Countryside Day Fri 15th November
A country fair atmosphere that is out of this world and very much different from any other country pursuits is what you will come across on this amazing day. Displays and demonstrations over most of the day for example gundog displays in the paddock just before the race begins. Gates open at 10:00am and the first race starting at 1:15pm and at 4:05pm the last race. With this day an amazing opportunity to celebrate all the special aspects of the English countryside is offered to anyone interested.
In this event there are 6 awesome quality races, with the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase over the turns and twists of the country course being the events main feature. This amazing day will definitely raise a lot of funds for both The Countryside Alliance and the Racing Welfare and the Jockey Club’s own charity which assists those in need in terms of food or financial stability.
Paddy Power Gold Cup Day Sat 16th November
This awesome day is the main focus of the first half of the jump racing season that feature the Paddy Power Gold Cup. On Saturday gates to this prestigious day open at 10:00am and the first race starting at 12:45pm.
Every year ever since 1960 the Paddy Power Gold Cup has been running since then. And it is during that time that mot of the greatest sport names that you know came from winning that race. With last years race it proved to be an exciting and fabulous one with Al Ferof being victorious by granting Trainer Paul Nicholls the seven- time champion with his first win in this race. Monbeg Dude also proved to be a winner on the card last year, trained by Cheltenham and part owned by Mike Tindall rugby player and his friend James Simpson Daniel.
The Open Sunday Sun 17th November
This is the only Sunday where at Cheltenham the race takes place throughout the entire year. Basically it is a perfect day for children as well. This day is famous of its six races that are suitable for family and many race lovers too. Gates open at 11:00am and the first race showcasing at 1:10pm with the last at 4:10pm.
The main focus found in the card is the 2m hurdle race that portrays soon coming up races take centre stage. Olofi was the 2012 winner locally trained by Tom George and Paddy Brennan being the rider. The Racing Post Arkle Trophy Trial Novices Chase is showcased earlier in the day. Last years winner was Captain Conan and he won three times as the season ended.