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Wincanton Racecourse

Sunday 14 April 2019
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join us today, for family fun day

free kids entertainment

under 18s go free

Tickets available on the gate 

 

Gates open: 12noon

First race: 1:50pm

Racing stars of the season Frodon & Clan Des Obeaux parade: after the first race

Mascot Race: after the third race

Last race: 5:10pm

 

As one of our busiest action-packed days of the year we have a number of fantastic FREE entertainment for children.

enjoy free family fun entertainment in the course enclosure, including:

  • Face painting
  • Rosette making
  • Ride the equiciser 
  • Bouncy castle with a Gladiator Duel Inflatable
  • Climbing wall 
  • Penalty shoot out 

 

What’s more, we will be handing out Easter Eggs to the first 250 children through our gates on the day! 

 

Racing features the prestigious The McCreery Military Handicap Hurdle (for Military Amateur Riders) sponsored by John and Doone Chatfeild-Roberts.

 

Don't forget about our behind the scenes tour, please meet outside the Weighing Room at 12:45pm. 

 

We are honoured to have Paul Nicholls's racing stars of the season FRODON and CLAN DES OBEAUX parade between the first and second race. 

 

Mascot Men will be circulating throughout the afternoon for pictures and jollied along by the Wincanton Silver Band; it’s sure to be a vibrant start to your Easter. 

We run a complimentary bus service for our race meetings. The coach will meet racegoers at Templecombe Station for the following trains:

  • The London train arriving at 12:28pm and the Exeter train arriving at 12:26pm.
  • The coach will leave the course at 5:35pm. 
    (Timings are approximate)

Click here to read our important ticket information. 

 

Please note all ticket offers are available in advance only, and not available to purchase on the day of racing. 

We are pleased to announce that at our Family Fun Day at Wincanton we are offering the first 250 children a free easter egg to under 18s only.

 

There will be a limit of 1 egg per child and the child must be in attendance when claiming the free egg.

 

You can collect your easter egg inside the main entrance from a designated Easter Egg gazebo!

race Schedule

 

gates open: 12 noon

FRODON & CLAN DES OBEAUX PARADE: AFTER THE FIRST RACE

MASCOT RACE: AFTER THE THIRD RACE

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

1:50

Transport Systems Novices’ Hurdle

1m 7f 65yds

Hurdle

2:25

Cadbury Business Park Handicap Hurdle

2m 5f 82yds

Hurdle

3:00

Healthy Pets Handicap Chase

2m 4f 35yds

Chase

3:30

McCreery Military Amateur Riders’ Handicap Hurdle (sponsored by John & Doone Chatfeild-Roberts) (for Military Amateur Riders)

2m 3f 166yds

Hurdle

4:05

Healthy Pets Insurance Handicap Chase

3m 1f 30yds

Chase

4:35

John Dufosee Memorial Open Hunters’ Chase

3m 1f 30yds

Chase

5:15

The Royal Bath & West Show Society Standard Open National Hunt Flat

1m 7f 65yds

Flat

The Going

 

To be confirmed 

Raceday Style

There is no specific guidance at Wincanton, 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

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