33 Amazing Facts About The Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival is one of the world’s greatest sporting events, with an expected 200,000 racegoers travelling to the Festival this year.
The meeting lasts for four days from 10th to 13th March covering the Supreme Novices Hurdle, Arkle Challenge Trophy, Festival Handicap Chase, Champion Hurdle, David Bicholson Mares Hurdle, National Hunt Steeple Chase and the Centenary Novice Chase all on the first day, with a further 20 races over the following three days.
With the 2015 Cheltenham Festival fast approaching, we’ve taken a look at some interesting fun facts and put together this infographic which should get you in the mood for the festival.
During the meeting, it’s expected that 220,000 pints of Guinness will consumed, 30,000 bottles of wine, £600,000,000 bet on the races and over 10,000 Irish fans flocking to the event.
The Cheltenham Festival is one of the UK’s biggest race event, with attendances only second to the Royal Ascot and a whopping £3,670,000 in prize money.
33 Amazing Facts About The Cheltenham Festival
This infographic is provided by : http://www.cheltenhamfestival.net/

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