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Dreaming of Silver on Wincanton’s Festive Raceday

Wed 27 Nov '19, 17:38
By Lucy Johnson
Dreaming of Silver on Wincanton’s Festive Raceday

Break free from your offices and head to Wincanton Racecourse for an early Christmas celebration on Thursday, 5th December. With the holiday season approaching, it’s the perfect time to gather friends and colleagues for a day out at the races.

Olympians help Wincanton Sports Centre raise funds for employee with brain tumor

Fri 15 Nov '19, 18:32
By Annie Slinn
Olympians help Wincanton Sports Centre raise funds for employee with brain tumor

Two Olympic swimmers joined fundraisers at an event held in support of 22-year-old Laura Skerritt, a teaching instructor at Wincanton Sports Centre, who is living with a tennis ball-sized brain tumour.

Wincanton Racecourse generously hosted a successful day in aid of Combat Stress

Wed 6 Nov '19, 16:34
By Sarah Jane Lewis
Wincanton Racecourse generously hosted a successful day in aid of Combat Stress

Wincanton Racecourse generously hosted a phenomenally successful day in aid of Combat Stress, the veteran’s mental health charity, on Sunday 27th October. There was a record turnout of racegoers and just over £65k was raised.

Spooky Fireworks & Bonfire at Wincanton Sports Ground

Tue 29 Oct '19, 17:39
By Sean Corney
Spooky Fireworks & Bonfire at Wincanton Sports Ground

Wincanton Sports Ground has been host to an annual fireworks event over the last few years. This year we have combined both Halloween and Bonfire Night to create a Spooky Fireworks and Bonfire night on Saturday 2nd November.

Somerset batsman will celebrate the return of racing to Wincanton

Mon 14 Oct '19, 15:40
By Lucy Johnson
Somerset batsman will celebrate the return of racing to Wincanton

Wincanton Racecourse will be welcoming retiring England and Somerset cricketer Marcus Trescothick to the official opening meeting of its new season on Thursday 17th October, along with a number of his county team mates.

Racing is returning to Wincanton a week early!

Mon 7 Oct '19, 15:29
By Lucy Johnson
Racing is returning to Wincanton a week early!

Racing returns to Wincanton Racecourse this Wednesday 9th October; a week earlier than initially planned. Entry is just £10 per person to this additional meeting which was originally allocated to Towcester.

Racing returns to Wincanton in mere weeks

Sat 24 Aug '19, 14:54
By Lucy Johnson
Racing returns to Wincanton in mere weeks

Wincanton Racecourse will be welcoming the winners in October when racing returns to the Somerset track. It’s the first of 16 meetings that will provide a feast of entertainment over the next seven months as favourite jump horses battle it out.

A new 3km running course around Wincanton Sports Ground

Thu 8 Aug '19, 15:32
By Sean Chapman
A new 3km running course around Wincanton Sports Ground

The Wincanton Sports Ground management team has set out a new 3km (1.86 miles) running course around the whole site. It covers several types of ground, including grass (possibly mud), gravel and tarmac, so come prepared. Here's a map!

A new season for the Wincanton Wasps kicks off this August

Fri 2 Aug '19, 20:34
By Chris Wise
A new season for the Wincanton Wasps kicks off this August

Wincanton Town Football Club begins a new season this August with several home fixtures lined up. The club needs more support from local fans, so put these dates in your diary and come down to Wincanton Sports Ground to cheer on our Wasps!

The Wincanton Warriors U12s team is looking for new players

Tue 2 Jul '19, 16:16
By Sean Corney
The Wincanton Warriors U12s team is looking for new players

The Wincanton Warriors U12s team is currently looking for new players to add to the squad for the coming season. The team plays in the Yeovil & District Youth League, with matches on Sunday afternoons and training at Wincanton Sports Ground on Tuesdays and Fridays.

A team from Wincanton Racecourse rolled up their sleeves for the local RDA

Mon 1 Jul '19, 18:31
By Lucy Johnson
A team from Wincanton Racecourse rolled up their sleeves for the local RDA

Eight employees from Wincanton Racecourse took a day off from their usual duties and were put to work on a number of tasks including poo-picking, tack-cleaning, washing down walls and weeding, at the Blackmore Vale Riding for the Disabled Association.

Free golf day at Wincanton Racecourse on Saturday 25th May

Wed 22 May '19, 21:53
By Lucy J
Free golf day at Wincanton Racecourse on Saturday 25th May

Wincanton Racecourse’s golf course, set in the middle of the track, is offering a free day of golf to everyone on Saturday 25th May, with FREE professional lessons available during the middle of the day.

Horse riders appeal to inconsiderate drivers

Fri 17 May '19, 16:01
By Nikki Forbes
Horse riders appeal to inconsiderate drivers

Some drivers may have this banner beside the road into Bayford. While most drivers around Wincanton are brilliant, sadly there is always one or two impatient and reckless drivers with bad attitudes that can startle, unsettle and panic the horses.

Ladies’ Night brought Wincanton’s racing season to a glamorous conclusion

Wed 15 May '19, 13:22
By Lucy Johnson
Ladies’ Night brought Wincanton’s racing season to a glamorous conclusion

The glamour of an evening at the races came to the fore at Wincanton Racecourse last week when dozens of ladies entered its Best Dressed competition, helping to ensure the season concluded in style.

Wincanton Tandoori has sponsored Wincanton Warriors U12s with a brand new kit

Tue 14 May '19, 20:41
By Sean Corney
Wincanton Tandoori has sponsored Wincanton Warriors U12s with a brand new kit

Wincanton Warriors U12’s have once again received a brand new kit for the forthcoming season from their sponsor Wincanton Tandoori, as the team progresses to U13’s and moves on to a full size pitch.

CANCELLED Cheese and cider lovers rejoice at Wincanton’s race night on Tuesday 14th May

Wed 8 May '19, 12:56
By Lucy Johnson
<small style='color: red;'>CANCELLED</small> Cheese and cider lovers rejoice at Wincanton’s race night on Tuesday 14th May

If Cheddar cheese makes you chomp at the bit, or you’re a Stilton stalwart, then Wincanton Racecourse’s Cheese and Cider Night is the night for you. Two of Somerset’s most famous exports; pair them together and it’s a match made in heaven!

It’s Ladies’ Night at Wincanton Racecourse on Thursday 9th May

Fri 3 May '19, 15:54
By Lucy Johnson
It’s Ladies’ Night at Wincanton Racecourse on Thursday 9th May

It’s all about sunshine, racing and the chance to sparkle, so dust off your best frocks, press your shirt collars and join us for a day out against the backdrop of some action packed races and live music. Prizes for the best dressed ladies!

It's Family Fun Day at Wincanton Racecourse this Sunday - kids go free!

Tue 9 Apr '19, 12:57
By Lucy Johnson
It's Family Fun Day at Wincanton Racecourse this Sunday - kids go free!

There’ll be a free Easter egg for the first 250 kids to arrive, and it’s free for under-18s too! Face painting, rosette making, silk designing, an equiciser, bouncy castles and more, all FREE! There might even be some horse racing, too.

FREE entry to Wincanton Races for Wincanton Window readers on 7th March!

Fri 1 Mar '19, 15:40
By Dave Smith
FREE entry to Wincanton Races for Wincanton Window readers on 7th March!

Wincanton Racecourse has very generously offered visitors to the Wincanton Window the chance to go racing FOR FREE next Thursday, 7th March! The Racecourse arguably puts Wincanton on the map. If you haven't checked it out yet, now's your chance!

GBBO’s Prue Leith recently enjoyed a day at the Wincanton races

Mon 25 Feb '19, 11:23
By Lucy Johnson
GBBO’s Prue Leith recently enjoyed a day at the Wincanton races

The Great British Bake Off’s Prue Leith swapped her mixing bowls for a race card to enjoy a day at the races in Wincanton. She tucked into chilli con carne before judging the best turned-out horse in the second race.

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