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FOUR DAYS OF EXTRAORDINARY

Tuesday 10 - Friday 13 March 2020

thank you for joining us for four days of extraordinary

the festival™ presented by magners

 

Tuesday 10 - 13 March 2020 

 

Official tickets go on sale on 25 March as part of the Magners priority booking period.

 

Enquire about hospitality for the festival 2020

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 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

  • First-class quality Jump racing 
  • 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

 

The Festival 2020 Hospitality Enquiry

Are you interested in Hospitality at The Festival™ presented by Magners 2020?

 

From restaurants in the heart of Cheltenham Racecourse, to boxes overlooking the finish line, there are a number of hospitality options available. Enjoy exhilarating racing with a base for the day, award-winning dishes using local seasonal produce and service of the highest standard.

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Did you miss The Core?

If you missed any of the action both on and off the track across The Festival™, Presented by Magners 2019 then take a look at ‘The Core’ our daily feature highlights programme.

 

Join Lee McKenzie, Mattie Batchelor and special guests and catch up with everything from the racing to behind-the-scenes across the four days of extraordinary.

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Only Buy Official Tickets

We kindly ask you do not buy tickets from touts and you only purchase official tickets from the Racecourse, either at our ticket sales points or via our website.

 

Official tickets for The Festival 2020 will be on sale on Monday 25 March 2019.

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Magners Road To Gold 

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 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

wednesday 13 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30AM

 

RACE SCHEDULE

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

thursday 14 MARCH

 

GATES OPEN 10:30AM

 

RACE SCHEDULE

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

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

 

bookmakers pass

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