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New Year's Day at Cheltenham Racecourse


Whether you’ve had a big night or not on New Year’s Eve, there is no better way to kick start 2024 than at Cheltenham Racecourse. Thrilling racing action, fresh air, and amazing family entertainment, what more could you want?

Exhilarating, Top-Class Racing


There are seven races on the day with two Grade 2’s and two Listed and a Grade 3 contest, providing superb racing action to blow away those New Year’s Eve cobwebs. 


Cheltenham Racecourse is amphitheater for making people’s wildest dreams come true and creating more hopes and dreams in the process and how better to start the year, than full of hopes and dreams.   

Family Fun and Entertainment on New Year's Day


Start the New Year with some family fun, with live shows, bouncy castles, face painting and much more!


Don't forget Under 18’s race free and do not require a ticket to enter!


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Fashion on New Year’s Day


As with all Cheltenham meetings, it is best to be warm and comfortable and tweed is always a winner. But remember to embrace your own personal style at Cheltenham, it is for everyone to dress like themselves, whether you are a super-smart or comfortably casual racegoer, Cheltenham style is about the individual attending. Fedoras, trilbies, scarves and fur are all the perfect accessories to look stylish but warm at the same time.  


Join us on New Year’s Day for superb sporting action, fabulous family fun and make memories with friends and family at the start of a brand-new year. It is also penultimate opportunity to come to the Home of Jump racing before those four extraordinary days in March. The countdown is on.

New Year's Day Racing

From £12.00

01 Jan 2025 | Cheltenham

New Year's Day Racing

From £12.00

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