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The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival – Ladbrokes Trophy Day


Jump Racing


Gates Open - 10.00
First Race - 12.05
Last Race - 15.40

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This is the big one! Join us for a party to remember at the social event of the season. Enjoy festive menus, mulled wine and winter cocktails in our ‘Winter Garden’ for Ladbrokes Trophy Day. The perfect excuse to don your finest glad rags and pull out the faux fur, get to together with your friends and loved ones and welcome Christmas in style.

Enjoy a proper day of racing, with one of the most historical races in the country, which has been won by many greats in the form of Denman, Many Clouds and Native River. Worth an impressive £350,000, this is a race where legends are made. End the day at the exclusive after-party featuring The Radio Kings, followed by a DJ set.

You could make it a day to remember with one of our Hospitality Boxes, offering fantastic views of the racecourse with packages to suit all budgets and requirements.

Order of Running

Time Race Distance
12.10 The Ladbrokes “Where The Nation Plays” Mares' Novices' Hurdle Race Listed 2m ½f
12.45 The Ladbrokes John Francome Novices' Chase (Registered as the Worcester) Grade 2 2m 7½f
13.20 The Sir Peter O'Sullevan Memorial Handicap Steeple Chase Class 2 2m 6½f
13.50 The Ladbrokes Get Your Ladbrokes £1 Free Bet Today Handicap Hurdle Race Class 2 2m 4½f
14.25 The Ladbrokes Intermediate Hurdle (Registered as The Gerry Feilden Hurdle) Listed 2m ½f
15.00 The Ladbrokes Trophy Steeple Chase Grade 3 3m 2f
15.35 The Ladbrokes Handicap Steeple Chase (For The Jim Joel) Class 2 2m ½f
Raceday Info

Going: Good to Soft (Soft in places)

Light rain and a moderate breeze

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.

Live Music

There will be live music throughout the day. 

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.

Most Stylish Competition

Enter our Most Stylish Racegoer competition on all of our Saturday racedays! We have some great prizes up for grabs, plus the chance to be invited back to VIP hospitality and be crowned the Most Stylish Racegoer 2018 and win a holiday to Qatar.

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> 

Dress Code

Find full details of our dress code 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>

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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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There are no additional restaurants available for this raceday.
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