New Year’s Racing : Please note this lists New Year celebratory racedays and some feature racedays only – there is other racing on including exciting contests in the Jump racing and All-weather Racing Championships calendars.
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.
|Mon||1||Catterick Bridge||Jump Afternoon||New Year’s Day Meeting|
|1||Cheltenham||Jump Afternoon||New Year’s Day
Live music from The Hipcats. Visit the Family Fun Zone with visits from Paddington Bear, balloon artists, Showtime Shane, plus facepainting, pony plaiting, horse hoppers, colouring in, rosette making and live Animal Magic. The first 500 children will receive a walking pet balloon.
|1||Exeter||Jump Afternoon||New Year’s Day Racing – A Devon Tradition
|New Year’s Day|
|1||Musselburgh||Jump Afternoon||New Year’s Day
Top quality jump racing including the HOGMANEIGH HURDLE, plus one of the most historic amateur athletic events in the world, The New Year Sprint. Warm up with mulled wine and a haggis roll!
|1||Southwell||Flat AWT Afternoon||New Year’s Day|
|Sat||6||Wincanton||Jump Afternoon||Newcomers’ Day
with a focus on lifting the lid on the sport of horseracing. See a runner tacked up in the parade ring, enjoy a guided tour of the racecourse, as well as an interview with a trainer, a jockey and a jockey’s valet. The parade ring tipping panel will be on hand to decode the jargon of the betting ring and help you pick a winner!
|2 for 1 offer|
|2018 Party Raceday featuring Tess Tickle and the Dragettes live after racing.|
|Sat||13||Warwick||Jump Afternoon||BETFRED CLASSIC CHASE Day, includes the LEAMINGTON HURDLE, plus the inaugural Racing Memorabilia – Bring, Buy, Swap and Show.|
|Thur||18||Ludlow||Jump Afternoon||PRINCE OF WALES CHASE|
|18||Wincanton||Jump Afternoon||SOMERSET NATIONAL Day|
|CLARENCE HOUSE CHASE Raceday|
|Festival Trials Day featuring the BETBRIGHT TRIAL CHASE.|
|Sunday Funday – a great family day out.|