Cheltenham Festival Tips 2018

A main highlight of the National Hunt season, the Cheltenham Festival features four days’ worth of races, with the world-famous Cheltenham Gold Cup on the final, adrenaline-filled day. Boost your knowledge of every single race that makes up the meet right here, and gain insight into the history of the festival as a whole.

Cheltenham Festival Gold Cup riders

The Cheltenham Festival Explained

The Cheltenham Festival is one of the main highlights of the National Hunt racing season, held over four days in March.

Cheltenham Racecourse Festival archway

Which day is right for me?

The Cheltenham Festival is a National Hunt meeting that takes place over four days in March each year and is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar.

Chetenham Festival Champion Hurdle riders

Champion Hurdle

The Champion Hurdle is the most prestigious hurdle event on the racing calendar, and the third leg of the Triple Crown of Hurdling.

Top articles from Cheltenham Festival

latest articles from Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival: The Cheltenham Gold Cup

Widely considered to be the highlight of the Cheltenham calendar, the Cheltenham Gold Cup is the one we’ve all been waiting for

What is the dress code for the Cheltenham Festival?

Horse racing meetings are often as much about style and fashion as they are about the actual events

Queen Mother Champion Chase

The Queen Mother Champion Chase is the feature event on Day Two (Ladies’ Day) of the Cheltenham Festival.

Cheltenham Arkle Challenge Trophy jockeys

The Cheltenham Festival Day 1, Champion Day: Arkle Challenge Trophy

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The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy is the second race of the Cheltenham Festival Day 1. A National Hunt steeplechase run on the Old...
Cheltenham Supreme Novices Hurdle runners

The Cheltenham Festival Day 1, Champion Day: Supreme Novices’ Hurdle

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Supreme Novices’ Hurdle The Supreme Novices’ Hurdle is the event that gets the Cheltenham Festival underway each year, prompting the first famous ‘Cheltenham roar’ of the festival. Run over the Old Course of just...
Cheltenham Festival Racecourse dress code

What is the dress code for the Cheltenham Festival?

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Horse racing meetings are often as much about style and fashion as they are about the actual events, with many taking the opportunity to socialise and to bring out their...

Review at the Races: Cheltenham Ladies Day

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One of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar, the sun shone generously on the fascinators and hats that moved gracefully around the grounds during Cheltenham Ladies Day 2017....