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13 December 2016

On Day Event Guide: The Cheltenham VIP Club

Cheltenham Festival rightfully sits atop the hierarchy of the UK race meetings and there is no better way of experiencing every fence furlong and flutter than in Paragon’s own VIP Club. But what does the day itself entail for you, your friends, colleagues and clients? Read on for our on the day guide of what you can expect.

Paragon’s glass-fronted facility allows guests to view the final two furlongs from a position of luxury. For those that really want to get the most of the atmosphere that world renowned Jockey Mick Fitzgerald describes as ‘like no other’ the balcony offers one of the best views of any hospitality suite at Cheltenham, with all the drama unfolding right before you and the complimentary bar just minutes away there is no better way to watch your winner heading for home down the finishing straight.

Winnings should come thick and fast with high calibre guests and experts within the facility on hand to provide tips throughout the day. Past guests have included Mick Fitzgerald, Peter Scudamore as well as jockeys from the day itself, all of whom will provide unrivalled insight during their on-stage Q&As. Another unique element is that guests can enjoy an experience that transcends the world of racing by being in the company of some of sports most recognisable and charismatic personalities including Phil Tufnell, Ray Parlour, Alistair Cook, Paul Merson amongst many others. Sharing anecdotes with these legends makes the day memorable for all involved regardless if you are a novice or an experienced racing expert in your own right an afternoon in this facility is sure to leave guests satisfied and hungry for another amazing experience.

Of course, the Cheltenham VIP Club boasts food and beverage provision of the absolute highest order, with an exquisite champagne reception and coffee and biscuits provided in the morning. Guests are then provided with a four-course lunch complete with a fine selection of wines and liqueurs and a full afternoon tea guests will be more than impressed with everything on offer to them throughout the day. With a well-stocked complimentary bar on offer throughout the duration of the day extensive merry discussion is sure to flow amongst guests all with one common interest: enjoying the days racing and having a grand old time.

With every element of the days experience meeting the highest possible standard you can be sure that the day will run smoothly and although we can’t guarantee the success of the horse you decide to back, we can ensure that you and your guests will have a day you are sure to remember and want to repeat year on year.


Written By Tom