Book NOW for Boxing Day as tickets are more popular than Enable…

Top class racing around the country the day after Christmas will help the pudding go down and continue the festive cheer. There are plenty of sightings of Santa in this half of the month too!

This includes ALL racedays in December – some festive and some less so (but still providing a great excuse to form your own party)!

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.

Monday 16th December

 

Plumpton

JUMP

12:10pm

Christmas Raceday

Mince pies and mulled cider for the first 250 racegoers through the North Entrance.

Ffos Las

JUMP

12:30pm

Christmas Party Raceday

Seven races and fun for all the family

Wolverhampton

AW FLAT

4:00pm

Winter Evening Racing

 

Tuesday 17th December

 

Catterick Bridge

JUMP

12:20pm

Christmas at Catterick

Get into the festive spirit, with seven races over the jumps

Lingfield Park

JUMP

12:30pm

Festive Jumper Jumps Racing

Fakenham

JUMP

12:40pm

Christmas Meeting

Fun for all the family

 

Wednesday 18th December

 

Lingfield Park

AW FLAT

12:10pm

Festive Mid-Week All-Weather Racing

Newbury

JUMP

12:20pm

An afternoon of winter Jump racing

Ludlow

JUMP

12:30pm

Tanners Christmas Meeting

Newcastle

AW FLAT

3:25pm

Evening all-weather racing

 

Thursday 19th December

 

Exeter

JUMP

12:50pm

Christmas Raceday

Wear your Christmas jumper and see some top Jump horses in action.

Southwell

AW FLAT

1:30pm

Winter afternoon Flat racing

Wolverhampton

AW FLAT

4:50pm

Christmas Jumper Raceday

With Best Christmas Jumper Competition

 

Friday 20th December

 

Uttoxeter

JUMP

12:05pm

Christmas Party Raceday

Seven races plus a Christmas Jumper Competition

Ascot

JUMP

12:45pm

Christmas Raceday

(Christmas Finale Day 1)

Festive menus, winter cocktails, mulled wine, brass bands, dodgems, complimentary mince pies, a spectacularly decorated Grandstand and Carol singing after racing.

 

Southwell

AW FLAT

1:35pm

Festive Fixture Flat Racing

Wolverhampton

AW FLAT

5:00pm

Christmas Party Racing

 

Saturday 21st December

 

Lingfield Park

AW FLAT

11:45am

Santa’s Saturday Raceday

Santa will be handing out gifts to all children, plus plenty of festive entertainment on offer

Haydock Park

JUMP

11:50am

Tommy Whittle Chase Day

Newcastle

JUMP

12:00pm

Afternoon Jump racing

Ascot

JUMP

12:40pm

Christmas Family Raceday

(Christmas Finale Day 2)

The most valuable racecard of Ascot’s jumps season features visits from Father Christmas and his reindeer, story-telling from Mrs Christmas, an animatronic polar bear, face painting, a carol singing concert, festive cocktails, fine dining and animal meet and greets. Feature racing includes The Long Walk Hurdle

(JLT Hurdle)

 

Thursday 26th December

 

Sedgefield

JUMP

11:50am

Boxing Day Raceday

Blow the Christmas cobwebs away with family and friends

Wetherby

JUMP

11:55am

The 888 Sport Yorkshire Christmas Meeting – Day 1 (Boxing Day)

Featuring the Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase

Huntingdon

JUMP

12:00pm

Boxing Day

A variety of entertainment and seven races on the card

Market Rasen

JUMP

12:10pm

The Rand Farm Park Boxing Day at the Races

Including the Lincolnshire National and free kids entertainment

Fontwell Park

JUMP

12:15pm

Boxing Day Raceday

Winter Wonderland with Santa, fairground rides, face painting and more. Seven races on the UK’s only figure of eight track, plus Kempton’s ‘King George’ on the big screen.

Wincanton

JUMP

12:20pm

Boxing Day Racing

Plus live music from the Hipcats

Kempton Park

JUMP

12:50pm

Ladbrokes Christmas Festival – Day 1

Featuring the King George VI Chase

Wolverhampton

AW FLAT

1:40pm

Boxing Day Racing

 

Friday 27th December

 

Chepstow

JUMP

12:30pm

Coral Welsh Grand National

The biggest raceday in Wales also includes plenty of family entertainment

Wetherby

JUMP

12:35pm

The 888 Sport Yorkshire Christmas Meeting – Day 2

Featuring the Castleford Handicap

Kempton Park

JUMP

12:50pm

Ladbrokes Christmas Festival – Day 2

Featuring the Desert Orchid Chase

Wolverhampton

AW FLAT

2:00pm

Twixmas Racing

 

Saturday 28th December

 

Lingfield Park

AW FLAT

11:45am

Twixmas All-Weather Racing

Newbury

JUMP

12:05pm

Betway Challow Hurdle Day

With plenty of kids’ entertainment too

Catterick Bridge

JUMP

12:30pm

Go Racing in Yorkshire Winter Festival

Leicester

JUMP

12:55pm

Festive Race Day

Afternoon racing followed by Live music.

 

Sunday 29th December

 

Kelso

JUMP

11:45am

The Festive Fling

Plenty of entertainment for all.

Southwell

AW FLAT

11:55am

Festive Fixture Flat Racing

Doncaster

JUMP

12:05pm

Festive Family Fun Raceday

Enjoy a welcome from The Markham Main Colliery Brass Band, seven races, plus face painting and fairground rides for the kids

 

Monday 30th December

 

Lingfield Park

AW FLAT

12:05pm

Twixmas All-Weather Racing

Haydock Park

JUMP

12:25pm

The Last Fling Raceday

Taunton

JUMP

12:45pm

Christmas Meeting

 

Tuesday 31st December

 

Lingfield Park

AW FLAT

12:00pm

New Year’s Eve Racing

Uttoxeter

JUMP

12:15pm

New Year’s Eve Raceday

Enjoy the final day of the year at the races!

Warwick

JUMP

12:25pm

New Year’s Eve

Live music, great racing and ‘Classic Racing Attire’ competition

 

 

What to read next on Eclipse Magazine