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Cheltenham Race Track History & Information

Cheltenham Racecourse is called "the home of National Hunt racing", mainly because it hosts the Cheltenham Festival, featuring the Cheltenham Gold Cup. With a capacity of 67,500 spectators it has its own steam railway station, connecting with the preserved Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway. The racecourse is the home of one of the largest auditoria in the South West of England hosting concerts, conferences and is also home to the Steeple Chasing Hall of Fame. The main racing takes place on two separate courses alongside each other, the Old Course and the New Course, both with very testing steeplechase fences. Two unique races a year are staged on the Cross-country course. . Cheltenham statistics here

Major Races at Cheltenham

The following big races were last ran at Cheltenham.
Click the link for full race histories.

Cheltenham, Class 2, 2m4f Hurdle (New Years Day)
Cross Country Chase (November)
Cleeve Hurdle
Cheltenham, Grade 3, 2m5f Handicap Chase (New Years Day)
Relkeel Hurdle
Victor Chandler Chase (Clarence House)
Dipper Novices Chase
Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle
Cotswold Chase
Classic Novices Hurdle
Cheltenham, 2m5f Handicap Chase (Grade 3), End January
Cheltenham, 2m1f Handicap Hurdle, End January
Cheltenham, 2m5f Novices Handicap Chase, End January
Cheltenham, Class 2, 3m Handicap Hurdle (New Years Day)
Cheltenham, Class 2, 3m2f Handicap Chase (New Years Day)
Cheltenham, Junior NHF Race (New Years Day)
Neptune Novices Hurdle
David Nicholson Mares Hurdle
Champion Hurdle
Arkle Chase
Royal & SunAlliance Chase
Queen Mother Champion Chase
Ryanair Chase
Ladbrokes World Hurdle
Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle
Cheltenham Gold Cup
Golden Miller Novices Chase
Champion Bumper
Supreme Novices Hurdle
Vincent OBrien County Handicap Hurdle
Christies Foxhunter Chase Challenge Cup
Triumph Hurdle
Pertemps Handicap Hurdle Final
National Hunt Chase Challenge Cup
Listed Novices Handicap Chase (Cheltenham Festival Day 1)
Grand Annual Chase Challenge Cup
Festival Plate
Fred Winter Juvenile Novices Handicap Hurdle
Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle
Kim Muir Challenge Cup
Glenfarclas Handicap Chase
Grade 3 Handicap Chase (Cheltenham Festival Day 1)
Coral Cup
EBF Mares Novice Chase Final
Silver Trophy Chase
Cheltenham Champion Hunters Chase
Cheltenham Mares Only Handicap Hurdle - April
Cheltenham, Class 2, 2m4f Novice Chase, October
Cheltenham, Showcase Trophy, Class 2, 3m1f Hcp Chase, October
Cheltenham, Class 2, 3mf Novice Chase, October
Cheltenham, Class 2, 2m Novice Chase, October
Cheltenham, Class 2, 3m Handicap Hurdle, October
Cheltenham, Class 2, 2m5f Novice Hurdle, October
Cheltenham, Class 2, 2mf Hurdle, October
Cheltenham, Class 2, 2m4f Handicap Chase, October
Cheltenham, Class 2, 2m Handicap Chase, November
Cheltenham, Listed 3m1f Handicap Hurdle, November
Paddy Power Gold Cup Chase
Grade 3 Handicap Chase, 3m3.5f, Cheltenham, November
Greatwood Handicap Hurdle

Upcoming Race Fixtures at Cheltenham

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5th May 2017 (Evening)
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