• Cheltenham Festival Hospitality


Cheltenham Festival tickets with hospitality packages

Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH
Tuesday 15 - Friday 18 March 2016

Entertain VIP guests with luxury horse racing hospitality packages at Cheltenham Festival. Enjoy four days of magic, madness and magnificence, played out on a stage framed by the breathtaking vista of the Cotswold Hills.

The Cheltenham Festival epitomises and encompasses everything this is great about Jump racing, whilst delivering an unbelievable occasion as the finest horses, jockeys, owners and trainers battle it out for the highest racing honours.

The Festival has a little something for everyone: Wednesday is Ladies Day affording the opportunity to dress up and mingle with a fashionable crowd of race-goers, a real Irish flavour is guaranteed as St Patrick’s is celebrated on the Thursday and Friday is Gold Cup Day.

Share a special experience in 2016 with the finest hospitality, whether you’re a racing fanatic or just want to enjoy the buzz of the roaring crowds, along with the odd cheeky tipple!

Book the best in Cheltenham tickets and hospitality with Keith Prowse and treat guests to a VIP day at the races.

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Front Runners Restaurant

Front Runners Restaurant is a spacious and modern restaurant, overlooking the final furlong of Cheltenham Racecourse. This glass-fronted restaurant is ideal for smaller parties looking to entertain at the Cheltenham Festival in 2016.

Choose from a viewing or non-viewing table in the raised restaurant where you can catch all the horse racing action. A guest speaker and jockey will visit the Front Runners restaurant, giving an overview of the day’s races and their favourites for that day.

Private tables of 10 and 12 are available in the restaurant throughout the Festival, with smaller numbers being accommodated on a shared basis.

Front Runners Private Suites 

Soak up all the horse racing action from a Front Runners Private Suite at Cheltenham Festival. Each suite has its own private balcony overlooking Cheltenham Racecourse, where the beautiful surroundings of the Gloucestershire countryside can be admired. Each suite will be visited by the day’s guest jockey who will guide you through the race card.

Our Private Suite can accommodate 40 guests and have a team of dedicated waiting staff to deal with all your hospitality requirements throughout the day.

Front Runners Hospitality Package includes: 

  • Club ticket and badge, giving access to the Members’ Lawn and Viewing Steps
  • Breakfast roll served on arrival
  • Champagne reception
  • A four-course lunch, accompanied by selected wines, followed by coffee
  • Complimentary bar throughout the day, including draught Guinness (excluding Champagne)
  • Traditional afternoon tea
  • Race pack, including Race Card and Timeform (1 per 4 guests)
  • Racing Post available
  • Tote betting facilities in Front Runners
  • Jockeys in attendance to analyse race card
  • Flat screen televisions with live race action
  • Commemorative VIP Pass and informative event documentation
  • Car parking available on request (1 per 2 guests)
  • Coach parking available on request

There is also an opportunity to purchase seats within The Guinness Grandstand.
Please note that package, price and content are subject to change.


Runners Restaurant

Front Runners Window Table (10 & 12 guests only) 

Front Runners Private Suites

Tuesday 15 March
Champion Day
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Wednesday 16 March
Ladies Day

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Thursday 17 March
St Patrick's Day
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Friday 18 March
Cheltenham Gold Cup Day

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£569 + VAT Please enquire

Package, price and content are subject to change.
Prices are per person and exclude VAT


Sample Itinerary

10.30am  Gates and Front Runners opens
11.00am Coffee and bacon rolls are served on arrival (vegetarian option also available)
Bar opens
12.00pm A four-course lunch is served with selected wines, followed by coffee
1.30pm Make sure your bets are set as the horses go under starter’s orders for the first race
3.20pm Feature Race of the Day
3.30pm Afternoon tea is served
5.15pm Your last chance for the big win as the final race gets under way
5.45pm Bar closes (or 30 minutes after the final race)
6.15pm Guests depart (or one hour after the final race)


Sample menu from 2015 Gold Cup Day


Coln Valley Smoked Chicken and Red Pepper Tian
aniseed rhubarb purée, fennel salad, pea tendril, vanilla dressing


Rosemary Scented English Lamb Rump
dauphinoise potato, heather honey carrots, braised red cabbage with blackberry and apple, sloe gin sauce
Sea Bass Fillet
pumpkin ravioli, wilted Swiss chard and fennel, lemon verbena sauce


Rich Dark Chocolate Fondant
cornish clotted cream, honey comb crystals


Handpicked Local Cheese Platter
chutney & biscuit selection
Please note


Cheltenham Festival Hospitality Video

Cheltenham Festival Customer Feedback


Brand New Virtual Tour from 2014

View full screen version here.

Champion Day - Tuesday 15 March

Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival, featuring the 2016 Champion Hurdle
1.30-Supreme Novices' Hurdle (2m 1/2f)
2.05-Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeplechase (2m)
2.40-Baylis & Harding Affordable Luxury Handicap Chase (3m 1/2f)
3.20-Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (2m 1/2f)
4.00-Mares' Hurdle (for the David Nicholson Trophy) (2m 4f)
4.40-National Hunt Chase (4m)
5.15-Novices' Handicap Chase (2m 4 1/2 f)

Ladies Day - Wednesday 16 March

Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival, featuring the 2016 Queen Mother Champion Chase
1.30-Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle (2m 5f)
2.05-RSA Steeple Chase (3m 1/2f)
2.40-Coral Cup (2m 5f)
3.20-BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Steeplechase (2m)
4.00-Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase (3m 7f)
4.40-Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle (2m 1/2f)
5.15-Weatherbys Champion Bumper (Open NH Flat Race) (2m 1/2f)

St Patrick's Thursday - Thursday 17 March

Day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival, featuring the 2016 Ladbrokes World Hurdle
1.30-JLT Novices' Steeplechase (2m 5f)
2.05-Pertemps Final (Handicap Hurdle) (3m)
2.40-Ryanair Chase (2m 5f)
3.20-Ladbrokes World Hurdle (3m)
4.00-Byrne Group Plate Handicap Steeplechase (2m 5f)
4.40-Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Steeplechase (3m 1 1/2f)
5.15-St. Patrick's Derby (Charity Race) (1m 5f)

Cheltenham Gold Cup Day - Friday 18 March

Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival, featuring the 2016 Gold Cup
1.30-JCB Triumph Hurdle (2m 1f)
2.05-Vincent O'Brien County Handicap Hurdle (2m 1f)
2.40-Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (3m)
3.20-Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeplechase (3m 2 1/2f)
4.00-Foxhunter Steeplechase (3m 2 1/2f)
4.40-Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle (2m 4 1/2f)
5.15-Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Steeplechase (2m 1/2f)


Please note these are subject to change, as they are based on last years fixtures.


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Cheltenham Festival 2016