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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...