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Cheltenham Racecourse

Thank you for joining us at our final race meeting before The Cheltenham Festival. Get Festival ready as this is your final opportunity to finalise your choices before all roads lead to Cheltenham in March. Congratulations to the Prince of Cheltenham, Paisley Park on winning the Cleeve Hurdle Race for two consecutive years in a row. 


2020 Highlights


In 2019, Festival Trials Day saw three winners from this day that went on to win on Day Three of The Cheltenham Festival 2019, Frodon, Paisley Park and Siruh Du Lac. Will any of our winners today do the same? 


Official tickets for Festival Trials Day next year will go on sale in due course. Sign up to our newsletter for exclusive news and updates. 


Festival Trials Day will be taking place on 30 January 2021, date subject to confirmation. 

  • Quality horseracing, with a seven races racecard
  • Finalise your choices and favourites, before all roads lead to The Cheltenham Festival in March
  • Live music around the course from The Hipcats in the Club/Tattersalls enclosure 
  • Live music after racing from Lampa in The Centaur for Club/Tatts racegoers
  • A variety of hand-picked boutiques in our Shopping Village view our tradestands here
  • Under 18s go free
  • A variety of food and drink options in both enclosures 
  • View our official raceday map here


Tattersalls Cheltenham will be in the Parade Ring after racing. Click here for more information. 

race Schedule

Start Times





The JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial (A Juvenile Hurdle Race) (Grade 2)

2m abt 1f



The Timeform Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)

2m abt 5f 

Steeple Chase


The Paddy Power 45 Sleeps to Cheltenham Trophy Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

2m abt 5f 

Steeple Chase


The Paddy Power Cotswold Chase (Grade 2)
(feature race)

3m abt 1½f

Steeple Chase


The Ballymore Classic Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2)

2m abt 4½f 



The Cleeve Hurdle Race (Grade 2)

Abt 3m



The Steel Plate & Sections Handicap Hurdle (Class 2)

2m abt 1f 


Plan Your Day

Raceday Style

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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Guide to Enclosures

We have three enclosures at Cheltenham, read our guide to ensure you visit the races in your perfect enclosure.

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Directions and Parking

All you need to know about car parking, coach drop-offs, local bus services and taxi drop-offs to Cheltenham Racecourse. 

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