CARTMEL NEWS: Author: Geraldine McKay

June Racing Update


Confidence high for Sunday at Cartmel June 25, 2021 Despite having to abandon today’s scheduled meeting because of heavy overnight rain, confidence is high that Sunday’s meeting will go ahead. “It may seem a bold prediction after we had to abandon today, but if the weathermen are right, I am very confident that racing will […]

A Massive Cartmel Thank You


So we did it! We welcomed spectators back for our May Whit Meeting. The weather was fabulous for all three days of the fixture and we were able to welcome the maximum allowed capacity of 4,000 spectators per day. It was so lovely to see many regulars back enjoying the races and to meet some […]

Two Weeks To Go!


Preparations are really underway now to welcome back spectators to our racecourse, after a break of nearly two years. Although we were really delighted to have the opportunity to race behind closed doors in 2020, Cartmel without the sound and sights of the crowd, is a very different place. We, as a very small and […]

Countdown to Racing 2021


Amazingly, we are now in May and just a few weeks from our first race meeting with spectators, since 2019. General admission tickets were released a few weeks ago and are selling very quickly – thank you if you have already bought some! It will be great to welcome back a crowd to the site […]

Cartmel Racing 2021


Over the past couple of weeks we have made contact with many of our regular supporters, to talk about the way forward for racing this year and the new requirements for those visiting a race day with us for this year. The main change is that everyone on site must be registered in advance, with […]

David Gray Transferred to 2022


Cartmel Racecourse has today announced that the David Gray concert after racing has been re-scheduled to Friday 24th June 2022. Whilst the original 2021 date of 25th June falls four days after the scheduled date for lifting of most social distancing restrictions (June 21st) for large scale events published by the UK Government, the total […]

From Cartmel to Cheltenham


We hope you have all enjoyed this years Cheltenham Festival. A great tradition isn’t it? Although we all had to celebrate the racing in a much different way this year – from home, it was still good to see the Festival come around again. We want to wish Rachel Blackmore many congratulations on making history […]

Come Racing in 2021


We started this week with the release of a new ticket type for this season – our Cartmel Car Bubbles. With everything still under review with regards to levels of spectators, we are working to make sure we can welcome as many visitors as possible. The bubbles will form a tiny part of the overall […]