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27th October 2019

FT. THE VIRGIN BET OLD ROAN CHASE
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A DAY FOR THE FAMILY

 

Join us for an afternoon of quality racing and family fun at our Halloween Family Raceday, ft the Virgin Bet Old Roan Chase.

With seven races on the card, as well as two charity races, the day’s sporting action is highlighted with the running of the feature race, the Virgin Bet Old Roan Chase.

 

There will be plenty of activities for the whole family including:

 

  • Ghost Train ride
  • Mystery House ride
  • Halloween themed crafts
  • Freak Show - further details below
  • Aintree Dog Show - further details below
  • Falconry display
  • Holcombe Hunt Hound parade
  • Pony rides
  • Archery with the scouts
  • Farm animals
  • Ferrets
  • Giant lawn games

FREAK SHOW

 

Are you ready to get your freak on?

 

Head to the Red Rum Garden if you're brave enough for our Halloween Freak Show...

Time

Details

11.15am

Bed of Nails. Ladder of Swords. Fire

11.45am

Hula Hoop, LED. Fire

12.15pm

Knife Juggling.Magic. Straight jacket escape

12.45pm

Bed of Nails. Ladder of Swords. Fire

1.25pm

Knife Juggling. Magic. Straight jacket escape

1.55pm

Hula Hoop. LED. Fire

2.15pm

Knife Juggling. Magic. Straight jacket escape

2.45pm

Bed of Nails. Ladder of Swords. Fire

3.15pm

Hula Hoop. LED. Fire

AINTREE DOG SHOW

 

For the second year running, the Aintree Dog Show will be taking place. Bring your pooch to the course and enter one of the categories below for your chance to be crowned ‘best in show’!*

  • Best Young handler – open to children aged 13 and under
  • Most glamourous dog
  • Most handsome dog
  • Prettiest female pooch
  • Dog the judges want to take home
  • Best Halloween fancy dress
  • Waggiest tail

Time

Category

Details

11.30am

Best Young Handler

Children only. Under 13s

12pm

Glamour Stakes

Most glamorous dog and owner

12.50pm

Most Handsome Dog

1.25pm

Prettiest Female Pooch

2pm

Dog judges want to take home

Children only

2.35pm

Best Halloween Fancy Dress

Dog & Owner dress up

3.10pm

Waggiest Tail

CLICK HERE TO TAKE A LOOK AT OUR MAP OF ACTIVITIES

 

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FREE PARKING

 

All customers are welcome to take advantage of our FREE raceday parking, please follow the signs on Ormskirk Road.

 

Please note, you are unable to bring your own food and drink into the racecourse. 

 

Merseyrail All Zone Day Saver

 

Buy your Merseyrail Day Saver ticket online for unlimited off-peak travel*.

 

*Peak hours are 06.31-09.30 Monday-Friday.

 

All activities are correct at the time of publish but are subject to change.

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Event Schedule

Start Times

Race

Distance

Televised

10.40am

GATES OPEN

11.30am

The Roythrones Solicitors Countryside Alliance Charity Race

1m 5f

12.40pm

The Download The App At Virgin Bet Maiden Hurdle

2m 4f

1.15pm

The Premiere League Betting Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

3m ½f

1.50pm

The Play Casino At Virgin Bet Veterans’ Handicap Steeple Chase

3m 1f

2.25pm

The Best Odds Guaranteed At Virgin Bet Handicap Hurdle

2m 4f

3.00pm

The Virgin Bet Monet’s Garden Old Roan Steeple Chase

2m 4f

3.35pm

The Follow Us On Twitter Steeple Chase 

3m 1f

4.10pm

The Price Boosts At Virgin Bet EBF Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

2m 1f

Dogs T&C's*

 

All dogs must be kept on a lead whilst on the racecourse and are the responsibility of the owner. Please take responsibility of cleaning up after your pooch.

 

  • You are responsible for your pet's behaviour. You must make sure your pet is under control at all times; dogs must be kept on a secure lead no more than 2 metres long.
  • We know accidents can't always be avoided, but in the event of fouling on the racecourse please clean up quickly and use the dog bins provided. Please also follow this practice elsewhere on the site.
  • Dog waste bags will not be provided so please ensure you bring your own with you.
  • Only guide or assistance dogs are allowed into any of the facilities on site.
  • Any acts of aggression from your dog to another dog or member of the public will sadly result in the dog having to be removed from site.
  • All dogs must be kept under control when around horses, if your dog shows signs of distress to a horse by barking then please move away from the area as not to distress the horse also.

RACE PASS

HORSERACING HALF-PRICE, EXCLUSIVE TO 18-24'S

 

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The Going

 

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Raceday Style

What to wear

 

Aintree is a spectacle of colour all year round, with many using their trip to the racecourse as a chance to showcase their favourite raceday outfits.

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RACECOURSE MAP

FIND YOUR BEARINGS

 

Familiarise yourself with the iconic Aintree Racecourse prior to your arrival

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Directions and Parking

How to find us

 

Aintree Racecourse is located on the A59, just one mile from the M57 and M58, which link the M62 and M6. Follow the A59 to Liverpool and the yellow/tourism signs as you approach the racecourse for routes to the car parks.

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