17th - 18th September 2022



Following a record year in 2021, the Henry Cecil Open Weekend is looking forward to welcoming visitors once again to British horseracing’s HQ.

Enjoy an action-packed weekend of events and the opportunity to get exclusive behind the scenes access to some of Britain’s best-known racing yards.

Here is everything you need to know about the weekend:


Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September 2022

Full schedule to be announced.


Tickets will be available to purchase from July. All children under 12 years of age go free.


 The Henry Cecil Open Weekend 2022 is raising money in support of Racing Welfare and Newmarket Heath Ambulance, a fundraising initiative to purchase a quick response unit for work riders on Newmarket Heath. Last year a record £60,000 was raised for our partner charities.


 Go behind the scenes at some of the country’s leading training operations from 9am -12pm on Sunday 18th September ONLY. A full list of yards opening their doors will be announced at a later date.


 Enjoy tours of Newmarket’s finest equine establishments over both days, including the British Racing School, Jockey Club Rooms and many more. Schedule and timings to be confirmed.


 The nationwide celebration of the racehorse which showcases the love, care and attention that goes into looking after racehorses culminates with the Henry Cecil Open Weekend. We are delighted to be a part of the annual celebration. More information on National Racehorse Week can be found here: https://nationalracehorseweek.uk