Huntingdon to stage extra racing during the Easter holidays

Huntingdon Racecourse is to stage an additional meeting during the school Easter holidays.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 9:12 am
Updated Monday, 11th March 2019, 10:15 am
Racing at Huntingdon.

The fixture originally scheduled for Towcester Racecourse – which is currently closed – will be hosted by the Cambridgeshire track on Thursday, April 11.

There will be seven jump races run, with prize money totalling £47,000.

Admission will be just £10 for adults when bought in advance. Accompanied children are admitted free of charge. There are hospitality options too, with details at http://huntingdon.thejockeyclub.co.uk.

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Liam Johnson, general manager at Huntingdon Racecourse, said: “We are thrilled to have been asked by the British Horseracing Authority to stage the meeting on Thursday, 11th April, which was scheduled at Towcester Racecourse. It is a wonderful opportunity for families to enjoy a spring day out at the races during the school Easter holidays.”

Huntingdon Racecourse will also be hosting a Family Fun Day on Easter Monday, April 22, the final day of the school holidays.

Tickets can be purchased at http://huntingdon.thejockeyclub.co.uk or by calling 0844 579 3007.