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Are You Festival Ready?


The stage is set, get ready to enjoy the entertainment both on and off the track. Don't miss out on an unforgettable race day experience, so plan ahead and be fully prepared to make the most of every moment!


Join our presenters Aly Vance and Hayley Moore as they're on hand to guide you through the day’s card with our raceday preview show featuring special guests and punters panel at 11:20 live in the parade ring.




  • Head to the area under the crescent walkway outside Quevegas as we showcase the sport of racing.
  • Don't miss out on seeing the prestigious Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup trophy between 10:00 - 12:00.
  • Check out the famous Cheltenham hurdle and fences up close and personal and join a Q&A with host Hayley Moore at 11:00.
  • Our Gold Cup 100 book, 'Let No Memories Fade' will be available to purchase, with Racing legends also present for signings at 11:00 - 11:30.
  • We will also be joined by Racing to Schools, who will have equisier challenges to make you feel like a jockey!
  • Get there early as not to miss out as we look activation will start to close by the 5th race.


  • Have the perfect start to your raceday with brunch in The Mandarin Gastro Pub for only £20!
  • Available from 10:00 until 12:00, including a brunch plate, hot drink & a brunch cocktail, view the menu here.
  • Lunch will also be served as usual from 12:30


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If you really want to get up close to the amazing equine athletes' competing at the Home of Jump Racing, a visit to the pre-parade ring is essential. This is where the horses will warm up walking around, before their trainer saddles them ready to go out on the track.


Often a quiet tense place as owners and trainers contemplate the joy and elation of having a winner at Cheltenham.


Whatever enclosure you choose at Festival Trials Day you are guaranteed a fantastic day.


The Club and Tattersalls enclosures merge and create the optimum enclosure to attend, with exceptional views of the racecourse, pre parade ring and parade ring and the widest range of bars and food outlets, it is premier way to enjoy racing at Cheltenham.


The Best Mate enclosure is fun, with a lively atmosphere and amazing views down the finishing straight and finish line. If you want a great day out that offers great value for money, the Best Mate enclosure is the one for you.



Joe Wheldon will be welcoming guest as they arrive at the Centaur Entrance at 10:00 & The Hipcats at the North Entrance and after will be roaming around site throughout the day.


Tommy Lewis will be singing live on the Quevega's stage throughout the day.


Don't rush off after racing as The Wickermen, who are one of the UK's most in demand rock band will be Live in The Centaur after the last race.


Centaur capacity is limited, access to live music after racing is on a first come first served basis.

Festival Trials Day

Festival Trials Day

Excitement, anticipation and expectation is building. It is the final opportunity to see the sports protagonists go out to battle on Cheltenham Racecourse’s hallowed turf before the Cheltenham Festival.

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