Who runs Cheltenham Racecourse?

Who runs Cheltenham Racecourse?

In 1964, Racecourse Holdings Trust (now Jockey Club Racecourses) was formed to secure the future of Cheltenham. The group now owns 14 racecourses – a combination of jump, flat and dual-purpose courses – as well as training grounds in Newmarket, Lambourn and Epsom and the National Stud.

Who is the clerk of the course at Cheltenham Racecourse?

Clerk of Course: CoC Tel: CoC Mobile: CoC Email: Simon Claisse 01242 537664 07785 293966 [email protected]
Manager: Manager Email: Groundsman: Grounds. Tel: Ian Renton [email protected] Ben Hastie
No. of Stables: Hostel? 299 Yes

Who is Ian Renton?

Today we meet Ian Renton, Regional Director of The Jockey Club, who tells us what it’s like to be responsible for the staging of The Cheltenham Festival: creating a combination of the best possible sport with great customer service and brand appeal.

What is the capacity of Cheltenham Racecourse?

The racecourse has a scenic location in a natural amphitheatre, just below the escarpment of the Cotswold Hills at Cleeve Hill, with a capacity of 67,500 spectators.

How much did Annie Power Save the bookies?

A £50m bullet was dodged by the betting industry, according to its own estimates, when Annie Power fell at the last flight on day one of the Festival here on Tuesday.

How much is Cheltenham Racecourse worth?

Read more: How to get tickets for Cheltenham Festival 2022 The University of Gloucestershire carried out research on the 2015 event and found it was worth a whopping £100million to Gloucestershire’s economy.

What does a clerk of the course do?

The Clerk of the Course has overall responsibility for the general conduct and control of an event in accordance with the Regulations, Programme and Organising Permit. As such, they act as the sport’s first judicial body, having the power to impose penalties in accordance with the regulations.

Is Cheltenham bigger than Ascot?

An average of 300,000 people attend each year and whilst Cheltenham saw an attendance record in 2018 with 262,000 visiting the course during The Festival in 2018, those numbers don’t accurately reflect the respective popularity of each meeting.

Who won when Annie Power fell?

Eleven years later, Boston Bob (ridden by Paul Townend) was around a length up and had all his rivals in trouble when departing at the final fence in the RSA Chase won by future Gold Cup winner Lord Windermere.

Where is Annie power now?

Mullins confirmed she had been retired from racing in May 2017. Annie Power had already been tested in foal to Camelot when her retirement from racing was announced. Unfortunately, Annie Power lost that foal, but, now in Coolmore ownership, she has since safely given birth to colts by Galileo in both 2019 and 2020.

What racecourse is similar to Cheltenham?

UK Race Courses

Course Dir Most similar to…
Hereford Right Kempton, Musselburgh, Taunton
Hexham Left Cheltenham
Huntingdon Right Wincanton
Kelso Left Fontwell (Hurdle)