Located on the cusp of the Cotswolds and the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside lies Cheltenham Racecourse. This prestigious racecourse plays host to a number of elite horseracing events throughout the year, in particular The Cheltenham Festival.
There are other large annual events here too though, including the Festival Trials Day, The April Meeting, Race Night, The Showcase, The November Meeting and The International.
Thanks to the sizable venue there are plenty of tickets to go around for each occasion, but never leave it too late as increased popularity has seen tickets sell out year after year.
The sheer number of restaurants and bars at Cheltenham Racecourse makes it possible for a plethora of hospitality options to make your day at Cheltenham extra special. Whatever your budget, there’s a package to suit you.
You’re guaranteed to get great value for the money you spend, whichever ticket option you choose, whether that’s standard entry to the grandstand, enclosure access or a hospitality package.
Festival Trials Day Tickets
On the 30th of January 2021, Cheltenham racecourse will host this year’s annual Festival Trials day – the final event on the calendar before The Cheltenham Festival in late March.
There are seven excellent races on the cards, beginning with The JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial (juvenile hurdle race) at 12:40. We then have The Timeform Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase and The Paddy Power 45 Sleeps to Cheltenham Trophy Handicap Chase before the featured race The Paddy Power Cotswold Chase at 2:25.
The Ballymore Classic Novices’ Hurdle is the next race to take place at 3:00, followed by The galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle Race at 3:35, before the day concludes with The Steel Plate & Sections Handicap Hurdle at 4:10.
The Cheltenham Festival Tickets
The Cheltenham Festival is a truly magnificent event that has become a household name in the UK and Ireland. The event turns the heads of those that wouldn’t usually refer to themselves as particular horseracing fanatics.
The Festival spans over four days, from Tuesday to Friday, and will take place this year from the 16th until the 19th of March, covering St. Patrick’s day as usual. The racecourse seven races a day with at least one featured event on each day with added specials on the betting slips.
There’s a wide range of bookmakers, bars, restaurants and shops to keep you occupied between races as well as live music to keep the party well and truly alive.
There is also a variety of hospitality packages to suit a range of budgets, including restaurant packages, private boxes with private bars, The Orchard Pods and the Room With a View package that includes Bentley and helicopter transfers to and from your accommodation.
After the gates open at 10:30 am, you have plenty of time to explore and begin enjoying yourself before the first race, The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Race, commences at 13:30. The featured race on day one is The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy at 15:30.
Other featured races throughout the event include The Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase on day two, The Ryanair Steeple Chase and The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle on day three, and finally The Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase on the final day.
The Cheltenham April Meeting Tickets
Barely before the excitement of The Festival has simmered down, the next event to take place at Cheltenham Racecourse is The April Meeting. The 2021 April Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday the 14th and Thursday the 15th of April.
This event takes place just as the warmer spring weather is forming, so, fingers crossed, you could be sipping on a chilled Magners or a glass of prosecco basking in the sunshine between each race.
Wednesday’s races begin at 2:05 with The CITIPOST Novices’ Hurdle Race and this is immediately followed by the featured race of the day The Cure Parkinson’s and Hambo Foundation Silver Trophy Steeple Chase at 3:15 pm. The final race of the day is The Cheltenham Pony Racing Authority Graduates Handicap Hurdle Race at 5:30 pm.
Thursday’s races commence at 2:05 pm too, in the form of The Glide Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race. This is then immediately followed by the featured race as well, The EBF Mares’ Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase Finale. There are then four more races before The Spreadex Sports Betting Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race caps the day off at 5:30.
Cheltenham Race Night Tickets
It’s not too long after The April Meeting that racing returns to Cheltenham Racecourse. Race Night provides Cheltenham’s only racing spectacle of the year to take place in an evening with races beginning at 17:05.
Amateur riders and trainers compete for the prestigious opportunity to win a race at the Cheltenham Racecourse. Hope and excitement combine to produce an electric atmosphere that cannot be replicated anywhere else.
Race Night is the perfect way to spend your Friday evening ahead of the May bank holiday weekend with oodles of punters marking the date in their diary every single year.
The evening consists of 7 races, beginning with the marginally shortest race The Cheltenham Club Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase and ending with The Junior Jumpers Hunters’ Steeple Chase at 20:20.
The Cheltenham Showcase Tickets
Almost six months after Race Night, The Showcase takes place on Friday the 22nd and Saturday the 23rd of October, offering 14 fantastic races to satisfy the cravings of excitement.
The Showcase is a two-day event that features The Matchbook Betting Exchange Handicap Steeple on the Friday and The Bentley Flying Spur Handicap Steeple Chase on Saturday.
The Cheltenham November Meeting Tickets
Just a few weeks after The Showcase takes place, The November Meeting picks up where jump racing left off, offering 3 days of pleasurable racing entertainment.
Featured races include The Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase on Countryside Day, The Paddy Power Gold Cup Steeple Chase on Paddy Power Day, and The Unibet Greatwood Handicap Hurdle Race on Sunday.
The Cheltenham International Tickets
The International race days on Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th of December round-up the year delightfully with 15 races to feast your eyes on.
The Unibet Handicap Steeple Chase at 14:25 on Friday and The Unibet International hurdle race at 15:00 on Saturday are the two unmissable features races this event provides.