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Press accreditation is for those that are covering a raceday at Cheltenham for a media outlet. Contractors and Exhibitor accreditation are for those that are supplying a service to Cheltenham Racecourse on a raceday.




For those covering a raceday at Cheltenham for a media outlet. Please note that RCA Press Metal Badge Holders are not required to apply for accreditation, EXCEPT for The Festival™ presented by Magners. RCA Press Metal badges are NOT valid at The Festival.


Please note, criteria on which accreditation is granted can be found here.


If you have any queries in regards to Press Accreditation for Cheltenham Racecourse then please contact


View Non-Festival Press Accreditation





Cheltenham Racecourse operates an online Contractor and Exhibitor accreditation. Those wishing to gain such accreditation, for personnel or vehicles, must complete this process at least seven days in advance of a race meeting (excluding The Festival and New Year’s Day) in order to have their application considered.


Please note that application does not guarantee accreditation. We strongly recommend that you apply for your accreditation online as soon as possible and regret that on the day applications cannot be processed.


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