Fun for all the family this Easter

News | 18th April 2019

The Easter Weekend is a great time to get out and about with family and friends so why not head along to one of Britain’s 20 racecourses for some heart-stopping racing entertainment over the four days.

Flat, Jump and All-Weather racing will all be on offer across the weekend with the action kicking off at the All-Weather Championship Finals Day at Lingfield Park Racecourse on Good Friday.

With over 70,000 people in attendance over the weekend last year, 2019 is expected to be even bigger and better so be sure not to miss out.

Alternatively, you can go find out more about the amazing treatment racehorses get at the Lambourn or Middleham Open Days on Good Friday.

Check out the full schedule of racing below.

Good Friday, 14 April


Lingfield Park


Saturday 15 April



Haydock Park


Newton Abbot


Kempton Park

Easter Sunday, 16 April

Ffos Las

Market Rasen



Easter Monday, 17 April




Market Rasen




There are also plenty of other racecourses in action over the School Easter Holidays; to find one near you please use our handy racecourse finder below.


Lambourn Open Day

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Lambourn kicks off Easter Weekend in style, on Good Friday, 19th April 2019, by opening its doors to the public for 29th Peter O’Sullevan Lambourn Open Day.

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The Peter O’Sullevan Open Day sees the likes of Nicky Henderson, Oliver Sherwood, Charlie Hills, Clive Cox and many, many more of Lambourn’s trainers open the doors to their yard to the general public. Entry is from 8.30am to 1.30pm on Good Friday, and tickets are £15, with under 12’s getting in for free. It’s a great chance to see some of the biggest names in both jump and flat racing on what is always a popular day.

All the info you need is available here.

Middleham Open Day

Organised by horseracing charity Racing Welfare (link), the Middleham Open Day will see no less no less than eleven yards open their doors to the public; including the likes of Classic-winning trainers Mark Johnston and Karl Burke.

The yards will open at 09.30am, before a jam-packed day of highlights that includes a demonstration of retrained racehorses, a parade of the local Hunt, a Donkey Derby and Show-jumping competition! Middleham Castle will also be open all day and are offering free entry to local residents.

Adult day passes are priced at £12.50, with concessions at £8.50 while under 16s go free of charge. Tickets can be purchased in cash only on the day.

Find out more about the day here.