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23rd - 24th September 2023

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11/6/2024

EXCITING DEVELOPMENTS FOR THE HENRY CECIL OPEN WEEKEND IN 2024

The Henry Cecil Open Weekend committee are delighted to announce that the 2024 event will support the newly formed Newmarket Housing Trust as the main charity beneficiary. Racing Welfare, a long-standing charity partner, will continue to be supported by the Open Weekend. The Henry Cecil Open Weekend will engage a revised format in 2024 with all Newmarket trainers having been split into two groups and yards set to open on a bi-annual basis. The response has been incredibly positive with twenty-four yards open to the public this year including John and Thady Gosden, Sir Mark Prescott, Simon and Ed Crisford, Michael Bell and Charlie Fellowes amongst others. Trainers including William Haggas and Roger Varian will open their facilities in 2025.…

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19/9/2023

THE NATIONAL STUD TOURS SOLD OUT

Due to very high demand, spaces on the tours of The National Stud have now SOLD OUT. Tickets for the Henry Cecil Open Weekend are still available though with many other activities on offer. On Saturday visitors can head to British Racing School, Injured Jockeys Fund Peter O’Sullevan House, National Horseracing Museum, Newmarket Equine Hospital. Or book onto a tour at Jockey Club Rooms by emailing: admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk On Sunday, 24 yards are open between 9am-12:30pm. The activities on The Severals begin at 1:15pm including Dullingham Park Shetland Pony Grand National, Parade of Retired Racehorse sponsored by Al Shaqab, Daylesford Organic Racing Personality Show Jumping and Fitzdares Fun Dog Show.

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