22nd & 23rd September 2018


We look forward to welcoming you to the 32Red Newmarket Open Weekend on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September 2018.  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.

2018 will see the return of racing on Saturday afternoon at the Rowley Mile racecourse after a one-year break.  Racing is always a highlight of the weekend with several trainers bravely volunteering to step up to the microphone and take part in the annual NOW racing commentary challenge.

Over the course of the weekend many of the town’s most dedicated equine sites will also open their doors, including; Newmarket’s two leading veterinary hospitals, the National Heritage Centre, the British Racing School, Tattersalls, and the Jockey Club Rooms.

Sunday morning action will once again kick off on the iconic Tattersalls sponsored Warren Hill gallops, followed by a number of Newmarket’s top trainers opening their yards to the public.  The popular Clipper Logistics racing personality show jumping competition will take centre stage for the afternoon’s entertainment on the Severals, alongside the Newmarket Stable Staff vs Jockeys & Trainers Football match, and much more.

Please note that we do offer a complimentary shuttle bus service on Sunday only for all NOW visitors from the Severals car park and that the Food & Drink Festival will take place the weekend before – Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September.

Visit our gallery page to see pictures and videos from 2017 and get a taste of the action! Any queries please feel free to get in touch with our team. We hope to see you here.

Schedule: ** Timings TBC

TIMESaturday 22nd September
National Heritage Centre - Kings Yard
British Racing School open
Rossdales Veterinary Surgeons
National Heritage Centre - Museum*
Jockey Club Rooms Tours**
National Stud Tours. 35 - 40 minutes each tour
Gates open for racing at the Rowley Mile
All day FREE parkingTattersalls. Enter premesis via The Avenue. Postcode CB8 9AU
Parking available at the Rowley Mile for racing

TIMESunday 23rd September
Warren Hill Gallops, sponsored by Tattersalls, open to the public.
National Heritage Centre - Kings Yard
Newmarket Equine Hospital
Jockey Club Rooms Tours**
National Heritage Centre - Museum
National Stud Tours. 35-40 minutes each
Tattersalls talk in main sales ring
Fun Local Dog Show *Note Dogs are not allowed in yards or equine sites
Stable Staff vs Jockeys & Trainers Football Match
Waitrose Stable Staff Games
Clipper Logistics Racing Personality Show Jumping
All day FREE parkingThe Severals. Located just off the roundabout at the top of the town, beside the Gallops.
All day FREE parkingTattersalls. Enter premises via The Avenue in Newmarket. Postcode CB8 9AU











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