Cheltenham Festival Tickets

Champion Hurdle TicketsNeedless to say, Champion Hurdle day at the Cheltenham Festival is one of the best attended race days anywhere in the UK at anytime of the year. The organisers have a ceiling of 55.000 for this day and can guarantee a sell out year in, year out.  It is well reported that a huge Irish contingent make their way to the Festival, there are usually over 10.000 present on Champion Hurdle day as it appears that this has become an annual pilgrimage for many.

Champion Hurdle day tickets will go on sale from 1st September 2009. Please note that it will be an all ticket affair and an advance booking is vital if you want to attend. The Champion Hurdle ticket hotline is 01242 226 226 and also please note that an extra charge is made to allow guaranteed ticket delivery.

The racecourse will open at 10.30 am. The first race is due to start at the earlier time of 1.30 pm this year, but there will be plenty to see and do around the course for the preceding three hours.

When booking you can also pay in advance for car parking at a cost of £8, alternatively you can turn up on the day and pay £10. For those travelling by rail, there is a shuttle service to and from the course.