Saturday 5 January 2019
Welcoming new racegoers to wincanton racecourse
Enter the first weekend of 2019 for a fantastic day for racing at Wincanton Racecourse. If you’re new to racing, Newcomers Day is tailor-made for you! Head to our ‘all you need to know zone’ where all those questions you’ve wanted to ask about racing can be answered.
Under 18s go for FREE, with a full paying adult. It’s the perfect opportunity to wrap up warm, get outdoors and enjoy a day of horse racing.
Let the Wincanton Silver Band cheer you through the festive blues.
The ‘All You Need to Know Zone’ will feature an equicizer where racegoers can learn to ride a finish under the guidance of Jockey David Crosse. Alongside this, racing equipment will be on hands such as weights and colours to give you the full racing experience leaving you onto a winner.
10:30 – ‘All You Need to Know Zone’ open hosted by David Crosse with Mark Wall
11:15 – Coursewalk** – everyone who is interested please meet in front of the weighing room for 11:10
12:50 – Trip to the last chase fence** – everyone to meet in front of the weighing room for 12:45
1:20 – Jockey on equicizer demonstration
1:45 – Jockey Q&A in the Winners Enclosure – Jockeys TBC
2:20 – Jockey on equicizer demonstration
Don’t forget if the wind begins to bite, we have a huge choice of indoor areas to enjoy the racing action from, with a range of food offerings too!
Don't miss our January hospitality sales offer, which sees a saving of £15 per person in the new Chasers Restuarant.
did you come racing on boxing day?
Don't forget you can come back throughout January by using your Boxing Day ticket to claim £5 off admission to any of our January race meetings.*
*£5 admission offer valid against one Boxing Day ticket only.
Click here to read our important ticket information.
**Subject to availability on a first-come-first-serve basis. Limited to 30 spaces.