Dress Code

Premier Enclosure, Hospitality & The Hennessy Restaurant
Many people like to dress up, especially for our Saturday meetings. Racegoers are encouraged to wear smart attire; gentlemen are asked to wear a collared shirt, although a tie is not essential.

Smart denim with no rips or tears and long, tailored shorts are acceptable.

NO sports/denim shorts, T-shirts, vests, sports/supporter shirts, tracksuits, sportswear (including trainers) or bare chests. Gentlemen’s flip flops/ sandals are not permitted.

*No rips or tears

Grandstand Enclosure & Racegoers Restaurant/ Thursday Night fixtures (one enclosure)
No sportswear, bare chests or ripped/ torn denim. Fancy dress is welcome though we reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone whose attire may cause offence or danger to other racegoers.

Under 12s- no dress code.

Here are some ideas of what to wear:


Newbury Racecourse reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone who is considered inappropriately dressed

Raceday Creche

Up to two hours free childcare is available for children under eight years old in the Rocking Horse Nursery, located adjacent to Car Park 2 (please see map here) on the following racedays:

11 February 4 & 25 March, 22 April, 20 May, 22 July, 19 August, 23 September, 28 October, 2 & 30 December

The Rocking Horse Nursery opens half an hour before the first race of the day.

Frequently Asked Questions

We do find that many of our racegoers often have similar requests for information, this downloadable pdf details a wide range of information.  If you cannot find the information you are after, call us on 01635 40015 and we will be happy to answer your questions. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 9.00 - 5.30 - also weekend racedays

FAQs for Racing
  • Eat & Drink

    The Champage Hall

    Newbury Racecourse has many award winning food and drink outlets, of particular note are those in the Berkshire & Hampshire stands

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  • Entry Policy


    All racegoers, without exception, must abide by all of the conditions stated to gain entry, please ensure that you are aware of these conditions before you travel.

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  • Owners & Trainers


    We are always looking for ways to improve the experience for Owners and Trainers at Newbury

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