Prestigious feature racedays at Southwell

Racing Highlights

Southwell will host 54 fixtures in 2017

2017 Highlights include

Feature racedays

2017 sees a wide range of different feature racedays to enjoy, whether it be the very popular Ladies Day in August which in 2016 recorded a course record crowd of 8,816, or one of the new features such as Ladies Evening in June or Nottingham Post Sports Day in August.

Here is a list of our feature racedays:

  • Farmers Day – 26th February*
  • Cheltenham Double Header – 14th & 15th March/li>
  • Easter Sunday Fun Day – 16th April*
  • Free Friday – 21st April
  • Countryside Evening – 16th May
  • Ladies Evening - 13th June
  • Family Fun Day – 16th July*
  • The Advertiser Ladies Day – 20th August*
  • Nottingham Post Sports Day - 28th August*
  • Oktoberfest – 22nd October*
  • Gentleman’s Day – 17th December*
  • Festive fixtures – 21st, 22nd & 29th December* (+2 in 2018)

*denotes feature raceday prices

Family Fun Day - Sunday 16 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 Championsheep throughout the day together with other children’s entertainment including a travelling show and fairground rides.

The Advertiser Ladies Day - Sunday 20 August

All the glitz and glamour of the races comes to Southwell Racecourse on Sunday 20 August 2017.

Ladies Day is our most popular fixture of the season, with a record crowd of 8,816 in attendance in 2016. 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'.

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 that Southwell Gentleman’s Day will take place on Sunday 17th December 2017!

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 2017.

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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