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Mar 11, 2016

Key dates for your diary this season

2016 is filled with thrilling fixtures and events at Newton Abbot. Below are dates not to be missed! Below is just a taster of what’s coming up at Newton Abbot; have a look at our full fixture list here!

  • Season Opener, Easter Saturday 26 March – Celebrate the start of the new season and the extended Bank Holiday with our season opener! As it’s Easter, the first 200 children through the gate will also receive a free Easter egg on the day.
  • Back-to-back fixtures, Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 May – Enjoy thrilling racing action with our back-to-back fixtures, with a prize fund of £150,000 across both fixtures.
  • Ladies’ Day, Tuesday 21 June – The most glamorous fixture of the season will return this June. Why not make it an extra special day with our VIP Marquee? Just £75 per person or a table of 10 for £700!
  • Start of the holidays, Sunday 17 July – Enjoy an afternoon of racing with friends and family to celebrate the start of the summer holidays.
  • 150th anniversary fixture, Wednesday 10 August – This year marks our 150th year of racing. To celebrate, we’re holding a fixture on the date of our first recorded race in 1866.
  • 80’s Gold, Sunday 14 August – See Tony Hadley, ABC, Bananarama and Midge Ure live this summer at Newton Abbot. Early Bird tickets on sale until 31 March!