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Wincanton Racecourse

wincanton's big day out


Christmas holidays were made for a day at the races, and all roads lead to Wincanton Racecourse on Boxing Day when the county celebrates a Wincanton tradition


Bring together your family and friends for a festive day at the races on Saturday 26 December 2020


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  • Seven excellent races
  • A variety of food and drink options available 
  • Bring your own picnic, into the Course enclosure only
  • Free entry for under 18s, when attending with a full paying adult (please ensure you get all under 18s their ticket) 
  • Free official onsite parking 


Christmas is such a special time. If you are with friends and family, bring them along and keep the festive celebrations going. It is the perfect place to walk off all that Christmas turkey and be a part of one of our biggest racedays days in the calendar.


Only available on Boxing Day, The Course Enclosure overlooks the second last fence. You are also able to bring your own picnics and your dogs to the Course Enclosure only. Please note, dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.

There will be no complimentary bus service from Templecombe on Boxing Day. We will be running a complimentary bus service from Morrisons Supermarket on Southgate Road. 

racing highlights from Boxing Day 2019


Festive crowds flocked to Wincanton where it was a Boxing Day to remember for trainers Harry Fry and Hughie Morrison who both came away with doubles. The feature of the day, the Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle was won by Third Wind for Tom O’Brien and Hughie Morrison to beat Jatiluwih into second by only a length.

Hospitality At The Races

Why not enhance your day with hospitality? 

Enquire online today and a member of our dedicated team will create your perfect day at the races for your family, colleagues, and friends. 

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The Going

Updated 7 days before racing. 

Plan Your Day

Raceday Style

There is no specific guidance, however as we race largely during the winter months, the weather can be unpredictable, so we would advise you to dress accordingly.


More Information

Racecourse Map

Find your way around Wincanton Racecourse, illustrating a general layout of the racecourse facilities. 

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Directions & Parking

Are you visiting Wincanton Racecourse, and want to know how to get here and about our available car parks? 

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