🏇 Cheltenham Racecourse hosts the jewel in the crown of the National Hunt season as the Cheltenham Festival goes under starter’s orders this week.
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Jump racing at its best returns to the Gloucestershire countryside this week for a festival of racing like no other. Taking place from Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 March the ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ promises to be extra special in 2024 as it celebrates 100 years of the feature event of the week; the famous Gold Cup. Fancy a trip to one of sports most iconic events? Four days of unmissable horse racing (see below for a daily rundown) await and Cheltenham Festival tickets are available.
Day 1 – Champion Day
Experience the palpable excitement of Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival, as reigning and future champions unite, all eager to carve their name into the star-studded wall of jump racing greats. The feature race of the day is the Champion Hurdle, where the very best hurdlers compete to make history. Superstar Constitution Hill is due to defend his crown after a sublime performance in the 2023 edition of the race.
Day 2 – Style Wednesday
Style Wednesday celebrates speed, style and exhilaration. Featuring the Queen Mother Champion Chase, it is fast, furious, and requires a perfect blend of speed and an ability to be inch-perfect when negotiating each of the 13 fences at pace around Cheltenham’s legendary old course. The fastest jump horses jumping at speed with the upmost precision and accuracy. El Fabiolo is the bookies pick to take the 2024 Champion Chase glory.
Day 3 – St Patrick’s Thursday
Where Irish passion for the sport and the Cheltenham Festival raises the rafters and the craic is mighty. The Cheltenham Festival is a second home to the Irish and St Patrick’s Thursday reflects this both on and off the track. Featuring The Ryanair Chase and Paddy Power Stayer’s Hurdle, where endurance and stamina reign. It’s the tough versus the tough and provides the most thrilling battles.
Day 4 – Gold Cup Day
The pinnacle of Jump Racing, where winners go down in history and legends are born. Gold Cup Day is something quite incredible, indescribably amazing. The racing, the atmosphere, the entertainment. This year is going to be bigger and better than ever before as the Festival celebrates 100 years of the Cheltenham Gold Cup. 2023 winner Galopin Des Champs is targeting back-to-back wins.
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CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL TICKETS, TIMINGS & TRAVEL
🎟️ Cheltenham Festival tickets are available via the ‘Get Tickets’ button.
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Gates open at 10.30am daily.
🏇 First race is at 1.30pm daily.
🏇 Last race is at 5.30pm daily.
🚊🚗 Travel tips: Car parking passes are available to purchase for all four days of the Festival and coach parking is also available. The nearest train station is Cheltenham Spa. Trains from London Paddington, journey time approximately two hours. A dedicated bus service from the station to the racecourse will run daily during the Festival. For more information see the Cheltenham Festival ‘Travel and parking’ guide here.