Considered to be one of the most exciting events on the horse racing calendar, the Cheltenham Festival will take place on 13th until 16th March. The festival encompasses everything that is great about Jump racing, whilst delivering an unbelievable occasion as the finest horses, jockeys, owners and trainers battle it out for the highest racing honours. From the Champion Day to Gold Cup Day, you will live magical days of racing where capacity crowds descend upon the racecourse to create a fabulous atmosphere that the festival is known for.
The Champion Day
As the tapes rise for the opening race, this signals the beginning of the Champion Day and announces a fabulous week of racing at the Cheltenham Festival. Be treated to top quality racing and witness the champion hurdler crowned whilst soaking up a winning atmosphere in the Guinness village, with live music from the Lucky 15’s.
The Ladies Day
This is one of the most exciting day at the festival featuring two chase championship races, the RSA Steeple Chase and the big race of the day, the Queen Mother Champion Chase. Ladies Day is also known for its fashion, from hats to shoes, to scarves and gloves, this is all about adding a splash of colour for the day.
St. Patrick’s Day
The typical day to enjoy a real Irish flavour and celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Along with a feast of Irish entertainment, there is also a great selection of races taking place, with the two most popular being the Ladbrokes While Hurdle and the Ryanair Chase.
God Cup Day
The last but not least, Gord Cup Day is the most eagerly awaited day of the entire Festival. This is the most prestigious of all National Hunt events, commonly referred to as the Blue Riband f jump racing and draws racing fans from around the world to witness what is widely regarded as the ultimate test of speed and stamina of any horse.