Magners unveiled as exclusive sponsor of Cheltenham Gold Cup and as presenting partner of The Festival™
Magners Irish Cider has today, 18 July 2018, been unveiled as the exclusive sponsor of the most prestigious Jump race in Europe, the Cheltenham Gold Cup and as Presenting Partner of The Festival™, staged annually in March at Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Gloucestershire.
The four-year agreement between Magners Irish Cider and Jockey Club Racecourses will see the first ‘Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup’ on Friday, 15 March 2019, the feature race on the final day of Jump racing’s showpiece event.
In addition, the agreement, which will run until 2022, will also see Magners Irish Cider become the Presenting Partner across all four days of The Festival™, which will be recognised as ‘The Festival™, presented by Magners’.
Today’s announcement represents the first major horse racing sponsorship by Magners, which is produced in Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland and is part of Dublin-headquartered C&C Group plc.