New to Horse Racing- Newbury Race Course- Spring Trials

 

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Meet:10:45 at the Gates

After 11:00: -Inside Track Stand

If you are going to be late please call the OSW  phone[masked]

First race: 13:15

Last race: 16:50

Cost: £16 Grandstand Enclosure

www.racecoursenewbury.co.uk

Newbury Racecourse are showcasing 'New To Racing' with a day devoted to new racegoers, with masterclasses, tutorials, interactive entertainment and activities in addition to the 7 great quality races, kicking off the Flat season.

InsideTrack_logoThe day sees the re-launch of the successful Inside Track programme and the first outing of its show stand, an information point for anyone with any questions or queries and the hub of the day’s activities.

Activities and timings for the day:

Inside Track – Free Trips and Tours

Our racing expert gives racegoers access and insight into exclusive areas of the racecourse:

12.20 - Behind the Scenes Tour – giving an insight into the life of a jockey, visiting the Weighing Room and Judge’s Box
12.45 & 2.25 – Saddling Box/ Pre-Parade Ring Masteclasses – explaining everything you need to know to pick a winner
1.30, 2.00 & 3.10 – Trips to the race start – a rare chance to witness the drama of a race start up close

All trips and tours are on a first come first served basis and meet at the Inside Track show stand

Racegoers can pick up a free Inside Track guide to the races from the new show stand and watch some helpful new to racing videos.

Jockey Zone

JockeySimulator

The interactive Jockey Zone is the place to really get to know what being a jockey is all about:

Throughout the day, racegoers will get the chance to try our racing simulators, complete with real racing footage – to feel the excitement of a race.

12.30 – Jockey Q&A - an interview with Flat jockey, Steve Drowne about life as a jockey
1.30 – Ride a race against a jockey – talking racegoers through a race on a racing simulator

Betting Zones

Our friendly bookmakers will be giving ‘How To Bet’ demonstrations, helping new racegoers through the nitty gritty of betting at the races and even giving some tips.

Betting demonstrations will take place in both the Grandstand and Premier Enclosures, shortly before race times

GRANDSTAND

Viewing: The Grandstand Enclosure is located in front of the final furlong and has excellent views of the racing and access to the Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure.

Facilities: The Grandstand has a range of food and drink outlets on the Ground Floor including The Coffee Yard which sells fresh coffee, teas, hot chocolate & soft drinks and freshly prepared sandwiches, wraps and cakes.  The main bar area is on the First Floor and the popular Racegoers Restaurant is on the Second Floor.  There are also numerous food outlets outside along with the superb Fish & Chip Shop next to the Copper King Lawn.

Please note that food and drink is not permitted into either the Premier or Grandstand enclosures, however you may picnic by your car.

Dress Code: Racegoers are asked to dress smartly. Denim, T-shirts and smart shorts are acceptable, but no bare tops, vests or tracksuits please.

Link to Map:

http://www.racecoursenewbury.co.uk/getdoc/2db021c0-489b-4767-a294-0d592a312e1e/DIrections-CourseMap

Link to Racecourse Map:

http://www.racecoursenewbury.co.uk/getdoc/e7a17da3-f233-435c-8225-2178edfda7ca/CourseMap.aspx

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  • Iben K.

    Thank you so much I had a lovely day. It has been on my agenda for years to experience horse racing with all that goes with it; colors dressing up or down, beautiful horses and the betting

    April 21, 2013

  • Sonia

    Great Day - good weather - and I had a couple of winners :¬), trouble was trying to be far too clever with my betting so didn't win any money :¬(

    April 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fantastic day thanks for organsing

    April 21, 2013

  • Tim B.

    Fantastic experience! Nice to meet everybody and thank you Angela for setting it up!

    April 21, 2013

  • David E.

    Great day out and an eye opener for a complete novice. Good to catch up with people. Thank you to Angela for organising such good weather! Sharron and Alison had two good wins with "Maureen" and "Feel Like Dancing" - so the drinks are on them!

    April 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    should be about 11 when we arrive

    April 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Myself Sharon Sonia and David may be a little later planning to leave oxford at 10 we will contact you when we arrive.

    April 19, 2013

  • Angela

    The meeeting point will be the Grandstand Enclosure Entrance at[masked]

    April 18, 2013

  • Angela

    Hi Everyone, See you on Saturday at the Gates at 10.45. If you are going to be late please call the OSW mobile[masked] and don't forget your tickets. Ax

    April 18, 2013

  • Sonia

    Ah! - if you add a comment via your RSVP it puts it down here!

    April 17, 2013

  • Sonia

    Ticket bought - will have to go to ticket collection when I get there

    April 17, 2013

  • Angela

    Hi Everyone, I hope you are looking forward to Newbury Races on Saturday. Please update your rsvp when you have bought your ticket. Thanks Angela

    April 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, I was looking forward to this event as I have never been before. Something has come uo though so I will have to pull out. Enjoy the day

    April 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Tickets bought and car full!!

    April 11, 2013

  • Marion

    Ticket purchased.

    April 7, 2013

  • Derek

    Ticket purchased.

    April 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi I am happy to offer a lift have space for one or two

    April 4, 2013

  • Iben K.

    Ticket is now sorted. I will look forward to a fun day

    March 25, 2013

  • Terry R.

    Tickets sorted for Sharon,myself and my guest,Lynda.

    March 23, 2013

  • Angela

    ticket bought

    March 20, 2013

  • Angela

    Great there is enough of us to make it a good day out :-) I thought it would be easier for everyone to buy their own tickets in advance. If you could update the RSVP when you have bought your ticket please. I will be in touch regarding meeting point nearer the time. Ax

    March 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    sounds a great day out. How do we go about getting tickets? Through OSW or directly? Thanks, Claire

    March 17, 2013

  • Jo H

    I'll be working.

    March 17, 2013

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