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Wednesday 13 - Thursday 14 April

FESTIVAL FEVER CONTINUES

 

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

 

As the final chance to watch the professionals test themselves on the track before the summer break, make sure you are there for two-days of racing of the highest quality.

RACE IN STYLE

 

Guarantee a memorable day out by matching superb sport with fabulous food and magnificent facilities at Cheltenham Racecourse for the April Meeting.

 

With excellent views of the racecourse and a lavish dining experience, the excitement of the day is easily accessed from your table.

 

It’s the perfect way to entertain clients, family or friends – a day you’ll never forget!

 

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Correct as of 2021. All information, including sponsors, are to be confirmed. 

GATES OPEN

Approx 12 Noon

First race

Approx 1:30

last race

Approx 5:00

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

1:30

The Join Racing TV now Novices’ Hurdle Race (Class 2)

2m abt 4½f 

Hurdle

2:05

The Ballymore Silver Trophy Chase (A Limited Handicap) (Class 1) (Grade 2)

2m abt 5f 

Steeple Chase

3:40

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

2m abt 4½f

Hurdle

3:15

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

3m abt 1½f 

Steeple Chase

3:50

The Jockey Club Cheltenham and SW syndicate Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 2)

Abt 3m 

Hurdle

4:25

The Weatherite Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)

2m abt 2f

Steeple Chase

5:00

The Cheltenham Pony Racing Authority Graduates Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 2) (0-145)

2m abt 1f 

Hurdle

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

1:30

The Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race (Class 1) (Listed)

2m abt 4½f

Hurdle

2:05

The NAF 4-Y-O Fillies’ Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 1) (Grade 3)

2m abt 1f 

Hurdle

2:40

The CITIPOST Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 1) (Listed)

2m abt 4½f 

Hurdle

3:15

The Catesby Estates PLC Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 3)

3m 2f 

Steeple Chase

3:50

The British EBF Mares’ Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase Finale (Class 1) (Listed)

2m 5f 

Steeple Chase

4:25

The Visit racingtv.com Mares’ Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)

Abt 2m

Steeple Chase

5:00

The Spreadex Sports Betting Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Class 2)

2m abt 1f 

NH Flat Race

Cheltenham Racecourse During The Festival 2018

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