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Horseracing at Newton Abbot Racecourse
Jul 18, 2018

Join us for our unmissable Family Fun Raceday – Sunday 22 July

Save the date for our unmissable Family Fun Raceday at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Sunday 22 July. Not only do we have seven thrilling fixtures for you to enjoy but you’ll also find a whole range of extra activities to keep the youngsters entertained, including a FREE special children’s racecard for the first 200 children through the gates on the day. Plus, children aged 16 and under, alongside students with a valid photographic student ID card go FREE making this a great value family day out!

Super Sunday Rugby fun with Plymouth Albion in the Family Enclosure

Be sure to head over to the Family Enclosure where you’ll find Plymouth Albion star Eoghan Grace and a team of coaches from Plymouth Albion ready to put racegoers through their paces with a host of fun rugby games.

Free face painting, balloon modelling and magic tricks

Adding to the fun in the Family Enclosure on Family Day will be a face painter ready to transform children into their favourite animal or character, plus a magician and balloon modeller thrown in for good measure.

Whilst you’re there, don’t forget to visit our children’s play area, also in the Family Enclosure, situated in the centre of the racecourse for great views of the racing as it happens.


Looking to take advantage of the great weather with a little picnic whilst you enjoy the racing? You’ll find a dedicated picnic area in the Family Enclosure in the centre of the course with lots of picnic benches for you to enjoy your picnic on. Please note, for health and safety purposes, picnics cannot be held in the car park areas as previously horses have come loose through this area. Please also remember that alcohol cannot be brought into the racecourse and bag searches are in operation at all entrances.

Family Day tickets on sale now

Tickets for our Family Fun Raceday are on sale now priced at just £12 for the Course Enclosure and £19 for the Paddock Enclosure. Book online today at our online ticket store here. Children aged 16 and under, plus students with a valid photographic student ID card go FREE making this a great value family day out!