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.
|Tues 1st||Catterick Bridge||Jump||New Year’s Day. Get the New Year off to a racing start.|
|Cheltenham||Jump||New Year’s Day. Seven quality races plus plenty of family entertainment including live music from The Hip Cats, and Marshall and Chase from Paw Patrol.|
|Exeter||Jump||New Year’s Day Racing. Enjoy afternoon racing as you welcome 2019.|
|Fakenham||Jump||New Year’s Day. One of the racecourse’s biggest race meetings plus plenty to do and see for family members of all ages!|
|Musselburgh||Jump||New Year’s Day 2019. Top quality jump racing featuring The New Year Sprint and the £30,000 Hogmaneigh Hurdle. Enjoy mulled cider and a carvery pork roll, live music and a great atmosphere!|
|Sat 5th||Wincanton||Jump||Newcomer’s Day. Head to the ‘all you need to know zone’ where all those questions you’ve wanted to ask about racing can be answered.|
|Sun 6th||Plumpton||Jump||Sussex National. Afternoon racing|
|Weds 9th||Taunton||Jump||Somerset Sight Charity Raceday. 2 for 1 on tickets to enjoy afternoon racing over the jumps.|
|Thurs 10th||Catterick Bridge||Jump||North Yorkshire Grand National. Afternoon racing at Catterick’s most prestigious raceday.|
|Fri 11th||Huntingdon||Jump||Go Racing. Enjoy an afternoon of racing.|
|Sedgefield||Jump||2 For 1 Raceday. Two Grandstand tickets for the price of one for a fun afternoon of racing.|
|Sat 12th||Warwick||Jump||Classic Chase Day. Not only will you enjoy Warwick’s most thrilling race, you can enjoy free heritage talks with some of the stars of yesteryear, and an exhibition of artefacts from Warwick’s racing past.|
|Wetherby||Jump||Christmas Jumper Saturday. Afternoon racing with the final outing for your Christmas jumper for another season.|
|Sun 13th||Kelso||Jump||New Year Meeting. Enjoy an afternoon of racing.|
|Mon 14th||Fontwell Park||Jump||January Racing. One enclosure for all, for January racing – enjoy access to the Premier Enclosure for the price of a Paddock ticket.|
|Weds 16th||Plumpton||Jump||Timeform Raceday. Afternoon racing.|
|Thurs 17th||Wincanton||Jump||Somerset National Raceday. Fabulous racing in a great atmosphere.|
|Sat 19th||Taunton||Jump||Portman Cup Day. Afternoon racing including the Portman Cup.|
|Sun 20th||Exeter||Jump||January Jumps. Afternoon racing on Haldon Hill.|
|Mon 21st||Sedgefield||Jump||Mexican Monday. Afternoon racing with a touch of spice!|
|Warwick||Jump||Midlands Raceday. Be welcomed in by two-piece band The Peas, for an afternoon of racing.|
|Fri 25th||Huntingdon||Jump||Go Racing. Enjoy an afternoon of racing.|
|Sat 26th||Cheltenham||Jump||Festival Trials Day. Afternoon racing including the BetBright Trial Cotswold Steeple Chase, often considered a trial for the Timico Gold Cup in March.|
|Sun 27th||Fontwell Park||Jump||January Racing. One enclosure for all, for January racing – enjoy access to the Premier Enclosure for the price of a Paddock ticket.|
|Sedgefield||Jump||Sunday Funday. Afternoon racing and children’s activities.|
|Weds 30th||Plumpton||Jump||January Raceday. Afternoon racing|
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