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

Upcoming Race Fixtures at Cheltenham

28th Jan 2017
14th Mar 2017
15th Mar 2017
16th Mar 2017
17th Mar 2017
19th Apr 2017
20th Apr 2017
5th May 2017 (Evening)
27th Oct 2017
28th Oct 2017
17th Nov 2017
18th Nov 2017
19th Nov 2017
15th Dec 2017
16th Dec 2017


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