How to celebrate St Patrick’s day at the Cheltenham races.

Traditionally,  St Patricks day is celebrated in style at the Cheltenham Races on a Thursday, with thousands of Irish men and women, arriving at the World renown Racecourse wearing bright green suits and stylish irish flat caps, purchased from a professional company like  With their proud Irish heritage and carrying their lucky leprechauns and four-leaf clovers the Irish contingent make a colourful sight and are normally found, singing traditional songs and dancing a merry jig, especially if the horse they’ve bet on, wins its race.

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Being able to purchase your traditional Irish Flat cap easily from a professional company you will then have their useful contact details to enable you to purchase any other essential items you choose, including gifts etc. The traditional drink of the Irish Race going pundit is a pint or two of Guinness, this dark, rich, alcoholic brew was created in the mid-eighteenth Century by the St James Brewery and its founder Arthur Guinness.  Approximately 13 million pints of this traditional Irish Ale is consumed worldwide on St Patrick’s Day, full of history and heritage, a pint of Guinness is synonymous with Ireland.

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On the 16th of March 2023, this year on St Patrick’s Day at the Cheltenham Races, there were several Irish bred horses running in the 4:50pm Mrs Paddy Power Mares Chase, including, Allegorie de Vassy ridden by P. Mullins, Elimay, ridden by W.P. Mullins, Impervious, ridden by Colm A and Riviere d’Etel ridden by Gordon Elliot.

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