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Good Friday Raceday

Fri 19 Apr

Join us for a memorable day of exciting racing on Friday 19th April as we start our 2019 season on Good Friday.

The perfect excuse to let your hair down and kick start the long Easter weekend, our Good Friday Raceday will see seven thrilling horseraces with entries battling it out to win a share of the £190,000 total prize pot.

Whether you want a day out for the whole family or fancy getting a group of friends together to start the Bank Holiday weekend in style, our Good Friday Raceday ticks both boxes.

A great day out for families, not only do under 18s get FREE entry but there'll be plenty of free entertainment to keep little ones happy throughout the day. They'll be a fabulous funfair with rides the whole will enjoy, pony rides, an Easter egg hunt with appearance from the Easter bunny, ride on toys perfect for toddlers, and face painting. All included in the price of your entry.

For groups of friends and people looking to celebrate, they'll be plenty of delicious food and drink available. Plus live music by the incredible genre bashing Mr Wilson's Second Liners; a New Orleans style street band who are guaranteed to get the party started!

Event times are dependent upon the racing schedule, which is to be announced, however an estimated guide to the event times are:

  • Gates open approximately 11am
  • Racing between approximately 2pm and 5.00pm
  • Music & entertainment throughout the day

Save £10 with our early booking ticket! Available for a limited time only! Under 18's come racing for free.

Popular Ticket Options

Royal Crescent Restaurant - Gold Package

Take a seat in the luxurious Royal Crescent Restaurant on the first floor of the multimillion-pound Langridge stand, which boasts stunning views across the racecourse and its own balcony. As well as a sumptuous three-course a la carte meal prepared by our award-winning chefs, our Gold Restaurant package also includes a light afternoon tea of cakes and scones. Of course, tea and coffee, a raceday programme and hospitality admission are all included and you’ll have your private table reserved for the whole event. Please note this package does not give you access to the Roof Garden.

Champagne Afternoon Tea

Spend your day in the charming surroundings of the Mornington Suite, with access onto the private terrace for views of the finishing straight. You’ll be greeted with a glass of Champagne and served a delectable afternoon tea including a selection of sandwiches, cakes, scones and macaroons plus tea and coffee at your reserved table. This package also includes your hospitality entry ticket and raceday programmes. Please note that tables are for 10 people. If your party is less than 10 you may be sharing with others.

Paddock Pavilion Diner - Early Bird

Upgrade your entry into the racecourse and experience your day at the races in our relaxed Paddock Pavilion restaurant. Overlooking the Parade Ring and just a short walk to the finishing post, feast on our all-you-can-eat buffet featuring classic American diner-inspired dishes; from build your own burger, to sticky waffles and zesty key lime pie. This package also includes your hospitality entry ticket and raceday programmes. Please note that tables are for 10 people. If your party is less than 10 you will be sharing with others.

Roof Garden Ticket - Adult

Save £5 when you book in advance. Enjoy all of the benefits of a Grandstand Enclosure ticket, as well as access to our exclusive rooftop bar. A covered roof terrace on the top deck of the Langridge Stand, the Roof Garden offers panoramic views over the racecourse, as well as delicious food and drink available for purchase at the bar. The Roof Garden has a limited capacity and early booking is advised. This area has a smart dress code. Advance discount already applied.

Grandstand Enclosure Ticket - Super Early Booking

Save £10 by booking early - limited availability! Get close to all the action on and off the track with a Grandstand Enclosure ticket. Giving you general admissions into the racecourse, view the exciting racing trackside or from the Grandstand, see the horses before each race in the Parade Ring and access plenty of bars, eateries and places to bet. Early booking discount already applied.

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Fixture Details

Gates Open

First Race

Last Race

Race Type Flat

Number of Races 7

Dress Code

The dress code in hospitality areas and the Roof Garden is smart casual. Sportswear, trainers and fancy dress are not permitted. There is no dress code in the Grandstand, however sportswear is discouraged. Fancy dress is allowed, providing it's decent and would not cause offence to other guests. The dress code does not apply to children under 10. Click here for more information.

Children under 18 go free when accompanied by an adult (*Some exceptions apply - including Lansdown Live events). ID may be required.

A fulfilment fee (max £2.75) may apply to some orders. Where applicable, this will be shown in the online checkout.

No refund shall be given in respect of any unused part of any badge or other entitlement. Click here for our full terms and conditions.

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