The Christmas racing season sets off at a cracking pace this week.

With top class racing at Doncaster and Newcastle plus the fabulous festivities at Sandown, it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit and onto a racecourse!

Christmas Racing 2018: 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.

Sat 1st Bangor-On-Dee Jump Early December Meeting. Afternoon racing with seven races. Tickets from £7 in advance.
Doncaster Jump Beer Festival Raceday. Enjoy an afternoon of winter racing while sampling fine ales from Marston’s Brewery.
Newbury Jump Ladbrokes Winter Carnival – Ladbrokes Trophy Day. Formerly known as the Hennessy Gold Cup. One of the highlights of the winter social calendar and with live music after racing.
Newcastle Jump Fighting Fifth Hurdle Raceday. Afternoon racing featuring the historic Fighting Fifth Hurdle, the first Grade 1 hurdle of the 2018-19 national hunt season, and the Rehearsal Chase, a listed Chase. Official after-racing party at Aveika on the Quayside.
Wolverhampton Flat AWT Christmas Live. Evening racing with a Christmas Party Night experience (see Events).
Sun 2nd Carlisle Jump Smarkets Northern Lights Finals. Afternoon racing.
Leicester Jump Afternoon racing
Mon 3rd Musselburgh Jump Jumps Meeting. Enjoy a more relaxed afternoon of jumps racing, stand close to one of the hurdles or fences for a real sense of the power of the horses as they speed past.
Plumpton Jump December Raceday. Afternoon racing
Wolverhampton Flat AWT Winter twilight racing on the all-weather track.
Tues 4th Fakenham Jump Afternoon racing.
Lingfield Park Flat AWT All-Weather Racing. Afternoon racing as part of the All-Weather Championships series.
Southwell Jump Afternoon racing
Weds 5th Haydock Park Jump Christmastime Raceday. Afternoon racing with ‘Punters Panel’ in the Parade Ring one hour before racing.
Kempton Park Flat AWT Twilight racing.
Lingfield Park Flat AWT All-Weather Racing. Afternoon racing.
Ludlow Jump Afternoon racing.
Thurs 6th Chelmsford City Flat AWT Christmas Racing. Evening racing, with a Christmas meal followed by a post-racing DJ party.
Leicester Jump Afternoon racing.
Market Rasen Jump County Raceday. Afternoon racing and access to all enclosures for £10 with tickets bought in advance.
Wincanton Jump Festive Raceday. Afternoon racing with a touch of Christmas and live music from the Silver Band.
Fri 7th Exeter Jump Festive Raceday. Enjoy afternoon racing and festive fun.
Kempton Park Flat AWT Evening racing.
Sandown Park Jump Tingle Creek Christmas Festival Friday. Enjoy afternoon racing and Christmas cheer.
Sedgefield Jump Christmas Jumper Raceday.   Afternoon racing and Best Christmas Jumper Competition, in support of the Ellen Timney Foundation.

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