The stars at Cheltenham Festival for Gold Cup Friday - including Idris Elba and Ed Westwick

  • ITV News speaks to celebrities as they arrive at Cheltenham Racecourse

Idris Elba, Nick Knowles and Luke Evans are among the celebrities who have been spotted at Cheltenham Festival for Gold Cup Friday.

The four-day event has seen stars and royals flock to Cheltenham, including The Queen Consort, Camilla, and Princess Anne.

Other stars who have been spotted on previous days include Sir Alex Ferguson and Harry Redknapp.

Crowds have been arriving at Cheltenham Festival this morning (17 March) for Gold Cup day, the final day of the races.

The Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup not only headlines Day Four but is also the feature race of The Cheltenham Festival for spectators, jockeys and trainers alike.

The race has a £625,000 prize pot which is split between the top five finishers.

Here are some of the stars spotted at Cheltenham Races on day four...

Idris Elba arrives on day four of the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. Credit: PA Images
Left to right, Jade Holland Cooper, Julian Dunkerton and Idris Elba ahead of day four of the Cheltenham Festival Credit: PA Images
Nick Knowles and Katie Dadzie arrive Credit: PA Images
Welsh actor and singer Luke Evans took home the entertainment programme award for his special, titled Luke Evans: Showtime! Credit: PA Images
Ed Westwick and Amy Johnson Credit: PA Images
Rich Ricci, a former investment banker, is one of the biggest characters in the world of horse racing Credit: PA Images
English cricketer Jonny Bairstow, the son of the former England wicketkeeper David Bairstow Credit: PA Images
Zara and Mike Tindall are regular visitors to Cheltenham Festival and have been spotted several times this week. Credit: PA Images