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Cheltenham Racecourse

Wednesday 15th - Thursday 16th April 2020

the april meeting 

wednesday 15th & thursday 16th april 2020

 

Join us for two days of racing as racing returns to Cheltenham Racecourse after The Cheltenham Festival. 

It's no easy task following The Festival™ presented by Magners. But April’s two-day meeting is the perfect time to reflect on achievements past and remember that racing, no matter the event, is competitive and above all else, a joyous occasion.

 

For the final chance to watch the professionals test themselves on the track before the summer break, head to Cheltenham on April 15th and 16th 2020.

 

What happened on The April Meeting Wednesday?

Mister Whitaker for trainer Mick Channon and jockey Jonathan Burke gave a gutsy performance to hold off the challenge from Got Away in the feature race of the day The Cure Parkinson’s & Hambo Foundation Silver Trophy Chase.

 

What happened on The April Meeting Thursday?

On the penultimate raceday of the season here at Cheltenham Racecourse, we saw Kupatana take the EBF/Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Mares’ Novices’ Handicap Chase Series Final for Harry Cobden and Paul Nicholls, giving Paul his 3,000th UK Jumps winner.

 

Cheltenham Racecourse During The Festival 2018

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Enhance your day at The April Meeting by booking hospitality. Available to book online today. 

 

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From £75

RACE SCHEDULE

Sponsors and race names are correct as of April 2019. These are subject to change.

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

2:05

The CITIPOST Novices’ Hurdle Race (Class 2)

2m abt 4½f 

Hurdle

2:40

The Cure Parkinson’s and Hambo Foundation Sliver Trophy Steeple Chase (A Limited Handicap) (Class 1) (Grade 2)

2m abt 5f 

Steeple Chase

3:15

The Kingston Stud Supporting Greatwood Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 2)

2m abt 4½f

Hurdle

3:50

The Arkells Brewery Nicholson Holman Novices’ Limited Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 3)

3m abt 1½f 

Steeple Chase

4:25

The Safran Landing Systems Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 2)

Abt 3m 

Hurdle

5:00

The Weatherite Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)

2m abt 2f

Steeple Chase

5:30

The Pony Racing Authority Graduates Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 3) (0-140)

2m abt 1f 

Hurdle

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

2:05

The Glide Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race (Class 1) (Listed)

2m abt 4½f

Hurdle

2:40

The European Breeders Fund/TBA Mares’ Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase Finale (Class 1) (Listed)

2m 5f 

Steeple Chase

3:15

The Catesby Estates Plc Mares’ Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 1) (Listed)

2m abt 4½f 

Hurdle

3:50

The JRL Group Mares’ Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 3)

3m 2f 

Steeple Chase

4:25

The Junior Jumpers 4-Y-O Fillies’ Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 2)

2m abt 1f 

Hurdle

4:55

The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Mares’ Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)

Abt 2m

Steeple Chase

5:30

The Spreadex Sports Betting Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Class 3)

2m abt 1f 

NH Flat Race

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As we race largely during the winter months, the weather can be unpredictable, so we would advise you to dress accordingly.

 

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