The Jockey Club South West Kalendar Magazine 2019-20

PLENTY TO SMILE ABOUT AT THE NOVEMBER MEETING

The magic starts here with three days of unmissable racing at The November Meeting

CHELTENHAM IS, WITHOUT doubt, the beating heart of Jump racing and the ultimate measure of our sport’s success. While March’s The Festival™ presented by Magners is the jewel in Prestbury Park’s glittering crown, The November Meeting holds a special place in the souls of racing fans everywhere. It’s the first major meeting of the season and one that never fails to produce glimpses of future stars. Champions come out to defend their status while challengers jostle to topple those with fragile crowns. It’s true that all roads lead to The Festival, but The November Meeting is where the journey begins in earnest. 2018 saw record attendances at The November Meeting with more than 72,000 people flocking to Prestbury Park

over the three days. Spectacular sunshine and racing of the highest level drew in the crowds, and the on course action didn’t disappoint. COUNTRYSIDE DAY, FRIDAY 15TH NOVEMBER Over three days, Cheltenham showcases exactly why racing is the second largest spectator sport, only behind football. When you add up the sum of all parts, it’s easy to see why, as the on-course action is the glossy cherry on top of a carefully crafted cake that appeals to all walks of life and every generation. There’s so much other fun to be had, so much to see and do, you’ll struggle to fit everything in to one day, and that’s the

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