The finale of the historic Boodles May Festival has arrived. But with it, it brings perhaps the greatest race of all.

The Tote Chester Cup Day is the finale of the Boodles May Festival 2023. It may be the final day of the festival but it hosts the most highly-anticipated races of the season. The legendary, Tote Chester Cup. Begun in 1824, the Chester Cup has become a symbol of the Boodles May Festival each year, and is the prize all jockeys, trainers and owners have eyes on.

This day will have an atmosphere like no other. As the Boodles May Festival hits its stride, the latest and greatest once again arrive at the word’s oldest racecourse to be a part of racing history in the making.

Book now to make sure you’re there for the final day of the Boodles May Festival 2023. You won’t want to miss it.

This year we’re rewarding customers that book early with the best ticket prices. This means the quicker you book, the better price you’ll get!

For group bookings, please call the box office on 01244 304610 or email

Please note that all tickets will be subject to a £1.25 per ticket administration fee.

Raceday Schedule



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Race 1 TBC

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Race 2 TBC

12:00 am

Race 3 TBC

12:00 am

Race 4 TBC

12:00 am

Race 5 TBC

12:00 am

Race 6 TBC

12:00 am

Race 7 TBC