Horse Racing

12:45pm Tuesday 27 December on BBC TWO

The highlight of the Welsh racing calendar, the Welsh National, features the top trainers and jockeys competing for one of the most prestigious races of the National Hunt season.

One of four races being covered, the Welsh National, involves two circuits of the famous Chepstow track. The horses must clear 20 fences over three miles and 5� furlongs – just under 6 kilometres.

Clare Balding will be in Chepstow to present the coverage. She’s joined by Rishi Persad, Mick Fitzgerald, Richard Dunwoody, John Parrott and Gary Wiltshire. Race commentary comes from Jim McGrath.

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