Open Weekend

Open Weekend

Sunday, Sep 22, 2019

8:00am – 5:00pm

WHEN NEWMARKET RACEHORSE TRAINERS OPEN THEIR DOORS TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE

OF SIR HENRY AND TO RAISE MONEY FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

We look forward to welcoming you to the The Henry Cecil Open Weekend on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 2019. The Open Weekend gives visitors the unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at British horseracing’s HQ, enjoy two fantastic days of fun and entertainment, and raise money for local charities.

A list of trainers’ yards opening will be confirmed in early September but please keep an eye on our website for updates.  A printed programme (£3) showing the location of the racing yards and equine sites are available to purchase at all car parks and Open Weekend attractions.  Please note that we do offer a complimentary shuttle bus service on Sunday for all visitors from the Severals car park.

2019 provisional timetable

Notes:

*Timings above are subject to change

**History & Heritage Walking Tours: Each tour group is a maximum of 20 people and will be filled on a first come first served basis.

The starting meet point will be at Palace House King’s Yard, entry off Palace Street.  There will be signage there.

Each walking tour will last approx. one and a half hours

Tours are free of charge to all NOW visitors.

*** Newmarket Racecourse Behind the Scenes Tour:  Booking in advance required- call 01638 501122 or email admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk.  Price £10 per person.

****Jockey Club Room Tours: We will not be taking any advance reservations, ALL tours, will be conducted on a First Come First Served Basis.

Tours will be £5.00 per person per tour.

Tours are limited to around the 30-35 mark.

Tea and coffee available a half an hour before each tour start time.

Event Location

Newmarket CB8 7BP

Event Fees

FREE