Saturday 18 September
The Newmarket Gold Season begins with Cesarewitch Trial Day
On the track, there will be an exciting seven race card including the Cesarewitch Trial, a warm up for the Cesarewitch Heritage Handicap which takes place at Dubai Future Champions Festival, and is the second leg of the historic Autumn Double (the first being the Cambridgeshire Handicap).
Off the track, it’s the Henry Cecil Open Weekend, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 September, giving visitors the rare opportunity to see behind the scenes at British horseracing’s HQ, meet the sport’s biggest equine stars, and enjoy two days of action packed entertainment.
|1:00pm||The Close Brothers Motor Finance EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes||8F|
|1:30pm||The Close Brothers Premium Finance Fillies' Handicap Stakes||8F|
|2:05pm||The Close Brothers Asset Finance Handicap Stakes||7F|
|The Close Brothers Handicap Stakes||6F|
|The Close Brothers Cesarewitch Trial Handicap Stakes||18F|
|The Close Brothers Fillies' Handicap Stakes||10F|
|The Close Brothers Invoice Finance Amateur Riders Cambridgeshire Handicap Stakes||9F|
Saturday 18 September Timetable
(Timings are subject to change)
|09:00am – 1:00pm||British Racing School open. Tours at 10am and 11:30am|
|9:00am -1:00pm||Peter O’Sullevan House open. Gym demo at 9:30am and 11am|
|10:00am – 5:00pm||National Horseracing Museum open.
Additional entry cost £7.50. This is a discount price for Henry Cecil Open Weekend wristlet holders. U16’s Free of charge.
Includes entrance to the museum, behind the scenes tours, access to the two special exhibitions, meeting our ex-racehorses, and a ride on the racehorse simulator.
|11:00am- 2:00pm||Jockey Club Rooms open.
Tours at 11am and 1pm only. No other access.
Escorted tours on a first come first served basis (max 30 persons per tour), with tea and coffee included. £5 surcharge payable to participate in these tours, payable on the day. Under 16’s Free of charge.
|10:00am – 2:30pm||
National Stud open.
Escorted tours of the stud. Tours start times TBC.
Please contact Discover Newmarket for more information.
|12:00pm||Al Shaqab RoR Hacks Class at the NHRM.
Free to view for all visitors in the Peter O’Sullevan Arena at the NHRM.
Please access via Palace Street – through NHRM.
First Race at the Rowley Mile Racecourse.
|Time TBC||Newmarket History & Heritage Walking Tours. In association with Discover Newmarket.
Tour times TBC.
|4.25pm||Last race at the Rowley Mile Racecourse.|