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Summer 2021

A massive THANK YOU to everyone who joined us racing this year.

Your patience and understanding as we navigated through all the different regulations over the season has been 

appreciated by the whole team.

2022 Fixtures

We are delighted to announce our fixtures for 2022 have now been confirmed as below.

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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






Resting and Repairing









Dogs Welcome - on leads at all times



Picnics Allowed & positively encouraged(Including alcohol)

Bring your own camping chairs and picnic blankets to enjoy your day.


Saturday 28th May                           Saturday 16th July

Monday 30th May                             Monday 18th July 

Wednesday 1st June


Friday 24th June                               Saturday 27th August

Sunday 26th June                             Monday 29th August

Cartmel Trainers Challenge

28th September 2021 It was records all the way for local trainer James Moffatt as he regained the Cartmel Trainers’ Challenge crown that he last wore in 2017 when a last day double took his score of winners at Cartmel to 12 for the season, a record for the course. James had gone into the last day of […]

Cartmel Jockeys Challenge

28th September 2021 Charlotte Jones made history at Cartmel season when she became the first female jockey and the first conditional rider to win the Cartmel Jockeys Challenge since the competition was introduced at the track in 2008. And not only did she romp away with the title, she did it in style with her tally of 11 […]

A Final Fond Farewell to Cartmel Racing 2021

27th September 2021 Thank you to everyone who joined us this year – racing, dining or supporting our race programme by entering and running horses with us. It was of course, a season like no other and we are super-grateful to you all. By the time we got to our August fixture and our season finale, we were […]