Prestigious feature racedays at Southwell

Racing Highlights

Southwell will host 51 fixtures in 2016

2016 Highlights include

Feature racedays

2016 sees a wide range of different feature racedays to enjoy, whether it be the very popular Ladies Day in August which in 2014 recorded a course record crowd of 8,050, or one of the new features such as Valentine’s Day in February or Gentlemans Day in December.

Here is a list of our feature racedays:

  • Valentine’s Day – 14th February
  • The Jumps Are Back – 28th February*
  • Cheltenham Double Header – 15th and 16th March
  • Easter Fun – 7th April
  • Free Residents Evening – 15th April
  • Countryside Evening – 10th May
  • Family Fun Day – 10th July*
  • The Advertiser Ladies Day – 14th August*
  • Autumn Jumps – 27th September + 3rd October
  • Gentleman’s Day – 11th December*
  • Festive fixtures – 20th & 29th December* (+2 in 2017)

*denotes feature raceday prices

Family Fun Day - Sunday 10 July

With a great days racing for the adults and entertainment for the kids, our Family Fun Day are a great value day out for the whole family. There will also be appearances from Paddington Bear throughout the day together with other children’s entertainment including a travelling show and fairground rides.

The Advertiser Ladies Day - Sunday 14 August

All the glitz and glamour of the races comes to Southwell Racecourse on Sunday 14 August 2016.

Ladies Day is our most popular fixture of the season, with a record crowd of 8,050 in attendance in 2014 and similar in 2015. It is held in association with the Newark Advertiser. Ladies are encouraged to dress up and compete for the array of prizes on offer for 'Best Dressed Lady', 'Best Hat' and 'Best Shoes'.

The day will be packed with exciting entertainment and will feature live music for all visitors after racing from a tribute act.

Gentleman’s Day - Sunday 11 December

We are delighted to announce the inaugural Southwell Gentleman’s Day, which takes place on Sunday 11th December 2016!

Taking the place of what was historically the two-day Beer Festival weekend run over the course of the corresponding weekend, Gentleman’s Day is just a single day fixture in 2016.

Our Gentleman’s Day will be a smashing event, with a selection of tipples to taste, a great day of jumps racing, and also fantastic live music playing at the end of racing!

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