Cheltenham Festival Tickets : Facebook competition proving hit as Gold Cup tickets scare for punters

The 2013 Cheltenham Festival is edging closer as Cheltenham tickets become scare, one online firm releases a Gold Cup Club Enclosure ticket giveaway, which they report gives punters one last chance to take in all the action at Prestbury Park.

The Cheltenham Festival is just a few days away and the excitement is starting to build for the biggest horse racing meeting around, a horse racing fans and punters get set for forur days of enthralling Grade One action, culminating in the Gold Cup – its definitely the showpiece event of the Festival and it takes place on Friday, which is the final day of action.

Unsurprisingly, tickets for the day are sold out, but thanks to a compeition being run by a well-known Facebook group,, YOU could still be heading to Cheltenham, as long as you have a decent sense of humour and you are able to win a caption compeition.

The Facebook group is asking you to come up with the funniest caption for a picture that involves one of the world’s great golfers, Tiger Woods and two of the best jockeys around, AP McCoy and Ruby Walsh.

There are a pair of tickets for the Gold Cup next Friday and it is so simple to enter.

All you have to do is head to the page


give the group a ‘like’ or a ‘share’, and then enter your caption and hope you can be the funniest or most original of the lot.

The prize is courtesy of Paddy Power and you must be an online account holder with the bookmakers in order to win the tickets. If you’re not a member, don’t worry, it is easy to sign up and the Facebook page tells you just how to do it.

The tickets are almost impossible to get anywhere else unless you are willing to pay a lot of money for them, so the chance to win some free of charge certainly looks too good an opportunity to pass.

If you like your horse racing, the chance to head to the Gold Cup is sure to be up there on your wish list and even if you aren’t the biggest fan, a day at the Festival is sure to turn you into a supporter of the sport.

The Cheltenham Gold Cup is one of the most prestigious racing events on the circuit and it takes something really special to win it.

You only have to look at the horses on show to realise what a fantastic race this is and if you enter the compeition, then you might have the chance to see the likes of Bobs Worth, Sir Des Champs, Silviniaco Conti and Long Run in action.

It is an eagerly anticipated race that looks to be wide open and who knows, if luck is on your side and you do win the compeition, you might be able to pick a winner in this race and make it an extra special day to live long in the memory.

So, you know what to do – be funny, original and witty when leaving your comment on the Facebook page and then you have a great chance of winning this fantastic prize.

Best of luck and if you do manage to go to the Cheltenham Festival, savour the occasion as it really is a special day that takes some beating.

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