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When & what time is the Cheltenham Festival?

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When is The Cheltenham Festival 2025?

Champion Day - Tuesday 11 March

Style Wednesday - Wednesday 12 March

St Patrick's Thursday - Thursday 13 March

Gold Cup Day - Friday 14 March


What time is The Cheltenham Festival?

Gates open at 10:30 on each of the four days of the Festival.

Preview Show, live in the Parade Ring at 12:25.

First race at 13:30 and the last race at 17:30.

Full racing schedule and timings for Cheltenham Festival 2025 here.

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