Cheltenham Racecourse
Prestbury Park,
GL50 4SH.

01242 537602

As part of the Jockey Club, Cheltenham Racecourse reinvests all its profits back into the sport and has Premier Tier status with The Horseman's Group. It recognises the importance of owners, the contribution they make to horseracing, and is committed to providing them with the best possible raceday experience.


South West Regional Director: Ian Renton Tel: 01242 513014
South West Head of Racing: Simon Claisse Tel: 01242 537602
Owner's Liaison: Victoria Bowen-Jones


Gold Standard Award winner: 2016, 2017, 2018
Racecourse Badge Scheme for Owners fixtures: 11 of 16 fixtures
ROA Car Park Label exemptions: Cheltenham Festival

Horsemans Group Prize-money contract: Yes - Premier Tier
Racecourse Group:Jockey Club Racecourses
Racing Channel: Racing TV
Left-handed course. Click herer for Racing Post course guide
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Stabling capacity: 299


For on the day local travel information, please visit, should you require up to date information on the strategic road network in Gloucestershire including:

  • A40 west of J11 of the M5,
  • M5
  • A417/A419
  • and the A46 east of J9 M5

Traffic to the site can build up at peak times, and therefore we would advise you to arrive early. traffic exiting the course can also build up, so please do be aware of this when making travel arrangements. When leaving the car park you will be required to exit via a specified route. To minimise exit delays within the racecourse certain gates will be restricted to allow only left or right turns. 

The parking scheme is colour coded to your parking zone will match our label (if you have not purchased a label in advance, please follow the Public or Green signs.)

Occasionally the route you are directed to will not be the shortest route, in terms of distance. Please follow the yellow, temporary signs put in place for the race meeting, ignoring both sat nav directions and brown signs once you pick up the yellow directional signs. These routes will allow you to approach the racecourse, enter and park in the correct zone in the fastest time possible. Please help us to help you have the smoothest and quickest access into the course by following the correct signs and not routes you have previously used. 

View details of the location of different car parks - your car parking label will match to a number on the map linked. 

For those of you that have received your colour coded car parking pass:

  • Disabled Council Badge Holders – Disabled Parking Symbol
  • Annual Members, RCA Trainers car park stickers, RCA Owners car park stickers, RCA Press car park stickers,
  • ROA members, RCA members and those with four-day members disabled parking – Red
  • Horseboxes and Minibuses, please follow the Red route
  • PJA members, Owners and Trainers hanging labels – Blue
  • N Bays which have been sold by Cheltenham, please follow the Blue route
  • Reserved Annual Members and bays sold in Hall of Fame Car park – Yellow 
  • The Cheltenham Club members, please follow the Yellow route 

Hospitality guests should follow the colour of the car parking pass provided

If you do not have a car parking pass, then please see below:

  • Bookmakers please follow Yellow 
  • Hackney Taxis please follow the Grey (click here for more information)
  • Public Parking, Private hire, and all Raceday staff please follow the Green signs
  • Contractors and Exhibitors accreditation please follow the Green signs
  • All coaches please follow Red signs

 Click here for the latest travel news in the area from the BBC.

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 Click here for a five-day weather forecast in the area

C-19 badges

Cheltenham currently has an allocation of four badges per runner.

Additional badges can be applied for – contact the course directly for this. Any regional restrictions, the number of other owners attending on the day, and the “rule of six” will be factors influencing if your request can be accommodated.

Owners who live in an area currently under regional or local restrictions are reminded to follow the Government advice in that area.

Please also check your emails from PASS and the racecourse website for further updates on badge allocation and specific attendance protocols.

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