Gold Cup Day at The Festival™

Cheltenham Races finale,
Friday 14th March 2019

Gold Cup Day. The Pinnacle Jump Racing event of the Cheltenham Festival. Bestseller for racegoers worldwide.

Named after the feature race, The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase, Gold Cup Day is a date for the diary as Owners, Trainers, Jockeys and their counterpart equines complete for one the most sought after titles in racing. The 2018 rendition was won by the Colin Tizzard trained 5/1 Native River, ridden by Richard Johnson in a thrilling race fending off the challenge from Might Bite and winning by an impressive 4 ½ lengths.

The final day of The Festival™ promises the ultimate experience for all as the crowds rejoice for elite sporting champions and victory celebrations continue into the evening with top-class entertainment. Start your weekend early with Gold Cup Day at Cheltenham Racecourse on Friday 15th March 2019.

Tickets are now on sale

Purchase yours 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:

Gold Cup Day Races detailed on our Race Schedule

Live performances from our Bands

Shopping Village with over 70 stands

Food and Drink available from all Enclosures

Gold Cup Day 2019 begins:

Gates Open: 10.30

First Race: 13.30

Last Race: 17.30




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            Race Schedule

            Time Race Distance Type
            13.30 The JCB Triumph Hurdle 2m abt 1f Hurdle
            14.10 The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Race 2m abt 1f Hurdle
            14.50 The Albert Bartlett  Novices’ Hurdle Race abt 3m Hurdle
            15.30 The Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeple Chase 3m abt 2½f Chase
            16.10 The St. James’s Place Foxhunter Steeple Chase Challenge Cup 3m abt 2½f Chase
            16.50 The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle Race
            2m abt 4½f Hurdle
            17.30 The Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Handicap Steeple Chase Challenge Cup 2m abt ½f Chase
            Correct as of The Festival™ 2018