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Day Three

Thursday 14 March 2019

PART OF ENGLAND, FOREVER IRELAND

 

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

St Patrick’s Thursday, The Festival 2019, 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.

 

With an atmosphere to rival no other, it is a must-have date in the diary for all.

 

  • Live Entertainment from our favourite bands
  • Shopping Village with over 70 stands
  • The Orchard™ offers Club racegoers an additional, premium experience alongside their day

 

To be here any day is Extraordinary. 

 

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 £480

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™. Offering a base for Club enclosure racegoers along with sanctuary and smooth sounds throughout the day and is open until 7pm. 

 

Limited availability. 

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Car Parking

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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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The Going

 

Good to Soft, Good in Places.

Event Schedule

 

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

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