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Friday 10 - Saturday 11 December

WORLD CLASS JUMP RACING

 

Christmas comes early to Cheltenham every year, with the greatest gift of them all: two days of quality racing action at the Home of Jump Racing for The International on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 December.

 

With the festive season about to enter the home straight, Cheltenham regulars rarely leave the racecourse without a spring in their step from The International meeting.

 

Join us on Friday where we turn Cheltenham Racecourse yellow for Tiggy's Trust. 

 

With an overseas flare in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase, and more top quality action in the shape of the Unibet Handicap Steeple Chase, Unibet International Hurdle and The International Gold Cup, this two-day race meeting is a highlight of the Christmas racing calendar and kick starts the festive sporting season.

 

Back by popular demand, the 2022 Wall Calendar will be available to purchase for £10.00 over the weekend from the St. James City Farm horse box which will be located under the crescent walkway facing the parade ring. Annual Members will be able to pick up a calendar free of charge by showing their membership card. All profits will go to Tiggy's Trust and we welcome Annual Members to make a donation to the trust.

 

Finish each day in The Centaur and watch The Wickermen perform from 3.45pm - 4.45pm.

 

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Guarantee a memorable day out by matching superb sport with fabulous food and magnificent facilities at Cheltenham Racecourse for The International.

 

With excellent views of the racecourse and a lavish dining experience, the excitement of the day is easily accessed from your table.

 

It’s the perfect way to entertain clients, family or friends – a day you’ll never forget!

 

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Gates Open

10:00am

First Race

12:05pm

Last Race

3:35pm

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

12:05

The British EBF 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle Race (CLASS 3)

2m abt 1f

Hurdle

12:40

The Tiggy's Trust Novices’ Limited Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)

3m 1f 56yds

Steeple Chase

1:15

The Catesby Estates Handicap Hurdle Race 0-140 (Class 3)

2m abt 1f

Hurdle

1:50

The CF Roberts Electrical + Mechanical Services Mares’ Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 3)

2m 4f 127yds

Steeple Chase

2:25

The December Handicap Steeple Chase (Grade 3)

3m abt 2f 

Steeple Chase

3.00 The Glenfarclas Crystal Cup Cross Country Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2) 3m abt 6f Cross Country

3:35

The CITIPOST Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 2)

Abt 3m

Hurdle

Gates Open

10:00am

First Race

12:05pm

Last Race

3:35pm

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

12:05

The JCB Triumph Trial Juvenile Hurdle (Novices’ Championship Hurdle Series Qualifier) (Class 2)

2m about 1f

Hurdle

12:40

The Jockey Club Cheltenham and SW Syndicate Novices' Steeple Chase (Class 2)

2m 4f 127yds

Steeple Chase

1:15

The Racingtv Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)

2m 62yds

Steeple Chase

1:50

The Racing Post December Gold Cup (A Handicap Steeple Chase) (Grade 3)

2m 4f 127yds

Steeple Chase

2:25

The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 2)

Abt 3m

Hurdle

3:00

The Unibet International (A Hurdle Race) (Grade 2)

2m 179yds

Hurdle

3:35

The Close Brothers Mares’ Handicap Hurdle (Class 2)

2m 4f 56yds

Hurdle

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COVID-19 GUIDELINES

All racegoers are recommended to observe the following measures:

 

  • Wear face coverings in enclosed and crowded areas – there will be additional facemasks available on the entrance to the racecourse but we recommend you bring your own. 
  • Wash hands regularly – there will also be hand sanitising stations around the racecourse on the day and we recommend you use them frequently. 
  • Observe social distancing where practicable and enjoy the vast amounts of space around the racecourse and avoid congregating in busy areas. 
  • Be Covid-19 double vaccinated and any booster when offered, depending on personal circumstances, or undertake a Lateral Flow Test 48 hours prior to the raceday to identify positive cases. 
  • If you feel you may be experiencing any of the recognised symptoms of Covid-19, please put on a face covering and speak to a member of staff in a well-ventilated area. 
  • It is best to travel home if it is safe to do so. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell or are self-isolating.

 

Thank you so much for your continued support and co-operation. We hope you have a wonderful day with us.

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