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Betway Challow Hurdle Day


Jump Racing


Gates Open - 10.00
First Race - 12.05
Last Race - 15.35

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Let your child live their fairy tale dream at our final raceday of 2019, where they can meet their true heroes Elsa and Olaf. Bring along the whole family, with the opportunity for meet and greets, pictures, magical wishes and fabulous stories. It is a great day for the family with plenty of free entertainment on offer for younger racegoers too. Children under 18 go free!

Out on the track, the day features the Grade 1 Betway Challow Hurdle. The race has been won by the likes of Denman, Taquin de Seuil and Barters Hill in recent years and is always one of the most competitive and informative races of its type run all season. 

Order of Running

Time Race Distance
12.05 The Betway Mares' Handicap Hurdle Race Class 3 2m ½f
12.40 The Betway "Introductory" Hurdle Race Class 4 2m ½f
13.15 The Betway Chase (Novices' Limited Handicap) (For The Hallowe'en Trophy) Class 3 2m ½f
13.50 The Betway Heed Your Hunch Handicap Hurdle Race Class 2 2m 4½f
14.25 The Betway Mandarin Handicap Chase Class 3 3m 2f
15.00 The Betway Challow Novices' Hurdle Race Grade 1 2m 4 ½f
15.35 The Betway Novices' Handicap Chase Class 3 2m 6½f
Raceday Info

Going and weather information will be available in the run up to raceday

Plan Your Day

Behind the Scenes Tour

Enjoy a look behind the scenes of Newbury Racecourse with our free tour. See inside the Weighing Room and take a trip up to the Judges Box to get an overview of what goes on during a raceday. Check the times in your racecard.

Trips to a Jump

See the action up close on one of our free trips to the final fence. These usually take place twice a day – check your racecard on the day for times.

Dress Code

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Food & Drink

There are a wide range of award winning food and drink outlets throughout the racecourse, from casual dining and on-the-go options to more formal restaurants. Find out more here> 

Plan your journey

We are conveniently situated in Berkshire in the centre of the South of England, easily accessible from Junctions 12 and 13 of the M4, from the M3 and A34. We also have our own train station with regular services. More>

Off Track Entertainment

Entertainment for all ages in both Grandstand and Premier Enclosures. Bring the family along and enjoy your day at the races.

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  • Private Hospitality Suites

    A private hospitality suite for friends, family and colleagues is the ultimate way to experience Newbury Racecourse.
    Coupled with exceptional views of the racing from the iconic Berkshire Stand, our unique food and drink packages offer a raceday experience to suit all budgets and requirements.
    Guests can enjoy menus designed by our head chef and prepared by our own chef brigade. From enquiry through to enjoying your raceday hospitality we focus on delivering the very best service to your guests.

    To enquire about a Hospitality Suite please contact us on 01635 40015 or click below.

The Hennessy Restaurant

The award-winning fine dining panoramic restaurant in the Hampshire Stand with views overlooking the winning post, offers the opportunity to watch the racing in an unrivalled location. Menus are designed and created by head chef Darren Fairminer.

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There is limited availability in this restaurant, please call 01635 40015 to book or join the waiting list.

The Racegoers Restaurant

With stunning panoramic views overlooking the final furlong, located in the Dubai Duty Free Grandstand, this restaurant is ideal for celebrations, informal work days out or family occasions. Packages include a table for the day, a three course lunch and a Tipster Talk before racing from our expert, talking diners through the runners of the day.

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There is limited availability in this restaurant, please call 01635 40015 to book or join the waiting list.
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  • Travel & Directions

    Find out how to get to the racecourse by car and get directions.

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  • Car

    There are a number of car parking areas available around the racecourse.

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    Do you need accommodation for this raceday? Check out the special discounted rates via our Official Hotel Bookings Partner,

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