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Experience the atmosphere and excitement at a top racing festival like Royal Ascot, the Epsom Derby, Cheltenham Festival or Aintree Grand National. Festivals of Racing is your ‘one stop shop’ for all you need to go racing in the UK and Ireland. It’s your ‘insider’ guide to ticket offers, exclusive racing trips, major festival previews, betting tips and marked race cards, visits to trainers’ yards, syndicated racehorse ownership opportunities, competitions and giveaways…

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Upcoming Racing Festivals

Principal racing festivals, ladies days and music nights at top horse racing fixtures and festivals like Royal Ascot, the Derby, Cheltenham Festival, Grand National…

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Racecourse information for 59 UK & 26 Irish Flat & Jump courses with major fixture dates, ticketing, enclosures, hospitality, track details, maps and travel information.

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Going racing? Our local services DIRECTORY includes listings for the best places to sleep, eat & drink, shop and relax near the racecourse after the last race each day.

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UPCOMING MAJOR HORSE RACING FESTIVALS

Nov 25 – Nov 26 all-day
12:00 am
2016 sees the 60th running of the Hennessy Gold Cup Steeplecase on Day 2 of the bet365 Hennessy Festival (25+26 November 2016) at Newbury Racecourse. As the flagship race of the Hennessy Festival, the Hennessy Gold Cup attracts some of the country’s top jump race horses to battle it out on the Newbury turf each year in late November or[...]
Newbury Racecourse
Mar 14 – Mar 17 all-day
12:00 am
The Festival 14-17 March 2017 Cheltenham Festival ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of National Hunt Jump Racing The Cheltenham Festival delivers an unbelievable occasion each Spring as the finest horses, jockeys, owners and trainers battle it out for the highest racing honours. Few sporting occasions offer more excitement than the Cheltenham Festival Jump Racing extravaganza that takes place in March each[...]
Cheltenham Racecourse
Apr 6 – Apr 8 all-day
12:00 am
Aintree Grand National Festival The Grand National at Aintree is the biggest most exciting day in UK Racing and the best known of all National Hunt jump-racing festivals when the whole world stops to watch! A British sporting institution, the marathon Aintree Grand National headlines 3 days of jump racing at the Aintree Grand National Festival near Liverpool in April[...]
Aintree Racecourse

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EPSOM DOWNS - THE DERBY - 3rd JUNE 2017

The Derby: The ‘Blue Riband’ of British Flat Racing. Taking place at Epsom Downs Racecourse, with prize money standing at f £1.325m, The Derby has one of the biggest prize funds in UK racing, matched only by the prestige that victory brings. As the most famous of Britain’s 5 classic races,  The Derby is the one race that everyone wants to win and boasts an unrivalled roll of honour, from legendary names such as Seabird, Nijinsky, Mill Reef, Shergar and Galileo. This historic race dates back to 1780 and represents the culmination of style and sophistication, set alongside some exhilarating racing. In addition to The Derby, the other big race on this prestigious day in flat racing, is The Oaks, for the fillies, which predates even The Derby.

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