Tickets for the 2017 Cheltenham Festival are now available and the meeting will take place between 14th and 17th March.
With 55,000 people set to pass through the gates on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the Festival and with 65,000 set to attend Gold Cup Friday, it really is the most sensational sporting event on the planet and and race fans will need to move quickly before it sells out.
The dates have been announced for the meeting and the National Hunt horse racing extravaganza will take place between Tuesday 14th March and Friday 17th March 2017.
A whole host of the sport's leading names will be in action at Prestbury Park and we look set for thrilling renewals of all four of the championship races - the Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase and Cheltenham Gold Cup. With £3.4 million of win and place prize money on offer the likes of Willie Mullins, Nicky Henderson and Paul Nicholls will all be preparing to unleash their stable stars and a formidable four days looks in store.
The Cheltenham Festival is rapidly approaching. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Cheltenham Festival dates
Champion Day - Tuesday 14 March 2017
Opening Day of the Festival featuring the Champion Hurdle
Ladies Day - Wednesday 15 March 2017
Second Day of the Festival featuring the Queen Mother Champion Chase
St Patricks Thursday - Thursday 16 March 2017
Third day of the Festival featuring the World Hurdle
Gold Cup Day - Friday 17 March 2017
The final day of the Festival featuring the Cheltenham Gold Cup