CARTMEL NEWS: Category: General News

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 […]

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 […]