A winner's guide to The Cheltenham Festival

1 February 2017
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Cheltenham Festival final furlong

The Cheltenham Festival
As the sun gets higher and spring teases a bud or two, one of the greatest jump’s events on the horse racing calendar gets ready to bloom.

The Cheltenham Festival is over 150 years in the making and attracts the best of the best when it comes to steeple-chase.

Famed for it’s unique atmosphere and fuelled by a large and enthusiastic Irish contingency, The Festival is set in the beautiful Cotswolds and is a must for any lovers of jumps racing, sporting spectacles or Guinness.

Cheltenham must haves;
  • Tweed jackets
  • Tartan scarves
  • A love of craic
Cheltenham facts;
  • Over £300,000,000 wagered over The Festival.
  • 265,000 pints of Guinness.
  • Attracts 250,000 over the 4 days.
  • The Best-Grandstand boxes from £599
  • Other viewing boxes from £379
  • Best Value-Various shared marquees from £299
£40-£135 depending on which day and enclosure.


Most popular day;
Gold Cup Day on the Friday with crowds of over 68,000.
Best time to book hospitality;
As late as possible if it doesn’t matter which day you go as there are generally great deals to be had on the shoulder days around 2/3 weeks before the event date.
For Gold Cup and the Thursday secure your places as early as possible as these tend to sell-out just after Christmas.
Insider info;
Miss the traffic chaos and get a steam train transfer from Toddington Station to the back of the racecourse from as little as £65 return.
If you’d like further details get in touch or visit our website at https://thehospitalitybroker.com/the-cheltenham-festival/
Happy jumping,
0203 070 3110

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