18th - 19th September 2021

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This year’s Henry Cecil Open Weekend will not take place in its traditional format due to coronavirus, instead we will be bringing some of the weekend’s most popular events online to support Racing Welfare, British Racing School, and the Racing Centre. Video tours and entertainment will be free-to-view throughout the weekend, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th September, on the Henry Cecil Open Weekend website. Our ‘Videos’ page will bring the best of horseracing’s HQ straight into your homes, with viewers enjoying the action encouraged to donate via our official fundraising page. Racing fans across the globe will be able to see behind scenes at some of the UK’s leading training operations, with William Haggas, Charlie Appleby, James Fanshawe, plus many…

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Important Information on Yards

Important information for yards opening tomorrow – Sunday 22 September. A reminder Sir Mark’s yard tours will be on a first come, first served basis. 20 people per tour. He and his staff will be managing the gate personally. There will be a ticket system to avoid long wait times. If you do not get access to Sir Mark’s tomorrow, don’t worry we have lots of other fabulous yards to visit. Discover Newmarket also do a number of guided tours to Heath House throughout the year so please speak to their staff who will be present tomorrow on the buses and on the Severals in the afternoon. Michael Bell is included in our programme but will not be opening due…

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