Connect with us

The November Meeting

Cheltenham Racecourse presents a truly unmissable three-day event, right at the home of jump-racing.

The November Meeting is where horses, jockeys and trainers start to gather attention in the road to The Cheltenham Festival. It’s from now that they begin to make decisions and preparations with the ultimate event in mind.

This three-day event consists of Countryside Day, Paddy Power Day and The Final Sunday, which all provide their own unique touches to ensure The November Meeting in Cheltenham meets its high-expectations every year.

The November Meeting 2021 is scheduled to take place from Friday the 12th to Sunday the 14th of November with a total of 19 individual races on the racecards for spectators to feast their eyes on.

Countryside Day

Day One at The November Meeting, also known as Countryside Day, kickstarts this three-day festival in true Cheltenham style, featuring The Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase.

Countryside Day 2021 is penned in for Friday the 12th of November.

The Markel Insurance Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle Race

Countryside Day and The November Meeting 2021 launch with The Markel Insurance Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle Race at 13:15 on Friday. This race concludes after two miles and five furlongs of fast-paced action.

The Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase

13:50 on Countryside Day welcomes the first featured race of the three-day event – The Mucking Brilliant Paddy Power Handicap Chase, stretching about 2 miles in length.

10/3 Magic Saint won this race in 2020, snapping up the £22,252 first-place prize.

The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices’ Steeple Chase

At around 2 miles and four furlongs in length, race three of Countryside Day at The November Meeting is The SSS Super Alloys Supports Racing Welfare Novices’ Steeple Chase.

The Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Steeplechase

15:00 sees the longest race of the day at three miles and six furlongs, The Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Steeplechase. 22/1 outsider Kingswell Theatre won this race last year in 2020.

The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Race

The second from last race of Countryside Day is The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Race. It begins at 15:35 and concludes after two miles and five furlongs of intense jump-racing.

The Valda Energy Novices’ Handicap Hurdle Race

The final race of Countryside Day at The November Meeting 2021 will be The Valda Energy Novices’ Handicap Hurdle Race. This race is two miles and about half a furlong in length and scheduled to start at 16:05.

Paddy Power Day

Paddy Power Day at The November Meeting of Cheltenham Racecourse is the biggest jump racing fixture this side of Christmas, promising seven exhilarating races on Saturday the 13th November 2021.

The JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial

Paddy Power Day racing starts nice and early with the 12:30 JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial. This two-mile and half a furlong race witness 2/1 Duffle Coat take first prize in 2020.

The South West Syndicate Handicap Steeple Chase

The longest race of Paddy Power Day is The South West Syndicate Handicap Steeple Chase, measuring in at three miles and one furlong. This race is scheduled to begin at 13:05 on Saturday.

The From The Horses Mouth Podcast Arkle Challenge Trophy Trial Novices Steeple Chase

The third race to take place on Paddy Power Day at The November Meeting is The From The Horses Mouth Podcast Arkle Challenge Trophy Trial Novices Steeple Chase. This race is about two miles long and begins at 13:40.

The Paddy Power Gold Cup Steeple Chase

The featured race of Paddy Power Day at Cheltenham Racecourse 2021 is The Paddy Power Gold Cup Steeple Chase. This Paddy Power Gold Cup is two miles and four furlongs long, begins at 14:15, and last year saw 10/1 outsider Coole Cody take first prize.

The Paddy Power Games Handicap Hurdle Race

At 14:50, Paddy Power Day presents The Paddy Power Games Handicap Hurdle Race. This listed Hurdle race covers a distance of approximately three miles.

The Paddy Power First Millionaire Qualifier Intermediate Handicap Hurdle Race

The penultimate race of Paddy Power Day is The Paddy Power First Millionaire Qualifier Intermediate Handicap Hurdle Race. This race begins at 15:25 and covers a distance of two miles and five furlongs.

The Karndean Design Flooring Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

The final race of Paddy Power Day and the first day of The November Meeting is The Karndean Design Flooring Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race at 15:55. This is a National Hunt flat race with a total distance of two miles and half a furlong.

Sunday Meeting

The Sunday of The November Meeting at Cheltenham Racecourse offers six more thrilling races, including the featured race of the day The Unibet Greatwood Handicap Hurdle Race at 15:00 sharp.

The November Meeting Sunday 2021 will take place on Sunday the 14th of November and will surely cap off yet another incredible event at Cheltenham Racecourse.

The mallardjewellers.com Novices’ Steeple Chase

Race one of Sunday at The November Meeting is The mallardjewellers.com Novices’ Steeple Chase. Commencing at 13:15, this Steeple Chase is three miles and 80 yards in length.

The Plantuer at Chapel Stud Handicap Steeple Chase

The second race of Sunday at The November Meeting is The Plantuer at Chapel Stud Handicap Steeple Chase. This Steeple Chase is planned to begin at 13:50 and is a lengthy three miles three furlongs and seventy-one yards.

The Shloer Steeple Chase

At 14:25 on Sunday is The Shloer Steeple Chase. This great race is one mile seven furlongs and 199 yards.

The Unibet Greatwood Handicap Hurdle Race

The featured race of Sunday at The November Meeting is The Unibet Greatwood Handicap Hurdle Race. This Hurdle race is two miles and 87 yards long and starts at 15:00.

The Shunter won this race in 2020 with a starting price of 13/2, taking home £45,560 of the £80,000 prize pool.

The Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle Race

The Penultimate race of The November Meeting Sunday is The Unibet Greatwood Handicap Hurdle Race. This race is two miles and 87 yards long and was won last year by 14/1 outsider For Pleasure.

The High Sheriff of Gloucestershire Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

The final race of the day on Sunday and the final race of the entire November Meeting is The High Sheriff of Gloucestershire Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race. This race is two miles and 87 yards long and begins at 16:05.

News

For all The April Meeting news and ticket information, sign up to The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/

Odds

Odds for The November Meeting are amongst the best odds you will find throughout the entire sportsbook calendar.

£10 on 14/1 outsider For Pleasure to win The Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices’ Hurdle Race last time around would have returned profits of £140.

Cheltenham Races TEst

With the Cheltenham Festival just around the corner, it’s time to get back into the spirit of this grand occasion, and for that, you’ve come to the right place.

With the offset commencing on Tuesday 16th March featuring The Unibet Champion Hurdle, you could be right there experiencing it all up until the final few races trickle through following The Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday 19th March.

Cheltenham Racecourse hosts the most anticipated event of the racing calendar where punters and racing enthusiasts can experience this exciting event from a number of perspectives, whatever the weather.

Four days of extraordinary racing offers a prize pool of over £4.5 million to the hopeful participants, with passion and emotion tantalising the senses of all in attendance.

Kissing the beautiful Cotswold countryside, Cheltenham Racecourse was voted the greatest racecourse in the world by The Racing Post in 2019. Each of the three magnificent Cheltenham Racecourse enclosures gives you a stunning view of the alluring surroundings.

The Cheltenham Festival offers world-class hospitality available to suit a wide range of budgets, so, if you wish, you could step up the quality of your experience to ensure you make the absolute best of this fascinating horseracing occasion.

Besides the racing, you can visit the shopping village featuring approximately 70 bespoke, carefully selected vendors for a mixture of essentials and luxuries. You can also indulge yourself at the bars and listen to live music all throughout the Cheltenham racing calendar.

Betting Tips

If you’re looking for the most diligently researched professional betting tips for the Cheltenham Festival 2021 races, our team of competent, experienced tipsters will provide all the fruitful information you need to make the most lucrative betting decisions possible.

The in-depth information we offer on favourites, horses to look out for, trainers, jockeys and more can mean it won’t just be the horses, trainers and jockeys getting Cheltenham results.

Tickets

Whether you have attended this enthralling event before and you’re looking for your annual fix, or you’ve been intrigued by the captivating aura that surrounds these races inducing the desire to make your Festival debut, you can find all the information you need on Cheltenham tickets right here.

Standard entry tickets are very affordable and there is a range of package options to suit your exact needs, so whatever your budget, The Cheltenham Festival 2021 will be the place to be this March.

Festival Guide

Any information you’re looking for on the festival including dates for the diary, the racecourse, the horse trainers, the jockeys, festival history, where to eat, where to stay and how to get there can be found right here at cheltenham.co.uk.

Race Calendar

The Cheltenham Festival 2021 features a variety of 28 breathtaking races, with 7 per day over the course of the four-day festival. Our race calendar makes it very easy to keep track of exactly what is going on and when.

The highlight of day one will be the Unibet Champion Hurdle with a prize pool of £450,000. Day two sees the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase take place where records continue to be broken.

Day three presents The Ryanair Chase and The Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle race, both in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Then Finally, Friday hosts the grand finale in the form of The Cheltenham Gold Cup.

The full Cheltenham race schedule is available right here, from the Tuesday 10:30 gate opening to the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle final race at 5:30 pm on Friday.

Hospitality

The beauty of the Cheltenham races is the sheer quantity of options when it comes to how you want to experience it.

If you head down to The Festival simply to view the races and absorb the exciting atmosphere you don’t need to break the bank. If you’ve set a higher budget for this pulsating occasion, you can get plenty for the money you want to spend.

You can choose from any of the 11 onsite restaurants for your evening meal, with a variety of restaurant types from The Horse & Groom Pub to the Champions Walk restaurant, you can choose the atmosphere that’s served alongside your meal.

Those with a higher budget and more cash to splash will be delighted by the range of luxury experience options, including viewing boxes with private bars, Room With a View packages complete with Bentley and helicopter transfers, and the luxurious Orchard Pods suitable for up to 20 guests with a private balcony.

Free bets

Free bets are a fantastic opportunity to step up the thrill of the races with a chance to recoup some of your festival expenditures, increase your spending money, or even strike it lucky and walk away from your exhilarating day with a smug smile.

Free bets work just like real bets except there is no risk involved. You can place a stake on your favourite horse and if it wins, so do you. Real cash.

The Cheltenham Festival is amongst the busiest periods of the year for bookmakers and betting sites, so they always come up with some incredibly tempting sign-up offers and free bets to lure you in. The high competition between the bookies is good news for you, as they compete to offer the most generous free bet deals.

We scour the web for all the best betting deals – including free bets – and provide you with a one-stop-shop to accumulate your free bet funds, meaning less time searching and more time sitting and sipping.

Odds

It’s thanks to the high competition between bookmakers that you can get such fantastic prices on the horses. Odds are competitive, so very high profits are possible.

We’ll make sure you have access to all the best odds from all the best betting sites, so you can experience how profitable the Cheltenham races can truly be.

Track all the odds as the Festival approaches ever closer so you know exactly who to look out for and back when the big week finally arrives.