Visitor Guide: Betfair Super Saturday, 11th February
Visitor Guide: Betfair Super Saturday, 11th February – All You Need To Know
Car Parks Open: 10:45am | Gates Open: 11:15am | First Race 1:15pm | Last Race 4:43pm
Tickets & Hospitality
General admission tickets for Betfair Super Saturday are still available.
These can be purchased online at the Advance Saver rate until 5pm on Friday 10th February by clicking here.
Tickets will then be available on the East Gate from 1:15pm on Saturday 11th February at the On The Day rate.
Ticket collection – and the reprinting of misplaced tickets – will be available at the East Gate. For those racegoers requiring ticket collection or ticketing reprinting services we ask that a booking reference number is at the ready to provide to staff.
Racing Info, Going Update & Weather
We’re looking forward to seven races during Betfair Super Saturday; 1:15, 1:50, 2:25, 3:00, 3:35, 4:10, 4:43.
As of 8am on Friday 10th February the going is Good.
For the latest weather forecast for Newbury, please click here.
Getting Here & Travel
Newbury Racecourse has its own train station, which is just one stop from Newbury Station with regular connections from major stations across the region.
Once arriving at Newbury Racecourse station it’s simply a case of making the short walk (1-2 minutes) to the Racecourse.
The Racecourse is also easily accessible by road, with free on-site parking and we ask that racegoers follow the brown attraction or yellow traffic management signs for the Racecourse.
Those travelling by road from the east, west and north via the M4 should enter site via Hambridge Road (nearest postcode RG14 7PN) and those travelling from the south via the A339 should enter the course via Racecourse Road (nearest postcode RG14 7GL).
If travelling by road, please follow traffic marshal directions when arriving, who will be on hand to direct you to the appropriate car parks.
All on-site parking at Newbury Racecourse is free with Car Parks 1, 4 & 5 open for Betfair Super Saturday.
Vehicles can also be left on-site overnight.
Car Park 1 is reserved for Newbury Racecourse Members, hospitality guests and Premier Enclosure ticket holders only.
Car Parks 4 & 5 are available for use by all ticket holders and those arriving to buy tickets on the day.
Users of the new ‘what3words’ application are able to use ‘hunt.snow.beard’ for directions to Car Park 1 and ‘group.stay.leans’ for Car Park 4 and ‘unable.relax.sends’ for Car Park 5.
A Coach Park – for coaches and minibuses – is also available and staff will be on hand to direct appropriate vehicles to this car park.
Free Wi-Fi & App
Newbury Racecourse offer all racegoers the use of a free, high-speed Wi-Fi service.
When on-site simply select ‘FREE WIFI’ and create an account to start using the free service.
Britbet’s Raceday Ready App – designed to enhance your experience with us – will also be available for use once on-site at Newbury Racecourse – this can be accessed via QR codes across site and also from links within the Racecard.
If you’re thinking of having a bet while you’re with us then you’ll be able to get all the insight and latest form within our Racecard.
These are available to purchase from sellers on the East Entrance and at the designated Racecard booths and are priced at £4.
Food & Drink
An array of food and drink – catering for a wide range of taste and dietary requirements – will be available across the Racecourse on Saturday.
For those with Grandstand Enclosure access be sure to visit both the ground and first floors of the Dubai Duty Free Grandstand to take your pick from a wide range of concessions.
Those with Premier Enclosure access will be able to make the most of a number of concessions across both the Berkshire and Hampshire stands.
As well as seven races there’s lots to look forward to off the course at Betfair Super Saturday.
Trips To The Jump
Join former jockey Conor Shoemark for an insightful trip to the last jump. To join Conor simply arrive at the meeting point (to the left-hand side of the Weighing Room outside the Berkshire Stand) at the times listed below.
There are three trips available on Saturday, with meeting times of 2:05, 2:40 and 3:50 – simply arrive at the meeting point and enjoy! Please note, these trips are available on a first come first served availability, and are limited in numbers to provide the best experience.
Native River Parade
Jumps legend – Native River – is with us on Saturday.
The serial winner returns to Newbury Racecourse to parade at 2pm (approx..) – join us at the Parade Ring to give Native River a big cheer!
Betfair’s promotional staff are on-site at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday – keep your eye out to get your hands on the free scarves and socks they’ll be giving out to those in attendance.
TVs on the ground floor of the Dubai Duty Free Grandstand, Berkshire and Hampshire Stands – as well as the Crafty Filly – will be showing the below live sport on Saturday:
Chelsea v West Ham (12:30pm kick off)
Ireland v France (2:15pm kick off)
Newbury Racecourse wants all racegoers to feel comfortable during their visit.
Premier Enclosure, Lounge 303, 1905 Stalls, & Berkshire Premier Club
Racegoers are encouraged to wear smart attire in these spaces and many racegoers choose to dress up for their day with us.
Smart shorts, smart denim jeans and trainers are all permitted.
Denim must not be ripped, fancy dress, and football/sports team shirts and vests are not permitted.
Grandstand Enclosure & Racegoers Restaurant
Newbury’s Grandstand Enclosure offers a more relaxed dress code with non-offensive fancy dress welcome. Football/sports team shirts are not permitted.
Please note, no dress code applies to Under 12s in any of Newbury Racecourse’s spaces.
Other Important Information
Please note, Newbury Racecourse is a cashless site. Only the on-site bookmakers and the Tote will accept cash but please be aware there will be no cash machines on-site on Saturday.
Our Hennessy Restaurant is currently undergoing an exciting refurbishment and will re-open for the Dubai Duty Free Spring Trials Weekend in late April. The refurbishment plans are currently on display in the receptions of both the Berkshire and Hampshire Stands.
For those with Premier Enclosure admission a cloakroom facility will be available in the foyer of the Berkshire Stand, with this closing at 5:05pm on Saturday.
Please note, Newbury Racecourse operates a ‘Challenge 25’ policy for alcohol purchase and consumption. For anyone lucky enough to look under 25, you will need to show your ID at either the East Entrance or at the Berkshire Stand Reception, where you will be issued a ‘Challenge 25 wristband’.
Newbury Racecourse operate a zero-tolerance policy on anti-social behaviour and on the use of drugs.
A First Aid point is available adjacent to the East Entrance.
Leaving The Racecourse
At the end of your day, and upon leaving the racecourse, we ask that racegoers are patient as there may be queues for trains, buses, taxis and to leave the car parks. Taxis are limited, and we strongly advise pre-booking to ensure your journey home is as seamless as possible.
Should you have any questions that weren’t answered in this Visitor Guide please don’t hesitate to contact Newbury Racecourse’s Customer Experience team, available via 01635 40015, with phonelines open between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday and on weekend racedays.
Memberships & Future Raceday Tickets
There’s a whole host to look forward to at Newbury Racecourse throughout 2023.
The ultimate way to enjoy everything on offer is with a Membership – for more information on how to join as a Newbury Racecourse Member and get closer to the action please click here.
To check the details of future racedays and begin planning your next trip, please click here.
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