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St Patrick's Thursday

14 March

part of england, forever ireland

 

Are you ready for the craic on Day Three: St Patrick's Thursday at The Festival™ presented by Magners?

 

St Patrick’s Thursday, all eyes a-smiling at the Home of Jump racing. A typically Irish affair with the Guinness Village being a star attraction, as well as live music around the course throughout the day.

 

The team from the emerald Isle dominated throughout The Festival in 2018, and the racing on St Patrick’s Thursday was no exception. The Irish battalion of Gordon Elliott, Davy Russell, and CEO of Ryanair, Michael O’Leary took the honours in the Ryanair Chase, courtesy of Balko Des Flos.

 

Day three of The Festival™ presented by Magners is one that cannot be missed. With an atmosphere to rival no other, and racing highlights of the week, it is a must-have date in the diary for all.

 

To be here any day is extraordinary...St Patrick’s Thursday at Cheltenham Festival takes place on Thursday 14 March.

 

Purchase your tickets before 10:59am on 28 January to take advantage of the best rates.

 

 

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Tickets

Purchase your Club, Tattersalls or Best Mate enclosure tickets at the best price before 28th January at 10:59am. 

 

Our Raceday Essentials Package is available in advance from only £55 which includes your enclosure ticket, £9 of food and refreshment vouchers, £10 of betting vouchers and your official racecard. 

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From £31

Hospitality

Find out about Hospitality available at The Festival™ presented by Magners.

 

There are a number of different hospitality options available, from The Moscow Flyer Restaurant which provides lunch and a base for the day to Chez Roux at Cheltenham, hosted by the world-famous chef, Albert Roux.

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From £400

The Going

 

Hurdles Course - TBC

Chase Course - TBC

Event Schedule

Information correct as of The Festival 2018

 

GATES OPEN 10:30am

 

RACE SCHEDULE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

13:30

The JLT Novices’ Chase

2m abt 4f

Chase

14:10

The Pertemps Network Final (A Handicap Hurdle Race)

Abt 3m 

Hurdle

14:50

The Ryanair Steeple Chase

2m abt 5f

Chase

15:30

The Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle

Abt 3m

Hurdle

16:10

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

2m abt 5f

Chase

16:50

The Trull House Stud  Mares Novices’ Hurdle

2m abt 1f

Hurdle

17:30

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

3m abt 2f

Chase

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