CARTMEL NEWS: Author: Geraldine McKay

Thank You!!


Its nearly time to open our gates – the track is looking fabulous, the tables and chairs are on their way! The site is starting to look like our beloved place and we must say a massive thank you to not only our team, but also the extended team who really make the site sing!  […]

It Takes An Army!


It has been wonderful to welcome back our marvellous racing team to the track as we get ready for our racing season 2022. As soon as the team return from their duties at Aintree for the Randox Grand National Festival, we start to get on to the racing surface and get the whole site looking […]

Our Commitment to The Queen’s Green Canopy


We are delighted to share that we have carried out some planting of trees in our Parade Ring area. Whilst we wanted to ensure we had a lasting reminder of the Queens Jubilee this year, we also wanted to plant in areas we know our racegoers enjoy on a race day. Please do visit when […]

Calling All Superstars!


As we continue to make our preparations for our 2022 season we are now on the look out for race day assistants. We are very lucky that many of our main racing team have been with us for many seasons and its a mixture of circumstances that see’s us looking to appoint some additional team […]

A Final Fond Farewell to Cartmel Racing 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 […]

What To Expect From Our August Bank Holiday Fixture


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


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


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 […]

Thank You!!! A Return of the Magic!


Thank you very much to everyone who joined us this past weekend for racing. Yesterday the 19th July we welcomed what we now know to be the biggest crowd in UK horse racing since March 2020 (sorry Ascot about your Test Events). We won’t hold on to the title for long as we know York […]

July Race Days and Thank You William Hill


As we work towards our next two race days, we have two different capacity restrictions. We are still restricted to only 4,000 on site for Saturday 17th July and then our second July day falls on so-called ‘Freedom Day’ of July 19th where we will no longer be capped at a reduced capacity. If only […]