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The pinnacle event of the jump-racing calendar. This is the one they all long to win, many times over, above all others. Every horse, jockey, trainer, breeder, owner and fan worth their weight in gold is here. Greats become legends. Legends rewrite history. Four breathtaking days. 28 races at stake. Unrelenting prestige, competition, and excitement.
1924…our story begins…and 2024 is one hundred years on…..
The Gold Cup Centenary is a chance for everyone to reflect on the horses and heroes that made our greatest race what it is today.
Over the course of the year, our intentions are to schedule a programme of occasions and events that will enthuse racing’s existing fans and hopefully engage some new ones as well.
These are some of the craziest race finishes in Cheltenham Festival history. Can you believe where some of these horses came from to fly in to win at the finish!?
Cheltenham Radio is a special radio station that will run throughout the 4 days of the festival broadcasting 24 hours a day. The station will bring you all the colour and spectacle of jump racings biggest week with live commentary of all the races. The service is not only available in the area around the racecourse but also online. The station features a number of hugely experience racing broadcasters including Rupert Bell and Alex Steedman with expert analysis provided by Lizzie Kelly, Cheltenham festival winning jockey among others. The station will also provide regular travel updates throughout the day.
- 10:30-12:30 The daily preview with Rupert Bell and Lizzie Kelly
- 12:30-17:45 Festival Raceday Live with Alex Steedman, Darren Owen and Lee McKenzie
- 17:45:19:00 The Festival Review with Rupert Bell and Lizzie Kelly. A look back at the days racing with reaction from trainers and jockeys as well as a look ahead to the next day’s racing
Tune in on 87.7 fm or LISTEN ONLINE