CARTMEL RACECOURSE

A TRULY UNIQUE LOCATION

The long tradition of racing at Cartmel was started by the monks from Cartmel Priory in the 12th Century.
The Whit Holiday Races have been a feature of the Racing Calendar since 1856 and there are now nine race days to enjoy each year at Cartmel, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Lakeland fells.

Official Going

Good, Good to Firm in places


Dogs Welcome


Picnics Allowed (Including alcohol)

NEXT MEETING 29th june 2018 BUY TICKETS

 

Boyzone and two £40,000 races the Cartmel highlights

21st June 2018 Boyzone live on stage after racing on Friday and two £40,000 races on the only Sunday meeting of the season are the stand out highlights of Cartmel’s late June meeting next week. The opening day of the fixture on Friday, June 29th, is now firmly established in the Cartmel calendar for the mix of exciting […]

Brian Hughes favourite for title hat-trick

25th May 2018 Top Northern jockey Brian Hughes will start a hot favourite to complete a hat-trick of titles as leading rider at Cartmel, whose 2018 season gets under way on Saturday, the first day of the traditional three-day Whit weekend fixture. Hughes has dominated at Cartmel in recent seasons, winning the Jockeys Challenge for leading rider in […]

All systems go for season opener!

11th May 2018 With record prize money of close to £700,000 on offer over nine days racing, it is all systems go for Cartmel’s 2018 season which gets under way with the traditional three day fixture over the Whit weekend. Four new sponsors will be supporting races at the opening meeting including Bidfood and Heineken, who are supporting […]

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