december, 2023

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Howden Christmas Racing Weekend

Event Details

Kick off the Christmas holidays in style at Ascot’s Howden Christmas Racing Weekend, and combine meeting Santa with some world class horse racing.

When: December 22 to 23. Gates open at 10:45am. Racing from 12:05pm. Last race at 3:35pm.

Where: Ascot Racecourse

Ticket price: Adult tickets from £20 on Friday and £30 on Saturday. Free entry for individuals under 18 when accompanied by a paying adult.

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More information from organisers:

Gather your friends, families, and colleagues for the Howden Christmas Racing Weekend. Celebrate the festive season in style at Ascot’s final race meeting of the year, and the most valuable meeting of the Jumps season. Set to combine the thrill of top-class racing with a range of festive activities and entertainment for racegoers of all ages.

Expect some sensational, action-packed racing throughout this festive weekend, with six races on both
days. A quality Jumps cards on the Friday features the Grade 2 Howden Noel Novices’ Chase, won by
subsequent Cheltenham Festival winners Simonsig and Politologue in the past. Saturday’s showpiece card is headlined by the Grade 1 Howden Long Walk Hurdle.

Off the track, families and racegoers can also look forward to an abundance of seasonal fun, with a host of festive entertainment and activities to delight children and adults alike. The candle-lit carol singing with the Ascot Brass Band will return as an integral part of the racing weekend entertainment, lifting spirits with a lineup of festive favourites. Children are also encouraged to be on their best behaviour, as Father Christmas will be in attendance on Saturday to spread cheer and joy to all.

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