As we gear up for the busiest week of the year for Cheltenham we thought it would be fun to share some fascinating Race Week facts including the 6,000 staff employed to ensure The Cheltenham Festival runs smoothly and the estimated £100million income the four days of racing bring to Gloucestershire every year....

Interesting Facts about The Cheltenham Festival

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*This graphic has been taken from a Guide to Cheltenham produced by third year Magazine Journalism and Production students at the University of Gloucestershire. With thanks to - Claudia Trotman, Ryan Wilks, Kieran Galpin, Amber Hurst, Molly Malsom, Terri Bone, AJ Crompton & Robyn Nuttall.


The Cheltenham Festival
Horse Racing
The Cheltenham Festival. 16 - 19 March 2021

Cheltenham Racecourse presents the highlight of the Jump season - The Cheltenham Festival 16 - 19 March 2021. The pinnacle racing event of the year. The event with an atmosphere that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Visit Cheltenham Racecourse for four days of extraordinary.

Cheltenham Racecourse
Venue Provider
Cheltenham Racecourse

The venue for 16 race meetings, featuring The Festival in March and The November Meeting, plus conference, events, Sunday market & music festivals.



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