Press Releases

Here you'll find our latest Press Releases and media guides. This section will include entry information for The Festival races plus other early closing events.

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Nicholls looking forward to The Festival

21st February 2017

Paul Nicholls today talked about his big team for The Festival at a media stable visit organised by Cheltenham Racecourse to Manor Farm Stables, Ditcheat, Somerset.

TVV Capital to sponsor year two of Iroquois Cheltenham Challenge

19th February 2017

Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle kicks off transatlantic race for $500,000 bonus

Statue of Sir A P McCoy to be unveiled on Champion Day

17th February 2017

Cheltenham Racecourse is pleased to announce that a statue of Sir A P McCoy will be unveiled on the opening day of The Festival, Champion Day, Tuesday, March 14.

Greatrex hoping to build on Cole success in 2017

16th February 2017

Trainer Warren Greatrex has a talented team of horses assembled for The Festival next month and is hoping the stable can add to Cole Harden's front-running victory in the 2015 Stayers' Hurdle.

Gold Cup Day at The Festival sold out

15th February 2017

Gold Cup Day, the fourth and final day of The Festival, Friday, March 17, is completely sold out in all enclosures at Cheltenham - Club, Tattersalls and Best Mate.

Top novices among championship acceptors for The Festival

15th February 2017

Brilliant first-season chasers Thistlecrack and Altior feature among the latest acceptors for the six non-novice Grade One championship contests at The Festival following the February 14 scratchings deadline, details of which are revealed today.

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