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Experience the renowned Cheltenham Festival 2023 from Sheffield

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We invite you to join us for a full day of world-class entertainment and incredible hospitality as we mark the 2023 Cheltenham Festival of Racing at Owlerton Stadium on Thursday 16th March 2023 – Experience the thrill of the Gloucestershire action without leaving South Yorkshire!

The Cheltenham races have been hugely successful for over 200 years since the 1900s when the famed equestrian event was first created by British impresario Frederick Cathcart. Since the first race in 1818, the crowds have soared with 2022 seeing around 70,000 tickets sold per day in the iconic venue. A mighty 28 races make up the whole festival, with around 500 horses competing for the jackpot of over £6.12 million!


What to expect on Thursday 16th March?

With Cheltenham running across four days, Owlerton will be celebrating the festival on Day 3, also known as ‘St. Patrick’s Thursday’ – The feature race this day is the renowned Ryanair Steeple Chase; along with other key races such as the Grade 1 Stayers’ Hurdle and the Turners Novices’, which kicks off the day at 1:30pm.


What’s on offer at Owlerton?

Owlerton’s Cheltenham Festival of Racing pairs a fantastic full day of live greyhound racing with an epic afternoon of horse racing on the big screens – Could it get any better?

Perfect for all groups to make a day of it, whether it’s grabbing your girls for a stylish ladies’ day or treating the office team to a corporate event at the races!

We have two unmissable packages to choose from…


Restaurant Package – £32.50pp

This much-loved package includes:

  • Admission
  • A racecard
  • Breakfast: Farmhouse sausage sandwich, hash brown & grilled tomato
  • 3 course Lunch: Including spring vegetable soup, roast chicken breast or vegetarian moussaka and chocolate sponge pudding
VIP Package – £35pp (minimum 15 people)

This exclusive package includes:

  • Admission
  • A racecard
  • Breakfast: Farmhouse sausage sandwich, hash brown & grilled tomato
  • Starter Platter: including a variety of pork pies, chicken goujons, smoked salmon, king prawns, and more!
  • A choice of one Hot Banquet: including a roast pork dinner or pie and pea supper
  • A selection of cheese, crackers, chutney, fruit & celery to finish
Both are amazing deals, but which one will you choose?

Owlertons’ gates open at 10am, with the first race at 11:13am – Click below to book your tickets (before they’re gone) and see the full menus!




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