The Festival 2012: Races in Cheltenham
The Festival at Cheltenham is the shining jewel in Jump racing’s crown. It is four days of magic, magnificence and madness, played out on a stage framed by the breathtaking vista of the Cotswold Hills. It features a cast of the best horses, jockeys and trainers playing to an audience of 220,000 people, all of whom are determined to have the time of their lives.
For racing’s professionals, victory at The Festival is how greatness is measured and how careers are defined. Witness the sheer elation of winning connections as they return to the cheers of the crowd and you are seeing dreams fulfilled and years of planning and effort coming to fruition.
The Festival is one of those rare events that exude pleasure, passion and fun in equal measure. For anyone who appreciates top class sport and the opportunity to share a special experience with like minded people,
it truly is a life-affirming four days.
The Montpellier Chapter, nestled in the heart of Cheltenham, boasts an atmosphere like no other during race week. It is not to be missed.
So, what are your travel plans running up to March?
Photos courtesy of Cheltenham Racecourse.