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Friday 12 November

WHERE THE GREAT OUTDOORS MEETS THE HOME OF JUMP RACING

 

Countryside Day launches The November Meeting in true Cheltenham style on Friday 12 November.

 

Featuring six excellent races, including The Paddy Power Handicap Chase, which was won by Magic Saint in 2020, and The Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Steeple Chase, it's a day that is jam-packed with top class Jump racing.

 

The Hipcats will be roaming around the Club/Tatts enclosure entertaining you with their Jazz music. Make sure you head to the Guinness Village where The Lucky 15's will be playing in between races!

 

Finish the day on a high and head to the Centaur where Chris Stark (from BBC Radio 1) will be joining us to perform a live DJ set from 4.30pm - 5.30pm.

 

After racing, we will see the return of the Tattersalls Cheltenham November Sale who provides clients the opportunity to purchase quality English and Irish point to pointers and National Hunt Form Horses. The sale is attached to racing and takes place after the last race.

 

Make sure you're there to witness a sporting spectacular!

 

Please note: We are a cashless venue. On-course betting facilities will take cash and there are cash machines on site.

Countryside Day is a day like no other at Cheltenham, and what better way to celebrate than with a range of displays to keep you entertained throughout the day!

Please note: all entertainment apart from the Air Show will take place in the Parade Ring.

 

10:45am - 11:15am

Nick Gregory Gun Dog Display - Nick offers a lively and enjoyable display using up to a dozen different gundogs, he skilfully demonstrates their training stages from puppy to fully trained. His grand finale is a rare opportunity to see one person handling up to seven dogs off the lead at one time. A mesmerising display showing the love of man for his dog and vice versa.

 

11:25am - 11:40am

ROR Parade - We are looking forward to the return of the ROR Parade which feature a combination of well-known former racehorses that have been retrained in a second career together with notable success stories of horses excelling in a different discipline after retiring from racing. Equine heroes who will be parading include Gold Cup winning Coneygree, Grand National winning Pineau Du Rhea, Smad Palce, Zarkander and more.

 

12:20pm - 12:35pm

(this will take place over the course - head to the front of the stands for the best seat in the house)

Air Show - The Bremont Great War Display Team are a group of highly experienced pilots who display replica World War One aircraft in a safe, they carefully replicate how aircraft were flown during the Great War over the trenches of Northern France and Belgium.

 

13:50pm

Hound Parade - Always a spectacle, this year we are pleased to be welcoming a number of packs to the racecourse for our Hound Parade led by the Cotswold.

RACE IN STYLE

 

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

 

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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Sponsors and race names are correct as of November 2020. These are subject to change.

Gates Open

10:30am

First Race

1:10pm

Last Race

4:00pm

Start Times

Race

Distance

1:15

The Markel Insurance Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 3) (Qualifier for The Challenger Staying Hurdle Series Final)

2m abt 5f

Hurdle

1:50

The Paddy Power Handicap Chase (0-150)  (Class 2)

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Chase

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2:25

The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices’ Steeple Chase (Class 2)

2m abt 4f

Chase

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3:00

The Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Steeplechase (Class 2) 
3m abt 6f

Chase

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3:35

The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Race (Grade 2)

2m abt 5f

Hurdle

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4:05

The Valda Energy Novices’ Handicap Hurdle Race (0-125) (Class 3)

2m abt ½f

Hurdle

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