Gold Cup Day

The climax of the entire Jump racing season is the Cheltenham Gold Cup; the highlight of arguably the best day’s racing of the year, with an atmosphere to match.

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Gold Cup Day. The Pinnacle Jump Racing event of the Cheltenham Festival. Bestseller for racegoers worldwide.

Named after the feature race, The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase, Gold Cup Day is a date for the diary as Owners, Trainers, Jockeys and their counterpart equines complete for one the most sought after titles in racing. The final day of The Festival™ promises the ultimate experience for all as the crowds rejoice for elite sporting champions and victory celebrations continue into the evening with top-class entertainment.

Start your weekend early with Gold Cup Day at Cheltenham Racecourse on Friday 15th March 2019.

Make the most out of your day at Cheltenham Racecourse, with experiences that only The Festival™ can deliver. Don’t miss:
Gold Cup Day Races detailed on our Race Schedule
Live performances from our Bands
Shopping Village with over 70 stands
Food and Drink available in all Enclosures

Full details of the day's events can be viewed on The Festival™ website.

More Information

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Please note: Club Enclosure tickets will be dispatched from January 2019 at the earliest. 

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General Admission
  • Club Enclosure

    £85.00 pp

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    The Club Enclosure gives you the widest choice of viewing and refreshment options, including access to:

    • wonderful views from our main grandstand viewing steps and lawn
    • the Paddock and Winner's Enclosure viewing steps to study the horses pre and post-race
    • the centre of the course by the final fence (weather permitting)
    • a wide choice of bars, betting and eating options
    • all the bookmakers in the betting ring
    • extensive betting facilities
    • The Centaur and the Hall of Fame and a number of trade stands.
    Advanced Single: Best price available until 10:59, 06/07/18
    £85.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

    Tattersalls Enclosure

    £55.00 pp

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    The Tattersalls Enclosure gives you a good choice of viewing and refreshment options, including access to:

    • our Tattersalls grandstand viewing steps
    • the Paddock and Winner's Enclosure viewing steps to study the horses pre and post-race
    • a wide choice of bars, betting and eating options
    • all the bookmakers in the betting ring
    • extensive betting facilities
    • The Centaur and Hall of Fame and a number of trade stands.
    Advanced Single: Best price available until 10:59, 06/07/18
    £55.00 pp
    On The Day
    £80.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

    Best Mate Enclosure

    £40.00 pp

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    The Best Mate Enclosure is directly opposite the main grandstand and offers tremendous value with a great view of the racing, from a head on position. The modern, bright grandstand offers a variety of food choices plus extensive betting facilities and bars.

    (You won't have access to the Parade Ring.)

    Advanced Single: Best price available until 10:59, 06/07/18
    £40.00 pp
    On The Day
    £65.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

  • Guinness Grandstand

    Guinness Grandstand Tickets will be released for sale in September 2018.

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    The Guinness Grandstand is situated opposite the last fence and gives an excellent view of the races. Please note that, in addition to purchasing a seat within the grandstand, you will also need to buy an admission ticket (Club or Tattersalls).

    Advanced Single:
    TBA

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions. To book please call 01242 537 662

    Raceday Essentials Package - Club

    Only available in advance

    £103.00 pp

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    The Raceday Essentials Package includes: 

    • Club Enclosure Ticket
    • £9 of food and refreshment vouchers
    • £10 of betting vouchers
    • Official Racecard voucher
    Advanced Single: Best price available until 10:59, 06/07/18
    £103.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

    Raceday Essentials Package - Tattersalls

    Only available in advance

    £73.00 pp

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    The Raceday Essentials Package includes: 

    • Tattersalls Enclosure Ticket
    • £9 of food and refreshment vouchers
    • £10 of betting vouchers
    • Official Racecard voucher
    Advanced Single: Best price available until 10:59, 06/07/18
    £73.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

  • Raceday Essentials Package - Best Mate Enclosure

    Only available in advance

    £58.00 pp

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    The Raceday Essentials Package includes: 

    • Best Mate Enclosure Ticket
    • £9 of food and refreshment vouchers
    • £10 of betting vouchers
    • Official Racecard voucher
    Advanced Single: Best price available until 10:59, 06/07/18
    £58.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

    Club Saver

    Only available in advance

    £87.50 pp

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    The Club Saver ticket includes:

    • Club Encosure Ticket
    • Racecard voucher 


     

    Advanced Single: Best price available until 10:59, 06/07/18
    £87.50 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

    Tattersalls Saver

    Only available in advance

    £57.50 pp

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    The Tattersalls Saver ticket includes:

    • Tattersalls Encosure Ticket
    • Racecard voucher 
    Advanced Single: Best price available until 10:59, 06/07/18
    £57.50 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

  • Best Mate Saver

    Only available in advance

    £42.50 pp

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    The Best Mate Saver ticket includes:

    • Best Mate Encosure Ticket
    • Racecard voucher 
    Advanced Single: Best price available until 10:59, 06/07/18
    £42.50 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

    Final Flight

    £40.00 pp

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    Final Flight Bar only available with Club admission or Members Badge.

    Advanced Single:
    £40.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

    Final Flight Package

    Only available in advance

    £115.00 pp

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    Club Enclosure ticket & Final Flight entry

    Advanced Single:
    £115.00 pp

    Please note that all prices include VAT and a booking fee applies to all transactions.

Tickets will be dispatched from January 2019
Restaurants & Packages
  • The Moscow Flyer Restaurant

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £345.00 pp

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    Located close to the Guinness Village, this facility provides a cost-effective way to enjoy excellent food with a base for the day.

    Package Includes:​

    • 2 course hot buffet
    • Light afternoon tea
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £345.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    The Festival Restaurant

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £500.00 pp

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    This traditional style restaurant is located close to the Hall of Fame and next to the Gold Cup Restaurant, providing an excellent base for the day with easy access to the main grandstand.

    Package Includes:​

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • 4 course á la carte lunch
    • Afternoon tea
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £500.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    Native River Restaurant

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £525.00 pp

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    Offering fantastic value for money, this facility is situated next to the vibrant Guinness Village, a traditional pre-lunch visit for many of those attending The Festival™.

    Package Includes:​

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • Champagne Reception
    • 4 course set menu lunch
    • Afternoon tea
    • Complimentary bar including house wine, beers, spirits and soft drinks (excludes Champagne)
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £525.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

  • Horseshoe Pavilion Restaurant

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £570.00 pp

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    A traditional favourite, the Horseshoe Pavilion Restaurant is located in the heart of The Village and offers easy access to the Parade Ring. Featuring a stunning life-sized statue of a horse, made of horseshoes, it is a perfect option to host the most important of clients.

    Package Includes:​

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • Champagne reception
    • 4 course á la carte lunch
    • Afternoon tea
    • Complimentary bar, including house wine, beers, spirits and soft drinks (excludes Champagne)
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £570.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    Gold Cup Restaurant

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £585.00 pp

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    The Gold Cup Restaurant serves a Chef's table, which gives our chefs the opportunity to showcase creativity and hospitality innovation using the finest ingredients available. This allows you to make your own selection and enjoy lunch at your own pace.

    Package Includes:​

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • Grand Marque Champagne reception
    • Innovative Chef's table lunch
    • Afternoon tea
    • Complimentary bar including fine wine, beers, spirits and soft drinks (excludes Champagne)
    • Racing tipster to highlight top runners and riders
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £585.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    Paddock View Restaurant

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £585.00 pp

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    The Paddock View Restaurant offers a relaxing location to entertain your guests, positioned overlooking the Paddock and The Princess Royal Stand. This restaurant offers excellent service, a delicious four course carvery lunch and an accessible location from which you can enjoy your day at The Festival™.

    Package Includes:​

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • 4 course carvery buffet lunch
    • Afternoon tea
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £585.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

  • Champions Walk Restaurant

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £620.00 pp

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    The Champions Walk Restaurant can be found opposite the horse walk, offering fabulous views of the horses as they move between the Parade Ring and the course. All the dishes are served as grazing and bowl food, with the menu inspired by the best of local Cotswolds flavours.

    Package Includes:

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • Champagne reception
    • Charcuterie selection
    • 4 bowl taster menu
    • Pudding club / dessert table
    • Cheese table
    • Afternoon tea 
    • Complimentary bar, including house wine, beers, spirits and soft drinks (excludes Champagne)
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £620.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    Cleeve Suite

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £735.00 pp

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    Located overlooking the final two fences of the course, the Cleeve Suite serves a delicious four course lunch to enjoy whilst taking in the breathtaking views of Cleeve Hill.

    Package Includes:

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • Champagne reception
    • 4 course set menu lunch
    • Afternoon tea
    • Complimentary bar including house wine, beers, spirits and soft drinks (excludes Champagne)
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £735.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    The Final Fence Restaurant

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £750.00 pp

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    This elegant, modern restaurant is situated at the heart of The Village, next to the buzzing Guinness Village and, as its name suggests, it overlooks the final fence the horses jump before racing up the hill to the Winning Post. Positioned on the second floor, it offers a buffet lunch with numerous food options for guests to enjoy.

    Package Includes:

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • Champagne reception
    • 4 course grand buffet
    • Afternoon tea
    • Complimentary bar, including house wine, beers, spirits and soft drinks (excludes Champagne)
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £750.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

  • Theatre@ The Festival

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £850.00 pp

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    Situated on the third floor of our premium course facing suites, The Theatre@ The Festival™ offers the very best sporting hospitality, combining a Pan Asian Theatre experience and the very finest of backdrops. Offering a premium but casual environment, relaxation and attention to detail are the order of the day along with simply exquisite dining influenced from the continents of Asia to the foothills of Cleeve Hill.

    Prices are per person, on a table. Private booth's have an additional supplement of £100 per person (must be booked for 10).

    Package Includes:

    • Artisan tea and coffee on arrival with smoked bacon bites
    • Pre-lunch cocktails and champagne
    • Bento box Starter, Main and Desert
    • Afternoon sweet and savoury tea
    • Complimentary bar including beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks (excludes champagne)
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running
    • of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £850.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    Chez Roux Restaurant

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £950.00 pp

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    This fine dining experience offers guests the very best in cuisine, with stunning dishes to savour whilst watching the best Jump racing in the world.

    Package Includes:

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • Moët champagne reception
    • Canapés
    • Exquisite 4 course menu
    • Afternoon tea
    • Albert Roux recommended wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks (excludes champagne)
    • Racing tipster to highlight top runners & riders
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £950.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    Panoramic Restaurant (Table of 4)

    Sold out

    £POA pp

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    Situated on the fifth level of the grandstand overlooking the Winning Post, our premier restaurant provides the most stunning views over the racecourse. Whilst seated at your table, you will enjoy first-class cuisine, excellent table service, betting service and, of course, the spectacular view.

    Package Includes:

    • Breakfast rolls on arrival
    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • 5 course á la carte menu
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Sold out
    £POA pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

  • Panoramic Restaurant (Table of 12)

    Sold out

    £POA pp

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    Situated on the fifth level of the grandstand overlooking the Winning Post, our premier restaurant provides the most stunning views over the racecourse. Whilst seated at your table, you will enjoy first-class cuisine, excellent table service, betting service and, of course, the spectacular view.

    Package Includes:

    • Breakfast rolls on arrival
    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • 5 course á la carte menu
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Sold out
    £POA pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

    The Horse & Groom

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £675.00 pp

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    New for The Festival™ 2019, we introduce our very own pub to The Festival™, “The Horse & Groom”. Named in honour of our sporting roots this newest addition to hospitality at The Festival™ will offer a relaxed, informal and charming experience with racing at its heart and central to the view. Located overlooking the final two fences of the racecourse and featuring a range of wines, real ale and food of the very highest quality.

    Package Includes:​

    • Morning coffee and breakfast bites
    • 3 course pub lunch
    • Afternoon tea
    • Selection of classic British cheeses
    • Complimentary bar including house wines, spirits, beers and soft drinks
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £675.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT

To book hospitality please call our team on 01242 537653

Private Boxes
  • Chez Roux Boxes (3rd Floor)

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £1025.00 pp

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    One of The Festival’s premium private facility offerings. Albert Roux is the master of the menu at Chez Roux, combining seasonality with a touch of Irish flavour to celebrate the relationship with the Emerald Isle and Cheltenham. The view of the racecourse and its final two fences offers a great seat from which to watch the action, with a balcony for guests to enjoy during the afternoon’s entertainment.

    Boxes accomodate a 30-50 people.

    Package Includes:

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • Canapés
    • Exquisite 4 course menu
    • Afternoon tea
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £1025.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT.

    Cleeve View Boxes (2nd Floor)

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £770.00 pp

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    Located alongside the course, these elegantly furnished private boxes provide a wonderful view of the action. With impeccable service, attention to detail and a breathtaking view, the Final Fence and Cleeve View Boxes are ideally situated for entertaining your most important clients or enjoying a very special occasion.

    These private boxes can be tailored to suit your individual requirements. 

    Price are based on a booking of 40 people (prices will vary dependent on the number of guests) with each box accommodating a minimum of 30 people.

    Package Includes:

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • 4 course set lunch menu
    • Afternoon tea
    • Complimentary bar including house wines, beers and soft drinks (excludes Champagne) 
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £770.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT.

    Parade Ring Viewing Boxes

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £715.00 pp

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    Be the first to see the horses and jockeys on show with a premium view of the Parade Ring and welcome them back post-race to celebrate in their successes.

    Boxes accomodate a minimum of 30 people.

    Package Includes: 

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • Seated 4 course lunch
    • Afternoon tea
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £715.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT.

  • Parade Ring Viewing Boxes - Facility Only

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £13500.00

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    Be the first to see the horses and jockeys on show with a premium view of the Parade Ring and welcome them back post-race to celebrate in their successes.

    Each box accommodates up to 40 people.

    A minimum of 30 tickets and catering need to be purchased in addition to the Facility Fee.

    Advanced Single: Price per box
    £13500.00

    All prices are inclusive of VAT.

    Final Fence Boxes (1st Floor)

    : To book call 01242 537653

    £650.00 pp

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    Located alongside the course, these elegantly furnished private boxes provide a wonderful view of the action. With impeccable service, attention to detail and a breathtaking view, the Final Fence and Cleeve View Boxes are ideally situated for entertaining your most important clients or enjoying a very special occasion.

    These private boxes can be tailored to suit your individual requirements.

    Price are based on a booking of 40 people (prices will vary dependent on the number of guests) with each box accommodating a minimum of 30 people.

    Package Includes:

    • Morning coffee and biscuits
    • 4 course set lunch menu
    • Afternoon tea
    • Complimentary bar including house wines, beers and soft drinks (excludes Champagne) 
    • Club admission ticket
    • Car parking (1 per 2 people)
    • Official Racecard
    • TV racing coverage
    • Betting service
    • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day
    Advanced Single: Price per person from
    £650.00 pp

    All prices are inclusive of VAT.

To book Private Boxes please call our team on 01242 537 653

Race Schedule

Information correct as of The Festival™ 2018
1:30pm The JCB Triumph Hurdle 2m abt 1f , Hurdle
2:10pm The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race 2m abt 1f , Hurdle
2:50pm The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race abt 3m , Hurdle
3:30pm The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase 3m abt 2½ f , Chase
4:10pm The St. James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup 3m abt 2½ f , Chase
4:50pm The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle Race 2m abt 4½ f , Hurdle
5:30pm The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup 2m abt ½ f , Chase
Information correct as of The Festival™ 2018
1:30pm 2m abt 1f , Hurdle
The JCB Triumph Hurdle
2:10pm 2m abt 1f , Hurdle
The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race
2:50pm abt 3m , Hurdle
The Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Race
3:30pm 3m abt 2½ f , Chase
The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase
4:10pm 3m abt 2½ f , Chase
The St. James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup
4:50pm 2m abt 4½ f , Hurdle
The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle Race
5:30pm 2m abt ½ f , Chase
The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup
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