Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Festival 2023 promises four action-packed days of gripping horseracing, including the Boodles Gold Cup, at the jewel in jump racing's crown, Cheltenham Racecourse.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published
Bringing world-class racing to the Regency town, Cheltenham Festival returns to Cheltenham Racecourse this March 2023.

With a history dating back almost two centuries, Cheltenham Racecourse has become synonymous with world-class National Hunt horse racing, and from Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 March 2023, Cheltenham Festival is taking place once again – culminating in the Boodles Gold Cup.

Day One at Cheltenham Festival 2023

The Cheltenham roar has become synonymous with Day One, or ‘Champion Day’, which falls on Tuesday 14 March 2023.

See the best take on the best, old champions challenged by new, and get Cheltenham Festival week off to an absolute flyer, with the Unibet Champion Hurdle to look forward to at 3.30pm. 

For more information about Day One at Cheltenham Festival, visit thejockeyclub.co.uk/cheltenham.

Day Two at Cheltenham Festival 2023

'Festival Wednesday', often called Ladies Day, usually sees tens of thousands of racegoers add a splash of colour to Cheltenham Racecourse.

Taking place on Wednesday 15 March 2023, the day coincides with the Betway Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase and punter favourite, the Glenfarclas Cross Country. 

For more information about Day Two at Cheltenham Festival, visit thejockeyclub.co.uk/cheltenham.

Day Three at Cheltenham Festival 2023

Day Three of Cheltenham Festival, often dubbed ‘St Patrick’s Thursday’, takes place on Thursday 16 March 2023, bringing plenty of Irish flair to the racecourse once again.

There are two Feature races, including the Ryanair Steeple Chase and Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle, making for an unforgettable day of racing.

Live music will also be provided throughout the day, both in between and after the races, in the Best Mate Enclosure, The Village, The Centaur, entrances and the club enclosure.

For more information about Day Three at Cheltenham Festival, visit thejockeyclub.co.uk/cheltenham.

Day Four at Cheltenham Festival 2023

The highlight of Cheltenham Festival, not to mention the jump racing calendar, The Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup is set to make history for another year on Friday 17 March 2023.

Such is the standing of this race that previous winners, such as Best Mate and Kauto Star, are now household names.

Events on the track will be accompanied as always by plenty of entertainment and live music off the track.

For more information about Day Four at Cheltenham Festival, visit thejockeyclub.co.uk/cheltenham.

Event

Cheltenham Festival 2023

Dates

Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 March 2023

Times

Gates open 10.30am, first race 1.30pm, last race 5.30pm

Admission

From £50

Telephone

0344 579 3003

In partnership with Cheltenham Racecourse  |  thejockeyclub.co.uk/cheltenham

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