How much does it cost to get into the Racecourse?
Course Enclosure tickets are available for £12 each. Paddock Enclosure admission is just £19 each. Children aged 16 and under, plus students with a valid photographic student ID card can enjoy free entry to all fixtures at Newton Abbot Racecourse. Ticket offers and promotions are available from time-to-time; visit our Tickets & Offers section for more information.
How can I buy tickets for Newton Abbot Racecourse in 2018?
Tickets for all 2018 fixtures at Newton Abbot Racecourse can be purchased online via our online ticket store at www.newtonabbotracing.com/fixtures until 10am on the day of the fixture. Alternatively, you can purchase your tickets from our friendly team at the racecourse office or by calling us on 01626 353235.
Tickets for all fixtures will be available on the gate on the day.
Will you post my tickets to me?
This year with the introduction of our new ticket store we have changed our admission badges to e-tickets which can be printed at home. If you do not have access to a printer, please call the office on 01626 353235 for assistance.
Do I have to print my tickets at home?
To ensure that you and other racegoers can access the racecourse as quickly as possible we ask that you print your e-tickets at home prior to your arrival to minimise queue times. A separate ticket should be printed for each member of your party.
What happens if I forget to print my ticket or bring it with me on the day?
If you forget to bring your printed e-ticket with you on the day, you will be escorted to the racecourse office.
What happens if I buy tickets for multiple people?
Each person in your party will need their own e-ticket. If you plan to arrive separately, please ensure that each person has their own ticket for when they arrive.
Please keep all tickets separately as tickets can only be scanned once.
Do I have to queue in the same queue as those who want to buy tickets on the day?
Separate queues will be in operation for those who have e-tickets away from those who wish to purchase on the day to help speed up your admission to the racecourse.
I now can’t come racing – can I have a refund on my ticket?
No refunds will be given for badges or tickets that are purchased and not required or used other than if racing is abandoned.
Newton Abbot Racecourse may abandon racing:
- Where so directed by the police or emergency services or their respective servants or agents; or in any emergency or other exceptional circumstances beyond the reasonable control of Newton Abbot Races.
In the event of racing being abandoned, refunds on badges will only be paid in the following circumstances:
- Abandonment before the start of the second race – you will be able to gain free admission to any one of the next two fixtures on production of your raceday badge.
Should the meeting be abandoned after the start of the second race there will be no refund. In either case there will be no cash refund.
I’m a Shareholder / Annual Member do I need an e-ticket?
Shareholders and Annual Members will each be issued with a personalised entry card with a unique bar code and metal badge. Both elements must be shown to gain entry to the course.
I’m coming by car – how do I get to the car park onsite?
If you’re coming by car, please download our Car Park map for information on where to go.
Can I park on the rails?
Parking on the rails is available to holders of an annual rails berth only. It is not available on a race-by-race basis.
What should I wear?
The dress code for Newton Abbot Racecourse is smart casual. Jeans are allowed in both the Course and Paddock Enclosures, but we ask that visitors do not wear vests or remove their shirt.
The dress code in the restaurants is smart/casual with shorts, t-shirts, sports attire, ripped denim jeans and trainers not permitted. Smart jeans are however permitted.
On Ladies’ Day, racegoers are invited to don their finest attire for a chance to win some top prizes in the best dressed and best hat competitions.
Are dogs allowed?
We do not allow dogs into the racecourse, with the exception of assisting dogs.
Are there any cash points at the racecourse?
A cash machine is situated in the Paddock Enclosure.
Can I take photographs?
Photographs are allowed as long as it is not distributed for commercial use. We also ask visitors to not use their flash, as we don’t want to scare the horses. Professional photographers will need to obtain a press pass from our Managing Director. Contact us to arrange a press pass.
Do you cater for people with disabilities?
Newton Abbot Racecourse welcomes all racegoers with disabilities to each racing fixture. Access for racegoers with disabilities to the racecourse is via the new public entrance – please turn right at the entrance into the new disabled car park.
Wheelchair accessible entrances are located in all betting halls with lifts in the Paddock Betting Hall and the Teign Suite. Accessible toilets are located in the entrance to the Paddock Enclosure areas, in the Terrace Rooms and the top floor of the Teign Suite.
The accessible viewing stand for racegoers with disabilities is located at the front of the Paddock Grandstand.
Disabled patrons and their carer will both be charged £12 to enter the Course Enclosure and then will be given a free upgrade to the Paddock Enclosure.
For further information about the course and access, please download our accessibility statement
Where can I bet?
There’s a choice of bookmakers located at the front of both the Course and Paddock Enclosures. There are also Tote betting facilities throughout the enclosures and also a Totesport betting shop.
If you’re new to betting, and would like to know more, visit our how to bet page, for our comprehensive guide.
Can I bring my own alcohol?
We do not permit visitors to the course to bring their own alcohol. There’s a good variety of bars at the course serving a range of drinks. Visit our regulations, rules and notices page for more information.
What time does the course open?
The course will open two hours before the advertised start of the first race. For a full list of dates, visit our fixtures page.
Do children or students need a ticket?
Both students aged 16 and under, and students with a valid photographic ID card, can enjoy free entry at all fixtures at Newton Abbot Racecourse. At no stage in the day will a child need a ticket, they will be admitted to both enclosures without one as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult.
Students will be given a free ticket at the gate on the day when they present a valid photographic student ID or NUS card. These do not have to be ordered in advance.