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A look ahead to the best equestrian events in and around Lancashire

PUBLISHED: 00:00 11 January 2017

Cartmel Races

Cartmel Races

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Whether you’re horse crazy or just along for the ride, equine related events are an important part of the social calendar

21st January

Peter Marsh Chase Day

Make it your New Years Resolution to visit Haydock Racecourse this 2017 and what better way to start than attending the Peter Marsh Chase Day. The first race meeting of the year will kick off in style, for more information and tickets visit

haydock.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/peter-marsh-chase-day .

6th – 8th April

The Randox Health Grand National

Three days of classic race action, entertainment and excitement including one of the world’s most famous races at the legendary Aintree Racecourse. www.randoxhealthgrandnational.co.uk/days

27, 29 & 31st May

Cartmel Races

Cartmel is one of the counties most beautiful racecourse and is the perfect location for a day at the races. The first race meeting commences in May and continues throughout the summer. For more fixtures and information visit cartmel-racecourse.co.uk

8th July

bet365 Old Newton Cup Day

The Old Newton Cup at Haydock Park is one of the racecourses oldest Flat races and is steeped in history, having run since 1807. This is one of the most coveted trophies on the racing circuit so be prepared for a day full of excitement. haydock.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/bet-365-old-newton-cup-day

16th June

An evening at the races with Jess Glynne- Aintree

Pop sensation Jess Glynne will be hosting an evening full of entertainment at Aintree Racecourse in a spectacular outdoor summer show this June. For tickets and more information visit

aintree.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/evening-racing-june

11th August

An evening at the races with Olly Murs – Haydock Races

Head to Haydock Racecourse this August for a spectacular performance and evening full of entertainment from the wonderful pop sensation Olly Murs, followed by an exciting evening of racing. haydock.thejockeyclub.co.uk

12th August

Betfred Rose of Lancaster Stakes – Ladies Day

Ladies Day is considered one of the most prestigious days in racing, so put on your best frock and head to Haydock Racecourse for an exciting day full of great fashion and racing.

haydock.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/betfred-rose-of-lancaster-stakes-day

11th – 13th August

Royal Lancashire Show

The Royal Lancashire Show will return again to Witton Country Park for another year, as you and the family can enjoy a brilliant day out full of activites including a spectacular light horse displays.

www.visitlancashire.com/whats-on/royal-lancashire-show-2017-p802170

9th – 10th September

Lancashire Game & Country Festival

The Lancashire Game & Country Festival is one of the events of the summer as you and the family can enjoy a range of activities and celebrate Lancashire agriculture. Expect hound displays, gundog scurries, terrier racing, fly-fishing, clay-pigeon shooting and of course some spectacular equestrian shows.

www.lancashiregamefestival.co.uk/index.php

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