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FOUR DAYS OF EXTRAORDINARY

Tuesday 10 - Friday 13 March 2020

The Cheltenham Festival

TUESDAY 10 – FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020

Four Days of Extraordinary

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Buy before 5th July at 10:59am for the best price. 

Cheltenham Racecourse presented the most prestigious 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 is Extraordinary...

 

Regular and first time racegoers alike are welcomed to Cheltenham Racecourse to celebrate the very best of Jump racing. 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.

 

We have experiences for all... 

 

Catch up on our Four Days of Extraordinary now...

 

Cheltenham Racecourse During The Festival 2018

Tickets

Official tickets for The Festival 2020 are now on sale, buy your Club, Tatts or Best Mate ticket at the best price before 10:59am on 5th July 2019. 

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From £25

Panoramic Restaurant at Cheltenham Racecourse

Hospitality

Make your visit to The Festival 2020 extra special with our Hospitality packages and enjoy world class cuisine. Available to book online today. 

 

Call 01242 537 653 if you'd like to enquire or book over the phone.

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From £275

Hospitality at The Cheltenham 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 at The Festival 2020. 

 

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Dress Code

Although there is no official dress code for The Festival, smart is preferable and is often adopted. As we race largely during the winter months, the weather can be unpredictable, so we would advise you to dress accordingly.

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Racecourse Map

View our official Racecourse Map for Cheltenham Racecourse and find your way around the Grandstand and Course. 

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the festival schedule 

 

GATES OPEN: 10:30

 

Sponsors, prize money, and race distances are correct as of The Festival 2019, these are subject to change. 

 

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

Prize Money

13:30

The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race

2m abt ½f

Hurdle

£125,000

14:10

The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase

abt 2m

Chase

£175,000

14:50

The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase

3m abt 1f

Chase

£110,000

15:30

The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy

2m abt ½f

Hurdle

£450,000

16:10

The OLBG Mares’ Hurdle Race

2m abt 4f

Hurdle

£120,000

16:50

The Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase

2m abt 4½f

Chase

£70,000

17:30

The National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Steeple Chase) (Grade 2)

Abt 4m

Chase

£125,000

Sponsors, prize money, and race distances are correct as of The Festival 2019, these are subject to change. 

 

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

Prize Money

13:30

The Ballymore Novices' Hurdle Race

2m abt 5f

Hurdle

£125,000

14:10

The RSA Insurance Novices' Steeple Chase 

3m abt ½ f

Chase

£175,000

14:50

The Coral Cup Hurdle (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Grade 3)

2m abt 5f

Hurdle

£100,000

15:30

The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase (Grade 1)

Abt 2m

Chase

£400,000

16:10

The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeple Chase

3m 6f

Chase

£65,000

16:50

The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3)

2m abt ½f

Hurdle

£80,000

17.30

The Weatherbys Champion Bumper (A Standard Open NH Flat Race) (Grade 1)

2m abt ½f

Bumper

£75,000

Sponsors, prize money, and race distances are correct as of The Festival 2019, these are subject to change. 

 

 

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

Prize Money

13:30

The JLT Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)

2m abt 4f

Chase

£150,000

14:10

The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race) (Listed)

Abt 3m

Hurdle

£100,000

14:50

The Ryanair Steeple Chase (Grade 1)

2m abt 5f

Chase

£350,000

15:30

The Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

abt 3m

Hurdle

£325,000

16:10

The Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (A Handicap Steeple Chase) (Grade 3)

2m abt 5f

Chase

£110,000

16:50

The National Hunt Breeders Supported By Tattersalls Mares Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 2)

2m 1f

Hurdle

£90,000

17:30

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

3m abt 2f

Chase

£70,000

Sponsors, prize money, and race distances are correct as of The Festival 2019, these are subject to change.

 

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

Prize Money

13:30

The JCB Triumph Hurdle

2m 139y

Hurdle

£125,000

14:10

The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race

2m 179y

Hurdle

£100,000

14:50

The Albert Bartlett  Novices’ Hurdle Race

2m 7f 213y

Hurdle

£125,000

15:30

The Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase

3m 2f 70y

Chase

£625,000

16:10

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

3m 2f 70y

Chase

£45,000

16:50

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Chase

2m 62y

Chase

£111,000

17:30

Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

2m 4f 56y

Hurdle

£70,000

Plan Your Day

We want your time at The Festival 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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Club - Our Most Premier Enclosure

There's no better way to enjoy the day at The Festival than from the Club Enclosure. It's an experience to remember with access to all public areas and spectacular views from the main grandstand, lawn or Winning Post. In addition to paddock viewing access you can enjoy the Hall of Fame, all the public areas of the Princess Royal Stand and The Shopping Village. 

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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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terms and conditions 

As part of ensuring our guests enjoy a safe environment while attending Cheltenham Racecourse, we thank you for cooperating with our routine search procedures on arrival and restriction on bag sizes being entered into the Racecourse. Read our bag policy here. Or read our important ticket information here

 

bookmakers pass

Purchase your Cheltenham Bookmakers Pass here

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