CARTMEL NEWS

Sir Cliff Richard to perform at Cartmel Races

Cartmel Racecourse are delighted to announce that Sir Cliff Richard will be performing at an open-air concert live at Cartmel Races on Friday 28th June 2019. Early Bird Tickets go on sale at 10.00am Sunday 18th November! Following the popularity of previous live music...

Wells De Lune goes for hat-trick win in Cartmel Cup

Wells De Lune will bid to make it three wins from three runs at Cartmel this season when he goes for the £20,000 William Hill Cartmel Cup, the feature race of the first day of the August Bank Holiday meeting on Saturday. Pembrokeshire trainer Peter Bowen confirmed...

The annual Blessing of the Horse ceremony

There is something rather special and slightly bonkers about Cartmel Racecourse, but that’s one of the reasons that many of our visitors come back year on year. As a privately owned, independent Racecourse we get to do certain things in our own style and that includes...

Special prize for amateur rider Becky Smith

Amateur rider Becky Smith will pick up a special prize at Cartmel’s August Bank Holiday meeting this weekend after lighting up this season’s Cartmel Jockeys Challenge. The Swan Hotel and Spa at Newby Bridge, who sponsor the competition by offering the winner a luxury...

William Hill to sponsor Cartmel Cup for first time

The valuable Cartmel Cup, which has proved a benefit for Cumbrian trainers since it was introduced into the calendar, celebrates its 10th anniversary with a new sponsor on the opening day of the August Bank Holiday fixture at Cartmel. It has been a clear sign of the...

Diamond days at Cartmel Racecourse

It’s all about big prizes, sparkling diamonds and VIPs as Cartmel Racecourse gears up for the two-day July Barbecue Meeting – one of the highlights of the summer racing calendar. The racing action kicks off in style this Saturday 21st July with some fantastic racing,...

Colin Tizzard tempted to make Cartmel return

Colin Tizzard, whose West Country yard has been one of the success stories of recent seasons with the likes of Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Native River, Cue Card and Thistlecrack, is considering a first return to Cartmel for many years this weekend. He is being sorely...