CARTMEL NEWS: Author: Glyn Biggs

Cartmel Trainers Challenge


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


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 […]

Experts get set to share tips and insight ahead of Cheltenham Festival


A PANEL of industry experts are lining up to offer horse racing enthusiasts across the region an exclusive insight into the top runners and riders at this year’s Cheltenham Festival.   The four-day meeting takes place every March and is renowned as the highlight of the world’s jump racing calendar.   Now, four top flight […]

David Gray becomes one of the fastest selling artists at iconic Cartmel Racecourse


HIS hit album White Ladder was one of the most successful records of the last 20 years.   Now, international singer-songwriter David Gray has become one of the fastest selling artists ever to headline at magical Cartmel Racecourse’s annual summer concert.   Those in charge at the prestigious course confirmed tickets to see the record-breaking […]

Multi award-winning artist David Gray to perform at Cartmel 2020


  ONE of the best-selling artists of the 21st century will take to the stage at Cartmel Racecourse as part of an international tour next year.   Award-winning singer-songwriter David Gray will perform at the unique Cumbrian course on Friday, June 26 following a full day of British horse racing.   The event will mark […]

The wait is nearly over… Cartmel 2020 act to be announced


TICKETS for the Cartmel Racecourse Concert day 2020 are set to go on sale tomorrow.   Just hours remain until the name of the act set to take to the stage on Friday, June 26 is revealed.   The announcement is hotly anticipated, with loyal fans of the annual event –  a highlight in the […]

Cartmel’s 2020 tickets get off to a flying start


TICKETS for a day out at one of Cumbria’s biggest summer attractions are off to a flying start.   Cartmel Racecourse launched sales of its 2020 meetings last month – sparking an instant surge of support from fans keen to secure a day out at their favourite track.   The unique course welcomed more than […]

Advanced tickets for Cartmel’s 2020 season now on sale!


Advanced tickets to one of Cumbria’s biggest summer attractions are on sale.   Many people seized the opportunity to become Cartmel Racecourse Early Bird subscribers to ensure they were among the first to be able to purchase tickets for the 2020 season.   Now, racegoers across the region are making sure they can look forward […]

Spectacular final meeting brings 2019 season to a close


SPECTACULAR sunshine brought thousands of racegoers to Cartmel over the bank holiday weekend for a record-breaking end to the 2019 season.   Around 33,000 visitors poured through the gates of the unique racecourse near Grange-over-Sands on Saturday and Monday as a packed schedule of racing and family-themed entertainment got underway.   Among the highlights was […]

The race is on as Cartmel-based trainer bids to secure 50th win on course


TRAINER James Moffatt is hoping to record a landmark 50th win at Cartmel Racecourse this weekend as the final meeting of the year gets underway.   Moffatt has so far ridden and trained 48 winners at the unique Cumbrian course throughout his career and was named champion trainer at the track over three consecutive years. […]