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Cheltenham Racecourse

Wednesday 1 January 2020

celebrate the new year at the races

begin 2020 at Cheltenham racecourse

 

Wednesday 1st January 2020

 

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There is only one place to start your 2020 and that is a day at the races here at Cheltenham Racecourse. New Year's Day hosts seven quality races, including two Grade 2s with trainers, jockeys and racegoers all hoping to get their year off to a flyer.

 

Why should you celebrate the new year at Cheltenham Racecourse?

  • Free Family Fun entertainment
  • Quality horseracing 
  • Live bands 
  • World-class hospitality in a variety of restaurants 
  • Under 18s go free ... and much more

 

Aso got 2019 off to a winning start for Charlie Deutsch and Venetia Williams in the Download The Betbright App Handicap Chase (Grade 3). Aso went on to run very impressively in the 2019 Ryanair Chase at The Festival Presented by Magners. Beware The Bear scored for Jeremiah McGrath and Nicky Henderson in the Join The Betbright Racing Club Handicap Chase, beating Shanroe Santos and Perfect Candidate respectively. Beware The Bear went on to win at The Festival.

Cheltenham Racecourse During The Festival 2018

Tickets

Official tickets for New Year's Day are now on sale, buy your Club/Tatts or Best Mate tickets today at the best price and save up to £5. 

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From £10

Panoramic Restaurant at Cheltenham Racecourse

Hospitality

Celebrate the first day of 2020 with hospitality at Cheltenham Racecourse. 

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From £150

 

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RACE SCHEDULE

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

 

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

12:15

The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle (Listed)

2m abt 4½f

Hurdle

12:50

The Join The BetBright.com Racing Club Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)

3m abt 2½f 

Steeple Chase

1:25

The BetBright Dipper Novices’ Steeple Chase (Class 1) (Grade 2)

2m abt 5f

Steeple Chase

2:00

The Download the BetBright App Handicap Steeple Chase (Grade 3)

2m abt 5f

Steeple Chase

2:35

The Simplify Horse Racing Selections with Betfinder at BetBright Handicap Hurdle (Class 2)

abt 3m 

Hurdle

3:10

The Dornan Engineering Relkeel Hurdle Race (Grade 2)

2m abt 4½f

Hurdle

3:50

The EBF Stallions & Cheltenham Pony Club Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Listed)

1m abt 6f

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