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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Local handler O’Brien readying strong team for The Showcase

17th October 2017

Cheltenham specialist Perfect Candidate heads the Fergal O'Brien-trained runners gearing up for The Showcase, the opening meeting of the new season at the Home of Jump Racing, on Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28.

Skelton preparing Bedrock for Defi Du Seuil showdown at The Showcase

12th October 2017

Cheltenham's exciting new season starts with The Showcase on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28.

Ballymore returns to Cheltenham Festival sponsorship

11th October 2017

Ballymore is returning to sponsorship at The Festival by supporting the race it used to back after an eight-year gap.


4th October 2017

Catch Dara O Briain, one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as he goes back to his day job as a world class stand up comedian.

Report from the first presentation of The McCoys – the South West Jump Awards 2017

30th September 2017

All the news from the inaugural awards that celebrate the very best of racing at Cheltenham, Exeter, Warwick and Wincanton

Festive Fair comes back bigger and better at Cheltenham Racecourse

22nd September 2017

Christmas is coming early to Cheltenham Racecourse as an expanded seasonal spectacular will be returning to the prestigious venue for its 12th year. Running between Thursday, October 19 and Sunday, October 22 the Cheltenham Christmas Gift & Fashion Fair.

Cheltenham welcomes back BetBright for another three years

13th September 2017

Cheltenham Racecourse is delighted to announce today that BetBright has renewed its sponsorship deal for another three years.

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