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Welcome to The Festival

WATCH HISTORY BEING MADE

 

In the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup. Who will take the crown?

 

We have so much going on and we want to make sure you have the most extraordinary day out.

 

Don't forget your Club enclosure swing badge and entry ticket - they are irreplaceable! 

PLAN YOUR DAY AT THE RACES

SEVEN EXCELLENT RACES

As you're racing with us on Day Four, get ready for that famous Cheltenham roar, followed by seven excellent races, including the feature race of the day: The Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup at 3.30pm. 

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DAY FOUR RUNNERS

Who's racing today? Find out the racecard ahead of Day Four of The Festival. 

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The Going

View the latest track conditions and The official Going ahead of your day at the races. 

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Food and Drink

From Moët to Mac 'n' Cheese we've got food and drink for you to enjoy - whatever you're into.

You're spoilt for choice at The Festival with a variety of food and drink outlets, bars and mobile catering outlets in every enclosure.

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The Festival Dress Code

Although there isn't an official dress code for The Festival, smart is preferable and often adopted. We advise you to check the forecast and dress accordingly to make your day with us as extraordinary as possible.

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Do you want to party in the park?

Upgrade your day with a ticket to The Park. In our new area you can:

  • Dance to a live DJ set from Marvin Humes
  • Get the perfect Insta-shot with The Racing Post
  • Dine with Digbeth Dining Club
  • Watch the racing from the sky for free in our Ferris wheel
  • Enjoy an ice cold cider from the Magners Bar
  • Plus much, much more

Buy your Park ticket in advance and save £10! 

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THE ORCHARD

Following the success of its launch at The Festival last year, The Orchard returns for 2020, with more class, more style and even more bubbly.

Situated in the Tented Village, The Orchard is the ultimate luxury experience, with everything from Bentley to Boodles, its the perfect place to treat yourself should you have any winners. The Orchard is only available to Club ticket holders and Annual Members, so be sure to check out this exclusive area.

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Live Music

Enjoy live music around the Club and Tattersalls enclosure, including the Guinness Village and The Centaur after racing. 

Day Four Live Music

KNOW YOUR WAY AROUND THE COURSE

Ahead of your day at the races, get to know your way around. If you get lost, or have any questions, keep an eye out for our dedicated team of 'red coats' (in red coats), who will always be happy to help. 

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Tote Betting Guide

Unlike racecourse bookmakers who offer you odds – or prices – for betting on each horse in a race, the Tote offers you a pool bet. This means the betting stakes on a given race are pooled together and, like a lottery, is then shared out among customers with winning tickets. 

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The Jockey Club App

With a digital racecard, mobile ticketing and the chance to win amazing prizes, The Jockey Club App is sure to enhance your day at the races.

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Venue Accessibility

Cheltenham welcomes racegoers with disabilities and offers a range of facilities to enable them to get the most from their day.

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You must go to the shopping village

Don't forget a trip to our Shopping Village, with over 65 different brands selling anything from art to jewelry to hats to shoes and bags! There is something for everyone. 

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WHATEVER THE WEATHER

Come rain or shine we race at Cheltenham. Be sure to check the forecast before you come - the weather in March can be unpredictable.

Live Weather Update

PRE-PLAN YOUR TRAVEL PLANS

How are you arriving to the Racecourse? Whether you're arriving by car, bus or train, make sure you're organised! 

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IS SMOKING AND VAPING ALLOWED AT CHELTENHAM RACECOURSE?

It is not permitted to smoke or vape on the public steppings and seated public balconies of the grandstand, to include the likes of Insurance seats, Guinness Grandstand etc. Smoking and vaping is permitted in other outdoor areas.

Cookie Policy

We use “cookies” to help enhance your experience and improve the functionality of our website. You can find out more in our cookie policy. We also serve cookies, some with chocolate chips, on our racecourses.

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