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Countryside Day - More Than Just Racing At Wincanton

Thu 14 Mar '13, 12:22
By Hannah Walker
Countryside Day - More Than Just Racing At Wincanton

Later this month, Sunday 24th March, sees Wincanton Racecourse celebrate Countryside Day with an action packed day of displays and interactive demonstrations that show the different aspects of glorious countryside pursuits, coupled with competitive racing.

Take Advantage Of Free Racing at Wincanton Racecourse

Tue 26 Feb '13, 22:04
By Hannah Walker
Take Advantage Of Free Racing at Wincanton Racecourse

Got the mother-in-law staying? Have a couple of spare hours in between school runs? Like to learn about a new sport? Then why not take advantage of Wincanton Racecourse's FREE ADMISSIONS RACEDAY on Thursday 7th March?

Festival Insight from Teams Ditcheat & Tizzard at Wincanton Racecourse

Mon 25 Feb '13, 12:38
By Hannah Walker
Festival Insight from Teams Ditcheat & Tizzard at Wincanton Racecourse

Following recent success for champion trainer Paul Nicholls and the Tizzard family, both will be on hand at Wincanton Racecourse's Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening on Thursday 28th February.

Looking Ahead to Somerset's Champion Hurdle Trial

Thu 31 Jan '13, 16:50
By Hannah Walker
Looking Ahead to Somerset's Champion Hurdle Trial

Next month (Saturday February 16th) Wincanton Racecourse stages its top race, the historic Grade 2 Bathwick Tyres Kingwell Hurdle, a key trial for the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, with a £60,000 prize fund.

Increased Prize Funds at Wincanton Reaps Rewards

Tue 29 Jan '13, 15:18
By Hannah Walker
Increased Prize Funds at Wincanton Reaps Rewards

Wincanton Racecourse recently announced its 2013 prize fund has increased by £200,000 to secure an annual fund in excess of £1 million. On average, Wincanton's prize money per race day for 2013 will be over £60,000.

Injured Jockeys Fund & Children in Need Benefit from Local Race-goer

Tue 22 Jan '13, 10:52
By Hannah Walker
Injured Jockeys Fund & Children in Need Benefit from Local Race-goer

Budding nine-year-old jockey, Arron Butterfield, from Somerset, was set a school challenge to raise money for Children in Need. With the task in hand, the youngster came racing at Wincanton and started a fundraising initiative.

Win a Car at Wincanton Racecourse on Boxing Day!

Thu 13 Dec '12, 13:33
By Hannah Walker
Win a Car at Wincanton Racecourse on Boxing Day!

Visitors booking tickets in advance to Wincanton Racecourse's Boxing Day meeting have a chance to win a brand new car. The racecourse has teamed up with local car dealership F.J. CHALKE to offer a Suzuki Alto SZ 5-door car.

Racing in Aid of St Margaret's Hospice & Wincanton Community Hospital

Fri 26 Oct '12, 13:06
By Hannah Walker
Racing in Aid of St Margaret's Hospice & Wincanton Community Hospital

Wincanton's Charity Race Day was launched in 1997, with St Margaret's Hospice being a principal beneficiary for over a decade. Taking place this year on Sunday 28th October, the meeting hosts a marquee reception and a silent auction.

Wincanton Takes Horseracing to St Margaret's Hospice

Thu 18 Oct '12, 11:43
By Hannah Walker
Wincanton Takes Horseracing to St Margaret's Hospice

Wincanton Racecourse recently took horseracing to St Margaret's Hospice (Yeovil) in celebration of the forthcoming Charity Race Day on 28th October. Staff, patients and family members were able to experience firsthand the phenomenal beauty of a racehorse.

Racing Returns to Wincanton With a Parade of Equine Stars

Thu 4 Oct '12, 14:39
By Hannah Walker
Racing Returns to Wincanton With a Parade of Equine Stars

To celebrate the return of racing to Wincanton on Thursday, 18th October, after its annual four-month break, race-goers will be treated to a parade of racehorses, featuring some of the stars from the West Country.

Who Will You Be Wearing at Somerset Life Ladies Day?

Fri 4 May '12, 10:42
By Hannah Walker
Who Will You Be Wearing at Somerset Life Ladies Day?

On Tuesday 15th May the female population will display their fineries at Wincanton Racecourse for Somerset Life Ladies Day. It's one of the biggest social occasions in the regional calendar, where ladies steal the limelight from the jockeys!

Wincanton Racecourse's May Meetings

Thu 3 May '12, 18:53
By Hannah Walker
Wincanton Racecourse's May Meetings

Enjoy evening racing at Wincanton Racecourse on Thursday 10th May, with entertainment provided by the Mangledwurzles, and Somerset Life Ladies Day on Tuesday 15th May, a glamorous day with prize for Best Dressed Lady, a Ladies Luncheon and fashion show.

Enjoy The Countryside at Wincanton Races

Wed 18 Apr '12, 15:01
By Hannah Walker
Enjoy The Countryside at Wincanton Races

On Sunday, 22nd April Wincanton Racecourse celebrates Countryside Day with an action packed day of displays, demonstrations of countryside pursuits, competitive racing PLUS a parade by Grand National winner Neptune Collonges with trainer Paul Nicholls and jockey Daryl Jacob.

April 2012 Meetings at Wincanton Racecourse

Sun 1 Apr '12, 20:44
By Hannah Walker
April 2012 Meetings at Wincanton Racecourse

With the Higos Insurance Somerset National Day on 5th April and Bathwick Tyres' Countryside Day on the 22nd April, be sure to book your days out in April at Wincanton Racecourse.

Marvellous March at Wincanton Racecourse

Tue 28 Feb '12, 13:46
By Hannah Walker
Marvellous March at Wincanton Racecourse

During March Wincanton Racecourse will host three marvellous consumer race days, with free admissions on 8th March, a Legends of Cheltenham theme on 9th March and fun for younger ones on Children's Day on 25th March.

Wincanton Racecourse Tempts Men to Get Down on One Knee

Thu 9 Feb '12, 19:11
By Hannah Walker
Wincanton Racecourse Tempts Men to Get Down on One Knee

To help ease the burden of wedding day expenses, Wincanton Racecourse is offering all couples who get engaged on Valentine's Day (February 14th) or on Leap Year Day (February 29th) a half price reduction on room hire.

Wincanton Racecourse Ready For Champion Hurdle Trial

Thu 9 Feb '12, 18:02
By Hannah Walker
Wincanton Racecourse Ready For Champion Hurdle Trial

Saturday, February 18th 2012 sees Wincanton Racecourse host its seasonal highlight - Bathwick Tyres Kingwell Hurdle Raceday - with a noteworthy £122,000 total prize fund. Bring the family for some top quality racing!

Wincanton Racecourse 2012 Season Fixtures

Thu 26 Jan '12, 20:06
By Hannah Walker
Wincanton Racecourse 2012 Season Fixtures

With ten race fixtures still ahead of us here at Wincanton Racecourse, plan your days out and join us for an exciting season of racing in 2012.

A Happy Start to the New Year at Wincanton Racecourse

Wed 4 Jan '12, 18:01
By Hannah Walker
A Happy Start to the New Year at Wincanton Racecourse

Wincanton Racecourse kicks off the New Year with a fine day's racing on Saturday, January 7 with the Bathwick Tyres sponsored race day, which has attracted Channel 4 Racing coverage. Gates open at 11.00am with the first race off at 1.10pm.

On The 12th Day of Christmas Wincanton Racecourse Gave To Me

Sun 18 Dec '11, 20:57
By Hannah Walker
On The 12th Day of Christmas Wincanton Racecourse Gave To Me

A £10 voucher for future hospitality! On Monday, December 26th Wincanton hosts its festive Boxing Day fixture that traditionally attracts over 12,000 race-goers. Work off the excesses of the previous day with six competitive races to punt on.

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