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Sunday 10 March 2024

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The Official Sporting Life Cheltenham Preview Evening


Join us in The Centaur on Sunday 10 March 2024 from 6.00pm for The Official Sporting Life Cheltenham Preview Evening as we look forward to what is expected to be an exhilarating 4 days of jump racing, including the 100th year of the Cheltenham Boodles Gold Cup.


With ITV Racing's Oli Bell hosting a stellar line up, the winning-most Cheltenham Festival jockey Ruby Walsh, twenty time Champion Jockey Sir AP McCoy, legendary Barry Geraghty, ITV Racing pundit Megan Nicholls and Micheal Shinners from Sporting Life, it is a night not to be missed.


  • Doors open at 6.00pm.
  • The Preview evening will start at 7.00pm.
  • All proceeds raised on the evening will be donated to the Gold Cup 100 Community Fund.
  • The Official Cheltenham Preview Evening raises the curtain on the festivities of The Cheltenham Festival. Hear the views and opinions of our expert panellists as they gallop through the form of the best races of the pinnacle event of the jump-racing calendar.
  • There will be a raffle on the night on behalf of Gold Cup 100 Community Fund, which provides funding to local good causes. Raffle tickets can be purchase online for £5.00 or on the evening. The winning ticket will secure a large selection of GC100 merchandise; including a highly sort after Champions jacket, set of ultra rare Early Years cards (only 100 sets have been made), a copy of Let No Memories signed by Ruby Walsh, GC100 t-shirt, beanie, hot cup and other goodies.


Paid bar and food concessions in operation (please note: we are a cashless venue).


Topics of the night will include:

The Unibet Champion Hurdle

The Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase

The Ryanair Chase

The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle

The Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup

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The Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup, the most prestigious contest in Jump racing and the highlight of The Festival, celebrated its Centenary in 2024.

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