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The Festival™ presented by Magners

exclusive experience

Behind the scenes at the Festival™ presented by Magners

Monday 11 march

All money raised will be donated to Racing Welfare



Cheltenham Racecourse is offering you the chance to bid for and win the ultimate behind the scenes experience on Monday 11 March, the day before The Festival™, presented by Magners, commences.



Guests will be invited for coffee in the Royal Box at 10.30 am to be followed by a private behind the scenes tour of areas of the racecourse and the weighing room where they will be joined by racing legend Michael Dickinson who in 1983 trained the first five home in the Magners Gold Cup, a feat never likely to be repeated.  



Following the morning activities lunch will be served in our new restaurant for 2019, The Horse & Groom Pub or Theatre@, at approximately 12.45pm, as we enable the chefs and waiting team to trial the new facilities in advance of the first day of The Festival when approximately 10,000 guests will be enjoying hospitality facilities.


Both restaurants provide a delicious menu created by Cheltenham’s Head Chef Tom Parry and his team, as well as half a bottle of wine per person.


All of the money raised will go towards Racing Welfare and The Jockey Club’s charity partners, Rainbow Trust and Carers Trust.


This fantastic opportunity is for you to bid for the chance to win a table of 2 with the highest 12 bids successful. There are a total of 24 places available.


Go on, start bidding, you can’t get a better pre-Festival experience than this!


Entries will be accepted between 12.00 pm on Wednesday, 20th February and 12.00 pm on Friday 1st March, 2019. Winners will be notified at 1.00 pm on Friday 1st March, 2019.


Please note you are liable for any winning bids, if you place multiple bids on different lots you will be liable for any that you win.

the horse and groom pub

There is nothing like a trip to the Pub, a meeting place for friends, a time to catch up, a time to share memories and enjoy a natter over a pint.


Give your guests unrivalled views over the final fences of the racecourse with a unique culinary and visual feast.

Theatre@ Hospitality at Cheltenham Racecourse

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