Ayr Gold Cup Festival

Every September the crowds flock to Ayr for some of the most spectacular races of the year.

Grand National


7-9th Apr 2011

Aintree Racecourse
Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside, L9 5AS
Ph: 0151 522 2922

The Grand National is the most infamous National Hunt Race currently run in the world. It is hosted at Aintree Racecourse and is conducted over a distance of an incredible 4 miles, featuring no less than 30 fences.

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Events & Festivals

It doesn't matter whether you fancy the flat races over the national hunt races, the racing circuit holds special events for all disciplines. If you have always wanted to dress up - outrageous hat and all - and flaunt it at a race event so glamorous and excellent it attracts even members of the Royal family, you have come to the right place. We are here to direct you to the most prestigious meetings in both flat and jump racing, and we'll throw in some advice on what to wear as well. After all, there's no harm in being fabulous at a fabulous event.

Next Horse Racing Events

We've listed the next four major events coming up in the UK Horse Racing calendar below. But - if you want to plan well ahead - make sure you check our Major Flat Racing Events, Major Jump Racing Events, and 2011 UK & Ireland Fixtures list. They list all of the major horse racing events in the United Kingdom so you'll never miss a race!


The Scottish National Festival

March 2011
Ayr Racecourse,
2 -6 Whitletts Road,
Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland, KA8 0JE

Off The Track

Off The Track

Not into the races? What you mean to say is: not into watching horses running after each other - and there is so much more to racing than just the sporty side of things. Enter here for all the extracurricular madness of the race course.

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