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150 years of National Hunt racing at Wincanton Racecourse

Thu 3 Aug '17, 14:24
By Fanny Charles
150 years of National Hunt racing at Wincanton Racecourse

Wincanton Racecourse celebrates its 150th birthday in August 2017 – and it’s not only a significant date for the town, it is an important anniversary for National Hunt racing generally.

Combat Stress Families and Armed Forces Race Day

Wed 5 Oct '16, 19:43
By Sarah Jane Lewis
Combat Stress Families and Armed Forces Race Day

The second Combat Stress Families and Armed Forces Race Day will be held at Wincanton Racecourse on Sunday 23rd October 2016. It'll be half term and families will enjoy an action packed day of top class jump racing and plenty of entertainment.

Register For Free Racing at Wincanton Racecourse

Mon 29 Feb '16, 12:01
By Hannah Walker
Register For Free Racing at Wincanton Racecourse

On Thursday, 10th March Wincanton Racecourse once again stages its free admissions race day to all those that pre-register. You’ll also have the opportunity to win Bathwick Tyres vouchers that will be randomly drawn throughout the day.

Somerset’s Ultimate Christmas Experience - Wincanton Races on Boxing Day

Thu 24 Dec '15, 01:52
By Hannah Walker
Somerset’s Ultimate Christmas Experience - Wincanton Races on Boxing Day

Racing at Wincanton on Boxing Day (Saturday, December 26th) is the highlight of Somerset’s social and sporting calendar, and with a surge in advance booking, Wincanton Racecourse is definitely the place to be over Christmas.

Christmas Party Day at Wincanton Racecourse

Tue 1 Dec '15, 12:34
By Katherine Dalgety
Christmas Party Day at Wincanton Racecourse

On Thursday 3rd December Wincanton Racecourse hosts its Christmas Party Day, the perfect opportunity to celebrate the festive season with a day at the races. Choral music will greet and entertain you as you shop at over 20 trade stands.

Wincanton Racecourse to Host First Ever Side-Saddle Charity Flat Race

Fri 2 Oct '15, 16:01
By Hannah Walker
Wincanton Racecourse to Host First Ever Side-Saddle Charity Flat Race

On Sunday 25th October Wincanton will stage the first ever side-saddle charity flat race on a British racecourse in celebration of the Somerset track’s two season association with the Southern Spinal Injuries Trust.

Racecourse Announces Two-Season Association with Southern Spinal Injuries Trust

Fri 17 Apr '15, 16:44
By Hannah Walker
Racecourse Announces Two-Season Association with Southern Spinal Injuries Trust

Wincanton Racecourse has revealed their new regional charity initiative that sees a two-season association with Southern Spinal Injuries Trust (SSIT).

Five-Star Panel for Wincanton’s Cheltenham Festival Preview

Thu 26 Feb '15, 18:13
By Hannah Walker
Five-Star Panel for Wincanton’s Cheltenham Festival Preview

With final preparations for the iconic Cheltenham Festival (March 10th – 13th) upon us, race-goers can gain first hand insight into an array of Cheltenham Festival contenders at the Wincanton Festival Preview Luncheon on Thursday, March 5th.

Boxing Day Racing at Wincanton

Sun 14 Dec '14, 15:07
By Hannah Walker
Boxing Day Racing at Wincanton

Racing on Boxing Day at Wincanton Racecourse is one of the most popular social events in the Somerset calendar. Book your own tickets early, as this year promises to be a sell out.

New Chairman for Wincanton Racecourse

Tue 9 Dec '14, 15:13
By Hannah Walker
New Chairman for Wincanton Racecourse

The Jockey Club has announced the appointment of Jo Hepburn as Chairman of its Wincanton Racecourse with effect from 1st January 2015. Also announced is the appointment of Geoff Derham to Wincanton’s racecourse committee from the same date.

Under Starter’s Orders! Wincanton’s 2015 Racing Season Starts Soon!

Wed 15 Oct '14, 22:33
By Hannah Walker
Under Starter’s Orders! Wincanton’s 2015 Racing Season Starts Soon!

To celebrate the return of racing to Wincanton on Thursday 16th October after its annual four-month break, race-goers will be treated to a parade of racehorses, featuring some of the West Country’s finest stars.

Busy Summer Holiday at Pevlings Farm Riding Stables

Fri 3 Oct '14, 15:56
By Alison Tytheridge
Busy Summer Holiday at Pevlings Farm Riding Stables

Over 100 foreign students came to ride with us during the summer holidays, but there was a still lot to do for our regulars. Fun Days, Helpers Club and Pony Club, butterfly-catching and pony shows all contributed to summer fun.

Riding For All Ages at Pevlings Farm Riding & Livery Stables

Mon 12 May '14, 08:56
By Alison Tytheridge
Riding For All Ages at Pevlings Farm Riding & Livery Stables

Almost 29 years ago, Alison Tytheridge started a small riding school at Pevlings Farm with just four ponies. Now with 29 horses and a thriving livery business, there’s lots going on for riders of all ages, even lapsed riders!

All About the Girls at Wincanton’s Ladies Day on 13th May

Mon 5 May '14, 15:26
By Hannah Walker
All About the Girls at Wincanton’s Ladies Day on 13th May

On Tuesday 13th May, ladies will take centre stage at Wincanton Racecourse with the ever popular Ladies Day. As the season draws to a close, the two remaining May meetings always guarantees the season concluded in style.

Royal Artillery Gold Cup – One Year Only at Wincanton Racecourse!

Mon 17 Mar '14, 15:21
By Hannah Walker
Royal Artillery Gold Cup – One Year Only at Wincanton Racecourse!

On 2nd April the Royal Artillery Gold Cup will take place for one year at Wincanton Racecourse. Having been abandoned at Sandown Park in February due to a waterlogged course, Wincanton is pleased to offer the race an alternative venue.

New Food and Farming Race Day at Wincanton

Fri 14 Mar '14, 15:42
By Wincanton Racecourse
New Food and Farming Race Day at Wincanton

A new event in the local racing and food calendar makes its debut at Wincanton Racecourse on Sunday 23rd March. The Food and Farming Race Day will feature many of the area's leading producers, growers, bakers, cheese-makers and cider-makers.

Top panel at Wincanton’s Cheltenham Festival Preview lunch

Fri 31 Jan '14, 14:50
By Hannah Walker
Top panel at Wincanton’s Cheltenham Festival Preview lunch

The build up to the 2014 Cheltenham Festival begins in earnest at Wincanton Racecourse on Saturday 15th February when racing's elite hurdlers line-up in the Bathwick Tyres Kingwell Hurdle – the final preparation ahead of the iconic Champion Hurdle.

Somerset’s Ultimate Christmas Experience – Wincanton Races on Boxing Day

Fri 20 Dec '13, 13:32
By Hannah Walker
Somerset’s Ultimate Christmas Experience – Wincanton Races on Boxing Day

Racing at Wincanton on Boxing Day on Thursday 26th December is the highlight of Somerset's social and sporting calendar, and with a surge in advance booking, Wincanton Racecourse is definitely the place to be over Christmas.

Christmas Shopping on Course

Mon 2 Dec '13, 22:52
By Hannah Walker
Christmas Shopping on Course

The countdown to Christmas has begun and Wincanton Racecourse is offering December 5th race-goers the chance to get ahead of the game with the inaugural Clarks Village Christmas Experience Race Day.

Paul Nicholls Looks Ahead to Tomorrow's Trophy Race Day

Fri 8 Nov '13, 21:44
By Hannah Walker
Paul Nicholls Looks Ahead to Tomorrow's Trophy Race Day

Wincanton Racecourse stages its richest race day tomorrow, Saturday 9th November. Seven-times champion trainer, Paul Nicholls, has an excellent strike rate with the meeting and tells us his seasonal plans.

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