Visiting the Calvert Trust


Cartmel Visit the Calvert Trust – 2nd February 2022 As we get ready for our 2022 Jump Season, we welcome our new Event Manager Becky who started in January this year! Becky has previously worked with local charities, St Mary’s Hospice and Brathay Trust, and looks forward to using her fundraising and events experience at […]

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 […]

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 […]