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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

What To Expect From Our August Bank Holiday Fixture

20th August 2021 Firstly, if you have already booked for next weekend – we thank you!! If you are thinking about coming but don’t know what to expect, here are some highlights….. Summer jumps racing – a card of seven races each day, our feature race on Saturday is the Fitzdares Club Cartmel Cup Lots of family and […]

Join Us In The Priory

13th August 2021 As we look towards the final fixture of the year, we are also looking forward to the very special annual service returning to The Priory on Sunday 29th August. In the words of Nick Devenish, our Vicar ‘Do join us on Sunday 29th August at 10.30am in The Priory for Steeplechase Sunday. This is a […]

Cartmel Cup and Season Finale 2021

11th August 2021 It’s a hive of activity whilst we get ready for racing at the end of the month. Our final fixture of 2021 and one where we can, at last, welcome a full crowd back! Saturday see’s the annual running of the Cartmel Cup and the support of a brand new sponsor – Fitzdares. During our […]