The Cheltenham Festival is a must
on the National Hunt calendar. With four days of quality races, you’re spoiled
for choice when it comes to action and hospitality. There is no better way to
experience it with a range of packages for each day at the races. Whatever
Cheltenham Festival day you choose, you’ll be in for a treat with non-stop
Festival Hospitality – Champion Day
Cheltenham Festival kicks off with Champion Day. It is one of the
best days of the whole year if you’re looking for four Grade One contents. This
always proves to be one of the major races of the season.
With winners including Brave Inca and Vautor, Cheltenham
Festival’s first day opens with the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle. The beginning of
the four-day bonanza can be felte with echoes of the famed ‘Cheltenham roar’.
This will give you a real feel for the atmosphere and what is yet to come.
Other events include The OLGB Mares’ Hurdle and The Ultima Handicap Chase.
Even so, it is the main event that the crowds come far and
wide to see – The Cheltenham Festival Champion Hurdle.
Winners likes Hurricane Fly and Sea Pigeon have given crowds
constant excitement. Our Cheltenham Festival hospitality will spoil you in a
facility with panoramic views.
Festival Hospitality – Ladies Day
Day is one of the most popular days every year at Cheltenham
Festival. Like all days at Cheltenham, Ladies’ delivers style, glamour and
prestige. With a day filled with high-ranking races, don’t be one to miss out.
Throughout Ladies’ Day, you will be treated to a host of
races including The RSA Chase and The Coral Cup. Alongside this is the Neptune
Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle. This Grade One event has been previously
won by Faugheen, The New One and Simonsig.
All this is enhanced by the high-status Queen Mother Champion
Chase. A two-mile, Blue Riband steeplechase holds high esteem amongst those
taking part. This chase has included champions like Sprinter Sacre, Master
Minded, Moscow Flyer and Flyingbolt. With names like this, it is hard not to
want to make it to Ladies’ Day this coming Cheltenham Festival.
Festival Hospitality – St Patrick’s Thursday
Thursday will give you the chance to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with an endless flow
of Guinness. This is the day to witness The Sun Bets Stayers Hurdle – a
three-mile test of endurance. The Stayers Hurdle has quite the history in
recent times due to Inglis Drever becoming a winner in three consecutive years
in 2008. This record was to be swiftly thrwarted the following year by Big
Bucks winning four back-to-back between 2009 and 2012. There is nothing better
than celebrating St Patrick’s Day at the Cheltenham Festival.
There is more to offer thanks to the addition to The Ryanair
Chase – introduced in 2005 – providing another Grade One contest. Albertas Run,
Cue Card and Imperial Commander have had previous successes in this race. Who
will be the next addition to the Cheltenham Festival hall of fame? If that is
still not enough for you furthercontests in 2019 will be The Pertemps Final and
Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup.
Festival Hospitality – Cheltenham Gold Cup Day
The final day is one of the biggest days in racing. The Cheltenham Festival Gold Cup Day is
filled with races that are consistent highlights for every year. The opening
race, The Triumph Hurdle, is the biggest in the season for juveniles so this
Gold Cup Day is truly tempting. This significant event is soon followed by The
Vincent O’Brien County Hurdle, Martin Pipe Hurdle and The Grand Annual Chase.
All this leads up to the feature of the race week – The
Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup. It is a must see event of the season where legends
have poured their heart into this three-and-quarter mile test. Best Mate,
Golden Miller and Arkle are all multiple winners and this year will be sure to
produce more top-quality names.