Guide to Huntingdon Racecourse
Huntingdon Racecourse near Brampton has hosted Jump racing since 1886. During the 18th and 19th centuries, racing took place at a variety of race tracks in Huntingdonshire and Cambridgeshire, but these days, only Huntingdon Races has survived as an active racecourse.
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About Huntingdon Races
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Jump racing has taken place at Huntingdon Racecourse near Brampton since 1886. ‘Brampton Racecourse’ (at the same location) is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest. During the 18th and 19th centuries, there had been races at a variety of tracks in Huntingdonshire and Cambridgeshire, but of these only Huntingdon Racecourse has survived (though nearby Cottenham continues as a very successful point-to-point track).
Many famous horses have graced Huntingdon Racecourse over the years, most notably the legendary Desert Orchid.
- February – Sidney Barnes Memorial Novices’ Hurdle
- December – The Peterborough Chase
- December – Boxing Day Meeting
The Huntingdon Racecourse Directory - Local Services
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