:30 Newbury: Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Stakes (Registered As The John Porter Stakes) (Group 3) Cl1 (4yo+) 1m4f ITV
  • 1:50 Ayr: CPMS Novices’ Champion Handicap Chase (GBB Race) Cl2 (5yo+) 3m ITV
  • 2:05 Newbury: Dubai Duty Free Stakes (Registered As The Fred Darling Stakes) (Group 3) (Fillies) Cl1 (3yo) 7f ITV
  • 2:25 Ayr: Coral Scottish Champion Hurdle (A Limited Handicap) (Grade 2) (GBB Race) Cl1 (4yo+) 2m ITV
  • 2:40 Newbury: Watership Down Stud Too Darn Hot Greenham Stakes (Group 3) (Colts & Geldings) Cl1 (3yo) 7f ITV
  • 3:00 Ayr: Jordan Electrics Ltd Seafield Trophy Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (GBB Race) Cl2 (4yo+) 3m½f ITV
  • 3:15 Newbury: OLBG Spring Cup Handicap Cl2 (4yo+) 1m ITV
  • 3:35 Ayr: Coral Scottish Grand National Handicap Chase (Premier Handicap) (GBB Race) Cl1 (5yo+) 4m ITV

Where To Watch ITV Racing?

You can watch the ITV racing in the UK on terrestrial television, which is on channel three.

The ITV racing can also be watched via their app (tablet or mobile) and ITVX channels on catchup. While the ITV channel can also be found on most digital platforms.

You can also join up with the best UK horse betting sites that will also show the ITV racing LIVE via their sportsbooks or mobile apps.

What Channel Is ITV Racing On Today?

The next ITV Racing is on Thursday 18th April at Newmarket and Cheltenham.

ITV racing is normally shown across any of their channels, which are ITV, ITV2, ITV3 and ITV4.

Each week it will vary which of the ITV channels will show the horse racing. This normally depends how big each meeting is.

The larger festivals, like the Cheltenham Festival, Glorious Goodwood, Royal Ascot and the Aintree Grand National Meeting are some of the most popular and will always be shown on their main parent channel ITV.

What Time Does The ITV Racing Start Today?

The first LIVE ITV race on Thursday 18th April is at 1:50pm from Newmarket – with the action on their ITV4 channel.

Who Are The Main ITV Racing Presenters?

ITV Horse Racing Grand National Meeting

Former Sky Sports man Ed Chamberlin is the main ITV racing presenter and is often joined by a varied of horse racing pundits, experts and ex-jockeys each week.

Other ITV racing presenters include Oli Bell, who often hosts the morning ‘The Opening Show’, while others include Matt Chapman, Francesca Cumani, Rishi Persad, Alice Plunkett and Chris Hughes.

ITV racing also has an array of ex-jockey pundits at its disposal – like Luke Harvey, Jason Weaver, Ruby Walsh, AP McCoy, Mick Fitzgerald, Adele Mulrennan, Megan Nicholls and Leonna Mayor, who has been voted one of the sexiest female jockeys around.

ITV Racing History

BBC and Channel 4 had mainly shared the best of the UK horse racing action. However, this all changed in January 2016, when C4 lost their horse racing rights after 32 years to ITV.

The ITV racing coverage began a year later in January 2017

C4 broadcast it’s final day of horse racing on December 27th 2016 – showing racing from Kempton and the Welsh Grand National at Chepstow.

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