Champion Day at The Festival™
The opening of Cheltenham Festival,
Tuesday 12th March 2019
Presenting the opening of The Festival™, Champion Day unites racegoers from around the world at Cheltenham Racecourse with the famous Cheltenham roar, as they rejoice for the favourite Jump racing event of the season. Champion Day is not to be missed for those wanting the thrill of racing with the most important hurdle race of the season, along with top entertainment throughout the day.
Day One of The Festival™ 2018 races saw Nicky Henderson’s Buveur D’Air take the honours for the Unibet Champion Hurdle, becoming the first horse since Hardy Eustace in 2004 and 2005 to retain the title. It also featured the ever-competitive OLBG Mares’ Hurdle Race, won by Benie Des Dieux, and Summerville Boy took the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle.
Champion Day at the Cheltenham Festival 2019 takes place on Tuesday 12th March.
Purchase your tickets early to take advantage of best rates and make the most out of your day with experiences that only The Festival™ can deliver. Don’t miss:
Champion Day Races detailed on our Race Schedule
Live music performances from our Bands
Shopping Village with over 70 stands
Food and Drink available from all Enclosures
Champion Day 2019 begins: