Cheltenham Gold Cup

Cheltenham Gold Cup 

Experience first-hand the excitement of the most prestigious jump race in the horse racing calendar, the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

See the UK and Ireland’s best thoroughbreds go head-to-head in the 3 miles and 2 1/2 furlongs race at the home of British jump racing and one of the most scenic courses in the country, nestled in serene Cotswolds countryside. Can Don Cossack make it back to back Gold Cup wins or will Cue Card come back stronger after last year’s fall at the third last?

Join Caledonian Travel at the greatest show on turf to find out.

Booking with Caledonian Travel allows you to experience the thrill of the Cheltenham Gold Cup with ticket admission, hotel stay and coach travel all included in the price.

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Every year the Cheltenham Festival brings down the curtain on the National Hunt racing season, attracting over 200,000 people over four days.

The Gold Cup, on the final day of the festival, provides the climax to a thrilling week’s racing and is one of the biggest events on the British sporting calendar

The prestigious Grade One race sees the best horses from the UK and Ireland come together to battle it out for a prize fund of £575,000.

Will the odds-on favourites maintain their good form or can an outsider claim an unlikely win? Last year’s race was poised for a thrilling finish between rivals Don Cossack and Cue Card until the latter fell three from home.

That allowed Don Cossack, partnered by jockey Bryan Coope,r to take the winning post, with Djakadam second and Don Poli third. Can he claim back to back wins? Join Caledonian Travel on a coach break to find out.

In addition to the Gold Cup, the final day at the Festival includes six other brilliant races on the card for you to enjoy, including the Triumph Hurdle, Novices’ Hurdle and Foxhunter Steeplechase.

Study the pre-race favourites in the paddock before placing your bets. Then pick your spot, listen to the ceremonial fanfare echo around the course, join in the famous ‘Cheltenham roar’ as the tapes go up and cheer your tip up the famous hill to the winning post

Away from the track, make sure you experience the course’s world-class facilities before the racing begins. No coach trip to the Gold Cup is complete without have a pint of the black stuff in the Guinness Village whilst you can learn more about the history of the Gold Cup at the Hall of Fame museum.

A day out that all keen racegoers will cherish. Book today.

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