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The Festival™ presented by Magners

12 - 15 March

four days of extraordinary 

 

Tuesday 12 – Friday 15 March 2019

Get your tickets at the best price before 28 January at 10:59am


Cheltenham Racecourse presents Four Days of Extraordinary. Join us for the pinnacle Jump racing event of the year, an event with an atmosphere that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up.

 

To be here any day for the Cheltenham Festival 2019 is extraordinary. From Day One: Champion Day with pent up anticipation let go in one mighty roar, to Day Two: Ladies Day, where tweed becomes fashionably becoming. Or Day Three: St Patrick's Thursday, part of England, forever Ireland. And then there's Day Four: Gold Cup Day, with Jump racing at its heart, witness the creation of a legend.

 

Regular and first-time racegoers alike are welcomed to Cheltenham Racecourse to celebrate the very best of jump racing as the finest horses, jockeys, owners and trainers battle it out for the highest racing honours, their reputations and over £4.5 million of prize money.

 

The Festival™ presented by Magners epitomises and encompasses everything that is great about Jump racing but that’s not all. We have experiences for all including:

 

Join over 260,000 others as Cheltenham Races presents the most prestigious jump racing event of the year.

 

Christmas Opening Times

Click here to view our Racecourse and Call Centres opening times over Christmas. 

 

To purchase your Cheltenham Bookmakers Pass, click here

Tickets

Purchase your Club, Tattersalls or Best Mate enclosure tickets at the best price before 28 January at 10:59am. 

 

Our Raceday Essentials Package is available in advance from only £55 which includes your enclosure ticket, £9 of food and refreshment vouchers, £10 of betting vouchers and your official racecard. 

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From £31

Hospitality

Find out about Hospitality available at The Festival™ presented by Magners

 

There are a number of different hospitality options available, from The Moscow Flyer Restaurant which provides lunch and a base for the day to Chez Roux at Cheltenham, hosted by the world-famous chef, Albert Roux. 

 

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From £385

ROOM WITH A VIEW

Are you looking for an accommodation and hospitality package for The Festival™ presented by Magners? We have created an extra special celebration treat just for you.

Drop your bags at the Frogmill Hotel, nestled in the Cotswold Countryside. Then enjoy a hop over Cleeve Hill to the Racecourse in our Helicopter, you will then be transferred to Theatre@ The Festival by Bentley to enjoy world-class hospitality ahead of your days racing.

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Plan Your Day

We want your time at The Festival™ presented by Magners to be as extraordinary as possible. With a little preparation, and reading our helpful guide will enable you to get the very best out of your day.

 

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Hospitality at The Festival

From restaurants in the heart of Cheltenham Racecourse, to boxes overlooking the Winning Post, there are a number of World Class hospitality options available. 

 

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Pricing Structure

We encourage all customers to buy their tickets early to get the best price. Take advantage of savings and find the best enclosure for you. 

 

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the festival schedule 

TUESDAY 12 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30am

 

RACE SCHEDULE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

13:30

The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race

2m abt ½f

Hurdle

14:10

The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase

Abt 2m

Chase

14:50

The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase

3m abt 1f

Chase

15:30

The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy

2m abt ½f

Hurdle

16:10

The OLBG Mares’ Hurdle Race

2m abt 4f

Hurdle

16:50

The National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Steeple Chase)

Abt 4m

Chase

17:30

The Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase

2m abt 4½f

Chase

wednesday 13 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30AM

 

RACE SCHEDULE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

13:30

The Ballymore Novices' Hurdle Race

2m abt 5f

Hurdle

14:10

The RSA Steeple Chase

3m abt ½f

Chase

14:50

The Coral Cup Hurdle (A Handicap Hurdle Race)

2m abt 5f

Hurdle

15:30

The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase

Abt 2m

Chase

16:10

The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase

3m 6f

Chase

16:50

The Boodles Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race

2m abt ½f

Hurdle

17.30

The Weatherbys Champion Bumper (A Standard Open NH Flat Race)

2m abt ½f 

Bumper

wednesday 14 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30AM

 

RACE SCHEDULE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

13:30

The JLT Novices’ Chase

2m abt 4f

Chase

14:10

The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race)

Abt 3m 

Hurdle

14:50

The Ryanair Steeple Chase

2m abt 5f

Chase

15:30

The Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle

Abt 3m

Hurdle

16:10

The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (A Handicap Steeple Chase)

2m abt 5f

Chase

16:50

The Trull House Stud  Mares Novices’ Hurdle

2m abt 1f

Hurdle

17:30

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeple Chase (0-145)

3m abt 2f

Chase

friday 15 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30AM

 

Race Schedule

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

1:30

The JCB Triumph Hurdle

2m abt 1f

Hurdle

2:10

The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race

2m abt 1f

Hurdle

2:50

The Albert Bartlett  Novices’ Hurdle Race

abt 3m

Hurdle

3:30

The Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup

3m abt 2½f

Chase

4:10

The St. James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup

3m abt 2½f

Chase

4:50

The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle Race (0-145)

2m abt 4½f

Hurdle

5:30

The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup

2m abt ½f

Chase

The Going

 

Hurdles Course - TBC

Chase Course - TBC

Cross Country - TBC

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