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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Matchbook add Cheltenham to growing horse racing sponsorship portfolio

19th October 2018

Matchbook Betting Exchange have announced two new three-year horse-racing sponsorships at Cheltenham, sponsoring four races at The Showcase.

Henderson considering The Showcase at Cheltenham for dual G1 winner We Have A Dream’s return

18th October 2018

Britain's champion Jump trainer Nicky Henderson has a wealth of talent at his Seven Barrows yard north of Lambourn, with his team boasting superstars including Altior, Might Bite, Buveur D'Air and Terrefort.

Hobbs sweet on Gumball ahead of The Showcase

17th October 2018

Trainer Philip Hobbs has enjoyed a good start to the 2018/19 Jump season, with 21 winners on the board so far, and is looking forward to the first Cheltenham meeting, The Showcase, on October 26 and 27.

Exciting second racehorse ownership syndicate launched by Cheltenham & South West region

16th October 2018

The Cheltenham & South West region of The Jockey Club has announced the exciting launch of a second racehorse ownership syndicate following the successful initial one.

Increased prize money as Cheltenham’s new season commences with The Showcase on October 26 & 27

11th October 2018

Cheltenham's new season gets underway in 15 days' time with The Showcase taking place on Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27.

All the news from The McCoys

29th September 2018

Reaction from the ceremony that celebrated outstanding performances during the 2017/18 Jump season across Jockey Club Racecourses.

The McCoys announced

28th September 2018

Nicky Henderson, Harry Skelton, James Bowen, J P McManus, Native River, Might Bite and Andrew Thornton among the winners

Winner of the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup 2019 to receive original trophy

28th September 2018

First awarded 94 years ago to Red Splash, the trophy will now be re-introduced as a perpetual trophy and presented to the winning connections of next year's race.

The McCoys to be presented for the second time at Cheltenham on Friday evening

25th September 2018

The awards, named after Sir A P McCoy, reflect on the triumphs and the highlights of last season across all Jockey Club Jump Racecourses

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