This includes ALL racedays in December – some festive and some less so (but still providing a great excuse to form your own party)!

Racedays may be cancelled due to bad weather and timings and other details may change so please always check details before travelling.

Information correct at time of writing.

Sat 23 Ascot

Jump Afternoon


Christmas Racing Weekend – Day 2

Ascot’s most valuable day of Jumps racing including the LONG WALK HURDLE, plus a visit from Father Christmas, carol singing, mince pies and more.


23 Haydock Park



23 Lingfield Park

Flat AWT Afternoon


Santa’s Saturday Raceday

An afternoon of festive racing with 7 races and plenty of family entertainment – and meet Father Christmas. Mad Hatter’s Tea Party package available.

23 Newcastle

Jump Afternoon



Official After Party Venue Aveika located on the quayside with live DJ’s playing a mixture of lounge, house and popular music til the early hours.

Tues 26 Fontwell Park

Jump Afternoon Boxing Day Racing

Seven races, plus the King George VI Chase at Kempton will be shown on the big screen. Families will enjoy a winter wonderland with Reindeers, an Ice Rink and Festive food and beverages, as well as plenty of games stalls!

26 Huntingdon

Jump Afternoon


Boxing Day Racing

Including free children’s entertainment.

26 Kempton Park

Jump Afternoon


KING GEORGE VI CHASE is the feature race in the

32Red Winter Festival – Day One. Top class racing also includes the CHRISTMAS HURDLE and KAUTO STAR NOVICES’ CHASE. Entertainment for all, a cracking atmosphere & bundles of festive cheer!

26 Market Rasen

Jump Afternoon Boxing Day at the Races

Family entertainment, great racing including THE LINCOLNSHIRE NATIONAL and flowing mulled wine.

26 Sedgefield

Jump Afternoon


Boxing Day Racing – Sedgefield’s biggest fixture of the calendar.
26 Wetherby

Jump Afternoon


Yorkshire Christmas Meeting – Day One
26 Wincanton

Jump Afternoon Boxing Day

Come racing after the great indulgence of Christmas Day.

26 Wolverhampton

Flat AWT Afternoon Boxing Day Racing
Wed 27 Chepstow

Jump Afternoon



Chepstow’s biggest race meeting of the year, one of the most prestigious jump fixtures in the UK and the richest race in Wales. Guest celebrities will sing the Welsh National anthem before the big race including international soprano Rebecca Evans.

The Wild Murphys will be playing live before and during racing in the Bonanza Boy Marquee.

27 Kempton Park

Jump Afternoon


32Red Winter Festival – Day Two offers a six race card including the WAYWARD LAD NOVICE’S STEEPLE CHASE and the DESERT ORCHID CHASE. Off the track there is a host of free entertainment for the family including a festive pantomime, fairground rides, face painting and music.
27 Wetherby

Jump Afternoon


Yorkshire Christmas Meeting – Day Two
27 Wolverhampton

Flat AWT Afternoon Afternoon Flat racing on the all-weather track.
Thur 28 Catterick Bridge

Jump Afternoon Go Racing in Yorkshire Winter Festival
28 Leicester

Jump Afternoon Festive Fun Day

Chef’s Christmas Menu in the Nelson Suite; two course carvery in the Club Suite; and live music from Re-Take That.

28 Lingfield Park

Flat AWT Afternoon


Come racing at Twixmas!
Fri 29 Doncaster

Jump Afternoon New Year’s Raceday
29 Kelso

Jump Afternoon The Festive Fling
29 Southwell

Flat AWT Afternoon


Festive Fixture
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