The Cheltenham Festival is one of sport’s most enthralling extravaganzas and in 2013 the nation will once again be swept by horse racing fever as gamblers and racing fanatics prepare to embark on an unrivalled path of excitement.
The 2014 Cheltenham Festival will run from 11th to 14th March with the Cheltenham Gold Cup taking place on Friday 14th March.
The course can expect to welcome over 200,000 racegoers from all over the world, with it believed that more than £500 million will be gambled throughout the week.
Over the four days, we will witness the world's best horses compete at the Cheltenham racecourse, with the current schedule as follows:
Tuesday 11th March - Centenary Day
Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival, featuring the 2014 Champion Hurdle
Wednesday 12th March - Ladies Day
Day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival, featuring the 2014 Queen Mother Champion Chase
Thursday 13th March - St Patrick's Day
Day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival, featuring the 2014 Ladbrokes World Hurdle
Friday 14th March - 2013 Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Day
Day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival, featuring the 2014 Gold Cup