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FOUR DAYS OF EXTRAORDINARY

Tuesday 12 - Friday 15 March 2019

FOUR DAYS OF EXTRAORDINARY 

 

TUESDAY 12 – FRIDAY 15 MARCH 2019

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

We have experiences for all

  • World class hospitality delivered by world-class chefs
  • Live music performances from top bands
  • Shopping in our Tented Village offering a diverse range of boutique goods
  • The Orchard™ offers Club racegoers an additional, premium experience alongside their day

 

Download the RaceOn App before arriving at the racecourse to enhance your raceday experience.

Tickets

Purchase your Club, Tattersalls or Best Mate enclosure tickets at the best price today.

 

Our Raceday Essentials Packages are available in advance and include:

  • Your Club, Tattersalls or Best Mate Enclosure ticket
  • £9 of food and refreshment vouchers
  • £10 of betting vouchers
  • Official Racecard 
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From £37

Hospitality

Make your visit to The Festival 2019 extra special with our Hospitality packages and enjoy world-class cuisine. 

 

Available to buy online today. 

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From £465

Gin and Jazz Lounge™

Lovers of the juniper-based spirit can look forward to the return of the Gin and Jazz Lounge™, located in The Orchard™ at The Festival. Offering a base for Club enclosure racegoers along with sanctuary and smooth sounds throughout the day and is open until 7pm. 

from £125

*Limited availability. This does not include your Club Enclosure entry ticket into the Racecourse. 

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Car Parking

Have you purchased your tickets for The Festival, but forgot your car parking pass? Buy today for only £12 per car. 

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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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Magners Road To Gold 

The Going

 

Good to Soft, Good in Places.

the festival schedule 

TUESDAY 12 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30am

 

RACE SCHEDULE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

Prize Money

13:30

The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race

2m 87y

Hurdle

£125,000

14:10

The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase

1m 7f

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 87y

Hurdle

£450,000

16:10

The OLBG Mares’ Hurdle Race

2m 3f 200y

Hurdle

£120,000

16:50

The Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase

2m 4f 44y

Chase

£70,000

17:30

The National Hunt Chase (Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Chase)

3m 7f 147y

Chase

£125,000

wednesday 13 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30AM

 

RACE SCHEDULE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

Prize Money

13:30

The Ballymore Novices' Hurdle Race

2m 5f

Hurdle

£125,000

14:10

The RSA Insurance Novices' Steeple Chase 

3m 80y

Chase

£175,000

14:50

The Coral Cup Hurdle (A Handicap Hurdle Race)

2m 5f

Hurdle

£100,000

15:30

The Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase

1m 7f 99y

Chase

£400,000

16:10

The Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase

3m 6f 37y

Chase

£65,000

16:50

The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race

2m 87y

Hurdle

£80,000

17.30

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

2m 87y

Bumper

£75,000

thursday 14 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30AM

 

RACE SCHEDULE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

Prize Money

13:30

The JLT Novices’ Chase

2m 3f 166y

Chase

£150,000

14:10

The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race)

2m 7f 213y

Hurdle

£100,000

14:50

The Ryanair Chase

2m 4f 127y

Chase

£350,000

15:30

The Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle

2m 7f 213y

Hurdle

£325,000

16:10

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

2m 4f 127y

Chase

£110,000

16:50

The Dawn Run Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle

2m 179y

Hurdle

£90,000

17:30

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

3m 2f

Chase

£70,000

friday 15 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30AM

 

Race Schedule

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

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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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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Buy Official Festival Tickets

Buy tickets for The Festival™ presented by Magners for the best price today! 

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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. To read our full bag policy click here. To read our Important Ticket Information, click here. 

 

bookmakers pass

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