Cheltenham Festival 2024 celebrates 100 years of the Gold Cup

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It is not long to wait until the start of the Cheltenham Festival 2024. Following the release of the 2024 dates in our popular guide to the British Social Season, we are looking ahead to one of the early big events.

Equestrian events feature heavily throughout the British Social Season calendar, with the likes of Royal Ascot and Goodwood hosting some of the best flat racing in the world. Meanwhile, Badminton Horse Trials, Windsor Horse and Polo in the Park are also among the key occasions.

Cheltenham festival 2024

But, to get things started, The Season begins with some outstanding jump racing. Cheltenham Festival 2024 is scheduled to take place from Tuesday 12th of March to Friday 15th of March and, this year, it is a particularly special occasion.

The Cheltenham Festival will be celebrating 100 years of the famous Gold Cup. This is one of the races that everyone wants to win and it draws huge crowds to the racecourse.

The atmosphere on the Friday at Cheltenham Festival 2024 will be electric. The festival has long been known to be the pinnacle of British jump racing and it is not just about Gold Cup Day. Cheltenham Festival offers spectators four packed days of top-quality racing. It is a brilliant opportunity to enjoy the start of The Season with friends, family or business colleagues. In addition to the racing, there is excellent shopping  and also many wonderful hospitality options for guests to enjoy throughout the week.  

Discover more about the Cheltenham Festival 2024 and what tickets remain available by visiting the website: Cheltenham Festival 2024 | The Jockey Club

What to wear to Cheltenham Festival 2024

In the run up to the Festival, The Sloaney fashion team will be previewing some ideas for outfits. For those thinking ahead and planning their attire for the day, we recommend that you keep the weather conditions in mind!

Anything can happen at Cheltenham in terms of the weather. It can snow, you can get windy and wet conditions, or you may be blessed with sunshine. Just remember to make sure you are warm.

In terms of style, this is a chance to give tweed an outing. Think countryside chic if you want to impress in the fashion stakes. We will have some ideas here: What to wear to Cheltenham Races in March | The Season 2024 – The Sloaney