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31 August 2020

FAMILY FUN & THE EPSOM TRAINER'S OPEN DAY

 

It's an afternoon of fantastic racing combined with free entertainment for the little ones, like inflatables, assault courses and running races. The morning starts with The Epsom Trainer's Open Day giving the unique opportunity, to go behind the scenes of the local racing yards. 

Trainers Open DAY

 

Before racing begins, the Trainer's Open Day holds the unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of Epsom’s training yards. You'll see the horses working on the gallops, and then visit the stars of the show at their homes on the yards.

Free family entertainment

 

This day is ideal for the little ones with plenty to keep them entertained alongside the horseracing! Activities often include face painters, animal encounters, pony rides, bouncy castles and much more. Last year's Family Fun Day was Adventure themed, and a new theme for next summer will be announced soon!

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Childrens running races

 

The day wouldn't be complete without the annual running races! There are three races throughout the afternoon along the final furlong of the racecourse, split into age categories; under 5’s, under 8’s and under 11’s. Entries fill up fast so please ensure that you pre-register by the Parade Ring on the day, to guarantee your child’s spot!

BRING YOUR OWN PICNIC

 

Picnics are welcomed into the Grandstand Enclosure for this fixture only. Food and drink concessions will also be available throughout the day, with a range of choices.

 

If you are bringing a picnic, we ask that:

  • You do not bring any alcohol with you to the enclosure.
  • Picnic furniture is left at home and not brought to the enclosure. Rugs and picnic blankets are welcomed.
  • You do not bring any glass into the enclosure.

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KEY TIMINGS

 

Trainers Open Day: 8:30am

Gates Open: 11:30am

First Race: 2:00pm

Under 5s Kids Race: 2:10pm

Under 8s Kids Race: 2:40pm

Under 11s Kids Race: 3:15pm

Last Race: 5:30pm

 

These may change nearer the date, so please check back.

KIDS GO FREE

 

Don't forget, kids can come racing at Epsom Downs for free! Enjoy all the entertainment on the day as well as the horse races and only pay for adult tickets.

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