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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › CheltenhamCheltenham - Wikipedia

    Cheltenham stands on the small River Chelt, which rises nearby at Dowdeswell and runs through the town on its way to the Severn. It was first recorded in 803, as Celtan hom; the meaning has not been resolved with certainty, but latest scholarship concludes that the first element preserves a pre-British noun cilta, 'steep hill', here referring to the Cotswold scarp; the second element may mean ...

  2. Coordenadas: 51°53′47″N 2°04′42″O ( mapa) Cheltenham Cheltenham ( /ˈtʃɛltənəm/) es una ciudad balneario y borough situada en el condado británico de Gloucestershire, cerca de las ciudades de Gloucester y Cirencester . La ciudad está situada al borde de los Cotswolds y posee fama en todo el país de ser una ciudad adinerada y bastante chic.

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  3. El Festival de Cheltenham es uno de los eventos hípicos más importantes del Reino Unido. Como el Grand National, el Festival de Cheltenham se incluye en el calendario de las carreras del National Hunt, la entidad que organiza las carreras de caballos en Reino Unido, Francia e Irlanda.

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    Cheltenham [ˈtʃɛltnəm] (oder Cheltenham Spa) ist ein Badeort (daher Spa) und Borough in Gloucestershire im Südwesten Englands. Der Wahlspruch der Stadt lautet: Salubritas et Eruditio Gesundheit und Bildung. Cheltenham ist auch Sitz der Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

    Von nationaler Bedeutung ist die Stadt durch das in ihrer Nähe liegende Cheltenham College, eine der renommiertesten Schulen des Landes, die sowohl Internat (Boarding School) als auch Tagesschule ist. Seit seiner Gründung 1841 hat sich das College zu einer der größten derartigen Einrichtungen in England entwickelt. Die Erziehung ist an ganzheitlich...

    Aus internationaler Sicht genießt Cheltenham Berühmtheit durch die Pferderennen. Der Cheltenham Racecourse am Stadtrand im Vorort Prestbury ist das Zentrum britischen Springreitens. Die Parcours werden von November bis April genutzt. Höhepunkt ist der Cheltenham Gold Cup, der Mitte März während des Cheltenham Festivals stattfindet. Da dies zeitglei...

    Die Grafschaft Gloucestershire umfasst Gloucester und Cirencester. Sie grenzt im Westen an Wales. Die Stadt liegt am Westrand der Cotswolds, dem hügeligen Herzen Englands, und 140 km west-nordwestlich von London und 65 km südlich von Birmingham.

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    The Cheltenham Festival is a horse racing-based meeting in the National Hunt racing calendar in the United Kingdom, with race prize money second only to the Grand National. The four-day festival takes place annually in March at Cheltenham Racecourse in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. It usually coincides with Saint Patrick's Day and is particularly po...

    The Cheltenham Festival originated in 1860 when the National Hunt Chase was first held at Market Harborough. It was initially titled the Grand National Hunt Meeting and took place at several locations since its institution, at the turn of the 20th century it was mostly held at Wa

    Until 2005 the festival had traditionally been held over the course of three days, but this changed with the introduction of a fourth day, meaning there would be one championship race on each day, climaxing with the Gold Cup on the Friday. To ensure each day would still have six

    In 1983 Caroline Beasley became the first female jockey to ride a winner at the Festival. She won the Foxhunter Chase on Eliogarty. On 17 March 1987, 21-year-old Gee Armytage won the Kim Muir Challenge Cup, back then held on Tuesdays and backed it with another victory the next da

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and in line with government advice the festival went ahead from 10 to 13 March 2020. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic on 11 March. On 16 March, three days after the festival, the British government advised against large

    For several years there have been concerns about the number of horse injuries and fatalities. In 2006, 11 horses died. In response the racecourse decreased the number of runners in certain races and re-sited one of the more difficult fences. On the opening day of the 2012 festival, three horses were euthanised after suffering bone fractures or brea...

    The top jockey for the festival is the jockey who wins the most races over the four days. The winners since 1980, with wins in brackets, are

  4. Cheltenham was one of the earliest areas to be settled in the parish of Moorabbin. It initially consisted of 625 acres of land purchased at auction by Josiah Morris Holloway on 11 May 1852. He subdivided this land into 370 allotments that were offered for sale in 1853.