December at Newbury Racecourse
Jump into the Festive Season at Newbury Racecourse
There’s lots to look forward to in December with the one and only Coral Gold Cup kicking off the festive season in style. Celebrate Christmas with friends and family at the BetVictor Christmas Raceday and finish off the month with the thrilling Challow Hurdle Day.
Read on to find out what in store this December at Newbury Racecourse.
Coral Gold Cup
Friday 1 December & Saturday 2 December
Get your friends together to kick off the festive season in style with The Coral Gold Cup Meeting on Friday 1 & Saturday 2 December. This two-day meeting see’s Christmas come early with a raft of brilliant racing action including the prestigious £250,000 Coral Gold Cup, formerly known as the Hennessy Gold Cup for almost 60 years and The Ladbrokes Trophy for five years.
Enjoy on-site entertainment including live music, a carousel, parade ring tours, and then celebrate your successes throughout the day with the buzzing after party in the Coral Gold Cup Marquee! Last year the Coral VR experience provided entertainment to hundreds who took part in the simulated experience of riding in a race as a jockey.
Take a look at last year’s action below.
BetVictor Christmas Raceday
Wednesday 20 December
Christmas kicks off early at Newbury, at our BetVictor Christmas Raceday.
This is your chance to bring your friends and family to enjoy a fantastic afternoon of racing, whilst getting in the Festive spirit. Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies, plus remember to wear your best Christmas jumper!
Challow Hurdle Day
Saturday 30 December
Celebrate the holiday season and treat your family to a day out at the Challow Hurdle Day.
Enjoy the fresh air and learn more on the behind the scenes tours with course experts , or head to the last jump to see the action up close. There may even be a special guest or two, ready to meet your little ones.