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Henry Cecil Open Weekend

Featuring the Commentator Challenge in aid of Racing Welfare

18th September 2021

THE HENRY CECIL OPEN WEEKEND IS BACK FOR 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: The Henry Cecil Open Weekend will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September 2021.

Enjoy an action-packed weekend of events and the rare opportunity to delve behind the scenes at some of Britain’s best known horseracing yards.

The website will be updated shortly with further information and a full schedule. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you all back to Newmarket.

Here is what you need to know:

WHERE

Newmarket – British horseracing’s HQ.

DATES

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September 2021.

TICKETS

Tickets will be available to purchase from July. All children under 12 years of age go free. Pricing and more information to follow.

STABLE TOURS

See behind the scenes at some of the country’s leading training operations from 9am -12pm on Sunday 19th September ONLY. The full list of yards open will be published closer to the date.

NEWMARKET TOURS

Enjoy tours of leading equines sites in Newmarket over both days, including the National Stud, British Racing School, and many more. Full schedule to be announced.

ENTERTAINMENT

Saturday: Enjoy the Al Shaqab RoR Hacks Class at the National Horse Racing Museum before an action-packed afternoon of live racing at Newmarket Racecourse.

Sunday: Head to the Severals (located next to the car park) for all the afternoon entertainment, including the return of the hugely popular Clipper Logistics Show Jumping Competition, Martin Collins Pony Club Games, and Fun Local Dog Show.

CHARITIES

The Henry Cecil Open Weekend 2021 is raising money in support of Racing Welfare.

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