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The Cheltenham Gold Cup is one of the most hotly anticipated jump races in the horseracing calendar. It takes place on the fourth and final day of the Cheltenham Festival which runs from 15th-18th March. The Gold Cup race is the highlight of the four-day event, and one of the most famous jump races in the world, with high stakes and an impressive history of winners.

When is the Cheltenham Gold Cup 2022?


The Cheltenham Gold Cup 2022 is held on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival, Friday 18th March.


What time is the Gold Cup?


The Cheltenham Gold Cup will be run at 3:05pm BST on the 18th March 2022.

Where is the Gold Cup 2022?


The Gold Cup 2022 race is held on the Cheltenham Racecourse’s New Course, located 2 miles from Cheltenham Town Centre. The race is run over 3 miles 2½ furlongs, over which the horses and jockeys must complete 22 jumps - a thrilling spectacle for any horse racing enthusiast.


Cheltenham Racecourse can be accessed via car, train, bus and helicopter. Find out more about travel and transport here.

Can I get tickets for next year?


Tickets are on sale for the Gold Cup 2022 here.


How do I watch the Gold Cup at home?


If you’re watching from home, you can tune in on ITV1, which offers the widest coverage of Cheltenham Festival. Watch the full day of races from 1pm, or watch the thrilling Gold Cup race unfold at 3:05pm. Take a look at our Cheltenham Festival where to watch guide.

Minella Indo ridden by Jack Kennedy and trained by Henry de Bromhead

Minella Indo ridden by Jack Kennedy and trained by Henry de Bromhead

Hospitality at the Gold Cup


Whether you’re visiting for the Gold Cup or spending multiple days at Cheltenham Racecourse, why not make the most of our impressive Cheltenham Festival hospitality packages?

From hosting a party in a private box with some of the best views of the racecourse, to indulging at any of our award-winning restaurants, The Jockey Club has everything you need to make your day at The Gold Cup 2022 a memorable occasion. 

Club Enclosure ticket holders can also enjoy exclusive access to The Orchard™ which offers a premium experience for racegoers, with live music, entertainment and private pods to add a touch of extra luxury to the day.



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