We’ll be live blogging HERE at http://jpfestival.com from the Official Cheltenham Festival Preview at Cheltenham Racecourse tomorrow, Sunday 13 March. We’ll be live from around 6.00pm with build up, news and reporting from this key pre-Festival event and we’ll be tweeting from @jpfestival and @cathrynfry too.
Join us here tomorrow. If you can get to the racecourse you can buy tickets on the door for £10. Details of the event are as follows.
The Official Festival Preview evening takes place on Sunday 13 March, less than two days before the start of the most keenly anticipated four racing days of the year, in The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse. Chaired by Times racing correspondent Alan Lee, the panel includes Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls, Hennessy Gold Cup winning jockey Daryl Jacob, Tom Segal, better known as Pricewise of the Racing Post and Mick Fitzgerald, with views from the betting market courtesy of a Sportingbet.com expert.
Doors open at 5.15pm and the event starts at 7pm
There will be a full bar and snack food available
A raffle and auction will be held in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund
A number of exhibitors will be on site
Organised in conjunction with Queen Mother Champion Chase sponsor Sportingbet.com and the Cheltenham & Three Counties Race Club, there are special concessions for signed up members of the Club. If you are a member you will receive a copy of the Racing Post Festival Betting Guide, worth £10, as a complimentary gift. Packed with useful tips and trends, the 27 races should look a little easier to solve, especially when you factor in the advice of the panel. Tickets are available on the door at £10.