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Wincanton Racecourse

A thrilling afternoon of racing on Thursday 5 March as the Jump racing world is alight with excitement for The Cheltenham Festival.

 

Bring the whole family to Wincanton to enjoy a sport that is buzzing with anticipation. Don't forget, under 18s go racing for free when accompanied by a full paying adult. 

 

(TICKET REQUIRED)

An all-star panel will entertain the audience with their thoughts on the runners at this year’s Cheltenham Festival. Tickets available from £26 and include your raceday admission. 

 

ITV racing’s Richard Hoiles will be joined by Joe Tizzard, top jockey James Best, Racing Post analyst Tim Mitchell, and a representative from team Ditcheat, home of the Champion trainer.

 

Do you want to be in with the chance of winning two tickets to The Cheltenham Festival on Gold Cup Day? Anyone who purchases the £26 package in advance will be entered. For full t&c's click here

 

If you're an annual member, please contact the Racecourse office to purchase your Cheltenham Preview Evening admission on 01963 435 840. Are you looking for transport to The Cheltenham Festival? Secure your space on the Neon coach travel here

Our complimentary bus service will transport racegoers from Templecombe Train Station. The coach will depart the train station after the 11:43am arrives from Exeter and the 11:25am train arrives from London. The coach leaves the Racecourse at 5:40pm, returning back to Templecombe Train Station.

Gates Open

12:00

First Race

1:50

Last Race

5:20

Grandstand Enclosure at Wincanton Racecourse

Tickets

Buy your tickets today at the best price. 

  • Admission + Cheltenham Preview Evening: £26
  • In advance: £15
  • Under 18s: Free

 

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From £12

Chasers Restaurant at Wincanton Racecourse

Hospitality

Celebrate an afternoon at the races with hospitality, available to book online today. 

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From £87

Private Boxes

FROM £115 PER PERSON

Watch great racing from your own Private Box. Combine comfort, convenience, and luxury with your own Private Box creating a memorable day at the races for you and your guests.

To book, please call 01963 435 840

RACE SCHEDULE

GATES OPEN: 12 noon

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

1:40

THE HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 5)

2m 3f 166yds

Hurdle

2:10

THE HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 3)

2m 5f 82yds

Hurdle

2:40

THE HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 3)

3m 1f 30yds

Chase

3:15

THE MARES' NOVICES' HURDLE RACE (CLASS 4)

1m 7f 65yds

Hurdle

3:45

THE MAIDEN HURDLE RACE (CLASS 5) (DIV I)

2m 3f 166yds

Hurdle

4:20

THE MAIDEN HURDLE RACE (CLASS 5) (DIV II)

3m 1f 30yds

Hurdle

4:55

THE NOVICES' HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 4)

1m 7f 65yds

Chase

5:30

THE MAIDEN OPEN NATIONAL HUNT FLAT RACE (CLASS 5)

1m 7f 65y

Flat 

The Going

updated seven days before racing

Plan Your Day

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

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

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Directions & Parking

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