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Sunday 21 April 2024

FAMILY RACEDAY 

 

On Sunday 21 April we welcome you to an afternoon at the races for the season finale and our annual Family Race Day.

 

What better way to spend a Sunday than out in the fresh Spring air enjoying six competitive jump races and more?

 

It is the last opportunity to come racing to Wincanton until October so gather your friends and family and enjoy FREE Family Fun.

 

Don't forget under 18's come racing for FREE.

 

The bus leaves Templecombe at 12pm and returns at 5pm 

 

On Family Raceday The McCreery Military Forces Amateur Jockeys Handicap Hurdle Race will be held. All riders competing in this race will be past or present members of the Armed Forces or Reserved Forces. We would like to extend a special welcome to all military personnel past and present to join us on this day with their families to experience this special race! 

 

Hospitality is available for this raceday, with course facing views and  delicious food - to enquire please email georgina.bennett@thejockeyclub.co.uk 

These are approximate timings to be confirmed closer to the raceday.

Gates Open

11.30am

First Race

1.22pm

Last Race

4.07pm

BUS TIMES

Leaves Templecombe at 12pm and Returns at 5pm

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

1.22pm THE MCCREERY MILITARY FORCES AMATEUR JOCKEYS' HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 5) (for Military Amateur Jockeys 2m 3f 179yds Hurdle
1.57pm THE SOMERSET SEASON FINALE HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 3) 2m 5f 82yds Hurdle
2.32pm THE RETURN OCTOBER 17TH MAIDEN HURDLE RACE (CLASS 4) (GBB RACE) 1m 7f 50yds Hurdle
3.05pm THE FLEET AND YEOVILTON HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 4) 3m 1f 30yds Chase
3.35pm THE DOT TOLSON MEMORIAL HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 5) 1m 7f 149yds Chase
4.07pm THE SEASON CLOSE OPEN NATIONAL HUNT FLAT RACE (CLASS 5) (Category 1 Elimination) (GBB RACE) 1m 7f 50yds Flat

Family Raceday Entertainment

  • A Bouncy Castle
  • A Climbing Wall
  •  Glitter Bar
  • Roaming Entertainer
  • Assault Course
  • Disco Dome
  • Garden Games
  • Curious Creatures for you to come and meet
  • Childrens/ parent race on the track (Times TBC)

 

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Light picnics will be permitted within the Course Enclosure on our Family Raceday.
Picnics must not contain glass, metal or alcohol.
Food and beverage stalls are available across the site selling a variety of hot & cold food, alcoholic beverages and soft drinks

Tickets

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From £15

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Under 18s race for free at the majority of Jockey Club racedays. 

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