Hotels near the The Festival
The Festival at Cheltenham is the biggest event of the season. The 26 races offer one of the racing world's most generous prize funds and attract the finest horses from all over Britain, Ireland and France.
On Tuesday the big race is the Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle. Wednesday's Queen Mother Champion Chase attracts the fastest two-mile chasers. On Thursday it's the Ladbrokes World Hurdle Day and Ladies' Day and, finally, Friday is the spectacular Totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup Day, where yet another horse is added to the pages of racing's history books.
The Festival Information
When: Mar 2013 (annual)
Opening Hours: Gates open 10.30am - it is advisable to arrive before 10am to avoid delays
Address: Prestbury Park Cheltenham, England, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH
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