Plan your next trip to the racing

Racing fixtures take place year-round in the UK, with Flat Racing during the summer months and National Hunt Jump Racing during the Winter months. Hardly a day goes by without a racing fixture occurring somewhere. Our Racing Fixtures List focuses on the top racing fixtures and festivals. We produce detailed guides to the major racing festivals we consider simply ‘unmissable’, such as the Grand National, Cheltenham, the Derby and Royal Ascot.

Flat / Jump Month Event Name Racecourse
Jump March Dublin Racing Festival Leopardstown
Jump March Cheltenham Festival Cheltenham
Flat Easter All-weather Champ Finals Lingfield Park
Jump Easter Irish Grand National Fairyhouse
Jump April Aintree Grand National Aintree
Flat April Craven Meeting Newmarket
Jump April Scottish Grand National Ayr
Mix April Bet365 Jump Finale Sandown Park
Jump Apr/May Spring Festival Punchestown
Flat May QIPCO Guineas Final Newmarket
Flat May Boodles May Festival Chester
Flat May Dante Festival York
Flat May Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes Newbury
Flat May Temple Stakes Day Haydock Park
Flat June Epsom Derby Epsom Down
Flat June Irish Derby The Curragh
Flat June Royal Ascot Ascot
Flat June Northumberland Plate Newcastle
Flat July Coral Eclipse Sandown Pk
Flat July July Festival Newmarket
Mix July Killarney July Festival Killarney
Flat July King George Weekend Ascot
Jump Jul/Aug Galway Summer Festival Galway
Flat Jul/Aug Glorious Goodwood Goodwood
Flat August Ebor Festival York
Mix Sept Listowel Harvest Festival Listowel
Flat Sept Irish Champions Weekend Leopardstown + Curragh
Flat Sept St Leger Festival Doncaster
Flat Sept Ayr Gold Cup Meeting Ayr
Flat Sept Cambridgeshire Meeting Newmarket
Flat Oct Future Champions Day Newmarket
Flat Oct British Champions Day Ascot
Flat Oct Racing Post Trophy Doncaster
Flat Oct Prix de l’Arc Triomphel Longchamp
Jump Nov The Open Cheltenham
Jump Nov Bet365 Hennessy Festival Newbury
Jump Dec Tingle Creek Xmas Festival Sandown Park
Jump Dec Winter Festival Kempton Park
Jump Dec Welsh Grand National Chepstow
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