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Wincanton Racecourse

Thursday 17th October 2019

The wait is over

 

Join us to kick start the new 2019-20 season on Thursday 17th October. Buy your tickets in advance for the best price. 

 

We will be welcoming former England and Somerset cricketer Marcus Trescothick to celebrate the new Jump racing season at Wincanton Racecourse. 

Gates Open

12 noon

First Race

2:10

Last Race

5:25

Enclosures at Wincanton Racecourse

Tickets

Book official tickets for our Season Opener at the best price in advance and save.

  • In advance: £15
  • On the day: £18 

 

Download your general admission tickets directly to our Jockey Club App for free. 

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From £12

Thursday is the new Friday and we're making the most of it, and we think you should too. Take a long weekend and head down to celebrate the new season with us. 

 

After a summer of rest, the track is looking fantastic and is ready for the horses to return for an exciting seven racecard. 

 

Complimentary Bus Service

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 11:59am train arrives from London. The coach leaves the Racecourse at 5:45pm, returning back to Templecombe Train Station. 

Race Schedule

 

Gates Open: 12 noon

Information correct as of 11th October 2019

Start Times

Race

Distance

Type

2:10

The Download the Star Sports App Now! Maiden Hurdle Race (Class 4) 

1m 7f 65yds 

Hurdle

2:45 

The Jockey Club Catering Novices' Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 4)

1m 7f 149yds

Chase

3:20

The Tribute to Marcus Trescothick Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 3) 

1m 7f 65yds

Hurdle

3:55

The Trethowans Solicitors Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 3) (Challenger Middle Distance Chase Series Qualifier)

3m 1f 30yds

Chase

4:25

The www.starsports.bet Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2m 5f 82yds

Hurdle

4:55

The Read Silvestre De Sousa's Exclusive Blog starsportsbet.co.uk Novices' Hurdle Race (Class 4)

2m 3f 166yds

Hurdle

5:25

The First for industry jobs visit www.starrecruitment.bet Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 5)

3m 1f 30yds

Chase

The Going

 

Hurdle: Good 

Chase: Good

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

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