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Hennessy Heritage Festival: Hennessy Gold Cup Day



Jump Racing


Gates Open - 9.30 • First Race - 12.20 • Last Race - 3.35

Day three of the Hennessy Heritage Festival features the historic Hennessy Gold Cup and the Bet365 Long Distance Hurdle – a feast of top class Jump racing and one of the highlights of the social calendar.

Off-the track there will be live music, masterclasses, style workshops and racing focus sessions in the ‘Drawing Room’ – a chic feature bar in the premier enclosure. After racing The White Room will host the After Party with FREE entry to all. For all mo-growers supporting Movember, there will be a dedicated ‘Mo-Zone’, Gillette Barbers and a Mo-Parade in the parade ring.

Please note, the dress code has changed for both Premier and Grandstand, view the new code details here.


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Order of Running

Time Race Distance
12.20 The Thoroughbred Breeders Fund Mares Novices Listed Hurdle Race 2m 1/2f
12.50 The Novices Limited Handicap Chase Class 3 2m and 1f
1.20 The bet365 Handicap Chase (For the Fulke Walwyn) Class 3 2m 61/2f
1.50 The bet365 Handicap Hurdle Race Class 2 2m 3f
2.25 The bet365 Long Distance Hurdle Race Class 1 Grade 2 3m 1/2f
3.00 The Hennessy Gold Cup Steeple Chase Class1 Grade 3 3m 2 1/2f
3.35 The bet365 Handicap Steeple Chase (For the Jim Joel Trophy) Class 2 2m 1f
Raceday Info

Chase – Good to Soft Hurdle - Soft / Good to Soft in places

Cloudy with Sunny spells

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